Work diaries of Robert Lusty

Robert Lusty (1909-1991) worked for the publishing firm Hutchinson from 1928 and in 1933 was appointed manager of the associated company Selwyn & Blount. In 1935 he joined Michael Joseph Ltd at its foundation and rose to become Deputy Chairman by 1956 when he returned to Hutchinson as Managing Director and remained until his retirement in 1973. He was also active in the Publishers Association and the National Book League.

The collection consists of his work diaries, covering the years 1936-1972 including engagements, addresses and book titles.

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  • This collection is not yet catalogued
  • A full description is available from our online database
  • Manuscript number MS 2607
publishing history personal papers lusty robert

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