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Letters of Graham Perkin to Ron Armstrong, circa 1955-1958 [manuscript]
Bib ID 5515085
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Perkin, Graham, 1929-1975
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [ca. 1955-1958] 
0.03 m. (1 folder) 
Summary

Ms Acc11.050 comprises two letters written by The Age editor, Graham Perkin, to journalist Ron Armstrong. The first letter provides general advice on being a journalist. The second letter gives advice and contacts as Armstrong was leaving for London to try to find work on Fleet Street (1 folder).

Biography/History

Edwin Graham Perkin was born in Hopetoun, Victoria in 1929, and joined The Age as a cadet in 1949. He was appointed Deputy News Editor in 1973. He was also Director of Australian Associated Press and Reuters (London). From 1961 to 1963 Perkin lectured in journalism at the University of Melbourne. Graham Perkin died in 1975.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS Acc11.050.

Subjects Perkin, Graham, 1929-1975 -- Correspondence.  |  Armstrong, Ron -- Correspondence.  |  Newspaper editors -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Journalism -- Australia.
Time Coverage 1955-1958 
Occupation Journalists.  |  Newspaper editors.  |  Academics.

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