Ref NoDLH/1/2
TitleLetters of rejection from publishers
DescriptionThis file contains letters received by Haldin from the following publishers, institutions and individuals in response to her proposal to publish - or seek funding for - the dictionary:

All are rejection letters unless otherwise stated.

-Edward and Lucie Smith, concerning a suggestion to apply for a British Academy grant (letter is undated but appears to be from an early stage in Haldin's research)
-Penguin Books Ltd., dated 18 September 1957
-Oxford University Press, dated 9 April 1957
-George G. Harrap & Company Limited, dated 10 May 1957
-Cambridge University Press, dated 16 May 1957
-Faber and Faber Limited, dated 13 June 1957
-Alec Tiranti Ltd., dated 24 October 1957
-three letters from W. & R. Chambers Ltd., dated 8 November 1957, 11 & 12 February 1964, concerning initial rejection of the proposal and further explanation on this decision
-two letters from Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., dated 12 October 1962 & 25 September 1963, concerning initial rejection of the proposal and further explanation on this decision
-John Murray (Publishers) Ltd., dated 29 October 1962
-The Phoenix Trust, dated 24 January 1963
-two letters from Pergamon Press Limited and The Commonwealth and International Library of Science Technology Engineering and Liberal Studies (part of Pergamon Press), dated 16 April 1963 & 10 June 1963, concerning an expression of interest and request for a manuscript and a follow-up rejection letter
-Thames and Hudson Ltd., dated 16 July 1963
-Collier-Macmillan Ltd., dated 25 July 1963
-Aslib, dated 29 July 1963
-R.R. Bowker Company, dated 9 September 1963
-Cassell and Company Ltd., dated 3 March 1964
-Longmans, Green & Co. Limited, dated 10 April 1964
-J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd., dated 28 April 1964
-Collins Publishers, dated 27 May 1964
-David McKay Company, Inc., dated 9 July 1964
-three letters from the Victoria & Albert Museum, dated 16 December 1964, 10 September 1966 & 8 February 1967, concerning an inquiry about gaining sponsorship from the Paul Mellon Foundation and advice on future approaches to American publishers, also includes a letter from G. Sharpe, Paul Mellon Foundation, dated 15 August 1966, acknowledging receipt of the manuscript
-Barrie and Rockliff, dated 16 March 1965
-Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, dated 11 May 1965, concerning an unsuccessful grant application
-University of London Press Limited, dated 26 March 1965
-two letters from Curtis Brown Ltd., dated 21 October 1965 & dated 28 October 1965, concerning their inability to find suitable publishers and their wish to cease work on the project
-A.P. Watt & Son, dated 8 November 1965
-Lund Humphries, dated 5 January 1966
-Elek Books Limited, dated 17 February 1966
-Oliver & Boyd Ltd., dated 7 March 1966
-Bailey Bros & Swinfen Ltd., dated 15 March 1966
-John Farquharson Ltd., 7 April 1966
-Manchester University Press, dated 26 May 1966
-S.A. Oliver & Son Ltd., dated 4 September 1966
-Hutchinson and Co. (Publishers) Ltd., dated 12 January 1967
-E. Weyhe, Inc., dated 3 March 1967
-F. Lewis, Publishers, Limited, dated 9 October 1967
-Edinburgh University Press, dated 15 August 1968
-Evelyn Adams & Mackay Limited, dated 16 November 1967
Date18 Sep 1957-15 Aug 1968
LevelFile
Extent1 file
    Powered by CalmView© 2008-2019