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Barker, Nicolas John, 1932- (bibliographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1932-

Nicolas John Barker (b 1932), bibliographer

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

 File

A. N. L. Munby and John Carter (Summer 1975), 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/C1/14
Scope and Contents Typescript and letter from Barker to Sheila Munby.
Dates: 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Arthur Edward Wrigley (1865 - 1952) (Winter 2003), 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/C1/16
Scope and Contents Typescripts, correspondence, and other working papers.
Dates: 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Barker, Nicolas, 1964-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827/C/2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The letters are chiefly original letters to Percy Muir and carbon copies of letters from him. Most of the correspondence between Muir and his co-editor John Carter is in item 4, but other items also include Muir's copies of letters to and from Carter.
Dates: 1964-1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence between Morison and Nicolas Barker, 1962-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/12
Scope and Contents From the Series: Morison's letters were generally dictated to his secretary and typed with a carbon copy. For the most part, it is these carbon copies that make up his outgoing correspondence in this series. (Where his original letters or photocopies of them are included, this fact is noted.) Letters to and from Morison are interfiled in one chronological sequence. Some short compositions by a particular correspondent are included in this series alongside that person's correspondence.
Dates: 1962-1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with readers (A-C), 1971-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B55/36
Scope and Contents These include Marjory Allen, Richard Allen, Esme Anderson, R. Angus, Liliana Archibald, Madge Ashton, Charles, Nicolas Barker, C. H. Baylis, Leonard Beaumont, Reynard Biemiller, Carlotta Bloch, Joseph Blumenthal, Albert Foster Butler, Noel Carrington, Harry Carter, John Carter, Will Carter, Bennett Cerf, Douglas Cleverdon, Laura Cohn, Grace Collier, Barbara Coulter, Sammy Cohen.
Dates: 1971-1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondents B, 1933-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/B
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 1933-1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Donne's 'Letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche': text and facsimile (Winter 1973), 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/C1/13
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = ms. and typescripts (several versions) Folder 2 = galley proofs (2 sets, 1 marked) and photgraphs for illustration Folder 3 = notes (some by P. J. Croft), correspondence, and a copy of the printed facsimile.
Dates: 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

from Nicholas Barker, Rupert Hart-Davis Limited Publishers, 36 Soho Square, London, W 1, 17 Dec 1950-17 Dec 1970 (circa, no year given)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8905/10/B/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Hassall died intestate. His working papers were taken to the Royal Society of Literature by his assistant Gillian Paterson, who arranged and (presumably) listed them. They were bought by CUL from Bloomsbury Book Auctions in 1992. They were housed in paper box files 1 25 and cartons A D, as listed. They have now been re boxed, in 28 boxes and one packet, which has involved some reorganisation of the material and hence some rearrangement and re numbering of the original list.
Dates: 17 Dec 1950-17 Dec 1970 (circa, no year given)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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General correspondence, 1956-1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9861/B2/1
Scope and Contents Letters are to and from Peters unless specified. Outgoing letters are mostly typescript carbon copies. Correspondents include William S. Adams, Arthur Millbourn & Co. Ltd, Nicolas Barker, Charles Batey, Bertram Rota Ltd (Anthony Rota), Diana Bloomfield, Dorothea Braby, Bristol Public Libraries, British Council, British Red Cross Society, Brown University (David A. Jonah, Librarian), C. F. Moore & Sons Ltd, Cambridge Bibliographical Society (Susan Skilliter), Cambridgeshire Technical...
Dates: 1956-1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Nicolas Barker, 1949-1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/6
Scope and Contents Includes some letters to Alix Meynell concerning 'Nonesuch: the next two score' in The Book Collector winter 1971. With the letters are 3 printed publications of Barker's St Nicolas Press (1949, 1951, 1953).
Dates: 1949-1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Nicolas Barker, 1970-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9814/E/3
Scope and Contents From the Series: Most of this series comes from Hutt's 'people' files, which along with correspondence included clippings and other papers about the person.
Dates: 1970-1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Notes on the origins of the second-hand book trade (Autumn 2003), 1989-2003

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/C1/15
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = autograph ms., typescripts (one with ms. alterations), and proof Folder 2 = working papers and notes.
Dates: 1989-2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of Nicolas Barker

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10030
Scope and Contents Series A is catalogued at full level. Other series will be box-lists only.
Dates: 1900-1980
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of Stanley Morison

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812
Scope and Contents Almost all Morison's books and papers were destroyed by enemy bombs on 10/11 May 1941. This collection therefore consists chiefly of papers he accumulated after that date, although some earlier papers have come into the collection from other sources.
Dates: 1841-1990
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of The Book Collector

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence of the two editors John Hayward and Nicolas Barker; 'article files'; various other editorial files; and business papers mainly relating to The Collector Ltd. (a holding company created in 1955).
Dates: 1951-2011
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Reminiscence of Geoffrey Keynes, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B58/85
Scope and Contents Typescript (carbon copy) of 1 page; offprint from the Book Collector (a number marking Keynes's 85th birthday); and a letter from Nicolas Barker.
Dates: 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Tthe works of William Dole, a judicial inquiry (Autumn 1966), 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/C1/12
Scope and Contents Photographs of illustrations.
Dates: 1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Two men: Walter Lewis and Stanley Morison at Cambridge, by Brooke Crutchley, 1968-1969

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/A/8
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = correspondence before publication with Ernest Ingham Folder 2 = correspondence before and after publication with Walter Lewis's family (chiefly N. P. Lewis, Joan Smith) Folder 3 = correspondence before publication with others (arranged alphabetically by correspondent; including letters from Gladys E. Alexander, E. G. Benn, G. V. Carey, C. E. Carrington, Bruce Dickins, Ruth Gollancz, C. W. Hobson, R. J. L. Kingsford, D. Last, F. R. Mansbridge, Francis Meynell, E. S. Pearson, Timothy...
Dates: 1968-1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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