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Correspondence relating to the design of the royal arms on government publications, 1947-1956

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/E10/4

Scope and Contents

Most of the correspondence concerns designs by Reynolds Stone made in 1954-5. Meynell's chief correspondents are Stone and John Simpson. With the letters are committee minutes and specimens of past and proposed designs. Also with the papers of 1954-6 are earlier letters and a memorandum by Harry Carter (1947), and a colour transparency of the arms (of uncertain connection to the rest of this item).


  • Creation: 1947-1956


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2 folder(s) (2 folders)

1 envelope(s) (1 small envelope)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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