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Collection of correspondence, membership cards and other ephemera tracking Carey's career as Newspaper Reader.

Sunday Graphic/Times] L.G. Carey, Newspaper Reader

Editorial: -1988, 1939
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

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All items freshly mounted in a photo album, very good condition. The core of the collection is a full series of membership cards for the Association of Correctors of the Press (1949-1965), London Typographical Society (1966), National Graphical Association (1967-1988). With their variant typographical and colour, these make an attractive display. With: Carey's Indenture of Apprenticeship (1939); a letter informing him of exam success from the Association (1949); a photo presumably of Carey and his colleagues headed February 4, 1957, titled the Hatchet Tong, and mentioning the "Sunday Graphic"; covering Typed Letter Signed from Thomson Allied Newspapers Limited for pay-off cheque on closing down of the "Sunday Graphic"; a TLS from Thomson's again explaining at length why he would not be paid more than his colleagues at the "Sunday Times"; a photograph, c.8 x 6ins of compositors marching during strike on Industrial Relations Bill; a photograph, c.8 x4ins, of 33 men in suits seated in a board-room; a photograph, c.6 x 4.5ins of a large number of people (Sunday Times staff?) gathered at the foot of steps leading to a gazebo; Carey's printed pitch for becoming "Reader representative on the London Regional Council", giving autobiographical detail; newspaper clipping in which Carey describes living in the USA (1951); 4 USA related pieces of ephemera (New York Typographical Union (2 items), Social Security card (two pieces). N° de ref. de la librería 9832

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Título: Collection of correspondence, membership ...

Editorial: -1988

Año de publicación: 1939

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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