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Sparrow, John Hanbury Angus, 1906-1992 (Warden of All Souls College Oxford)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1906 - 1992

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence between Morison and John Sparrow, 1942-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/255
Scope and Contents

Folder 1 = 1944-1945, with 3 page proofs of Lapidaria (1944) and a letter from Walter Lewis to Morison. Folder 2 = 1945-1967.

Dates: 1942-1967
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).
 File

Correspondence with others, 1952-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D13/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Geoffrey Cumberlege, Colin Hardie, Christian Hardie, Robert Leighton, Mansell (Bookbinders) Ltd (Bradbury P. J. Clarke), Humphrey House, Percy Haynes & Co Ltd, Max Reinhardt, Rosemary Rutherford, John Sparrow, and Morton D. Zabel.

Dates: 1952-1954
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).
 File

Exhibition 'The Rampant Lions Press - a printing workshop through five decades' at the Adeane Gallery, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, May-June 1982, 1979-1983

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/E/13
Scope and Contents Exhibition labels; layouts of the exhibition; proofs and printed announcements and invitations; clippings; typescript of an interview with Will and Sebastian Carter; tear sheet of the printed interview; clippings about the exhibition; correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Correspondents include John Beech, Ernestine Carter, Michael Chater, Crafts magazine (Martina Margetts), Glyn Daniel and Ruth Daniel, Eastern Arts Association (Jane Heath, Christopher Rye), Fitzwilliam Museum...
Dates: 1979-1983
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).
 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).
 File

John Sparrow, 1972-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/B/64
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series contains original letters to Barker and typescript carbon copies or photocopies of letters from him. Much of the correspondence is with authors and prospective authors. A few letters relate to Barker's investment in the Collector Ltd. Interfiled with Barker's correspondence are some letters to and from others on the editorial staff, including David McKitterick, John Commander, and chiefly Joan Stevenson (1966-ca. 1979). Some letters to and from her include proofs of articles.

Dates: 1972-1974
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

John Sparrow, 1927-1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/112
Scope and Contents

Folder 1 = letters (1927-8) and 2 clippings Folder 2 = printed copy of Lapidaria with ms. translations of each inscription laid in. Also tipped in is a slip dated March 1945 conveying the volume from Sparrow and Stanley Morison to Meynell .

Dates: 1927-1952
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).
 File

John Sparrow, ed., Lapidaria octava (1981), 1979-1981

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/111
Scope and Contents

Estimate; artwork; proofs, marked; correspondence with Will and Sebastian Carter. Correspondence is with John Sparrow.

Dates: 1979-1981
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

John Sparrow, ed., Lapidaria septima (1975), 1973-1975

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/A/67
Scope and Contents

Estimate; galley proofs (one revised), marked; correspondence with Will Carter. Correspondence is with John Sparrow and Cambridge University Press (Brooke Crutchley).

Dates: 1973-1975
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

Letter from John Sparrow to the Editors of the Cambridge Review; Oxford, 2 Mar. 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9846/199-200
Scope and Contents

With a signed carbon-copy of the letter.

Dates: 2 Mar. 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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