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Krimpen, Jan van, 1892-1958 (typographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1892 - 1958

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Acquisition of Frederic Warde's Arrighi italic type, 1935-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/E/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence; notes on this item by Sebastian Carter; showings of the type (1935-1995); trial settings of Spenser, Epithalamium in this type (marked 'Ephithalamium - project'). Correspondents include Arnold Bank, Joseph Blumenthal, Christopher Bradshaw, Jackson Burke, Harry Carter, John Carter, Douglas Cleverdon, Marshall Davidson, Franz Hess (only copies of letters from Will Carter to him), Charles W. Hobson, John Holroyd-Reece, Ernest Ingham, Roger Levenson, Matt. P. Loman, Giovanni...
Dates: 1935-1963
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

Cambridge Printing Exhibition 1940 Scrapbook, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/C/46
Scope and Contents

Album so labelled on spine. It contains: a copy of the printed prospectus; letters from Reynolds Stone, John Johnson, James Guthrie, J. M. Keynes, Bernard Darwin, Graham Pollard, O. F. Morshead, G. D. H. Cole, Lord Esher, Jan van Krimpen, Percy Muir, C. H. St. J. Hornby, J. Fletcher, Michael Clapham; specimen slips for the catalogue, prospectus for the catalogue, and clippings.

Dates: 1940
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 Morison and Jan Van Krimpen, 1926-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/167
Scope and Contents This item includes: (1) photocopies of letters from Morison to Van Krimpen, from originals in Amsterdam University Library; (2) photocopies of carbon copies of letters from Van Krimpen to Morison, from the same source; (3) original letters, manuscript and typescript, from Van Krimpen to Morison; (4) carbon copies of letters from Morison to Van Krimpen (from 1945 on). All these are interfiled into a single sequence. Folder 1 = 1926-1928 Folder 2 = 1929 Folder 3 = 1930, with a typescript...
Dates: 1926-1958
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).
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Correspondence with other suppliers, 1951-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D33/11
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence with others about orders for imported paper. Meynell's correspondents include Arthur Millbourn & Co. Ltd, Bernett Paper Ltd, the Board of Trade (R. M. Noel), Chiswick Press (Adam Maitland), Curwen Press (Herbert Simon), Globe Express Ltd, Grosvenor, Chater & Co. Ltd, Hollingworth (Turkey Mill) Ltd, Joh. Enschedé en Zonen (Jan Van Krimpen), Portals Ltd, Spalding & Hodge Ltd, Spicers Ltd, W. S. Hodgkinson & Co. Ltd, and Wolvercote Paper Mill. Some...
Dates: 1951-1954
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).
 File

Correspondence with printers, 1953-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/D12/3
Scope and Contents

This includes correspondence with printers who made estimates (Cambridge University Press, Hazell Watson & Viney, and Richard Clay & Co.) and with Joh. Enschedé en Zonen (Jan van Krimpen) who printed the book.

Dates: 1953-1954
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,...
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

Jan van Krimpen, 1952-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/61
Scope and Contents

Some of the correspondence is with others invited to a lunch party in 1953 (Harry Carter, John Carter, Will Carter, Sem Hartz, Ernest Ingham, Robert Leighton, Stanley Morison, Herbert Simon, and the Earl de la Warr).

Dates: 1952-1956
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

Jan van Krimpen: Letter to J.C.T. Oates, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/777
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1948
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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Letter from J. van Krimpen to Philip Gaskell, 17 Dec. 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/476
Scope and Contents

Knows of three 18C wooden hand presses in Holland: description of them; anything at Gutenberg House or Museum in Mainz is likely to be fake; recommends Giovanni Mandersteig of Verona for Italy

Dates: 17 Dec. 1952
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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Letters from Jan van Krimpen, 1937-1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9820/A/30
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A few items include drafts or carbon copies of letters from Howe.

Dates: 1937-1946
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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Letters from Jan van Krimpen to Oliver Simon, 1929-1955

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9853/A1/15
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Except for items 1, 28, and 36, all the correspondence is from others to Simon.

Dates: 1929-1955
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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Letters from Jan van Krimpen to Will Carter, 1940-1957

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/F/7
Scope and Contents

With a printed copy of S. Morison, 'Jan van Krimpen and his Spectrum type' (1955).

Dates: 1940-1957
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).
 Series

Letters to Philip Gaskell from bibliographers, 19 May 1951-23 Feb. 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/470-477
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 19 May 1951-23 Feb. 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).
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Report on the typography of the Cambridge University Press prepared in 1917 at the request of the Syndics by Bruce Rogers and now printed in honour of his eightieth birthday, 1950-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/A/3
Scope and Contents

Letters before publication from Sydney Cockerell and Bruce Rogers, and after publication from Philip James, Jan van Krimpen, Rogers, Paul Standard, Francis Stephenson, Joseph Thorp, and William Wrede.

Dates: 1950-1951
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

Text of the letter, 1957-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B40/2
Scope and Contents

Typescript draft; letter with comments by Max Reinhardt; galley proof with ms. corrections; letter from Jan Van Krimpen to Meynell after publication; tear-sheet from a printed notice of the letter.

Dates: 1957-1958
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).

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