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Peignot, Charles, 1897-1983 (typefounder)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1897 - 1983

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence 1925-1928, 1925-1928

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include R. Braun, Design & Industries Association Robert Gibbings, Charles T. Jacobi, R. Murton, Charles Peignot, Hester Sainsbury, and Joseph H. Schaffner.

Dates: 1925-1928
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

Letters from Charles Peignot, 1938-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9820/A/50
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.

Dates: 1938-1945
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

Oversize papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9815/F
Scope and Contents Box 77 = 4 Double Crown Club menus; diploma for Dreyfus's Gutenberg Prize; certificate of membership in the Type Directors Club; 11 engravings by Leo Wyatt (in a portfolio); pages from an edition of Shakespeare's sonnets printed by Ian Mortimer; photograph of Charles Peignot at Cambridge, 1953; copies of drawings for Bembo italic; drawing of Greek and Roman capital letters by Jan van Krimpen; Edward Johnston's Address for W. R. Lethaby (original address on vellum, with a manuscript note on a...
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

Papers relating to the gift of Baskerville's punches to Cambridge University, 1936-1992

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

The punches were presented by Charles Peignot on 12 Mar. 1953. This series also includes correspondence and other papers relating to earlier research on the punches especially by John Dreyfus.

Dates: 1936-1992
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).

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