Papers of Anthony Howard

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Documents relating to the employment of Anthony Howard as Washington Correspondent of The Observer, 1963-1968. This includes 17 letters of whom the key correspondents from The Observer are: David Astor, Ken Obank, John Thompson, Patrick O'Donovan and Michael Davie.

Also contains an order of service for Howard's memorial service held in 2011.

Administrative / Biographical History

Before working for The Observer, Anthony Howard had worked for the Manchester Guardian, the New Statesman and the Sunday Times. Howard worked at The Observer as Washington correspondent between 1966 and 1969. He then stayed on at The Observer as a political columnist between 1971 and 1972 before going to work for the New Statesmen in 1972. Howard did, however, return to The Observer as deputy editor from 1981 to 1988.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Records may be viewed in our reading room by appointment only, see our website for more information.

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the GNM Archive by Anthony Howard in 2001

Other Finding Aids

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