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Collection Level Description: Diary of Ronald Maillard Stead

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Amer. r. 5
Title: Diary of Ronald Maillard Stead
Dates of Creation: 1932
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Ronald Maillard Stead travelled to Los Angeles in 1932 for the Olympic Games as the accredited representative of The Times.

Scope and Content

Diary recording Stead's visit to the Olympic Games, 1932, including signatures of people he met.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The diary was purchased by the library from Stead's widow, Mrs. D.F. Knowles, in [2002].

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Access Points

Maillard Stead | Ronald | fl 1932 | journalist

Olympic Games (9th: 1932: Los Angeles, United States)

Sports | Anecdotes

Sports journalism


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