Incorporated Society of Authors, Playwrights and Composers: annual report 1945

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of the Incorporated Society of Authors, Playwrights and Composers comprising an annual report for 1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Incorporated Society of Authors, Playwrights and Composers is a non-profit making organisation, which was established in 1884 "to protect the rights and further the interests of authors". Its first president was Lord Tennyson, and a great many famous authors, including Shaw, Galsworthy, Hardy, Wells, Barrie, Masefield, Forster, have been active in the society. In 2007 the Society had over 8,000 members.

Arrangement

1 item only

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research

Acquisition Information

Transferred from Senate House Library.

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Temple.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.