Flower, Desmond John Newman, 1907-1997 (publisher)
- Existence: 1907 - 1997
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
The correspondents are the George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Desmond Flower, and David J. Way.
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
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.
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.
Correspondence 1933, 1933
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.
Correspondence 1946, 1946
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).
Correspondence 1948, 1948
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).
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
Correspondence between Morison and Desmond Flower, 1948-1961
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.
Correspondence mainly with Graham Watson, and some copies of contracts, 1963-1983
Correspondence with D. J. N. Flower, Laura Ford and others, 1966-1970
Files on individual people
Flower, Desmond, 1962-1963
Letters from Desmond Flower, 1939-1945
A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.
Letters from various correspondents (D-F) to Oliver Simon, 1931-1955
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).
Letters to Will Carter from various correspondents (A-L), 1931-1989
Other correspondence, 1947-1958
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'.
Other correspondents (E-F), 1927-1970
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.
Other correspondents (F), 1966-1992
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
Papers relating to the gift of Baskerville's punches to Cambridge University, 1936-1992
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.