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Printing

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

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'A letter to the members of the Senate on the Management of Cambridge Press during the Three Periods 1822 to 1829, 1830 to 1842, 1843 to 1850'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3855
Scope and Contents

Includes notes and graphs representing numbers of Bibles printed.

Dates: 1854
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).
 File

Agreements with Cambridge University Press for 'Cambridge type', 1903 - 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.24 (22)
Scope and Contents

Cover patents for Cambridge University Old Style type, by Nadall and Barnes, and transfer of registration to the University, 1903; and extension of copyright for a further five years, 1908.

Dates: 1903 - 1908
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.
 Series

Art Department ledgers and cut books, 1868 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 34
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1868 - 1977
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.
 Series

Balance books, 1854 - 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 22
Scope and Contents

Comprise: outstanding accounts for printing; stock in hand; stock of white paper; works in progress; plant (additions to); outstanding accounts, etc.; including Bible and Prayer Book Stock; foundry, machine and press room stock.

Dates: 1854 - 1942
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.
 Sub-Series

Balance sheet books, 1858 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.7-11
Scope and Contents

Balance sheets for the Vice-Chancellor, Syndics, and Printers, some of them accompanied by tabular statements and trial balances, and/or balance sheets, etc., for the warehouse.

Dates: 1858 - 1921
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.
 File

Bill book, 1828-12-27 - 1829-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 23/5
Scope and Contents

The volume is in two parts: Press-work bills, 27 Dec. 1828 to 28 Apr. 1829; Compositors' bills, 3 Jan. to 28 Mar. 1829.

Dates: 1828-12-27 - 1829-04-28
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.
 File

Bill book, 1844-05-31 - 1846-06-19

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 23/7
Scope and Contents

Includes shares of general bills.

Dates: 1844-05-31 - 1846-06-19
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.
 Fonds

Correspondence of James Dixon (1813-1896), 1849-1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6604
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, in various hands. The letters deal for the most part with printers' and other errors discovered by James Dixon in the published works of the various correspondents. The correspondents include J. Dixon; T.B. Macaulay, Lord Macaulay; J.B. Marsden; R. Martineau; Mrs Gaskell; W. Whewell; J. Hutchison; F.O. Morris; W.E.H. Lecky; J. Bigelow; J. Morley, Viscount Morley; M. Pattison; C.R. Darwin; M. Arnold; E. Dowden; A. Austin; G.A. Sala; J.A. Froude; M. Napier; and H.Anstey.

Dates: 1849-1884
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 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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Day books, 1856 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 18
Scope and Contents

These are the daily records of printing.

Dates: 1856 - 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.
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Estimates records, 1840 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 24
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1840 - 1925
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.
 Series

Examination papers accounts, 1880 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 12
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-group:

These are chiefly the financial and production records of the printing operation.

Dates: 1880 - 1967
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.
 Fonds

George Chawner: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6094-6144
Dates: 1900-1914 (Circa)
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).
 Item

Letter concerning operation of flier laths on their press, 1881-11-24

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.13.E.133
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All letters are addressed to C.J. Clay, University printer, unless otherwise stated.
Sarah has re-numbered Pr.B.13.1-337. Still to do Pr.B.13.A-G.

Dates: 1881-11-24
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.
 File

Letters, mostly relating to Bible business, 1884 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.13.F
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

All letters are addressed to C.J. Clay, University printer, unless otherwise stated.
Sarah has re-numbered Pr.B.13.1-337. Still to do Pr.B.13.A-G.

Dates: 1884 - 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.
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Minutes of meetings of the Baskerville Club, occasionally signed, 1903 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.54.1
Scope and Contents

The minutes cover meetings held from 28 October 1903-25 February 1922. Pages from the Baskerville Club Stock Book, copies of club rules, letters to members, and postal reply cards are tipped into the volume.

Dates: 1903 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Paper and Printing: Illustrations, 1972 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/180
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1972 - 1985
 Series

Paper and printing: 'Interim', 1948-11-26 - 1992-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/179
Scope and Contents

Joseph Needham notes on his file title that this material was 'gone through by Chhien Tshun-Hsün [錢存訓 / Qian Cunxun], Oct 82 and checked.

Dates: 1948-11-26 - 1992-04-08
 Series

Paper and printing: Notes, 1942 - 1987-10

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/178
Scope and Contents

Joseph Needham noted on his file title that this material was 'gone through by Chhien Tshun-Hsün [錢存訓 / Qian Cunxun], Oct 82 and checked.

Dates: 1942 - 1987-10
 Sub-Series

Plans of Cambridge University Press site and buildings, 1820 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/P.XL
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Assets records - comprises records relating to property and personnel. Accounting material is in this category, alongside records of endowments, charitable trusts, buildings and employees.

Dates: 1820 - 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Printing journals, 1809 - 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 20
Scope and Contents The series detail varies as follows:- CUP 20/1 records tradesmen's, agents', and a few customer's accounts, 1809-10; Under the heading 'Expenses in printing pamphlets, etc., including profit' it gives: date, customer, description of work and quantity, charges of composition and of corrections, press, value of paper. Sums due and received. CUP 20/2-5 records: date, customer, number and nature of work, cost of printing and of correction and paper, total. These books have date of beginning and...
Dates: 1809 - 1862
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.
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Prizing books, 1836 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 17
Scope and Contents

End dates for each volume are doubtfully given. Each has a large date span owing to the variation in dates of completion of work undertaken. Hence the discrepancy between dates on spine and dates given.

Dates: 1836 - 1954
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.
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Rampant Lions Press Archive

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers arising from book, jobbing, and design work (including examples of ephemera but not usually books); miscellaneous correspondence; business papers; and publications by and about Will and Sebastian Carter.

Dates: 1924-2009
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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Report of Working Party on the Printing Industry into 'methods of reducing the cost of short-run printing, particularly of scientific literature', 1958-12

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Pr.B.26 (27)
Scope and Contents From the Series:

In this category is a wide variety of material, some originating from the printing house, some from the University.
As the new Press Archive catalogue is not yet complete, please use the 'Former / Other Reference' to request these items.

Dates: 1958-12
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.
 Fonds

Robert George Collier Proctor: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4522
Scope and Contents

A collection of papers and letters, mostly by or to R. Proctor, relating to Greek type: (fo. 1) list of books in Cambridge University Library to be photographed for the Type Facsimile Society, October 1900, in the hand of R. Proctor and a second hand; (fo. 37) copy of the title-page of Bartholomew Traheron, Exposition of parte of S. Johannes Gospel ([Wesel], 1557), in the hand of R. Proctor; (fos 38-142) correspondence and accounts.

Dates: 1900-1909
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).
 Series

Sales ledgers, 1829 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUP 15
Scope and Contents

Details of goods are recorded from 1866 onwards.

Dates: 1829 - 1938
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.
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