The collection consists of 21 volumes of copy out-letters 1875-1910
Bailliere, Tindall & Cox archive
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 6 RUL MS 1570
- Dates of Creation1875-1910
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and French.
- Physical Description21 volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Jean-Baptiste Bailliere (1795-1885) founded the medical and scientific publishing house of Bailliere in Paris in 1818. It thrived and diversified through the efforts of various members of the family. Jean-Baptiste's brother Hippolyte set up a branch of the business in London in 1830 and his nephews began a related business, Bailliere Brothers, in New York and Melbourne.
In 1870 Albert Alfred Tindall purchased the London business of Messrs Bailliere & Co., maintained its international links and expanded. Although his son took over the running of the business he remained the senior partner until his death, aged 90, in 1931.
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This description was composed by Gil Skidmore
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