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Literary: Daily Mirror articles: correspondence., 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/633

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of the Daily Mirror, the Editor, Cecil Thomas, Anthony Clarkson [Features Editor] and Cecil King on subjects including arrangements for WSC publishing articles in the Mirror, financial terms, the accuracy of a statement in an article on Japan, WSC being unable to continue writing articles due to the outbreak of war, and suggesting Alfred Duff Cooper [later 1st Lord Norwich] as a replacement (11); Randolph Churchill on the agreement with the Mirror; Hugh Cudlipp, Editor of the Sunday Pictorial, on letters supporting Cudlipp's assertion that WSC should enter the Cabinet; Louis Ollivier of the Paris [France] Office of Press Alliance Incorporated on the syndication of Daily Mirror articles outside the United Kingdom; Edward Ingram of the Foreign Office on WSC's article, "What of the Tyrol? [Austria and Italy]"; John Sayers, Editor of the Belfast Telegraph.Also includes: copyright instructions for the Mirror articles; Mirror and Evening Standard account statements.


  • Creation: 20 Mar 1939 - 26 Sep 1939

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1 file(s) ((40 loose folios).)

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Existence and Location of Copies

Folios 1, 2, 4-7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 27, 34-38: Copyright holder (Trinity Mirror for Cecil Thomas, Daily Mirror, Anthony Clarkson and Hugh Cudlipp) has withheld permission for online publication. Available at Churchill Archives Centre.

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