John Slade-Baker Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Diaries, despatches and memoranda relating to the Middle East and North Africa mostly compiled by Slade-Baker during his work as a correspondent for The Sunday Times, 1952-60, press-cuttings; maps. Photographic collection.

Administrative / Biographical History

Colonel John Bigelow Slade-Baker (d.1966)

Served Regular Army, 1915-47; Foreign Correspondent of The Sunday Times in the Middle East and North Africa, 1952-60; lectured for London Services Education Committee, 1965. Died 19 April 1966.

Arrangement

Papers; diaries; despatches; press-cuttings; maps

Conditions Governing Access

Open

For further information on how to use the Middle East Centre Archive, please see our Archon entry at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/a/A13531965

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 17 November 1999 and revised by Debbie Usher 4 November 2003

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on copying or quotation other than statutory regulations and preservation concerns