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Cambridge University Press

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Cambridge University Press, publishers

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 File

A Greek type for Cambridge University Press, 1956-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D1/6
Scope and Contents

Drawings; photographs; memoranda; specimens; correspondence. The type was never made. Drawings include enlargements of some lower-case letters of Monotype series 169 with which the type was planned to be compatible. Drawings and specimens that are dated (except large ones) are interfiled with the correspondence. Correspondents include Cambridge University Press (Brooke Crutchley, John Dreyfus), Matthew Carter, G. S. Kirk, D. L. Page, Stephenson Blake & Co., J. D. Wilkinson.

Dates: 1956-1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

A tally of types (1953), 1952-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/A32
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series consists of papers, including correspondence, relating to Morison's published and unpublished compositions (except memoranda internal to the Monotype Corporation and The Times). Also included are some items which, although not properly compositions of Morison, incorporate his work, whether in supervision, editing, or design.

Dates: 1952-1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Cambridge edition of the works of D. H. Lawrence, 1979-1980

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D1/19
Scope and Contents

Sketches and finished artwork for spine lettering 'The letters of D. H. Lawrence'; Cambridge University Press prospectus and list of 7 volumes of the edition; correspondence with Cambridge University Press.

Dates: 1979-1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Cambridge University Press, 1925-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/B2
Scope and Contents

Morison was Typographical Consultant to Cambridge University Press from 1925 until 1959. The letters to Morison up to 1941 are mostly typescript carbon copies; those from Morison are original typescripts or else manuscript letters in his hand. Some letters are to or from Morison's secretaries G. E. Alexander and M. J. Gasking, and Lewis's secretary J. M. Claydon.

Dates: 1925-1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with Cambridge University Press, 1969-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853/A4/10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The correspondence consists chiefly of original incoming letters and typescript carbon copies of outgoing letters. Included are a few letters addressed to others at the Curwen Press Correspondence with customers relating to a particular job is in series B, but some customers' correspondence relating to more than one job is kept together here. Most correspondence relating to the management of the Curwen business is in series D, but some correspondence with directors, specifically John...
Dates: 1969-1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with the University Press, Cambridge, 1962-1964

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9821/B/3
Scope and Contents

The correspondence is chiefly with John Dreyfus and A. E. Toller. With this are letters from C. & H. T. Evans (Bookbinders) Ltd. The University Press printed the text pages.

Dates: 1962-1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Files relating to consultancies and societies

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9815/C
Scope and Contents The contents of this series are as follows: Box 43 = Limited Editions Club (to which Dreyfus was European consultant 1956-1977), including files on books designed by Dreyfus Box 44 = Limited Editions Club, further similar files Box 45 = Limited Editions Club, further similar files; with part of a transcript of an interview with Mrs. George Macy (1972) Box 46 = Double Crown Club, including menus and printed ephemera, some annotated by Dreyfus, with some correspondence between him and officers...
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Manuscript review invitation, 3 Mar. 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9843/2/3
Scope and Contents

Letter from Cambridge University Press inviting Michael Baxandall to review a manuscript entitled 'The Judgement of Sense' by David Summers

Dates: 3 Mar. 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of personal correspondence have been closed.
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Miscellaneous designs for Cambridge University Press, 1985-1991

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D2/23
Scope and Contents

Log of individual jobs; artwork, chiefly for dustwrappers; drawings and proofs for the Cambridge Archaeological Journal, and stationery for the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research; proofs for various small jobs; correspondence. Correspondents include Cambridge University Press (John Trevitt and other designers); Nora Crook; Chris Scarre.

Dates: 1985-1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Two letters from staff of Cambridge University Press, 31 May 1991-19 Oct. 2007

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/1/48
Scope and Contents

The writers include Annie Cave.

Dates: 31 May 1991-19 Oct. 2007
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.

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