'A.D. Peters', correspondence, mainly with Michael Sissons at Peters, Fraser and Dunlop, Writers' Agents, relating to publications by Sampson and other matters, 1990-1999
The AD Peters literary agency merged with Fraser and Dunlop in 1989. Includes:
- 'Proposal for a Dictionary of National Autobiography' by Sampson, apparently sent to Michael Sissons, 30 Apr. 1990, typescript
- faxed copy of a letter from Michael Sissons to Edward Heath concerning the writing and publication of his memoirs, 23 Aug. 1994, apparently forwarded to Sampson, 15 Sept. 1994, typescript
- correspondence regarding the choice of a publisher for Sampson's biography of Nelson Mandela, following HarperCollins' failure to publish a book by Chris Patten containing criticism of the Chinese government, 1998, word-processed. Michael Sissons was Patten's literary agent.
- Creation: 1990-1999
Language of Materials
MS. Sampson dep. 56