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Ackroyd, Peter, b 1949 (writer and critic)



  • Existence: b 1949

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


A tale of the expected, by Peter Ackroyd; with three 'mood reactions' by Tom Phillips (not published), 1995-1996

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9927/B8
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Seven short stories were individually published as Clarion Tales in 1996. The texts were set in Monotype hot metal and printed offset from reproduction proofs. A further 5 stories (subseries B8-B12 here) were planned and worked on but never issued. Further correspondence involving the designer George Mackie and the series editor Giles Gordon will be found in subseries D1.

Dates: 1995-1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access.

Peter Ackroyd, c. 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10087/6/1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Comprising letters sent to Denise Riley. Several of the letters bear brief annotations by Riley, usually either identifying the writer or summarising her response.

Dates: c. 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: A small number of files in this series are restricted under data protection legislation.
 Series — Box: MS Add.8856: Box 1

Peter Ackroyd: Letters to Ian Patterson, 1971-1972 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/230-238
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1971-1972 (Circa)
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (