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Contracts. Agreements.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents, enforceable by law, embodying agreements between two or more competent parties to do or not to do something, and specifying the terms and conditions of the agreement.

Found in 481 Collections and/or Records:

Typescripts of 'The Flood', a literary novel by Ian Rankin; with related working papers, administrative and promotional materials., Circa 1984-1986.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.50432-50435
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This series contains manuscripts and typescripts of, and associated working papers for, novels, novellas and graphic novels by Ian Rankin. The working papers include, variously, synopses, research material, development notes, and evidence of editorial interventions. With these also are papers relating to the process of publication: some administrative, particularly contracts, and promotional materials; others, including advertisements and cover proofs, concerning actual publication....
Dates: Circa 1984-1986.

Typescripts of 'Tooth and Nail' by Ian Rankin; with related working papers and a cover proof., 1990-1991, undated.

 File
Identifier: MSS.50400-50402
Scope and Contents Notes of Ian Rankin relating to the development of the plot and characters for ‘Tooth and Nail’. The notes include references to specific drafts, including first and final drafts. The distinction between notes relating to specific drafts is not always clear. Some notes have been revisited and subsequently annotated by Rankin as his development of the novel progressed. Included are editorial notes relating to plot and character revisions and additional plot development...
Dates: 1990-1991, undated.

United Kingdom and United Stated publishing contracts of Jan Struther., 1937-1995.

 File
Identifier: Acc.13220/36
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Articles and poems published in newspapers and magazines are all faithfully preserved in 16 large albums of press cuttings.She was a keen supporter of the Democratic Party and the correspondence files contain some letters of Eleanor Roosevelt and Adlai Stevenson. The papers include several travel journals, and manuscripts and typescripts of many articles, verses, songs and hymns - which she had a gift for writing, despite her own agnosticism. Also significant are the manuscripts...
Dates: 1937-1995.

Various manuscripts of David Hume., 1738-1776, undated.

 File
Identifier: MS.23159
Scope and Contents The papers include David Hume's agreement with John Noon for publishing the ‘Treatise of human nature’, 1738; his appointment as Judge Advocate, 1746; a letter of Hume recounting the order to remove three French works purchased by him while Keeper of the Library of the Faculty of Advocates - ‘Contes’ of La Fontaine, Bussy-Rabutin's ‘Histoire Amoureuse des Gaules,’ and Crébillon's ‘L'Ecumoire,’ - deemed by three of his curators 'indecent Books and unworthy of a place in a learned Library',...
Dates: 1738-1776, undated.