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Gill, Arthur Eric Rowton, 1882-1940 (Sculptor and Engraver)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1882 - 1940

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

Arms of the Royal Institute of British Architects engraved by Eric Gill (1962), 1962-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9861/A7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Vine Press was the private press of John Peters (1917-1989) and Peter Foster (1919-2010) in the village of Hemingford Grey near Cambridge. From 1957 to 1963 the Press produced six books and a few ephemera. The business was run by Peters, and the archive consists mostly of his files. These cover all the books and prospectuses, and most of the ephemera, with trial settings, layouts, proofs, and much correspondence with authors and suppliers; as well as almost all the wood-engraved blocks,...
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).
 File

Artwork for winged-horse device, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B8/2
Scope and Contents

One copy of Meynell's bookplate by Eric Gill printed from the wood-engraving (?); artwork for reproduction (dated 17 July 1944 on verso); and artwork for a simplified form of the winged horse The bookplate without 'E libris' or 'Francis Meynell' appeared on the title-page of the 1944 printing.

Dates: 1944
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

Eric Gill, 1912-1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/37
Scope and Contents

Undated Christmas card (to Meynell?). With this are an autograph letter from Gill to Wilfrid Meynell (1912); specimens of Gill's bookplate for Meynell; and printed items including The Game (no. 2; Dec. 1916).

Dates: 1912-1940
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

Letters from Eric Gill, 1929-1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9825/C/2
Scope and Contents

Two original autograph ms. letters (1931, 1933) and 2 photocopies (1929). With the photocopies is a keepsake for the nuptial mass of Petra Gill and Denis Tegetmeier dated 7 Jan. 1930, printed by the Fanfare Press.

Dates: 1929-1933
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).
 File

Letters from Stanley Scott to Denis Tegetmeier, 1967-1987

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9832/2
Scope and Contents

The letters are variously ms. copies, typescript carbon copies, and photocopies. With a note from 1983 is a pencil sketch (photocopy) of Eric Gill made by Michael Kelly in 1940. The last letter in the sequence is addressed to 'the family Tegetmeier' after Denis's death (1987).

Dates: 1967-1987
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

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).
 File

Papers from Burns and Oates, 1913 (Date from the publication of Alice Meynell's poems.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F1/1
Scope and Contents

Prospectus for The collected works of Francis Thompson and The collected poems of Alice Meynell; proofs of 2 wood-engravings by Eric Gill.

Dates: 1913 (Date from the publication of Alice Meynell's poems.)
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 Eric Gill, 1912-1977

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

This series consists of: Morison's collection of papers on Gill deposited by him at Cambridge University Press on 24 May 1939; additions to this collection made by Brooke Crutchley; and later papers of Morison relating to Gill. All these papers are mixed here. Items 1-8 are correspondence of Gill; 9- 15 other correspondence; 16-60 all other material, arranged roughly chronologically.

Dates: 1912-1977
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).