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Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Publishing


Angus Archives

  • Arbroath Herald, newspaper: wages book 1890-1930 (MS1083)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Roy Ernest Palmer (1932-2015), author, folklorist and musicologist: research notes rel to Birmingham street ballad printers 20th cent (MS 4655)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • John Barker (fl c1918-1996), journalist: personal diaries as a freelance journalist 1918-1996 (DX 2207)

Devon Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • James Townsend & Sons Ltd, printers, Exeter: records 1866-2012 (8805)

Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive

  • Enfield Gazette: photographs taken for the newspaper by the photographer Henry Parr 1890-1962 (CC3)
  • Tottenham & Edmonton Weekly Herald: photographs of events in Enfield c1970-1989

Essex Record Office

  • Newsquest (Essex) Ltd, newspaper proprietors: records rel to Essex County Standard, mainly photographic and printed material 1950-2005 (A13825)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Anthony Keith Wilson (fl 1968-1978), archaeologist, editor: working papers rel to editorship of 'Hertfordshire Archaeology' incl corresp, proofs, photographs and notes 1968-1978 (Acc 5531)

Highland Archives: Caithness Archive Centre

  • David Ralston Morrison (1941-2012), poet, painter, editor and librarian: papers, photographs and memorabilia of David Morrison and the Pulteney Press c1970-2012 (P404)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Geoff Roberts, freelance photographer, Liverpool: photographs, incl commissions by Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Echo and Liverpool Post, with appointment diaries 20th cent (ACC 6675)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Witherby & Co Ltd, printers and publishers, London: records incl deeds, minutes, accounts, ledgers, journals, 'precedent' books (specimen forms), staff salaries, photographs, publications, rentals, plans, inventories, with Witherby family papers and memoirs 18th-21st cent (B14/086)

Norfolk Record Office

  • The Beacon, Hunstanton and District Talking Newspaper for the Blind: minutes, constitution, press cuttings, photographs and other papers 1986-2014 (SO 344)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Nuffield Press, Oxford: minutes and accounts 1925-1986 (Acc 6326)

Surrey History Centre

  • Edwin Trim & Co, printers and stationers, Wimbledon: account books c1896-1929 (9291)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • East End Life, newspaper, London Borough of Tower Hamlets: photographic records (TH/9463)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Mandeville Press, publishers, East Finchley: corresp and papers, incl manuscript poems 1952-1999 (Add MS 89093)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Honno Welsh Women's Press, co-operative publishing company, Aberystwyth: records, incl minutes, accounts and corresp c1986-2014 (Papurau Honno Papers)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • QX London's Gay Magazine: photographs of the London gay club scene 1996-2005 (QX)

Mountain Heritage Trust

  • Kenneth Wilson (fl 1949-2008), publisher: papers rel to publishing work incl proofs, contracts, corresp, articles, climbing journals, audio and video cassettes, with newsletters and artwork for Mountain magazine and Baton Wicks publishing house 1949-2008 (WIL)

Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books

  • Frances Lincoln, publishers, London: preliminary and finished artwork for the children's book 'Over the Hills and Far Away' by various artists and illustrators incl Patrick James Lynch, Niki Daly, Ann James, Mo Willems, Sian Jenkins, Helen Craig and others c2012-2013 (OHFA)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • Jobbing Compositors' Organisation (Aberdeen Typographia): minute book 1890-1908 (Acc No 728)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Penguin Books Ltd, publishers, London: additional records 20th-21st cent

Brunel University Library

  • Bill Griffiths (1948-2007), poet, scholar, publisher and translator: corresp, poems and stories 1972-2007 (BG)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • John Hope Welch (b 1942), poet and editor: literary corresp and papers incl records of The Many Press 20th-21st cent (MS Add. 10064)
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics: further editorial files 21st cent (MS Add. 9238)
  • Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge and Over: additional records 20th-21st cent (MS Add. 9816)
  • Wood Lea Press, Woodbridge: records c1985-2010 (MS Add. 10057)

Cardiff University

  • Joan Reeder (1921-1997), journalist and Royal correspondent: corresp rel to role as Royal correspondent, tapes of interviews, articles, drafts, notes for books on various celebrities, ephemera 1939-1997 (458)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Donald Weeks (1921-2003), biographer: papers rel to Tragara Press, with research papers rel to 'Baron Corvo' 1939-1986 (Coll 1571)
  • Sapphire Project (Scottish Archive of Print and Publishing History): material from SAPPHIRE Project or Thos Nelson reminiscence project 20th cent (Coll 1589)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Enitharmon Press, London: additional records incl artworks, contracts, corresp, submissions, proofs and flyers 1995-2012 (SPCOLL/2014/85)
  • Waywiser Press, publishers, Chipping Norton: drafts, proofs and corresp 2012-2013 (SPCOLL/2014/27)
  • Fighting Cock Press/Pennine Poets, Wakefield: additional corresp, papers, proofs and publications 1969-2014 (MS 1915)

London University: Queen Mary, University of London

  • Libris, publishers, Faringdon: corresp and papers rel to editorial issues incl letters to and from authors and translators, with collected reviews to published books 1985-2013 (LIBRIS)

London University: Senate House Library

  • Socialist Platform Ltd, printers, Westcliff-on-Sea: combined register and minute book 1982-20th cent (MS1210)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Carcanet Press, publishers, Manchester: managing editor's book files incl manuscripts, proofs and corresp c2013-2014 (2014/02)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Derek Watson (d 2013), agricultural journalist: working papers incl business records rel to Agripress Publicity Ltd, press releases for the Royal Smithfield Show, articles, corresp, show catalogues and published sources c1950-2009 (DX 2068)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • James Currey, publishers, Oxford: book covers for publications c1990-2008 (9548)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive

  • Taylor's (Theatrical) Printers Ltd, Wombwell: posters, handbills and other advertising material for pantomimes, circuses and fairgrounds c1890-1989 (NFA0069)

University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives

  • Paul Du Noyer (b 1954), music journalist and author: papers rel to published works and corresp from musicians during his time at the NME, with music magazines and other material collected by Du Noyer rel to music and culture in Liverpool c1976-2013 (D1106)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Ronald Costley (1939-2015), typographer and designer: administrative papers rel to work at Chatto & Windus c1930-1989 (MS 5540)
  • Timothy John Rix (1934-2012), publisher: additional papers incl items rel to the history of Longman's and Book Marketing Ltd 20th cent (MS 5524)
  • Printing Historical Society: papers incl drafts of contributions and corresp with contributors 1992-2000 (MS 5523)