Ridler, Vivian Hughes, 1913-2009 (printer)
- Existence: 1913 - 2009
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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.
The correspondents are George Macy, Oxford University Press (Charles Batey, Vivian Ridler), Shenval Press (James Shand), and René Ben Sussan.
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.
Emery Walker: some light on his theories of printing and on his relations with William Morris and Cobden-Sanderson, by Colin Franklin, 1973-1974
Exhibition 'The Rampant Lions Press - a printing workshop through five decades' at the Adeane Gallery, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, May-June 1982, 1979-1983
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.
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: 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).