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Papers Frank Dixon, 1931-1990 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2950384
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Dixon, Frank, 1890-1991
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1931-1990] 
14 cm. (1 box) 
Summary

1. Papers regarding resignation from the Maitland Daily Mercury in 1936. 2. Letters (1938-1946) regarding ABC News service and censorship; talk on the Japanese in South East Asia, 1940; telegram and article on Japanese claims to the sinking of the Prince of Wales and Repulse, 1941. 3. Papers regarding Dixon's termination of employment with the ABC, 1950. 4. Correspondence on the ABC, 1981-1990. 5. Articles by Dixon and others on the ABC, 1946-1990. 6. Articles by Dixon on other subjects, 1931-1982. 7. Press cuttings, 1969-1990. 8. Reviews of Dixon's book "Inside the ABC", 1976. 9. Correspondence, etc., relating to the book "This is the ABC" by K.S. Inglis, 1979-1984. 10. Photocopies from the Grafton Argus, 1908 regarding death of Robert Watt. 11. Photographs.

Biography/History

Journalist and editor, born 1890. Began work on Grafton Argus in 1906. Managing editor of the Maitland Daily Mercury, then editor of ABC News Services, 1936-1949. Appointed Federal News Executive of the ABC in 1949, he retired in 1950. Died 1991.

Notes

Includes typescript carbon copies.

Manuscript reference: MS 680.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A401

Subjects Dixon, Frank, 1890-1991 -- Archives.  |  Watt, Robert, -1908.  |  Inglis, K. S. (Kenneth Stanley), 1929-2017. This is the ABC.  |  Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  |  Prince of Wales (Ship)  |  Repulse (Ship)  |  Maitland Daily Mercury.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Radio journalism -- Australia.  |  Broadcasters -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Editors -- Australia -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1931-1990 
Occupation Editors.  |  Journalists.  |  Broadcasters.
Other authors/contributors Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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