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George Robertson and George Ferguson of Angus & Robertson, papers, 1882-1998

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Record title

George Robertson and George Ferguson of Angus & Robertson, papers, 1882-1998

Call numbers

MLMSS 9703

Record identifier

9PQ8JNNn

George Robertson and George Ferguson of Angus & Robertson, papers, 1882-1998

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George Robertson and George Ferguson of Angus & Robertson, papers, 1882-1998

Full title

George Robertson and George Ferguson of Angus & Robertson, papers, 1882-1998

Date

1882-1998

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9703

Record Identifier

9PQ8JNNn
Physical Description

Contents

1.50 metres of textual material (9 boxes), some folders contain photographs - manuscript, typescript

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Level of description

Fonds

Arrangement

Folder and contents arrangement by donor.

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Copying Conditions

Copyright status : In copyright

Copyright holder : State Library of New South Wales

Research & study copies allowed

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and courtesy James Ferguson

Copyright status : Photographs created before 1955 out of copyright.<br>Photographs created after 1955 in copyright

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Collection includes some early A&R documents and invoices including a framed advertisement for the opening of a 'New Bookseller' in 1884. However the majority of collection relates to George Ferguson (grandson of George Robertson) - including business papers, correspondence and newscuttings relating to the running of A&R largely between 1950 and 19...

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Full title

George Robertson and George Ferguson of Angus & Robertson, papers, 1882-1998

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by James Ferguson, December 2014

Administrative / Biographical history

George Robertson was co-founder of Angus & Robertson in 1886. George Robertson's daughter Bessie married John Ferguson, author of 'Bibliography of Australia', and their son George Ferguson later became Managing Director of A&R and President of the Australian Book Publishers Association (ABPA), 1949-1971.

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Call Numbers

MLMSS 9703

Record Identifier

9PQ8JNNn

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Reference code

1261253

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