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History of PR/Advertising and Journalism Collections

History of Public Relations and Advertising

Small collection of seminal texts in Public Relations and Advertising 1920-1980. The collection is enhanced by an extensive collection of books and journals located in the main collections and databases available from the Library website.

Name History of Public Relations and Advertising Collection
Dates 1920-1980
Physical Description 99 books (PDF 86kb)
Arrangement 99 seminal texts in Public Relations and Advertising 1920-1980 held in the Archives & Special Collection Room. The collection is enhanced by an extensive collection of books and journals located in the main collections and databases available from the Library website or the Library tab on myBU.
Access Restrictions Archives & Special Collections
Language English
Control number M0009561DO

Segrue Journalism Collection

One of the largest collections of books on the British Press 1910-1970 to remain in private hands donated to the University in 2002 by the Segrue family.

Name Segrue Journalism Collection
Dates 1910-1970
Physical Description c.2,000 books
Arrangement One of the largest collections of books on the British Press 1910-1970 to remain in private hands donated to the University in 2002 by the Segrue family. Information on the the Segrue collection is available on the Library Catalogue.
Access Restrictions Archives & Special Collections
Source of Acquisition Donated by the Segrue family
Administrative /biographical history John Chrisoston Segrue 1883-1942. Foreign correspondent of The Daily News 1913 to 1930, and then of the News Chronicle. Segrue worked in Geneva during the First World War, and then in Budapest, Berlin and Paris. He returned to Berlin in 1930 and covered the rise of Nazism until 1936 when he transferred to Vienna. After the 1938 Anschluss he moved to Budapest. He was captured during the German advance into Yugoslavia, and died in a prisoner of war camp in 1942
Language English
Control number M0009485DO