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Allan, Alastair J., Active 1970s - 2015



  • Existence: Active 1970s - 2015 - 2015


Alastair Allan was a member of staff at the University of Sheffield Library from 1977 to 2014, having previously worked at the University of Hull Library and the British Library Lending Division at Boston Spa, after graduating from the College of Librarianship in the University of Wales in 1971.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Allan Collection

Reference code: 365
Scope and Contents

A collection of documents, printed ephemera and artefacts relating to freemasonry, from Ian Cochrane Allan, member and officer of several masonic organisations in Cheshire during the mid-20th century. Includes minutes, correspondence, speeches, programmes, invoices, as well as some items of masonic regalia, as well as materials relating to Ian Cochrane Allan’s war service, and an account book for 1947 to 1948 kept by his wife Joan Allan.

Dates: c1939 - 1977

Allan Recordings

Reference code: AU 16
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings of interviews about the book trade with librarians and booksellers by Alastair Allan in 1974. The librarians represent a range of institutions including the universities of Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, East Anglia, Edinburgh, Hull, Leicester, Newcastle, Salford, Stirling, and polytechnics at Sheffield, Newcastle, Wolverhampton and Kingston. Booksellers include representatives from the university bookshops at Edinburgh and Stirling, and from Daley’s,...
Dates: 1974