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Flower, Desmond John Newman, 1907-1997 (publisher)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1907-1997

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence, 1954-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E12/1
Scope and Contents Most of the letters are between Meynell and Bror Zachrisson. Other correspondents include Charles Batey, Harry Carter, Brooke Crutchley, Alan Dodson, Ealing School of Art (T. E. Lightfoot), Desmond Flower, Frank Francis, F. C. Friend, Donald Gardner, T. C. Hart, Douglas Jerrold, John Ryder, Hans Schmoller, Walter Tracy, With the letters is a note by Meynell explaining his reasons for not contributing to the collection
Dates: 1954-1959
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, 1954-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B35/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence about the article with the editor of Advertising Review (C. W. Cousland), and with other correspondents including Colin Anderson, F. K. Henrion, Desmond Flower, Percy Lund Humphries (E. C. Gregory), and Charles Rosner about items for exhibition and the catalogue.
Dates: 1954-1955
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, 1966-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B52/2
Scope and Contents Meynell's correspondence was with the Folio Society (Charles Ede, Peter Guy) and Desmond Flower. With the letters is a typescript 'Historical note' of 6 pages on the Folio Society by Ede.
Dates: 1966-1967
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, 1957-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E6/1
Scope and Contents The correspondents are the George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Desmond Flower, and David J. Way.
Dates: 1957-1959
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 1933, 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include J. & E. Bumpus Ltd (J. G. Wilson), Michael Fletcher, Desmond Flower, William Maxwell, Monotype Corporation (W. I. Burch), Philobiblion, and M. L. Schuster. With the letters are menus and programmes for events commemorating the tenth anniversary of the Press.
Dates: 1933
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 1946, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Beatrice Carroll, Desmond Flower, Charles L. Gimblett, Mrs. Arthur H. Hughes, Robert Leighton, Charles Madge, Rauri McLean, Margaret J. O'Donnell, The Pilot Press Ltd (Charles Madge), Will Ransom, James Shand, Barbara Wall, and Mary Winter Were In the same sequence is correspondence between Meynell and the Nonesuch Press (Monica Herring, Robert Leighton).
Dates: 1946
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 1948, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/14
Scope and Contents Correspondents include William T. Corrie, Dorothy Everett, Desmond Flower, James Forsyth, Charles L. Gimblett, Cherry Joyce, John Marshall, Katherine E. Noble, Dorothy Plowman, Random House, Inc. (Bennett Cerf, R. A. Freiman), Charles Rosner, and WIlliam Webb. In the same sequence is correspondence between Meynell and the Nonesuch Press (Monica Herring, Robert Leighton).
Dates: 1948
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 about loans of books to the exhibition 'Modern books and writers' at the National Book League Apr.-Sept. 1951 and the British Council travelling exhibition 'British Books of our times', 1950-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F16/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include John Baker, David Bland, the British Council (Ruth Atkinson), John Carter, Dennis Cohen, J. Compton, Desmond Flower, Golden Cockerell Press, Joan Hassall, Robert Leighton, National Book League (Elizabeth Edmondston), Oxford University Press (Charles Batey, Geoffrey Cumberledge, Patricia Faulkner), J. M. Richards, Michael Sadleir, Charles J. Sawyer, Martin Secker, James Shand, and Aubrey West. With the letters is a printed programme of book exhibitions for the Festival of...
Dates: 1950-1951
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 between Morison and Desmond Flower, 1948-1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/88
Scope and Contents From the Series: Morison's letters were generally dictated to his secretary and typed with a carbon copy. For the most part, it is these carbon copies that make up his outgoing correspondence in this series. (Where his original letters or photocopies of them are included, this fact is noted.) Letters to and from Morison are interfiled in one chronological sequence. Some short compositions by a particular correspondent are included in this series alongside that person's correspondence.
Dates: 1948-1961
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).
 Item

Correspondence mainly with Graham Watson, and some copies of contracts, 1963-1983

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9429/3B/1-204
Dates: 1963-1983
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).
 Item

Correspondence with D. J. N. Flower, Laura Ford and others, 1966-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9429/4A/1-40
Dates: 1966-1970
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 on individual people

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9815/A
Scope and Contents John Dreyfus's files consisting principally of correspondence, but also clippings, examples of printing (if the person was a printer or engraver), compositions by the person, and in some cases Dreyfus's research notes and compositions relating to the person. Some files have the name of a press or other corporate body rather than a person. The contents of this series are as follows: Box 1 = Abacus Typographers, Olive F. Abbott, George Abrams, Elmer Adler, Alexander Alexieff, Greer Allen, Lewis...
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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Flower, Desmond, 1962-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827/A/26
Scope and Contents From the Series: Except where noted, the letters are original letters to Percy Muir and carbon copies of letters from him. The title of the item is the name of the correspondent. Some of the correspondents were Muir's collaborators (including John Carter, John Dreyfus, H. A. Feisenberger, John Lansdell, Jack Matson, Howard M. Nixon, David Randall, S. H. Steinberg). Most of the others were prospective lenders to the exhibition. Except for item 87, the letters generally cover the time before the exhibition itself.
Dates: 1962-1963
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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Letters from Desmond Flower, 1939-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9820/A/14
Scope and Contents From the Series: A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.
Dates: 1939-1945
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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Letters from various correspondents (D-F) to Oliver Simon, 1931-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853/A1/10
Scope and Contents The letters are from the Double Crown Club (Hans Schmoller, 1955), John Dreyfus (1955), Evelyn Dunbar (ca. 1933), Alfred Fairbank, Newman Flower (1932), Desmond Flower (1931-1949).
Dates: 1931-1955
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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Letters to Will Carter from various correspondents (A-L), 1931-1989

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/F/12
Scope and Contents Letters collected by Will Carter, including letters from well-known correspondents, and from writers of good italic hands. Correspondents include Diana Albemarle, Anthony Barnes (to Sebastian Carter?), David H. Bates, Fernand Baudin, Paul A. Bennett, John Howard Benson, Nicolas Bentley, Reynard Biemiller, Diana Bloomfield, Wilfred Blunt, Max Caflisch, Maruice Card, Jerry Cinamon, Warren Chappell, Sybil Cholmondeley, Douglas Cockerell (to John Dreyfus), Sydney Cockerell, Dennis M. Cohen, John...
Dates: 1931-1989
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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Other correspondence, 1947-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F16/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents at the National Book League include Diana Carroll, John Hadfield, Janet M. Hagell, Herbert Howarth, Robert Lusty, Maurice Marston, and J. E. Morpurgo. Other correspondents are Gerald Barry, Desmond Flower, Sydney J. Goldsack, P. F. Warner, and Joan Yeo. With the letters are speaking notes for the opening of exhibitions and lunches in 1950 and 1951; 2 printed pamphlets about the NBL; and an undated typescript 'Exhibition of Polish book illustration and book covers'.
Dates: 1947-1958
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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Other correspondents (E-F), 1927-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/29
Scope and Contents They are: Bruton Emmett, W. N. Ewer, Fayer, Percy Fender, Colin Fenton (with a prospectus for The skylark by Ralph Hodgson, printed for him), H. P. R. Finberg, Desmond Flower, Walter A.Frankel, Donald Freeman, and Stanislav Frydman-Osiakovski.
Dates: 1927-1970
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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Other correspondents (F), 1966-1992

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/B/24
Scope and Contents Includes letters from Bernhard Fabian, Charles E. Feinberg, Lew David Feldman, Franz Fenyves, William H. Fern, E. R. S. Fifoot, Katalin Fillencz, Fine Print, A. J. Flavell, Robert F. Fleissner, David Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, Desmond Flower, Michael Foot, Helen Forde, Pierre-Jean Foulon, David Foxon, Charles A. Fracchia, A. B. Francis, Colin Franklin, Donald Fraser, R. B. Freeman, Percy Freer, Joan M. Friedman, Peter Frost, Ralf H. Funk, and Jean Furstenberg
Dates: 1966-1992
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

Papers relating to the gift of Baskerville's punches to Cambridge University, 1936-1992

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/B
Scope and Contents The punches were presented by Charles Peignot on 12 Mar. 1953. This series also includes correspondence and other papers relating to earlier research on the punches especially by John Dreyfus.
Dates: 1936-1992
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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