Reference code(s): GB 0096 UoL/AP
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
Title: Athlone Press
Level of description: sub-fonds
Extent: 52 envelopes, 3 volumes and 2 bundles
Name of creator(s): Athlone Press
The Athlone Press was founded in 1948 as the University of London publishing house. It was sold to the Bemrose Corporation in 1979.
Scope and content/abstract:
Meeting papers of the Athlone Press Board of Management including minutes and agenda; reports; administrative papers including correspondence, financial information, statements, memos, file notes and details regarding the sale of the Press; promotional material; copies of various lecture series published by the Press and a draft card catalogue with details of authors and their publications.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English and French
System of arrangement:
1. Committee Meeting Papers. 2. Reports. 3. Administrative Papers. 4. Promotional Material. 5. Publications. 6. Draft Card Catalogue.
Conditions governing access:
Open for research. 24 hours notice needed for a research visit. Access to some files may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Special Collections Reading Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.
Catalogued online and a handlist is held in the Special Collections reading room. A pdf version of the handlist is attached to the sub-fonds description.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Immediate source of acquisition:
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Date(s) of descriptions: 2000-04-07 Joseph Gelfer; 2008-05-23 Richard Temple; 2011-03-09 Jane Kirby