Frank Tinsley: Personal papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A chronological series of files covering the different aspects of Tinsley's career.

1. Dulwich College, 1921; Territorial Army, 1925-1928; and Reuters, 1928-1934.

2. Reuters, 1935-1936.

3. Spanish Civil War, 1937.

4. Reuters, 1938-1942, and British Supply Council, 1943.

5. R.C.A.F., 1943-1946.

6. Control Commission for Germany, 1946; return to Canada, 1947; Bermuda, 1947-1948; return to England, 1948; and Ministry of Supply Air Ministry, 1949-1953.

7. Ministry of Defence, 1953-1958.

8. Ministry of Defence, 1959-1962.

9. Ministry of Defence, 1963-1965.

10. Ministry of Defence, 1966; and sailed to Fiji, 20.12.66.

11. Fiji, 1967.

12. Fiji, 1968.

13. Fiji, 1969.

14. Fiji, 1969-1971.

15. Radio Preview, 1969-1972; Fighter Magazine, 1970-1971; N.Z. Box Monthly, 1970; Rugby World, 1970; Pacific Islands Monthly, 1967-1969; and Pacific Travel News, 1967.

16. Fiji, 1972, and Liss, 1973-1977 and 1980.

17. Letters and personal data.

18-19. Miscellaneous.

Administrative / Biographical History

(Arthur) Frank Tinsley (1906-1980), journalist, was educated at Dulwich College, and worked for Reuters before joining the Ministry of Defence. He retired in 1966, and lived in Fiji. He died on 30 March 1980.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Shirley Vickers, 1985.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Geographical Names