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Pafford, John Henry Pyle (1900-1996)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS920
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Pafford, John Henry Pyle (1900-1996)
Date(s): 1957-1958
Level of description: fonds
Extent: One folder
Name of creator(s): Pafford | John Henry Pyle | 1900-1996 | librarian
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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.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence of John Henry Pyle Pafford with Dr. Hunt re MS Ashmore 208 and related matters, with facsimiles, transcripts and newscuttings.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

One folder.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

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.

Finding aids:

Collection level description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Given by P.M. Baker.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from the Goldsmith's Librarian's files in 1970.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the Senate House catalogue and edited by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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