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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4547
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1910-1983
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.45 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Hull Daily News


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Hull Daily News was founded in 1884.


Scope and content/abstract:

The collection contains photographs used to illustrate newspaper stories for the Hull Daily News about events in London. The photographs cover a range of subjects and have been organised thematically into 25 series, including: life in London during the Second World War and post-war reconstruction; transportation in London (including railways, roads, rivers and airports); churches; memorials and monuments; bridges; hotels; office buildings; foreign embassies; museums and art galleries; hospitals; sporting venues; markets; government buildings and theatres. There are also photographs showing particularly famous streets in London, photographs of palaces and royal residences in London, of the Tower of London, of Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column and photographs of the Palace of Westminster (including Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Hall).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The photographs have been sorted into 25 series.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in July 2006.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Main company archives held at Hull City Archives, Worship Street, Hull, HU2 8BG; reference DBHS.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Description compiled by Emma Howgill.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
August to October 2010.

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