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McLean, Ruari, 1917-2006 (typographic designer)

 Person

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Akke Kumelin, 1957-1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C2/14
Scope and Contents

The correspondence is with Rudolph C. Ellsworth, Anthony Bell, and Rauri McLean. With the letters are 2 different typescripts about Kumelin, one by Alf Liedholm (1957), the other undated and unidentified.

Dates: 1957-1961
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).
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Correspondence, 1930-1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F3/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondence after 1925 about the Press. Meynell's correspondents include Nicolas Barker, Glanvill Benn, Harry Carter, International Printers Ltd (T. C. Hart), Philip James (with a proof of his article about the Pelican Press in Signature), Cecil Liddell, Rauri McLean, James Moran, the National Library of Scotland, and George Sims.

Dates: 1930-1971
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).
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Correspondence with readers (K-O), 1971-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B55/38
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1971-1972
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).
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General correspondence 1944-7, 1944-1947

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E10/13
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include the Board of Trade (R. F. Kahn, G. L. Watkinson), Harry Carter, Will Carter, F. C. Hooper, The Labour Party (Michael Young), the Mayor of Ipswich, Rauri McLean, Stuart Rose, Norman Scorgie, and C. C. Wood. With the letters is a printed pamphlet 'Specimens showing various types recommended by the Committee on standard page-dimensions and type-sizes' (1946).

Dates: 1944-1947
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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Letters from Ruari McLean to Brooke Crutchley, 1984-1985

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/D/2
Scope and Contents

With these is 1 original letter from Crutchley to McLean.

Dates: 1984-1985
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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Letters of congratulation to Francis Meynell, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F18/5
Scope and Contents The correspondents are Joan Allen, Michael Balcon, Alan Barlow, Nora Barlow, R. D. Best, Philip A. Burgoyne, Noel Carrington, John Carter, Bradbury Clarke, Will Carter, Hugh Casson, Barbara Coulter, Fenner Brockway, George Earle, Elisabeth Friedlander, John Gloag, R. Y. Goodden, Maggie Hobson, G. Wren Howard, Ernest Ingham, Donald S. Klopfer, John Langdon-Davies, Clem Leslie, Cynthia Lloyd, Madeline Lucas, Florence Eldridge March, Giovanni Mardersteig, Rauri McLean, Sarah Meynell, Thomas...
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).
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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).
 Series

Other papers, 1936-1994

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/D
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to typography.

Dates: 1936-1994
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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Rauri McLean, 1948-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9814/E/33
Scope and Contents

The letters include Christmas cards (1970) and a change of address card (1973). Interfiled are a galley proof of a book review by Hutt for Motif (1958) and a letter from John Bell to Hutt (1961).

Dates: 1948-1973
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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Review of An essay on typography, by Eric Gill, 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B58/16
Scope and Contents

Copy of Signature 5 (Mar. 1937) containing the review on pp. 44-52. With this are letters from Oliver Simon to Meynell, and from Rauri McLean to the editor of Signature.

Dates: 1937
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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Ruari McLean, 1949-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/75
Scope and Contents

With the letters is a clipping (ca. 1960).

Dates: 1949-1973
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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