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Crutchley, Brooke, 1907-2003 (printer)



  • Existence: 1907 - 2003


Brooke Crutchley (1907-2003) had a long career at Cambridge University Press. He was Assistant University Printer 1930-45, and succeeded Walter Lewis as University Printer 1946-74. Stanley Morison was an advisor to the Press during all this time and Crutchley was his chief collaborator.

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Brooke Crutchley Collection of Fine Letterpress Printing, 1921 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/E
Scope and Contents The series comprises Brooke Crutchley’s personal collection of fine letterpress printing – over 200 items originally held in six box files in his study in Little Shelford, Cambridge. The collection includes limited edition booklets, prospectuses, Christmas greetings, dinner and lecture invitations, and other miscellaneous items sent to Crutchley by colleagues from private presses and other institutions.The original box files were labelled ‘Double Crown Club’, ‘Printing Items 1’,...
Dates: 1921 - 2000
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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