Penguin Collection: Editorial Files

Scope and Content

These files relate to works published by Penguin books in the following series: These files relate to works published by Penguin books in the following series: Penguin Main Series, Pelican, Pelican Classics, Penguin African Library, Australian Penguins, Buildings of England (held separately in DM 1901), Penguin Educational Library, Penguin English Library, Penguin Handbooks, Pelican History of Art, Miscellaneous, Penguin Guides, Penguin Music Scores, Things We See, Planning, Design, and Art Books, Penguin International Editions, Peacock Books, Penguin Modern Painters, Peregrine Books, Penguin Plays, Penguin Poets, Penguin Classics, Penguin Reference Books, Penguin Shakespeare, Penguin Specials, Pelican Specials, Editions Penguin, Editions Pingouin, Eidizioni del Pinguino, Penguin Hansard, Penguin Illustrated Classics, Ptarmigan Books, Puffin Books, Picture Puffin, Puffin Cut-Outs, Porpoise Books.Penguin Main Series, Pelican, Pelican Classics, Penguin African Library, Australian Penguins, Buildings of England (held separately in DM 1901), Penguin Educational Library, Penguin English Library, Penguin Handbooks, Pelican History of Art, Miscellaneous, Penguin Guides, Penguin Music Scores, Things We See, Planning, Design, and Art Books, Penguin International Editions, Peacock Books, Penguin Modern Painters, Peregrine Books, Penguin Plays, Penguin Poets, Penguin Classics, Penguin Reference Books, Penguin Shakespeare, Penguin Specials, Pelican Specials, Editions Penguin, Editions Pingouin, Eidizioni del Pinguino, Penguin Hansard, Penguin Illustrated Classics, Ptarmigan Books, Puffin Books, Picture Puffin, Puffin Cut-Outs, Porpoise Books.We also have editorial files for the Allen Lane Penguin Press. This is a hardback series which has the ISBN 07139. There are also a small amount of editorial files for publications by Frederick Warne (DM 1919) and Longman.

Administrative / Biographical History

These papers comprise the editorial files of the Penguin Company, and consist of a separate file for each published work. These files contain correspondence with the editor or author relating to publishing and copyright issues. Occasionally additional material such as detailed correspondence or photographs are included. The files are stored in Penguin book number order and later in International Standard Book Number (ISBN) order.

Arrangement

The files are arranged in three separate DM entries according to the time they were received at Bristol: DM 1107, DM 1852, and DM 1951.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all bona fide readers with written permission from Penguin Books, Ltd.

Acquisition Information

These files are on deposit from Penguin.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available in Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to copy material must be obtained from the University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.