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Munby, Alan Noel Latimer, 1913-1974 (librarian, bibliographer, historian and book collector)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1913 - 1974

Biography

Alan Noel Latimer Munby (1913-1974) was a bibliographical historian; librarian and fellow of King's College, Cambridge; prisoner of war; and book collector.

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

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'Newton's Principia, 1687' and 'Additional', 1951-1953 (circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/141
Scope and Contents

list of owners of Principia

Dates: 1951-1953 (circa)
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Notes, 1951-1953 (circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/142
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)

Dates: 1951-1953 (circa)
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notes, 1962-1974 (circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8203/D/5
Scope and Contents

includes notes on P.A. Hanrott. One sheet has Willowmere, Curzon Park, Chester letterhead

Dates: 1962-1974 (circa)
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Notes entitled 'Publication details of Newton's Principia from Halley-Newton letters', 1951-1953 (circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/143
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)

Dates: 1951-1953 (circa)
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Other correspondents, 1938-1973

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8239/5
Scope and Contents The correspondence includes letters to Carter from James T. Babb, the Baltimore Bibliophiles (Frank N. Jones), Carl H. Pforzheimer Library (Mihai H. Handrea), Shelagh Collingwood, Edinburgh University Library (E. R. S. Fifoot), P. W. Filby (with a clipping), Margot Fonteyn, David Foxon, Felix Frankfurter, F. A. Freeth, F. R. Goff, Mary Hyde, W. S. Lewis, Russell Lynes, George T. McWhorter, David C. Mearns (with a tear-sheet of an article by him), Ministry of Food, A. N. L. Munby, National...
Dates: 1938-1973
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Other customers of Sebastian Carter, E-P, 1971-2003 (Items not given a date here are undated.)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/B1/25
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous ephemera, with various copy, layouts, proofs, correspondence, and logs of jobs for each. Customers include Early Music Consort of London, EFL Services Ltd (1990-1991), Fermoy Art Gallery (1971), Friends of St. John's Smith Square (1973-1994), Philip Gaskell (1974), Malcolm Godden (1972), John Holloway, Horsham Book Shop, John Loosemore Centre, Journal of Cell Science (1982-1983), Georges S. Kaye (1991-1993), King's College, Cambridge (with a letter from A. N. L. Munby, 1971),...
Dates: 1971-2003 (Items not given a date here are undated.)
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Papers of Munby, regarding catalogues issued by Thomas Osbourne and his son Thomas, booksellers of Gray's Inn, 1971-1973

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8218
Scope and Contents

Notes, photocopies and correspondence with the Assistant Librarian, Department of Printed Books at the Bodleian Library, Terry Belanger and Robert Nikirk (and Nelma Garcia) of the Grolier Club, New York.

Dates: 1971-1973
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Papers of Munby regarding the fine arts publisher Rudolph Akermann, 1972 (circa)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8217
Scope and Contents

Notes, photos of prints, photocopies and letter to Munby from C.J. Koster, Editor, BUCOP of The National Science Library dated 19 Apr 1972.

Dates: 1972 (circa)
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Postscript [to 'The Distribution of the First Edition of Newton's Principia'], Aug 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8214/136
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Relating to editions of Newton's Principia: Add.8214/1-66: letters to Munby; 67-118: copies of letters from Munby; 119-124: other letters; 125-137: other items; 138-145 other items (1955 and undated)

Dates: Aug 1952
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Walter Oakeshott, 1955-1964 (The date-range is estimated.)

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/A/50
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Chiefly original letters to Hayward and typescript carbon copies of letters from him. Some other letters forwarded or copied to him are also included. Some letters here relate to articles not published. A small number are unrelated to the Book Collector at all. A few other papers of Hayward's, not correspondence, are in items 78 and 80. Hayward's correspondence with advertisers is generally in series E.

Dates: 1955-1964 (The date-range is estimated.)
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Type
Archival Object 85
Collection 2
 
Subject
Bookplate 1
Prisoners of war 1
Second World War (1939-1945) 1