Bridson, D. G. (Douglas Geoffrey), 1910-1980

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Douglas Geoffrey Bridson, 1910-1980, began his career in 1933 as a free-lance radio writer and joined the British Broadcasting Corporation in 1935 as Feature Programmes Assistant in the North Region. He then moved to London in 1941 to become Overseas Features Editor, Assistant Head of Features following the War, and Programme Editor for Arts, Sciences, and Documentaries (Sound), from 1964-1967. In this latter position, Bridson was referred to as the cultural boss of the BBC. D.G. Bridson retired from the BBC in May 1969, after more than 35 years and 800 broadcasts that carried his name.

From the guide to the Bridson mss., 1934-1980, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington) http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly)

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creatorOf Bridson, D. G. (Douglas G.), 1910-. Papers, 1943-1980. Indiana University
creatorOf Bridson, D. G. [Miscellaneous uncataloged materials] 1934-1952. Indiana University
referencedIn Bridson, Douglas Geoffrey, 1910-1980. Radio plays, 1951-1955. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers of Robert Graves: Critical prose and journalism, 1927 to 2003 St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Manuscripts and proofs of New Directions books, 1937-1997. Houghton Library
referencedIn Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972. Ezra Pound Papers 1868-1976. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bridson, Douglas Geoffrey, 1910-1980. Mss., 1934-1980 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Basil Bunting Poetry Archive, 1920s- Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, 1932-2005 Houghton Library
creatorOf Bridson, D. G. Radio plays, 1951-1955. Houghton Library
creatorOf Bridson, Douglas Geoffrey, 1910-1980. Radio plays, 1951-1955. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn SEIBER COLLECTION. Vol. LI. 'The Christmas Child' (words, D. G. Bridson); 1948. ff. 42. Bound in dark blue cloth. 372 x 290mm.Douglas Geoffrey Bridson: Music by M. Seiber , to works by Douglas Geoffrey Bridson: 1947, 1948., 1948 British Library
referencedIn Ezra Pound Papers, 1868-1976 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962. Additional papers, 1917-1962 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Bridson, Douglas Geoffrey, 1910-1980. Mss., 1934-1980 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn SEIBER COLLECTION. Vol. L. 'Johnny Miner', ballad opera (words, Douglas Geoffrey Bridson); 1947. ff. 46. Bound in dark blue cloth. 377 x 285mm.Douglas Geoffrey Bridson: Music by M. Seiber , to works by Douglas Geoffrey Bridson: 1947, 1948., 1947 British Library
referencedIn Donald Hall papers, 1956-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Aiken, Conrad, 1889-1973. Papers of Conrad Aiken, 1851-1983, (bulk 1920-1970). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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United States
Great Britain
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Radio
Radio producers and directors--Correspondence
Radio plays--20th century
Radio plays
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Birth 1910-08-21

Death 1980-10-19

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Americans

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