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.
John Slade-Baker Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 165 0263
- Dates of Creation1948-1966
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description16 boxes; 4 vols.
Scope and Content
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.
Papers; diaries; despatches; press-cuttings; maps
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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