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Media, 1954 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/27

Scope and Contents

Working papers on the press and print media, covering subjects such as newspaper and magazine readership circulation figures; the reading habits of special interest groups and consumers, including 'influential City men', 'Guardian readers', and women; Fleet Street economics and working cultures; standards and ethics in journalism; new titles, mergers, and closure of publications; press ownership, monopolies, and the printing industry. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, advertising, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Includes copies of Research Services Ltd. publication 'New Statesmanship: A Survey of the Readership of the New Statesman and Nation' (c. 1955).


  • Creation: 1954 - 1966

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


5 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Boxes 72-73

Finding aid date

2017-02-09 10:15:28.407000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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