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Correpondence with Keith Murdoch [microform] : [M1641] 1915-1922
Bib ID 2265492
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Northcliffe, Alfred Harmsworth, Viscount, 1865-1922
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Correspondence between Northcliffe and Murdoch, 1915-1922, dealing with: Murdoch's letter to the Australian Prime Minister on conditions at Gallipoli, Sept. 1915; the reporting of British news in Australian newspapers; articles by Northcliffe for Australian and New Zealand papers, 1917; visits of Australasian politicians and generals to England, 1918-1919; attack on Murdoch by Sir Ian Hamilton, 1920; screening of film 'The Sentimental Bloke', 1920; offer to Murdoch of editorship of Herald, 1920; cruise round the world by Northcliffe, 1921-22; Murdoch's bid to gain control of Sydney Evening News; management of Herald; relations with Sir Hugh Denison; comments by Northcliffe on the Herald; profitability and circulation of Herald; H.S. Gullett; W.M. Hughes; staff appointments; negotiations with Sun Company; Northcliffe's illness and other matters.

Biography/History

Northcliffe was a journalist and newspaper publisher, and Chairman of British War Mission to United States, 1917.

Murdoch was a journalist and newspaper publisher, London manager of United Cable Service, 1915-1920, and editor of The Herald.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1641.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the British Library, London, at Add. MS 62179.

Subjects Northcliffe, Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, - Viscount, - 1865-1922 - Correspondence.  |  Murdoch, Keith Arthur, - Sir, - 1885-1952 - Correspondence.  |  Journalists - Great Britain - Correspondence.  |  Newspaper publishing - Great Britain.  |  Newspaper publishing - Australia.
Time Coverage 1915-1922 
Other authors/contributors Murdoch, Keith Arthur, Sir, 1885-1952  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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