The Times/Sunday Times Labour Editor's Department/Sir George Pope Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.

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

Open

Archivist's Note

An authority file exists for Sir George Pope (GB 152 AAR0971).

Custodial History

The collection was donated to the Centre in 1985 by The Times.

Accruals

  • 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.