Meynell, Sir Francis Meredith Wilfrid, 1891-1975 (Knight, publisher and poet)
Francis Meynell (1891-1975) was a typographical designer and proprietor of the Nonesuch Press. He was also a political activist in his younger years, a writer and designer of advertising, and a poet.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Christmas card to Brooke and Diana Crutchley from Francis and Vera Meynell, 1937
The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to typography.
Correspondence about public relations, 1961-1965
This was Peters's file so labelled. Correspondents include The British Broadcasting Corporation (Olive Shapley), Fiona Campbell, Elkin Mathews Ltd (Laurie E. Deval), Huntingdon and District Round Table (Geoffrey Newton), Francis Meynell, National Book League, John Ryder. With the correspondence is a specimen of Castellar type, a list of exhibitions of Vine Press Books, and a printed catalogue Books from Stanbrook Abbey Press and the Vine Press (2 copies; Times Bookshop, 1965).
Correspondence between Morison and Francis Meynell, 1925-1967
With a typescript composition by Meynell 'National design in printing', a paper given on 8 Apr. 1943 and another related typescript (carbon copy) captioned 'Written for Mr. Francis Meynell by S.M. Oct. 1943'; an announcement for the Double Crown Club dinner on 28 October 1925, printed by Morison; and a tear-sheet from the Evening Standard 11 Oct. 1941 with an article about Meynell.
Correspondence with others (M)
These are: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, Magdalene College, Cambridge, F. R. Mansbridge, J. I. O. Masson, Francis Meynell, J. G. Millward, E. H. Minns, Christopher Morris.
Letter from Alfred Noyes to Francis Meynell, 22 Dec. 1955
Sending a copy of one his books.
Letter from Francis Meynell, 1945
Letter from Sir Francis Meynell
Novels, essays, memoir, and biographical correspondence.
Letter from Sir Francis M.W. Meynell (1891-1975) to Ernest Ingram, 7 July 1931 (Circa)
He admired 'The last cruise of Tiger'
Letters from Francis Meynell to Oliver Simon, 1921-1954
The letters include a leaf apparently from a letter to Stanley Morison, marked 'O. S. to notice'. With the letters is a proof title-page of the Nonesuch Congreve (1923) and a typed copy of a poem on cricket by 'one Kerr' (1928).
Letters to Will Carter from various correspondents (M-Y) and unidentified correspondents, 1934-1992
Nonesuch - the next two score (Winter 1971), 1971
Typescript, marked galley proof, and correspondence.
Papers of Francis Meynell
- Archival Object 11
- Collection 1