Peter Owen publishing records


Creator: Peter Owen (Firm)
Date(s): 1951-1995
Call Number: MSS 0571
Language: Materials primarily in English.
Abstract: Peter Owen publishing records is the publisher’s archive (1950s-1995) of an independent British firm renowned for its international list of major authors and avant garde works. The bulk of the collection consists of the production files of selected works, primarily from the 1980s and 1990s, including edited typescripts, proofs, and other materials documenting the process of turning an author’s manuscript into a finished book.
Physical Description:
  • 29 linear feets (29 boxes)
  • 12 oversize galley proofs
  • 5 oversize boxes
  • 1 microcassette
Source: Purchases, 1991-1995.

Gifts, 2010 and 2015.

Processing: Processed by and encoded Kate Hand, February-May 2008. Updated by Maureen Cech, September 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard