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Author files A - Z: incoming correspondence, 1913 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2

Scope and Contents

The correspondence comprises incoming letters, including readers' reports.This series is known as ‘author files’ because the arrangement is focused upon the individual. Some contain correspondence only. The correspondence includes readers' reports from 1913 onwards.
As the new Press Archive catalogue is not yet complete, please use the 'Former / Other Reference' to request these items.
For the number of items (not the number of letters) see the number in brackets after the Former / Other Reference, for example Pr.A.A.8 (4). If there is no number in brackets this means there is one item.


  • Creation: 1913 - 1947


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.


27.5 linear metre(s) (27.5 linear metres) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Other Finding Aids

A hard-copy index, which also covers Pr.C., is catalogued as UA In.29.


Items Pr.A.A.167-467, Pr.A.H/878-1077, Pr.A.I/1-84, and Pr.A.L - Pr.A.V were identified as having previous mould damage, with staining, tears and losses present. Any mould residue was removed with a brush or vulcanised smoke sponge, and fragile items were placed in a protective paper sleeve. This was carried out by Fay Humphreys, 2015-2016.

Date information

DateText: with a few strays outside these dates.

Finding aid date

2002-02-27 14:57:21+00:00

Repository Details

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