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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
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Creator NameHennessy, Peter John (b 1947)
DescriptionPapers of Peter Hennessy relating to his work as a journalist, writer and academic, c1970-2000, including research notes on modern political history with extracts from articles and Government minutes and reports; notes for talks and lectures at Queen Mary College and for the radio; audio and video tapes of interviews with politicians and political figures, c1970-1985; notes and transcripts of interviews, c1970-1986; press cuttings, c1980-2000 and correspondence, c1970-2000.
Admin HistoryBorn, 1947; educated, St John's College Cambridge, 1969; reporter: Times Higher Education Supplement, 1972-1974; The Times, 1974-1976; Lobby Correspondent, Financial Times, 1976; Whitehall Correspondent, The Times, 1976-1982; journalist, The Economist, 1982; home leader, writer and columnist, The Times, 1982-1984; co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary British History, 1986; columnist: New Statesman, 1986-1987; The Independent, 1987-1991; Director, 1989-1993; The Tablet, 2003-; regular presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Analysis programme, 1987-1992; Professor of Contemporary History, Queen Mary, University of London, 1992-2000; Atlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London, since 2001.
Publications: Cabinet (1986), Whitehall (1989), Never Again: Britain 1945-51 (1992), The Hidden Wiring: Unearthing the British Constitution (1995), The Prime Minister: The Office and Its Holders since 1945 (2000), The Secret State: Whitehall and the Cold War (2002), Having It So good: Britain In The Fifties (2006).
ArrangementOriginal order.
Copyright StatementNo material may be published without the prior permission of both the copyright holder and the Library. All applications for publication
must be made to the College Archivist in the first instance, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/64University of London; 1836-; Higher Education Institution
DS/UK/60Queen Mary College (QMC); 1887-1989
DS/UK/85Hennessy; Peter John (b 1947); Professor; Journalist and Academic.