Papers of Eric Knott

Scope and Content

Material collected by Eric Knott while at the Guardian. Includes editorial memoranda, internal correspondence, proofs and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Eric Knott joined the Guardian in 1949 where he worked as subeditor, including as chief foreign subeditor and chief subeditor. He left the Guardian in 1987.


Arranged by subject and then chronologically or according to the original order.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Eric Knott in 2001.

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue description for this collection can be found on the GNM Archive catalogue.