Armitage, John, 1910-1980 (editor and bookseller)
- Existence: 1910 - 1980
John Armitage (1910-80), editor and bookseller was Editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1949-67, responsible for the 14th and 15th editions.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Correspondence with John Armitage, 15 Mar. 1940-21 May 1951
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/A/27-30
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 15 Mar. 1940-21 May 1951
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