Selected subject files, mainly of ephemera; Sunday Times Editorial Department's 'information files' re 1984-5 Miners' strike; Sir George Pope's papers as a member of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association, 1964-79.
The Times/Sunday Times Labour Editor's Department/Sir George Pope Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Pope was born in 1902. He became General Manager of The Times, 1965-7, and was a Director of Times Newspapers Ltd., 1967-76. He was also a member of the Newspaper Proprietors' Association, 1938-79.
Reference: Chris Cook, Jane Leonard and Peter Leese, The Longman Guide to Sources in Contemporary British History 2: Individuals (Longman, 1994)
Conditions Governing Access
An authority file exists for Sir George Pope (GB 152 AAR0971).
The collection was donated to the Centre in 1985 by The Times.
- September 1986, Sir George Pope's Newspaper Proprietors' Association files;
- October 1987, Sunday Times Miners' strike material;
- December 1996, Sir George Pope's Newspaper Proprietors' Association files.