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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
Extent: 50 boxes (21 linear feet)
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.
Language: English
Access:

Open for research




Acquisition:

Purchase, 2001 (Reg. no.14673)

Processed by:

Suzanne Casey, 2001

Repository:

The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center


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.