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:
A tally of types, by Stanley Morison, 1953-1976
Correspondence between Morison and Ellic Howe, 1937-1960
One letter of 1937 is an original typescript enclosing stats (one with letters pasted on) of a page from a writing book.
Correspondence with others (H), 1940
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).
Files on individual people
Letter from Ellic Howe to Henry Steinberg, 1945
Letters from Steinberg are typescript carbon copies or ms. drafts. Letters to him are original ms. or typescript.
Letters from various correspondents (G-H) to Oliver Simon, 1936-1954
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).
Letters relating to the 'album party' on 11 October, 1961
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.
Menus and correspondence, 1925-1976
Other correspondents (H), 1915-1972
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.
Papers of 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.
Papers relating to the gift of Baskerville's punches to Cambridge University, 1936-1992
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.
- Archival Object 10
- Collection 1