Watkinson Cuttings

Scope and Content

Largel a collection of cuttings taken from Irish and British newspapers, magazines, etc., largely on Irish political affairs, etc., particularly relating to the troubles in Northern Ireland, 1969-1989. Also some files of newspaper cuttings aboutthe history of Durham university, and also life in Durham generally in the later 20th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection was formed by Dr. C.D. Watkinson, formerly Deputy Librarian of Durham University Library.


Chronological order.

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Dr. C.D. Watkinson, 1990 and 2015.

Other Finding Aids

The only assistance is through the chronological access provided by the collection's arrangement.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail PG.Library@durham.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assistwhere possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.