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Muir, Percy Horace, 1894-1979 (bookseller and antiquarian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1894 - 1979

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 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).
 Fonds

'Printing and the Mind of Man' Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827
Scope and Contents 'Printing and the Mind of Man' was the title of two exhibitions in connection with the Eleventh International Printing Machinery and Allied Trades Exhibition (IPEX) in 1963. A book with the same title was published in 1967. The larger exhibition was part of IPEX at Earls Court, 16-27 July 1963. There were two 'components', one covering the historical evolution of printing techniques, and the other the impact of printing upon Western civilization. The latter was the responsiblity of a...
Dates: 1962-1972
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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