Letters and papers of Sir William Linton Andrews

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters and papers, including papers of a joint meeting of the Press Council and the British Medical Association (1955-1956)

Administrative / Biographical History

William Linton Andrews was born in Hull in 1886 and educated at Hull Grammar School and Christ's Hospital. He worked on a number of (mostly provincial) newspapers, and was editor of the Leeds Mercury from 1923 until it amalgamated with the Yorkshire Post in 1939, when he succeeded Arthur Mann as editor of the Yorkshire Post, retiring in 1960. He was a member of the Press Council and was knighted in 1954

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Mrs E.M.Weir, March 1973

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents described in Handlist 31