Simon, Herbert, 1898-1974 (printer)
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Includes correspondence from Reynolds Stone, Herbert Simon and others about John Commander (1954).
The correspondence is chiefly between Francis and Alix Meynell and Kenneth Day, Basil Harley, and Herbert Simon. Interfiled with the letters are minutes of editorial meetings.
The correspondents are the George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Desmond Flower, and David J. Way.
The correspondents are The George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), and René Ben Sussan.
The correspondents are The George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein) and the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon). Some letters are to and from Pamela Hayman.
Correspondents include the George Macy Companies (Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), John Dreyfus, and the Hale Paper Company (F. T. Jackson).
Correspondents include the Bodley Head (Max Reinhardt and others), Joan M. Burslem, New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, The Dickensian (Michael Slater), Hale Paper Company Ltd (Sandy Jackson), Nick Roughead, Herbert Simon
The correspondents are Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Douglas Cockerell & Son (Sydney M. Cockerell), G. & J. Kitcat Ltd, Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Co. (Robert Leighton), Stellar Press (W. J. Hummerstone), Winterbottom Book Cloth Company.
Folder 1 = correspondence. Meynell's correspondents include George Argent (1937), John Arlott (1953), Herbert Farjeon (1930), David Garnett (1930), Colin Hardie (1949), M. J. Hawkins (1958), Michael Hornby (1930-1944), Eric Partridge (ca. 1949), Herbert Simon (1949, 1968), J. C. Squire (1927), Stanley Unwin (1929), Pelham Warner (1952) Folder 2 = Notes, printed ephemera, and clippings.
The collection contains papers of the company and personal papers of Oliver Simon, Herbert Simon, and Basil Harley. These include correspondence; papers relating to specific printing jobs and to types, paper, printing processes, etc.; business papers; and specimens of printing.
Emery Walker: some light on his theories of printing and on his relations with William Morris and Cobden-Sanderson, by Colin Franklin, 1973-1974
Correspondence with Oliver Simon (1953-4) and with Herbert Simon (1969-70). The latter mostly concerns information for Meynell's memoirs. With the letters are printed announcements of Simon's retirement from Curwen Press (1970) and death (1974).
A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.
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.
Correspondence with Tom Ingram and Herbert Simon; layout by Meynell; and specimens of the printed label.
Typescript of 12 pages (carbon copy): a talk given to the Double Crown Club on 26 Apr. 1956. With the typescript are papers used by Meynell in this talk: a set of 12 letters (some transcripts) to and from Meynell, Oliver and Herbert Simon; and a typescript biography of Simon (2 pages, a carbon copy) by Meynell and dated 19 May 1949.