Pafford, John Henry

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Dr. Hunt re MS Ashmore 208 and related matters, with facsimiles, transcripts and newscuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Henry Pyle Pafford was Goldsmiths' Librarian of the University of London Library from 1945 to 1967. He published works on librarianship, including 'Library Cooperation in Europe' (1935) and 'American and Canadian Libraries: some notes on a visit in the summer of 1947' (1949), and acted as an editor of 'The Year's Work in Librarianship' during 1939-1950. He was also an editor of literary texts, notably the Arden edition of Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale'.


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Given by P.M. Baker.