Papers of William Percival Sawyer

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      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 925, e. 611-13
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Scope and Content

Sawyer's papers, consisting of indentures of apprenticeship as a reporter with the Oxford Times, 1915; journal, 1936-49, 1950-4; scrapbook of newscuttings, postcards, cigarette cards and other ephemera, 1923-76.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Percival Sawyer was a newspaper reporter.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library by Mr W.P. Sawyer in 1980.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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