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Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I. Correspondence, 1977-2000

Series II. Works

University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Peter Owen Ltd.:

A Preliminary Inventory of Its Records in the Manuscript Collection at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center



Creator: Peter Owen (Firm), 1951-
Title: Peter Owen Ltd. Records
Dates: 1977-2000
Abstract: This collection of correspondence and production material adds to the Peter Owen Ltd. archive previously received at the Ransom Center. The bulk of the collection is book production material from the mid-1990s including corrected drafts and proofs. The collection also includes correspondence from 1977 to 2000.
Extent: 50 boxes (21 linear feet)
Language: English
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Scope and Contents

This collection of correspondence and production material adds to the Peter Owen Ltd. archive previously received at the Ransom Center. Correspondence, 1977-2000, includes letters from Peter Ackroyd, Miguel Asturias, Anna Kavan, Francis King, James Kirkup, Doris Lessing, James Purdy, Jeremy Reed, Muriel Spark, and Peter Vansittart.

The bulk of the collection is book production material from the mid-1990s including corrected drafts and proofs. Authors include Margareta Bergman, Hugo Claus, Albert Cohen, Margaret Crosland, Fabián Dobles, Fakhar Zaman, Salvador Garmendia, Barbara Hardy, Paul Harris, Charles Hobday, Abdullah Hussein, Guy de Maupassant, Jean Métellus, Tim Mitchell, Milorad Pavic, David Powell, James Purdy, Jeremy Reed, Peter Vansittart, Edith Wharton, and Iwo and Pamela Zaluski.

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Restrictions

Access:

Open for research

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Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Purchase, 2001 (Reg. no.14673)

Processed by:

Suzanne Casey, 2001

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Container List

 

Series I. Correspondence, 1977-2000

Box Folder
1 1 Ackroyd, Peter and Ballard, J. G.
2 Argyll, Mathilda, Duchess of Argyle
3 Asturias, Miguel
4 Bangert, Sharon
5 Boyson, Rhodes, Sir
6 Cicellis, Kay
7 Cohen, Bella
8 Crosland, Margaret
9 De-la-Noy, Michael
10 Dobles, Fabián
11 Endo, Shusaku
12 Farr, Evelyn
13 Grafton, Sue
14 Halegua, Lillian
15 Hardy, Barbara
16 Hite, Shere
17 Hussein, Abdullah
18 Kavan, Anna
19 King, Francis
20 Kirkup, James
21 Lessing, Doris
22 Lewis, Roy
23-24 Owen, Peter
25 Perriam, Wendy
Box Folder
2 1 Purdy, James
2 Reed, Jeremy
3 Spark, Muriel
4 Stuhlmann, Gunther
5 Taylor, Elisabeth Russell
6 Vansittart, Peter
7 Vesaas, Tarjei
8 Virtue, Noel
9 Willmott, Phyllis
10 Withers, Audrey (Kennett)

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Series II. Works

Box Folder
2 11-12 Bergman, Margareta. Mirror, Mirror
Boyson, Rhodes
13 Boyson on Education
Box Folder
3 1-2 Boyson on Education, cont'd
3-7 Speaking My Mind
Box Folder
4 1 Speaking My Mind, cont'd
2-6 Braithwaite, Brian. Women's Magazines: The First 300 Years
Box Folder
5 1 Women's Magazines: The First 300 Years, cont'd
2-8 Buckton, Henry. By Royal Command
Box Folder
6 1 By Royal Command, cont'd
2-7 Cade, Jared. Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days
Box Folder
7 1-6 Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days , cont'd
Box Folder
8 1-2 Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days , cont'd
3-6 Cairns, Adrian. The Making of the Professional Actor
Box Folder
9 1-3 The Making of the Professional Actor, cont'd
4-9 Charles II, King of England. My Dearest Minette
Box Folder
10 1-4 My Dearest Minette, cont'd
5-8 Claus, Hugo. The Swordfish
9 Cohen, Albert. Book of My Mother
Box Folder
11 1-7 Book of My Mother, cont'd
8 Crosland, Margaret. The Enigma of Giorgio de Chirico
Box Folder
12 1-3 The Enigma of Giorgio de Chirico, cont'd
4-7 De-la-Noy, Michael. The King Who Never Was
Box Folder
13 1-4 The King Who Never Was, cont'd
5-9 Dickens, Charles. Hunted Down
Box Folder
14 1-5 Dobles, Fabián. Years Like Brief Days
6-8 Donaldson, William. From Winchester to This
Box Folder
15 1-5 From Winchester to This, cont'd
6-7 Fakhar Zaman. The Prisoner
8-9 Farr, Evelyn. Marie-Antoinette and Count Axel Fersen: The Untold Love Story
Box Folder
16 1-7 Marie-Antoinette and Count Axel Fersen: The Untold Love Story, cont'd
8 Friedman, Dennis. Darling Georgie
Box Folder
17 1-7 Darling Georgie, cont'd
Box Folder
18 1-4 Darling Georgie, cont'd
5-7 Galanaki, Rhea. The Life of Ismail Ferik Pasha
8 Garmendia, Salvador. Memories of Altagracia
Box Folder
19 1-5 Memories of Altagracia, cont'd
6-8 Gibson, H. B. Love in Later Life
Box Folder
20 1-7 Love in Later Life, cont'd
Hardy, Barbara Nathan
8-9 London Lovers
Box Folder
21 1-5 London Lovers, cont'd
6-8 Shakespeare's Storytellers
Box Folder
22 1-4 Shakespeare's Storytellers, cont'd
5-8 Harris, Paul. The Pantomime Book
9 Hobday, Charles. A Golden Ring
Box Folder
23 1-7 A Golden Ring, cont'd
Box Folder
24 1-5 A Golden Ring, cont'd
6-8 Hooper, Barbara. Cider with Laurie
Box Folder
25 1-7 Cider with Laurie, cont'd
Box Folder
26 1-5 Cider with Laurie, cont'd
6-8 Hussein, Abdullah. The Weary Generations
Box Folder
27 1-4 The Weary Generations, cont'd
5 Ingoldby, Grace. Bring Out Your Dead
Box Folder
28 1-4 Bring Out Your Dead, cont'd
5-8 Leach, Karoline. In the Shadow of the Dreamchild
Box Folder
29 1-5 In the Shadow of the Dreamchild, cont'd
Box Folder
30 1 In the Shadow of the Dreamchild, cont'd
2-7 Levy, M. J. The Mistresses of King George IV
Maupassant, Guy de
8 Afloat
Box Folder
31 1-4 Afloat, cont'd
5-8 A Parisian Bourgeois' Sundays and Other Stories
Box Folder
32 1-7 A Parisian Bourgeois' Sundays and Other Stories, cont'd
8 McAlpine, Gordon. The Persistence of Memory
Box Folder
33 1-7 The Persistence of Memory, cont'd
Box Folder
34 1-4 Métellus, Jean. The Vortex Family
5-7 Michelangelo. Love Sonnets and Madrigals to Tommaso de'Cavalieri
Box Folder
35 1-6 Mitchell, Tim. Jonathan Richman, Modern Lover
7 Owen, Peter. Publishing Now
8 Pavic, Milorad. Last Love in Constantinople
Box Folder
36 1-5 Last Love in Constantinople, cont'd
6-8 Powell, David. What's Left?
Box Folder
37 1-8 What's Left?, cont'd
Box Folder
38 1-5 Prestwich, P. F. The Translation of Memories
6-7 Purdy, James. Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue
Box Folder
39 1-2 Gertrude of Stony Island Avenue, cont'd
Reed, Jeremy.
3-6 Angels, Divas and Blacklisted Heroes
Box Folder
40 1-5 Bitter Blue
6-7 Dorian
Box Folder
41 1-3 Dorian, cont'd
4-8 Red Hot Lipstick
Box Folder
42 1-5 Sade, Marquis de. The Crimes of Love
6-7 St. Albans, Suzanne, Duchess of. Paradise and Pestilence
Box Folder
43 1 Paradise and Pestilence, cont'd
2-6 Vansittart, Peter. Survival Tactics
Box Folder
44 1-4 Survival Tactics, cont'd
5-7 Walker, Benjamin. Foundations of Islam
Box Folder
45 1-6 Foundations of Islam, cont'd
Box Folder
46 1-2 Foundations of Islam, cont'd
3-7 Wharton, Edith. The Ghost-Feeler
Box
47 Zaluski, Iwo and Pamela.
1-9 Chopin's Poland
Box Folder
48 1-7 Mozart in Italy
Box Folder
49 1-2 Mozart in Italy, cont'd
3-10 Young Liszt
Box Folder
50 1-3 Young Liszt, cont'd

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