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Letter from Postmaster General Kingsley Wood about the appointment of Stephen Tallents

This letter sets out Wood’s plan to bring Stephen Tallents to the Post Office from the soon to be closed Empire Marketing Board. Wood suggests ‘he would do well as a Public Relations Officer for the P.O.’, continuing ‘I have in mind the duties in connection with similar posts at the American Telephone Companies’. Tallents proved to be a key figure in modernising the GPO’s approach to publicising its services through film and poster design.