• May 30, 2023

In Memory of Murray Melvin

We were very saddened last week to learn of the death of the actor, director and archivist, Murray Melvin (1932-2023) on the 14th April. Murray had a long association with the Library over a number of years and we were always grateful to him for sharing his knowledge and reminiscences with us, as well as…

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In Memory of Carmen Callil

Carmen Callil, publisher, author and founder of Virago Press died on Monday. Callil founded the publishing house Virago Press, in 1972, and was also Managing Director of Chatto and Windus and the Hogarth Press between 1982-1994. Callil remained Chairman of Virago Press until 1995 and was also a member of the Board of Channel 4…

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