Literary Print Culture: The Stationers’ Company Archive, 1554-2007

This is a unique archive relating to the history of printing, publishing and bookselling dating from 1554 to the twentieth century. Sourced from the archive of The Worshipful Company of Stationers & Newspaper Makers, located at Stationers’ Hall in the City of London, this resource allows access to a vast collection of primary source documents. The collection is widely regarded as one of the most important primary sources for studying the history of the book as well as publishing history, the history of copyright and the workings of an early London Livery Company.

The diverse range of material includes: constitutional, court, membership, financial, trade, general administrative, charity and property records.

 

Coverage: 1554-2007
Trial Ends: May 31, 2018
Provider: Adam Matthew

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