Sub-series MS 458/1/1/4 - Employment papers

Identity area

Reference code

MS 458/1/1/4


Employment papers


  • 1964-1985 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

2 envelopes and 1 folder

Context area

Name of creator

(26 September 1937-)

Archival history

Content and structure area

Scope and content

(1) Papers of particulars of Alex’s employment with the 'Weekend Telegraph' as pictures editor, 1964-1967
(2) Cable & Wireless wallet containing ID card, AA membership card and car insurance policy, with letter of introduction, 1968-1969
(3) News cutting on the exhibition of Alex Low and Anthony Howarth’s photographs of the Winter Olympics’ British team, 1968
(4) Dinner invitation to Alex from His Highness Maharaja of Dhrungadlra, 1971
(5) Wedding invitation to Alex for the marriage of Maharaj Kumar Narenda Singh, and Princess Padma Kumari of Chamba, 1971
(6) Card to Alex about a publishing project proposal, 1974
(7) Photocard to Alex from Leni Riefenstahl, about her book and her slides, nd
(8) Letter to Alex from Leni [Riefenstahl] with news of her current projects, 1976
(9) News cutting detailing 'Telegraph' photographic competition winners, where Alex was one of the judges, 1978
(10) Coombe Farm, Cornwall [lived there 1979-1999]: description of Coombe Farm Country Guest House including details of accommodation and activities, and Sally Low’s c.v, 1979, business card and brochure, 1981. Also photographs of Coombe Farm, with photograph of family group featuring Alexander JS Low, Sally Wickes, and their children Mandy and Charlie, 1981. Photograph of Alex and Sally, 1982 [2 copies], Also water colour of Coombe by Alex, news cutting noting award of AA trophy, 1982, and letter of congratulation from Robert Hicks MP for award by British Tourist Authority, 1985.


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Dates of creation revision deletion




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places