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International Congress of Paper Historians, 1967, records

Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Paper Historians

Scope and Content of the Collection

Copy 41 of 130 copies issued of Communications, the proceedings of the seventh congress of the organization, held September 24-29, 1967, at Trinity College, Oxford, England.

Proceedings contain the papers given at the congress, with additional material. Accompanying material include a note of presentation to the Newberry from editor J.S.G. Simmons of the copy, 1982, correspondence from other organizations asking for copies of the proceedings, newsclippings about the congress, and a list of those persons and institutions who received any of the 130 original copies.

Newberry also has a photocopy of copy 103 of 130, cataloged as Wing folio TS 1090 .I58 1967.


  • Creation: 1967-1982



Materials are in English and several other European languages.

Conditions Governing Access

The International Congress of Paper Historians, 1967, records are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Ownership and Literary Rights

The International Congress of Paper Historians, 1967, records are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections at

History of the International Congress of Paper Historians

Organization founded in 1959 and dedicated to the study of the history of paper.

According to the organization's website, "The IPH integrates professionals of different branches and all friends of paper within the field of paper history. It coordinates all interests and activities in paper history as an international specialist association co-operating with international, regional and local organisations not only of paper historians but also of keepers of archives and libraries, conservators, arthistorians, specialists in books, printing and technology, associations of the paper industry, the publishing trade etc., including handicraft and artistic activities in connection with paper."


0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)


Copy of the proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Paper Historians, held at Trinity College, Oxford, from September 24-29, 1967. Also includes correspondence about who received copies of the proceedings, called Communications, press clippings and materials about the Congress, and the Congress program.


Materials arranged alphabetically.

Collection Stack Location

4a 27 2


Gift of J.S.G. Simmons, 1982.

Processed by

Alison Hinderliter, 2016.

Inventory of the International Congress of Paper Historians, 1967, records, 1967-1982
Alison Hinderliter
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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