Klopfer, Donald S, d 1986 (publisher)
- Existence: d 1986
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
The correspondents include Peggy Amassian, Duncan Andrew, William A. Bayless, Jane Douglass, Gallery 303 (Robert L. Leslie), Horace Hart, Laura Z. Hobson, Harrison D. Horblit, M. Kac, Rockwell Kent, Donald S. Klopfer, Cynthia Lloyd, Helen Macy, Doris Robinson, Franklin Watts (with a letter from him to David Lloyd), Helen Watts, and 2 unidentified correspondents.
Correspondence about American editions, 1961-1968 (The date-range is approximate.)
Most of the correspondence is with The Bodley Head (Max Reinhardt, Margaret Clark), but some is with Franklin Watts, Inc., the publishers of the American editions. One undated letter is from Random House (Donald Klopfer) to Max Reinhardt. Included are proofs of the title-sheets of the first four Nonesuch Cygnets including the American copyright pages. Some letters are to and from lawyers concerning undertakings not to infringe the American 'Signet' trademark.
Correspondence with readers (K-O), 1971-1972
These include Donald S. Klopfer, Nathalie Krebs, James Laver, Kenneth Lindsay, Kathleen Lines, Margaret Lintolt (?), Helen Macy, Jonathan Macy, George Malaby, Lowell B. Mason, Rauri McLean, Katherine Thaw Meyer, Benedict Meynell, Rosemary Meynell, Ashley Montagu, Raymond Mortimer, Valentine Newmark, F. S. Osborn.
General correspondence, 1925-1972
In the 'pre-war' years, some letters concern individual Nonesuch publications. With the letters are a few announcements and programmes for events related to the Press. From 1936 until 1952 Meynell was not formally part of the Nonesuch business. In the 'post-war' years (items 21ff.), the general correspondence files exclude letters on a single publication (which are in the relevant subseries). Some letters relate to the Nonesuch Library. Some letters are to or from Pamela Zander.
Letters of congratulation to Francis Meynell, 1961
Other correspondence, 1960-1963
Meynell's correspondents include Louis M. Hacker, Oxford University Press (John Brown), Helen Macy, W. R. Phillips, Random House (Bennett Cerf, Charles Antin, Donald Klopfer), Max Reinhardt, W. Harvie Service, and Beatrice Warde.