RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 241/1/3
TitleTravel articles and presscuttings written by Michael Adams
DescriptionFolder of travel articles written by Michael Adams, in the form of original presscuttings, photocopies and typescripts: 'The Holiday into History', (The Guardian, (United Arab Republic), 15 November 1962), 'As it was in the Beginning' (Guardian, 12 January 1980), 'Yemen Rediscovered' (4-page typescript, n.d.), 'Yemen bent on keeping an East-West balance' (Guardian, 23 March 1981), 'Letter from...Marib' (Middle East International, 24 February 1981), 'Letter from...Aqaba' (Middle East International, 11 May 1979), 'City at the Crossroads. Damascus' (unknown magazine, n.d.), 'The Blue and Gold City [Isfahan]', (The Guardian, 9 September 1961), 'Modern Ruins' (The Times Travel, 10 August 1997), 'Blast from the Past' (The Guardian Weekend, 2 August 1997), a two-page handwritten record of conversations in Sana'a, written on headed notepaper from the Taj Sheba Hotel in Sana'a, 9 July 1984, three pages of typed information on South Yemen, 'Islam in full pursuit of today' (Guardian Third World, 17 February 1984), 'Arabia with a Difference' (7-page typescript), a three-page typed report for Serenissima on the tour of North Yemen (24 October - 3 November 1986), on the back of which is a letter written by Adams to 'The Times' regarding an anonymous attack on Yasser Arafat (12 December 1985), 'Saving Sana'a' by Chris Kutschera, List of Birds seen in North Yemen (October/November 1983), a map of Saudi Arabia and Yemen, and a separate folder on Turkey containing a three-page typesript 'Explorations in Pamphylia' (BBC Home Service 'Eyewitness' radio talk, February 1953), 'On the Eastern Flank' (Time and Tide, 31 January 1953), a four-page typed obituary of Turkish General - and former President - Ismet Inonu (October 1966), 'Ataturk's Dream Come True' (The Times, 28 October 1953, copy), and an 8-page transcript of Adams' interview with Arnold Toynbee, for the 1970 'Chronicle' programme on Ataturk.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameAdams; Michael Evelyn (1920-2005); journalist
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