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Segrue Journalism Collection
- One of the largest collections of books on the British Press 1910-1970 to remain in private hands donated to the University in 2002 by the Segrue family.
- You can find these books on mySearch and they're located in the mobile shelves on the ground floor of Talbot Campus Library.
- If you're BU Staff or Student and you wish to access these books please ask staff at the Library's ground floor Help Zone and show your BU ID card.
- If you're an external researcher and you wish to access these books please email email@example.com for more details.
- The Segrue collection is reference only - books are not loanable and must remain in Talbot Campus Library.
- Please return any Segrue Collection books you use to the Library Help Zone desk for re-shelving.
||Segrue Journalism Collection
||One of the largest collections of books on the British Press 1910-1970 to remain in private hands donated to the University in 2002 by the Segrue family.
||Archives & Special Collections
|Source of Acquisition
||Donated by the Segrue family
|Administrative /biographical history
||John Chrisoston Segrue 1883-1942. Foreign correspondent of The Daily News 1913 to 1930, and then of the News Chronicle. Segrue worked in Geneva during the First World War, and then in Budapest, Berlin and Paris. He returned to Berlin in 1930 and covered the rise of Nazism until 1936 when he transferred to Vienna. After the 1938 Anschluss he moved to Budapest. He was captured during the German advance into Yugoslavia, and died in a prisoner of war camp in 1942