Fonds RC0019 - Colin Smythe Limited, Publishers fonds

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Colin Smythe Limited, Publishers fonds

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Fonds

Reference code

RC0019

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Edition statement

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

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Date(s)

  • 1966-1993 (Creation)

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Physical description

49.8 m of textual records, graphic material, and sound recordings

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Name of creator

(1966-)

Administrative history

Colin Smythe, the founder of Colin Smythe Limited Publishers, was born in Berkshire, England. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. He returned to England and in 1966 established Colin Smythe Limited, in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. The firm specializes in Anglo-Irish literature. In 1987 he was presented with an award from the Association of Anglo-Irish Literature in Dublin.

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Scope and content

The fonds contains: books; correspondence; miscellaneous including clippings, desk ornaments and signs, art work, photographs, and music sheets; financial records; publishing files, business and financial material; and other material. More detailed description of content in 'System of Arrangement' below.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The first accrual was acquired in September 1976; second accrual in March 1980; third accrual in 1981; fourth accrual in 1982; fifth accrual in March 1986; sixth accrual in December 1987; seventh accrual in April 1994, although its accrual number is 31-1995, all from Colin Smythe.

Arrangement

There have been seven accruals. The first accrual is arranged into the following series: books; correspondence; miscellaneous including clippings, desk ornaments and signs, art work, photographs, and music sheets; financial records. The second accrual is arranged into the following series: publishing files, art work, business and financial. The third accrual is arranged into the following series: publishing files, rejected authors, business and financial. The fourth accrual is arranged into the following series: publishing files, business correspondence, financial correspondence. The fifth accrual is arranged into the following series: editorial, business and financial. The sixth and seventh accruals have not yet been sorted, arranged, or described, but they have been measured. The fonds is supplemented by a book collection which has not yet been catalogued.

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Restrictions on access

Access restrictions: Access to this archive is restricted until the death of Colin Smythe, except with his permission.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

First Accrual: Finding Aid
Second Accrual: Finding Aid
Third Accrual: Finding Aid
Fourth Accrual: Finding Aid
Fifth Accrual: Finding Aid

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Further accruals are expected.

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RC0019

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