William Collins, Sons

William Collins, Sons (often referred to as Collins) was a Scottish printing and publishing company founded by a Presbyterian schoolmaster, William Collins, in Glasgow in 1819, in partnership with Charles Chalmers, the younger brother of Thomas Chalmers, minister of Tron Church, Glasgow.[1]

William Collins, Sons
Parent companyHarperCollins
Founded1819
FounderWilliam Collins
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Headquarters locationGlasgow, Scotland (1819)
Publication typesBooks
Official websitecollins.co.uk

Collins merged with Harper & Row in 1990, forming a new publisher named HarperCollins.


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