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Ryder, John, 1917-2001 (book designer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1917-2001

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence, 1954-1959

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E12/1
Scope and Contents Most of the letters are between Meynell and Bror Zachrisson. Other correspondents include Charles Batey, Harry Carter, Brooke Crutchley, Alan Dodson, Ealing School of Art (T. E. Lightfoot), Desmond Flower, Frank Francis, F. C. Friend, Donald Gardner, T. C. Hart, Douglas Jerrold, John Ryder, Hans Schmoller, Walter Tracy, With the letters is a note by Meynell explaining his reasons for not contributing to the collection
Dates: 1954-1959
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).
 File

Correspondence between Brooke Crutchley and John Ryder, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/D/24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to typography.
Dates: 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).
 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, Lewis...
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

Foreword to Printing for pleasure, by John Ryder (1954), 1954-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B58/55
Scope and Contents Autograph ms.; 3 different typescripts; correspondence with Phoenix House Limited (John Ryder and John Baker).
Dates: 1954-1956
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).
 File

John Ryder, 1955-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/101
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This subseries consists mainly of files formerly in Meynell's boxes labelled 'People' and 'Nonesuch people'. Some other related papers are with the letters. The name of the item is the name of the correspondent. A few organizations are in this sequence along with individuals. Meynell's correspondence with his parents is in series A.
Dates: 1955-1958
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 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).
 File

Miniature Press, 1961-1962

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10010/A/15
Scope and Contents The correspondence is with John Ryder. With the letters is a ms. list of 5 pages of a collection of proofs, specimens, etc. from the Miniature Press.
Dates: 1961-1962
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

Nonesuch Cygnets, 1961-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D21
Scope and Contents The Nonesuch Cygnets were a series of 11 children's books published by The Bodley Head Children's Book Department and designed by Francis Meynell. Each of these books has a separate subseries. This subseries includes correspondence and other papers relating to the whole series of books or to more than one title.
Dates: 1961-1968
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).
 File

Review of A suite of fleurons, by John Ryder (1957), 1956-1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B58/66
Scope and Contents Autograph ms. draft of the beginning; typescript (carbon copy); tear sheet of the review in the Book Collector spring 1957; correspondence with John Ryder, the Book Collector (John Hayward), and G. R. Bellew.
Dates: 1956-1957
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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