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Abelard-Schuman LtdThe records of Abelard-Schuman Ltd of London are held by Glasgow University Library. See www.gla.ac.uk/archives, which states that Abelard Schuman Ltd was founded in 1971 as a publishing subsidiary of Blackie & Son Ltd (see also the complex FOB entry for Blackie), and that by 2002 the firm was dormant. For the original US company of the same name, see the FOB entry for Abelard-Schuman, Inc.2008
Abelard-Schuman, Inc.Abelard-Schuman, Inc. was founded in New York in 1953 by the merger of Abelard Press and Henry Schuman, Inc. (q.v.). See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 46 (1986), p. 3. The firm was acquired by the International Textbook Company (later Intext) in 1969. In 1974 Intext was purchased by Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., which in turn was purchased by Harper & Row (now HarperCollins) in 1978. HarperCollins is a division of News Corporation. See www.newscorp.com.2008