Correspondence and papers of George Smith (1824-1901), publisher, and founder of the Dictionary of National Biography, and his successors as heads of the firm of Smith, Elder and Company.
Scope and Contents
The papers relate chiefly to the publication of articles in the 'Cornhill Magazine' (which George Smith founded), and of books published by the firm.
- Creation: 1846-1924, undated.
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Presented, 1976, 1978, by Mrs Elizabeth M Gordon, Biddesden Park, Brackley, Northamptonshire.
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