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'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

MS. Sampson dep. 56
Held at the Weston Library

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The AD Peters literary agency merged with Fraser and Dunlop in 1989. Includes:

  1. 'Proposal for a Dictionary of National Autobiography' by Sampson, apparently sent to Michael Sissons, 30 Apr. 1990, typescript
  2. 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
  3. 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


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 56

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