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Papers relating to individual printing jobs, publications, and exhibitions, 1922-1983

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853/B

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The collection contains papers of the company and personal papers of Oliver Simon, Herbert Simon, and Basil Harley. These include correspondence; papers relating to specific printing jobs and to types, paper, printing processes, etc.; business papers; and specimens of printing.


  • 1922-1983

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


9 archive box(es) (9 boxes)

Language of Materials



Arranged in chronological order of the job.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Items 1-28 derive mostly from the company papers, some from the papers of Herbert Simon. Items 29-xx are from the papers of Basil Harley.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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