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Correspondence between Morison and Reynolds Stone, 1941-1979

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/264

Scope and Contents

Many of Stone's letters to Morison enclose proofs of wood-engravings. Folder 1 = 1941 Folder 2 = 1943 Folder 3 = 1944, with a copy of a letter to H. P. R. Finberg about the arms of the Archbishop of Westminster Folder 4 = 1945 Folder 5 = 1946 Folder 6 = 1947-1950 with a photograph of Stone cutting on slate taken by B. Crutchley Folder 7 = 1951-1955, including a letter from Janet Stone. With this is an exchange of letters between Morison and Clifford Bloxham Folder 8 = 1955: photographs of drinking glasses engraved by Stone for Lord Beaverbrook, with covering letters from his office Folder 9 = 1957-1961, with a typescript draft of a letter from Morison to Sir Colin Anderson dated 13 Oct. 1961 Folder 10 = 1962-1967, with clippings Folder 11 = rubbing of a memorial inscription to R. Vaughan Williams, signed in pencil and dated 1959 Folder 12 = proof copy of a printed broadside designed by Morison for William Benton, incorporating engravings by Stone, 1965, with a printed leaf explaining it Folder 13 = 7 undated cards from Reynolds and Janet Stone, incorporating Stone's wood-engravings. Some are inscribed Folder 14 = photographs of inscriptions by Stone, including engraved glass Folder 15 = pen-and-ink artwork for the words 'Daily Mail' Folder 16 = proofs and pulls of wood-engravings. Some are mounted on larger sheets by Morison. Some are signed, initialled, dated, or inscribed to Morison Folder 17 (an envelope) = printed leaves, pamphlets, and other ephemera incorporating artwork or wood-engravings by Stone. Among the pamphlets are the programme for the Aldeburgh Festival, 1958, various pamphlets for the National Book League, and a programme for an exhibition of Stone's engravings and designs by the Arts Council, 1959 Folder 18 = Printed order of service for Stone's memorial service, 1979.


  • Creation: 1941-1979


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1 collection (ca. 500 sheets, including photographs, and 6 pamphlets in 18 folders)

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