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 (not yet included in the electronic catalogueb but a box-list is available).
Papers of Sir George Pope (b.1902), General Manager of 'The Times' and Director of Times Newspapers Ltd: 'The Times' / 'Sunday Times' Labour Editor's Department
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 POP
- Dates of Creation1920-1985
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description87 boxes
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).
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/POP
The collection was donated to the Centre in 1985 by 'The Times'.
Accruals: September 1986, Sir George Pope's Newspaper Proprietor's Association files; October 1987, 'Sunday Times' Miners' strike material; December 1996, Sir George Pope's Newspaper Proprietor's Association files.