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Sandford, Christopher, 1902-1983 (author, book designer, publisher)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1902-1983

Christopher Sandford (1902-83), author, book designer and publisher, was born in Cork, Ireland in 1902. He was a book designer, proprietor of the Golden Cockerel Press, a founding director of the Folio Society, and husband of the wood engraver and pioneer Corn dolly revivalist, Lettice Sandford, née Mackintosh Rate.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Athenaeum Club, 1942-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F17/9
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Club; with Christopher Sandford (1948); and with Reynolds Stone about the design of an emblem for stationery (1956). With the letters are printed membership lists for 1956 and 1961; and a letter to Wilfrid Meynell (1942, mentioning his new membership).
Dates: 1942-1956
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).
 Fonds

Christopher Sandford: Correspondence to Sir Herbert Thompson, 1932-1936

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1244-1258
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Dates: 1932-1936
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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Correspondence 1938, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/7
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Alan Bott, George Buday, Albert Cock, Country Life (Walter Cornish), Ditchling Press (Mark Pepler), Ian Donnelly, H. L. R. Edwards, Patrick Freyer, Golden Cockerell Press (Christopher Sandford), G. Gomme, John Hayward, Dorothy Johnson, Lord Chamberlain's office, William Maxwell, David Nabarro, News Chronicle (Tangye Lean), Observer (Viola Garvin), Sally Norris, J. E. Norton, Random House, Inc. (Bennett Cerf, Donald Klopfer), L. H. Sidwell, Jacquier Skinner , G. V....
Dates: 1938
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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Correspondence 1939, 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/8
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Faber and Faber (A. B. V. Drew), Archie Harradine, John & Edward Bumpus Ltd (J. G. Wilson), Geoffrey Keynes, Golden Cockerell Press (Christopher Sandford), Fanfare Press (F. D. Dougherty, Ernest Ingham), Mariette Countess Govone, Robert Maclehose & Co (John Easton), William Maxwell, Elizabeth Read, P. A. Wayne In the same sequence are letters between Meynell and the Nonesuch Press (Harry Carter, E. S. Harper, Frederick Lemon, Robert Leighton, George Macy,...
Dates: 1939
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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Correspondence 1953, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D42/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents include Kenneth Bloomfield, the British Council (R. H. L. Goffin), Will Carter, Case Western Reserve University (Lauren R. Moffett), Cassell & Company (Desmond Flower, H. Ryder), Eustace Chadwick, L. W. Feltham, Folio Society Ltd (Charles Ede), Janet H. Fyfe, Alan Glover, Milner Gray, H. W. Wilson Company, Michael Hornby, W. H. Hoult, Hunt, Barnard and Company Ltd (G. W. Hynes), Donald S. Klopfer, Lancaster County Library (James H. Dearden), Robert Leighton, George F....
Dates: 1953
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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Other correspondents (S), 1916-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/119
Scope and Contents They are: Ebbe Sadolin (with an exhibition catalogue of his drawings , 1948), Harriet Sampson, Christopher Sandford, Siegfried Sassoon (1955), Kathleen Selby, Joan M. Shelmerdine, Stanhope Shelton, Rollo G. Silver, Society for the Study of Addiction (W. R. Bett, 1955), Jack Squire, Åke L. Stavenow, and Alan Steyne.
Dates: 1916-1973
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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