Documents that relate to William Harman. They include a photograph, material for the Argus Press (printer of the Observer) and recollections written by Harman c2001.
Papers of William Harman
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William (Bill) Harman joined the Argus Press Ltd, printers of the Observer, as a messenger in 1928 aged 14. He was trained as a compositor and became an overseer on The Observer composing floor. Harman served as a driver during the second world war and returned to work thereafter. He left the Observer in 1980.
Arranged by subject, then chronologically within each subject.
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Part of a project by The Observer to gather material for the GNM Archive.
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A full catalogue description for this collection can be found on the GNM Archive catalogue.