Howe, Ellic Paul, 1910-1991 (author)
- Existence: 1910 - 1991
Ellic Howe (1910-1991) was a printer, scholar of printing history (in which field he was an associate of Stanley Morison), wartime forger, and historian of the occult.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
One letter of 1937 is an original typescript enclosing stats (one with letters pasted on) of a page from a writing book.
These are: G. V. Hanmer , J. Gilbert Hare, Robert Harling, B. H. Liddell Hart, R. A. Hellewell, Erwin Holzer, Marianne Hooper, C. St. J. Hornby, The Housing Centre, A. J. P. Howard, Ellic Howe (with a list of his loans in the hand of Beatrice Warde).
Letters from Steinberg are typescript carbon copies or ms. drafts. Letters to him are original ms. or typescript.
The letters are from David Garnett (undated), J. L. Garvin (1923), Douglas Grant (1954), Hamish Hamilton (1945-1948, mostly referring to the Novel Library, printed at the Curwen Press), Ellic Howe (1936-1948).
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.
They are: John Hadfield, Desmond Harmsworth, Wilfred Harrison, Rupert Hart-Davis, H. W. Häusermann, Godfrey Hayman, Ambrose Heal, Maurice Healy, G. Bruno Hicks, Laura Z. Hobson, Ralph Hodgson, C. G. Hookway, and Ellic Howe.
This collection of papers was given by Ellic Howe to Cambridge University Press in 1952 (see his letter to John Dreyfus, item B/1). All but a few items (now series B) are letters to him on various aspects of typography and printing history.
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.