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Simon, Oliver Joseph, 1895-1956 (printer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1895 - 1956

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Advertisements for 'greetings telegrams', 1938 (The date is estimated.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F9/2
Scope and Contents Wire-bound album of 33 offprints of advertisements for the General Post Office. 'F. M. originated and designed & copy-wrote this series at Mather & Crowther' - inscription on front cover.It is also inscribed: 'Advertisements designed and written by F.M. for Post Office - except first four which have typographer's name printed at foot' (viz. James Shand, Oliver Simon, J. H. Mason, Ashley Havenden). A leaf of original artwork for one of the advertisments, and a tear-sheet from...
Dates: 1938 (The date is estimated.)
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 1934-1935, 1934-1935

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include Stanley Baldwin, A. W. Ellis, John Holroyd-Reece, Paul Johnston, Douglas Leighton, J. Ramsay MacDonald, George Macy, Curtis Moffat, C. H. Norman, Quentin Pope, Oliver Simon, and John de la Valette. With the correspondence are a typescript costing of publications for 1935, and a typescript (carbon copy) memorandum from W. C. Heaton and Company Certified Public Accountants to George Macy re: Nonesuch Press dated 29 July 1935.

Dates: 1934-1935
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 1953, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Kenneth Bloomfield, the British Council (R. H. L. Goffin), Will Carter, Case Western Reserve University (Lauren R. Moffett), Cassell & Company (Desmond Flower, H. Ryder), Eustace Chadwick, L. W. Feltham, Folio Society Ltd (Charles Ede), Janet H. Fyfe, Alan Glover, Milner Gray, H. W. Wilson Company, Michael Hornby, W. H. Hoult, Hunt, Barnard and Company Ltd (G. W. Hynes), Donald S. Klopfer, Lancaster County Library (James H. Dearden), Robert Leighton, George F....
Dates: 1953
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 Henry Steinberg and Oliver Simon, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9819/A/8
Scope and Contents

The letters concern a proposed article by Steinberg for Signature, never published.

Dates: 1946
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 Oliver Simon, 1944-1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/252
Scope and Contents

Morison's letters include one original typescript transcription. With these is a copy of a letter from Walter Diethelm to Morison; a photographic print of a Double Crown Club announcement lettered by Morison; and a letter from Ruth Simon to Morison (1955).

Dates: 1944-1952
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 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).
 Sub-Series

Correspondence of Oliver Simon, 1918-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853/A1
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1918-1956
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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Her housekeeping book, by Susanna Whatman; introduced by Thomas Balston, 1952-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/A/4
Scope and Contents

Letters after publication from Thomas Balston, Sydney Cockerell, Philip Gaskell, Joan Hassall, Frederic G. Melcher, Ulrich Middeldorf, Ellis Minns, Owne Morshead, Carl Purlington Rollins, S. H. De Roos, A. F. Scholfield, Oliver Simon, Earl Spencer, and Jan Tschichold.

Dates: 1952-1953
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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Herbert Simon and Oliver Simon, 1953-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/111
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Oliver Simon (1953-4) and with Herbert Simon (1969-70). The latter mostly concerns information for Meynell's memoirs. With the letters are printed announcements of Simon's retirement from Curwen Press (1970) and death (1974).

Dates: 1953-1974
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).
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Letters from Oliver Simon, 1936-1941

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9820/A/60
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.

Dates: 1936-1941
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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Menus and correspondence, 1925-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F6/1
Scope and Contents This item preserves Meynell's chronological file. An autograph ms. document of 2 pages at the beginning of the sequence captioned 'Double Crown Club occasions' lists meetings with Meynell in the chair or having some other connection to him. Besides menus, the sequence includes correspondence with T. Balston (1926), Christopher Bradshaw (1964), Will Carter (1961), Douglas Cleverdon (1964), E. M. O. R. Dickey (1945), R. B. Fishenden (1945), Ellic Howe (1946), Lynton Lamb (1954), Hans Schmoller...
Dates: 1925-1976
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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Reminiscence of Oliver Simon, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B59/50
Scope and Contents

Typescript of 12 pages (carbon copy): a talk given to the Double Crown Club on 26 Apr. 1956. With the typescript are papers used by Meynell in this talk: a set of 12 letters (some transcripts) to and from Meynell, Oliver and Herbert Simon; and a typescript biography of Simon (2 pages, a carbon copy) by Meynell and dated 19 May 1949.

Dates: 1956
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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Review of An essay on typography, by Eric Gill, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B58/16
Scope and Contents

Copy of Signature 5 (Mar. 1937) containing the review on pp. 44-52. With this are letters from Oliver Simon to Meynell, and from Rauri McLean to the editor of Signature.

Dates: 1937
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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