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John Murray (publishers, London)


Found in 1070 Collections and/or Records:

"A Select List of Mr. Murray's Modern Educational Books", catalogue., 1929

Identifier: Acc.13328/1173
Scope and Contents

No annotations present. Volume includes a loose insert of 'recent additions', possibly post-dating the catalogue itself.

Dates: 1929

Accounts and Membership Ledger of the Staff Superannuation Fund of John Murray, publishers., 1965-1993

Identifier: Acc.13328/1546
Scope and Contents

Volume contains an index for ease of reader access. Recorded data reflects the operation of the staff pension scheme, noting contributions, account balances, refunds, and staff membership.

Dates: 1965-1993

Accounts concerning legal work undertaken by Sharon Turner on behalf of John Murray II., ? 1814.

Identifier: MS.41211
Scope and Contents

General accounts, ? 1814, for legal work undertaken by Sharon Turner for John Murray II, September 1812 - June 1814. Folios 1-10.

Accounts, ? 1814, for period 31 May 1812-21 January 1814, covering negotiations, and, subsequently, drawing-up of legal instruments concerning the sale of John Murray II’s house and business at 32 Fleet Street, London, to Thomas Underwood. Folios 11-14.

Dates: ? 1814.

Accounts, correspondence, and memoranda between Blackie and Son Limited and John Murray, publishers., 1976-1986

Identifier: Acc.13328/1527
Scope and Contents

File relates specifically to a joint venture undertaken between the two publishing companies for the publication of "The Science of Life" as part of the "Strathclyde Biology Project". Original and copy material is present.

Dates: 1976-1986

Accounts created in the course of business between John Murray, London, and Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh., 1805-1812.

Identifier: MS.40256
Scope and Contents Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh, in account with John Murray, London.?Interim accounts, 1805-1810: folios 1-55.Books on hand, 30 June 1807 (2 sets)-1808: folios 56-69. Advertising account, 1808: folios 70-73.Balance in favour of Archibald Constable and Co., March–September 1806:folios 74-75.John Murray, London, in account with Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh.?Interim accounts, 1810-1812: folio...
Dates: 1805-1812.

Accounts detailing errors and overcharges in the accounts between John Murray, London, and Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh., 1805-1811.

Identifier: MS.40255
Scope and Contents

Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh/ John Murray, London.

Errors and overcharges, 1805-1809: folios 1-20.

John Murray, London/Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh.

Errors and overcharges, 1806-1808: folios 21-23.

Other papers concerning errors.

1805-1808: folios 24-30.

Discounts, 1809-1811: folios 31-32.

Errors in the ledger, 1806-1807: folios 33-34.

Dates: 1805-1811.

Accounts rendered to authors by Gryphon Books Ltd., 1949-79

Identifier: Acc.13328/1493
Scope and Contents

File includes typescript and original summaries of payments on royalty accounts for a variety of Gryphon Books Ltd. authors.

Dates: 1949-79

"Agents Agreements", John Murray educational titles., 1951-1986

Identifier: Acc.13328/1487
Scope and Contents File contains original and copy memoranda of agreements, and some brief correspondence, relating to the management of foreign sales and distribution rights for John Murray educational publications. A typed index is present listing the contents as follows: "Boxerbooks" (Germany, Austria, Yugoslavia, 1980; "Sven Gade/Sandemand" (Scandinavia, 1967-1979); "Denis Payne" (France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Greece, 1969); "West Indies/ RIK & HEB" (Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica,...
Dates: 1951-1986

"Agents Agreements", John Murray educational titles., 1952-1974

Identifier: Acc.13328/1488
Scope and Contents File contains original and copy memoranda of agreements, and some brief correspondence, relating to the management of foreign sales and distribution rights for John Murray educational publications. This file appears to relate to the previous counterpart "agents agreements" file but has not been indexed in the same manner, and was stored separately. However, certain agents and regions are repeated across both files. Content envelopes here include: "L.A.M. Eire & N. Ireland", (1967);...
Dates: 1952-1974

Annual accounts and Directors' Reports of Gryphon Books Ltd., 1948-1976

Identifier: Acc.13328/1492
Scope and Contents

This file contains annual reports for the years 1948-1976. Reports primarily comprise an "original" report, signed by the Board Secretary, and a number of accompanying copies.

Dates: 1948-1976

Archive of John Murray, publishers.

Identifier: MSS.40001-43564
Scope and Contents The John Murray Archive contains the records and associated material of the publishing house of John Murray. John Murray [I], born McMurray, was an Edinburgh-born marine. After moving to London he dropped the 'Mc' from his name and in 1768 established a publishing and bookselling business that would continue until 2002. Seven successive generations of the Murray family headed the publishing business from London, initially from 32 Fleet Street, before moving to 50 Albemarle Street in...
Dates: late 18th century-circa 1930.

Archive of John Murray, publishers, containing author papers, research files, business records, and Murray family correspondence and diaries.

Identifier: Acc.13236/1-422
Scope and Contents

Further papers of John Murray publishing house.

Dates: 1803-2007, undated.

Archive of John Murray VI and authors associated with him.

Identifier: Acc.14349
Content Description This archival collection completes the larger John Murray Archive, which charts the history of one of Britain’s oldest family-run publishing firms, established in Fleet Street in 1768 by Edinburgh-born John (Mc)Murray I (1737-1795), and managed by six successive generations of his descendants, until its sale in 2002. Like his predecessors, John Murray VI (John Arnaud Robin Grey Murray, known affectionately as ‘Jock’, 1909-1993) cultivated and championed a diverse circle of...
Dates: [?1915-?2016.]

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Archival Object 1058
Browse Resources 12
Letters. Correspondence. 326
Sales catalogues. 260
Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 86
Postcards. 55
Business records. 46
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Advertisements. 40
Contracts. Agreements. 38
Accounts. 35
Financial records. 35
Memorandums. 35
Prospectuses 34
Proofs. printed matter 32
Prospectuses. 32
Typescripts. 32
Proofs. Printed matter. 30
Receipts. Financial records 30
Telegrams. 25
Invoices. 23
Notes. 21
Copies. Derivative objects. 20
Correspondence. 16
Inventories. 16
Visiting cards. 15
Manuscripts. 11
Ledgers. Account books. 10
Royalty statements. 9
Book jackets. 8
Circulars. Fliers. 7
Drafts. Documents. 7
Legal instruments. 7
Lists. 7
Photocopies. 7
Photographs. 7
Promotional materials. Information artefacts 7
Promotional materials. Information artefacts. 7
Envelopes. 6
Annual reports. 5
Bills of exchange. 5
Drawings. Visual works. 5
Illustrations. Layout features. 5
Poetry. 5
Portraits 5
Agreements. Legal instruments. 4
Balance sheets. 4
Estimates. Financial records. 4
Handbills. 4
Letters of recommendation. 4
Offprints. 4
Prefaces 4
Proofs. printed matter. 4
Proposals 4
Publishers and publishing. 4
Sketches 4
Excerpts. 3
Indexes. Reference sources. 3
Legal documents. 3
Order forms. 3
Title pages 3
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Asia Minor. Asia - Turkey - Asia Minor. General region. Longitude: 35.0000. Latitude: 39.0000. 2
Bindings. Binding components. 2
China. Asia. Nation. Longitude: 105.0000. Latitude: 35.0000. 2
Coats of arms. devices (symbols). 2
Invitations. 2
Maps. Cartographic materials. 2
Mediterranean Sea . Sea. Longitude: 30.0000. Latitude: 31.5000. 2
Minutes. Administrative records. 2
Outlines. Documents. 2
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter). 2
Pamphlets. 2
Subscription lists. 2
Tables of contents. 2
Title pages. 2
Tracings. Drawings. 2
Tunisia. Africa. Protectorate. Longitude: 9.0000. Latitude: 34.0000. 2
Articles. 1
Bills of lading. 1
Booklets. Information artefacts. 1
Booksellers' catalogues. 1
Business cards. 1
Cabinet photographs. 1
Calculations. 1
Cheques. 1
Compliments slips. 1
Crests. Motifs. 1
Design drawings. 1
Engravings. Prints. 1
Ephemera. 1
Family papers. 1
Fliers. Printed matter. 1
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Genealogies. 1
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Indentures. Legal Instruments. 1
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Journals. Accounts. 1
Letterheads. 1
Lists 1
Memoirs. 1
Memorandums. Legal documents. 1
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