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Carter, Harry Graham, 1901-1982 (printing historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1982

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Acquisition of Frederic Warde's Arrighi italic type, 1935-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/E/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence; notes on this item by Sebastian Carter; showings of the type (1935-1995); trial settings of Spenser, Epithalamium in this type (marked 'Ephithalamium - project'). Correspondents include Arnold Bank, Joseph Blumenthal, Christopher Bradshaw, Jackson Burke, Harry Carter, John Carter, Douglas Cleverdon, Marshall Davidson, Franz Hess (only copies of letters from Will Carter to him), Charles W. Hobson, John Holroyd-Reece, Ernest Ingham, Roger Levenson, Matt. P. Loman, Giovanni...
Dates: 1935-1963
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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Carter, Harry, 1962-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9827/A/15
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...
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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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, 1934-1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D1/1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1934-1952
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, 1950-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B25/9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1950-1962
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).
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Correspondence 1939, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Faber and Faber (A. B. V. Drew), Archie Harradine, John & Edward Bumpus Ltd (J. G. Wilson), Geoffrey Keynes, Golden Cockerell Press (Christopher Sandford), Fanfare Press (F. D. Dougherty, Ernest Ingham), Mariette Countess Govone, Robert Maclehose & Co (John Easton), William Maxwell, Elizabeth Read, P. A. Wayne In the same sequence are letters between Meynell and the Nonesuch Press (Harry Carter, E. S. Harper, Frederick Lemon, Robert Leighton, George Macy,...
Dates: 1939
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 1951, 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/17
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 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 Harry Carter and Alix Meynell, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F18/6
Scope and Contents

This concerns the assembly and binding of an album amicorum (not the same album as item 1).

Dates: 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).
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Correspondence between Morison and Harry Carter, 1930-1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/52
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930-1965
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 Stanley Morison and Harry Carter, 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9820/B/2
Scope and Contents

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'.

Dates: 1930
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 informants, 1959-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B55/9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1959-1970
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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Correspondence with readers (A-C), 1971-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B55/36
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1971-1972
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,...
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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Harry Carter, 1936-1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/14
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1936-1971
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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Harry Carter, 1958-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9814/E/7
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of this series comes from Hutt's 'people' files, which along with correspondence included clippings and other papers about the person.

Dates: 1958-1967
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).
 Sub-Series

Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1944-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E10
Scope and Contents

Meynell was appointed as honorary advisor to His Majesty's Stationery Office in 1944. He retired from this post in 1966.

Dates: 1944-1968
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

John Fell, the University Press and the 'Fell' types (1967), 1897-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/A65
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: 1897-1967
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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Letters from Harry Carter to Oliver Simon, 1942-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853/A1/6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Except for items 1, 28, and 36, all the correspondence is from others to Simon.

Dates: 1942-1954
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 relating to the 'album party' on 11 October, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F18/7
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 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).
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Letters to Geoffrey Keynes, 1929-1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D2/3
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1929-1938
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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Making a printing-type, by H. G. Carter, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/E3/19
Scope and Contents

Printed offprint from the Palestine Post for 14 Dec. 1945, showing Carter's Hebrew type.

Dates: 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).
 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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Remarks at the opening of the John Fell exhibition at Oxford University Press, 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B59/77
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 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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Voltaire's essay on Milton, edited by Desmond Flower, 1954-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/A/6
Scope and Contents

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.

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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