Carter, Harry Graham, 1901-1982 (printing historian)
- Existence: 1901 - 1982
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Includes correspondence relating to all the different versions of this lecture. Correspondents from the Double Crown Club include Harry Carter and Barnett Freedman, and from the Society for Italic Handwriting S. H. Grice. Other correspondents include Alec Clifton-Taylor. With the correspondence are a printed announcement for the lecture at the Victoria & Albert Museum and list of invitees.
The letters mainly concern later editions (including the Penguin edition of 1938), but also include letters from readers. Meynell's correspondents include Edward Bawden, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., Nonesuch Press (Harry Carter, Frederick Lemon, George Macy), Penguin Books (John Lane, Allen Lane, Edward Young), and Robert Leighton.
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
Correspondents include A. Alexander and Sons, Raymond Anderson, Michael Birkett, Vivian Brodzky, G. D. L. Carnegie, Harry Carter, Lilian J. Caunter, Crown Film Unit (Cyril Frankel, Eric Fullilove), Campbell Dodgson, Paul Elek, John Farleigh, Desmond Flower, A. H. House, Ernest Ingham, George Macy, Enid Marx, McKenna and Co. (V. E. C. Harriss), Rauri McLean, Odhams Press Ltd (F. W. Heath), Carl Purlington Rollins, and Aubrey West.
This concerns the assembly and binding of an album amicorum (not the same album as item 1).
Including an original typescript letter (photocopy, with an annotation by John Lane, 1930), and a proof of the prospectus for H. Vervliet, Sixteenth-century printing types of the Low Countries.
The letters concern Carter's comments on Monotype Fournier in his book Fournier on typefounding (1930). With the letters is a letter from Morison conveying the letters to Oliver Simon, marked by Howe 'passed by Simon to Ellic Howe'.
Meynell's correspondents include Marjory ('Joan') Allen, Bernard Ashmole, Noel Carrington, Harry Carter, Hugh Casson, Eric Harmsworth, Ernest Ingham, Geoffrey Keynes, James Moran, Percy Muir, J. B. Priestley, Halford Reddish, Savile Club, Martin Secker, John Taylor, Beatrice Warde, Buck de la Warr, Lawrence Watkinson, John Westwood.
These include Marjory Allen, Richard Allen, Esme Anderson, R. Angus, Liliana Archibald, Madge Ashton, Charles, Nicolas Barker, C. H. Baylis, Leonard Beaumont, Reynard Biemiller, Carlotta Bloch, Joseph Blumenthal, Albert Foster Butler, Noel Carrington, Harry Carter, John Carter, Will Carter, Bennett Cerf, Douglas Cleverdon, Laura Cohn, Grace Collier, Barbara Coulter, Sammy Cohen.
Includes a letter from Beatrice Warde to Carter (1936), correspondence between Meynell and Vivian Ridler (1968), and notes of a conversation with Carter taken by Alix Meynell in connection with Meynell's memoirs.
Most of this series comes from Hutt's 'people' files, which along with correspondence included clippings and other papers about the person.
Meynell was appointed as honorary advisor to His Majesty's Stationery Office in 1944. He retired from this post in 1966.
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.
Except for items 1, 28, and 36, all the correspondence is from others to Simon.
The writers include Nicolas Barker, A. W. Bell, Christopher Bradshaw, Harry Carter, John Carter, Will Carter, William Cox, Brooke Crutchley, John Fairleigh, Elisabeth Friedlander, David Garnett, Joan Hassall, John Hayward, Ashley Havinden, Ellic Howe, Geoffrey Keynes, Lynton Lamb, Rauri McLean, Vivian Ridler, John Ryder, Hans Schmoller, Herbert Simon, John Simpson, and John Westwood. A few others are unidentified.
With these letters are carbon copies of 2 letters from Keynes to Meynell, and letters to Keynes from Mervyn Horder (1936), Harry Carter (1937), and Reynolds Stone (1938). With the letters is a print of 'Glad dawn' by William Blake (of uncertain relation to Keynes's editions of Blake).
Printed offprint from the Palestine Post for 14 Dec. 1945, showing Carter's Hebrew type.
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.
Original typescript (the first page in ms.) of 9 pages with ms. alterations; carbon copy; printed invitation; clippings; and correspondence with the Press (including Colin Roberts, Harry Carter) Meynell was asked to speak in place of Stanley Morison who had just died.
Letters after publication from Lewis Allen, Paul A. Bennett, Harry Carter, Michael Clapham, Sydney Cockerell, John F. Fulton, Robert Harling, Philip Hofer, André Jammes, Jan van Krimpen, Will Lockwood, Melvin Loos, Francis Meynell, Ulrich Middeldorf, Harry J. Owens, Eugene P. Pattberg, David Pottinger, Carl Purlington Rollins, Rudolph Ruzicka, Stuart C. Sherman, Oliver Simon, Simon Nowell Smith, Paul Standard, S. H. Steinberg, and Jan Tschichold.