Peters, John, 1917-1989 (book designer and printer)
- Existence: 1917 - 1989
John Frederick Herbert Peters (1917-1989) was a typographic designer who worked at the Cambridge University Press 1950-1964.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence relating to Crutchley's autobiography To be a printer (1980), 1978-1983
Files arising from publications, lectures and conferences
Other correspondents (P-Q), 1929-1973
These are: C. W. Parish, Eric Partridge, A. D. Peters, John Peters, Gabriel Pippet, Ezra Pound (2 letters, both 1948), Fanny Price, Björn and Aino Prytz, and Mary and Ernest Quick. Interfiled with the letters is a memorandum on the Perfect family apparently by Dudley Stewart Perfect.
Other papers, 1936-1994
The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to typography.
Papers of John Peters
Almost all these papers come from Peters's years at Cambridge University Press, with just a few examples of his earlier work for the Arts Council (1946-1949) and of his other activities including printing at the Vine Press, typeface design for the Monotype Corporation, letter-cutting, and calligraphy.
Vine Press Archive
- Archival Object 4
- Collection 2