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Ridler, Vivian Hughes, 1913-2009 (printer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1913 - 2009

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 File

A Greek type for Cambridge University Press, 1956-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D1/6
Scope and Contents

Drawings; photographs; memoranda; specimens; correspondence. The type was never made. Drawings include enlargements of some lower-case letters of Monotype series 169 with which the type was planned to be compatible. Drawings and specimens that are dated (except large ones) are interfiled with the correspondence. Correspondents include Cambridge University Press (Brooke Crutchley, John Dreyfus), Matthew Carter, G. S. Kirk, D. L. Page, Stephenson Blake & Co., J. D. Wilkinson.

Dates: 1956-1962
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

A tally of types, by Stanley Morison, 1953-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/A/5
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = Letters after publication from Greer Allen, Lewis Allen, Ernest Barker, Max Caflisch, Sydney Cockerell, Gaylord Donnelley, Alvin Eisenman, Alfred Fairbank, Evan Gill, Robert Harling, Walter Harrap, Joan Hassall, John Hayward, Ellic Howe, André Jammes, Thomas Jones, George Macy, Giovanni Mardersteig, Francis Meynell, Percy Muir, Roger Mynors, J. B. Oldham, G. W. Ovink, Stanley Pargellis, Vivian Ridler, Carl Purlington Rollins, Rudolph Ruzicka, John Sparrow, Paul Standard, Francis...
Dates: 1953-1976
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).
 File

Acquisition of Frederic Warde's Arrighi italic type, 1935-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/E/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence; notes on this item by Sebastian Carter; showings of the type (1935-1995); trial settings of Spenser, Epithalamium in this type (marked 'Ephithalamium - project'). Correspondents include Arnold Bank, Joseph Blumenthal, Christopher Bradshaw, Jackson Burke, Harry Carter, John Carter, Douglas Cleverdon, Marshall Davidson, Franz Hess (only copies of letters from Will Carter to him), Charles W. Hobson, John Holroyd-Reece, Ernest Ingham, Roger Levenson, Matt. P. Loman, Giovanni...
Dates: 1935-1963
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, 1950-1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E4/1
Scope and Contents

The correspondents are George Macy, Oxford University Press (Charles Batey, Vivian Ridler), Shenval Press (James Shand), and René Ben Sussan.

Dates: 1950-1953
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).
 File

Correspondence relating to Crutchley's autobiography To be a printer (1980), 1978-1983

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/D/6
Scope and Contents Letters before publication from John Dreyfus, Percy Muir, and Hans Schmoller; letters after publication from Noel Carrington, Michael D. Chater, Sandy Cockerell, Roger Coleman, Charles Crawley, Gaylord Donnelley, Joseph Edwards, August Frugé, Jonathan Gili, Peter Glazebrook, Eric Hanson, Michael Harvey, Harold Hugo, Mary Hyde, Chester Kerr, David Kindersley, Abe Lerner, Robert Lusty, Ruari McLean, Alix Meynell, John Nash, Cecil Northcott, Bill Oliver, John Peters, Anthony Phillips, Edmund...
Dates: 1978-1983
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).
 File

Design and books, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B59/46
Scope and Contents

Typescript (carbon copy) of 14 pages (removed from Meynell's folder marked 'Slide operator's copy'); correspondence with the organizers (L. T. Owens) and others including Charles Batey and Vivian Ridler; copy of the printed ATPAS Bulletin for Dec. 1955 containing the talk on pp. 6-9 The talk was to have been given to the annual conference of the Association of Teachers of Printing and Allied Subjects on 17 Apr. 1953. Meynell was ill and it was read by Vivian Ridler.

Dates: 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).
 File

Emery Walker: some light on his theories of printing and on his relations with William Morris and Cobden-Sanderson, by Colin Franklin, 1973-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/A/13
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = letters before publication from Trevor Jones and John Dreyfus, the latter enclosing a letter from R. C. H. Briggs to him, and photocopies of legal papers in the case of Walker v. Cobden-Sanderson. Also with these is a photograph of Walker and Cobden-Sanderson, and a copy marked for reproduction Folder 2 = letters after publication from Lewis Allen, British Library, Colin Franklin, David Gentleman, Philip Hofer, Michael Hornby, Jonah Jones, Geoffrey Keynes, Lynton Lamb, Giovanni...
Dates: 1973-1974
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

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

Harry Carter, 1936-1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/14
Scope and Contents

Includes a letter from Beatrice Warde to Carter (1936), correspondence between Meynell and Vivian Ridler (1968), and notes of a conversation with Carter taken by Alix Meynell in connection with Meynell's memoirs.

Dates: 1936-1971
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

Letters relating to the 'album party' on 11 October, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F18/7
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1961
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

Letters to Will Carter from various correspondents (M-Y) and unidentified correspondents, 1934-1992

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/F/13
Scope and Contents Letters collected by Will Carter, including letters from well-known correspondents, and from writers of good italic hands. Correspondents include John Marsden, G. L. McKay, Francis Meynell, Francis Minns, the Monotype Corporation (John C. Tarr; enclosing specimens of series 499 Sachfenwald), Stanley Morison (with carbon copy of Will Carter's reply), Owen Morshead, David Parsley, Raef Payne, Richard Pennington, John Peters, Ejnar Philip, Roger Powell (to John Dreyfus), Edward Price, Lloyd and...
Dates: 1934-1992
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

Other correspondents (R), 1929-1960

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/102
Scope and Contents

They are: Radio Times, Roy Randall, Eric Ravilious (with a photograph of a painting by him, dated 16 Mar. 1940), Margaret Rawlings, Max Reinhardt (with a menu for a dinner in honour of Mr and Mrs Charles Chaplin), P. A. Rice, Vivian Ridler, Harry Riemer, Max Rittenberg, Austin Robinson, Margaret Rodan, Melrich von Rosenberg, Charles Rosner (with a letter from the Board of Trade about his naturalization), Fairfax Ross, Andrew Rothstein, and Albert Rutherston (undated).

Dates: 1929-1960
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

The Holy Bible (1963), 1960-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D20
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains papers of the Nonesuch Press from its beginning in 1923 until after its last publication (not counting John Dreyfus's History of the Nonesuch Press, 1981) in 1968. Meynell's files were roughly sorted into 'Pre-war Nonesuch', 'Macy's Nonesuch' (George Macy owned the business 1936-51), and 'Post-war Nonesuch'. This series retains the basic chronological scheme, except for subseries D42 and 43 at the end which keep general correspondence and correspondence about permissions...
Dates: 1960-1963
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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