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Simon, Herbert, 1898-1974 (printer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1898-1974

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

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Advice and recommendations for employment, 1932-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C2/8
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from Reynolds Stone, Herbert Simon and others about John Commander (1954).
Dates: 1932-1968
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, 1969-1977

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B56/1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1969-1977
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, 1957-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E6/1
Scope and Contents The correspondents are the George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Desmond Flower, and David J. Way.
Dates: 1957-1959
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, 1958-1960

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E7/1
Scope and Contents The correspondents are The George Macy Companies (Helen Macy, Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), and René Ben Sussan.
Dates: 1958-1960
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).
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Correspondence, 1961-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E8/1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1961-1963
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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Correspondence, 1966-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E9/1
Scope and Contents Correspondents include the George Macy Companies (Max Stein), the Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), John Dreyfus, and the Hale Paper Company (F. T. Jackson).
Dates: 1966-1967
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, 1952-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D11/3
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Henry R. Ball, Eustace Chadwick, Douglas Cleverdon, Alan Glover, Stephen Gooden, G. B. Harrison, Joan Hassall, Alison Lane, Leighton-Straker Bookbinding Company (Robert Leighton), Agnes Miller-Parker, Ian T. Morrison, Max Reinhardt, Spalding & Hodge Ltd, Herbert Simon, Stellar Press Ltd (W. J. Hummerstone), Reynolds Stone, and George Timpson . With the letters is a memorandum from Meynell (to Max Reinhardt?) dated 5 Nov. 1952 setting out the contents and plan of the...
Dates: 1952-1955
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).
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Correspondence, 1951-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B27/5
Scope and Contents Meynell's correspondents include the Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham Public Libraries, Bournemouth Arts Club (Margaret Joliffe), Bristol College of Technology (Bernard Rogers), City of Birmingham School of Printing (Leonard Jay), John Dreyfus, London Caledonian Press Ltd, Oyster Press (Stuart Rose), Printing Review (C. W. Cousland), Publishers' Circular, Royal College of Art, Royal Society of Arts, Herbert Simon, Mrs Percy Smith, Sylvan Press Ltd (Charles Rosner), Alan G....
Dates: 1951-1955
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).
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Correspondence 1969-72, 1969-1972

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/31
Scope and Contents 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
Dates: 1969-1972
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).
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Correspondence with other suppliers, 1951-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D33/11
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with others about orders for imported paper. Meynell's correspondents include Arthur Millbourn & Co. Ltd, Bernett Paper Ltd, the Board of Trade (R. M. Noel), Chiswick Press (Adam Maitland), Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Globe Express Ltd, Grosvenor, Chater & Co. Ltd, Hollingworth (Turkey Mill) Ltd, Joh. Enschedé en Zonen (Jan Van Krimpen), Portals Ltd, Spalding & Hodge Ltd, Spicers Ltd, W. S. Hodgkinson & Co. Ltd, and Wolvercote Paper Mill. Some samples...
Dates: 1951-1954
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 the printer and binders, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D16/2
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1956
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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Cricket and tennis, 1927-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C2/3
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1927-1968
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).
 Fonds

Curwen Press Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1853-1998
Conditions Governing Access: 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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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).
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Herbert Simon and Oliver Simon, 1953-1974

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/111
Scope and Contents 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).
Dates: 1953-1974
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).
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Letters from Herbert Simon, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9820/A/59
Scope and Contents From the Series: A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.
Dates: 1946
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).
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Other correspondence, 1951-1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D12/5
Scope and Contents The correspondents include G. W. Armitage, John Betjeman, Gabrielle Blyth, British Council (Renée Haynes), J. Bryan, Patrick Cahill, Philip Comyns Carr, Alan Chappelow, Viscount Devonport, Archie Douglas, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd (Mervyn Horder), Juliet Duff, Reginald Dyson, Janet M. Glover, Rupert Hart-Davis, Monica Herring, Eleanor Jebb, Reginald Jebb, Hugh Macintosh, George Macy, Françoise Martin, Harold Nicolson, Francis Oppenheimer, A. D. Peters, Max Reinhardt, Leonard Russell,...
Dates: 1951-1966
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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Papers about a library book label, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F8/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Tom Ingram and Herbert Simon; layout by Meynell; and specimens of the printed label.
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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Reminiscence of Oliver Simon, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B59/50
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1956
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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