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Kessler, Harry Graf, 1868-1937 (Graf von Kessler, activist and proprietor of the Cranach Press)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1868-1937

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Edward Johnston papers on his type-designs for the Cranach Press

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9818
Scope and Contents Edward Johnston designed four types for the Cranach Press of Count Harry Kessler: 1. 2-line Brevier italic lower case (1912-1913) 2. 8-, 10- and 12-point blackletter (1912-1930) 3. 16-point Greek (1929-1930, abortive) 4. 2-line Brevier italic capitals (1930-1931). This collection contains papers arising from all four of these projects, as well as from some earlier design work by Johnston for Kessler starting in 1904. These papers also cover Stanley Morison's purchase of the punches for...
Dates: 1904-1972
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).
 Series

Other subject files

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9815/D
Scope and Contents Mostly research notes covering subjects on which John Dreyfus worked during a long period or for more than one publication. These are as follows: Box 51 = William Morris Boxes 52-53 (and loose volume) = T. J. Cobden-Sanderson Boxes 54-55 = Emery Walker Box 56 = Edward Johnston, Harry Kessler, and the Cranach Press Box 57 = Edward Johnston Box 58 = Eric Gill Boxes 59-60 = Jan Van Krimpen Box 61 = Gerard Meynell and the Westminster Press Box 62 = Robbert Gibbings and the Golden Cockerell Press,...
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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