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Booker Prize Collection

Identifier: GTM-20240202

Scope and Contents

Primarily comprised of promotional ephemera related to the Booker Prize (1984, 1989, 1997-1998) and the Russian Booker Prize (1994-1997). Also includes three VHS recordings related to the 1998 Booker Prize (ceremony, discussion, and "shorts").


  • 1984, 1997-1998


Conditions Governing Access

Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Historical Note

The Booker Prize, formerly the Booker Prize for Fiction and the Man Booker Prize, is a literary award conferred each year for the best single work of sustained fiction written in the English language, which was published in the United Kingdom and/or Ireland.

[Source: Wikipedia]


0.25 Cubic Feet (2 folders, 3 VHS tapes, and 2 audio cassettes)

Language of Materials


Metadata Rights Declarations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate source of acquisition unknown.

Related Materials

See also the Martyn Goff Papers.

Processing Information

The collection has been rehoused in acid-free boxes and folders.

Booker Prize Collection
John Zarrillo
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057