Records of Abelard Schuman Ltd, publishers, 1971- , London, England

Scope and Content

  • Stock Ledger and price list, 1969-1972;
  • Memorandum and articles of association, 1971-1972;
  • Register of members, 1955-1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

Abelard Schuman Ltd was formed in  1971  as a publishing subsidiary of  Blackie & Son Ltd , publishers, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Scotland. The company offices are registered in London but in  2002  the company was dormant.


The arrangement of the material reflects the order in which it was received

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Company Secretary, Blackie & Son Ltd : November 1974

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1751 and 2501) and London (NRA21851)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Blackie & Sons Ltd, publishers, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Scotland


None expected

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Additional Information

This material is original

EAD enhancement by Peter Morphew, Archive Cataloguer, October 2017