File: Manchester University Press

  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/7/567
  • Dates of Creation
      1951-1975
  • Physical Description
      6 folders

Scope and Content

Manchester University Press was owned by the University of Manchester, and overseen by the University Press Committee. The file concerns the routine administration of the Press, including appointments to the Press Committee, financial matters, especially the deteriorating financial position of the Press in the early 1970s, commissioning, editing, and publishing issues, reader's reports, and accommodation (during the period covered by this file the Press was housed in buildings on Oxford Road). The file includes several interesting memoranda by the Secretary of the Press on general managerial issues, dating from 1953 and 1974. There is also correspondence concerning a proposed merger with Liverpool University Press in 1971.

Former reference: 73

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Related Material

See also VCA/7/16 and VCA/7/846 .