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Publishers and publishing.

Subject Source: Other Source

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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 Includes correspondence, book files, manuscripts and proofs relating to Murray authors. Authors featured in the collection include: John Betjeman, Lesley Blanch, George Mackay Brown, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Noni Jabavu, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Dervla Murphy and Freya Stark.Also included are some personal papers of Freya Stark.There are also letters to John Murray VI from correspondents including: Harold Acton, Michael Ayrton, Clive Bell, Isaiah Berlin, Hugh...
Dates: [?1915-?2016.]

Book files and ledgers of John Murray publishers.

Identifier: Acc.12927-
Scope and Contents The accession is comprised of business books and book files. Also included are woodblocks for William Robinson’s 'The English Flower Garden'. The business books continue in part those held in the first parthase of John Murray Archive (MSS.41896-41999, MSS.42632-43011). They include wet-press letter books, manuscript books, production expenses books, copies ledgers, commission books and private ledgers.The book files reflect the changing practices of the business by...
Dates: Circa 1920-circa 1950.

Business archive of Mainstream Publishing.

Identifier: Acc.13617
Scope and Contents

The archive covers the company`s independent existence from 1978-2005 and includes some earlier related papers. In 2005 the firm entered into a business arrangement with Random House, and the later archive is now with the parent company.

Dates: Circa 1970-2005.

Business records of A & C Black relating to the works of Sir Walter Scott.

Identifier: Acc.9765
Scope and Contents

Concerning the publication of the works of Sir Walter Scott, the copyrights of the Waverley Novels and to the Centenary celebrations of 1871 and 1932.

Dates: circa 1849-1932.

Business records of 'The Scotsman', 'The Weekly Scotsman' and 'Edinburgh Evening Dispatch'., 1832-1972, undated.

Identifier: Acc.11812/1-164
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The surviving business records of 'The Scotsman', 'The Weekly Scotsman' and 'The Evening Dispatch', consisting largely of financial records, 1832 to 1964. Other records have survived only sporadically. These include minutes of directors, 1868-1880, and for the 1940s and 1950s, records of debenture stock, office diaries for 1915 and 1941, and papers of libel cases brought against the newspaper.The second part of the archive consists of titles and other administrative records,...
Dates: 1832-1972, undated.

Correspondence, publication files and financial papers of Canongate Publishing Limited; with papers of Southside Publishers.

Identifier: Acc.9885/1-143
Scope and Contents

Includes papers relating to publicity and typescript and proof copies of manuscripts.

Dates: 1969-1988, undated.

Diary, 1831-1839, of James Gall.

Identifier: Acc.6454
Scope and Contents

With the Gall family bible, 18th century to 19th century.

Dates: 18th century to 19th century.