Penguin Archive

Penguin Archive
Special Collections
Arts and Social Sciences Library
University of Bristol
Tyndall Avenue
Bristol
BS8 1TJ
England

Website

www.bris.ac.uk/library/resources/specialcollections/archives/penguin/

E-mail

special-collections@bristol.ac.uk

Telephone

0117 928 8014

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

The Penguin Archive contains the archives of Penguin Books Ltd. from its foundation in 1935 to the 1980s. It includes a wide variety of materials on the establishment and business life of Penguin Books Ltd., as well as social events, legal cases (particularly the Lady Chatterley's Lover trial of 1960), exhibitions on the company's history, and the private lives of prominent figures in the early history of the company, including Sir Allen Lane, Eunice Frost and Betty Radice. It also includes a large collection of Penguin books from 1935 to date.

Venue Type:

Archive

Opening hours

Special Collections is located in the Arts and Social Sciences Library, Tyndall Avenue (number 11 on the map).

Our normal opening times are:
Mon - Thurs 9:15 - 18.45
Fri 12:00 - 16.45 pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays : closed

Admission charges

Free

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