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Menus and correspondence, 1925-1976

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/F6/1

Scope and Contents

This item preserves Meynell's chronological file. An autograph ms. document of 2 pages at the beginning of the sequence captioned 'Double Crown Club occasions' lists meetings with Meynell in the chair or having some other connection to him. Besides menus, the sequence includes correspondence with T. Balston (1926), Christopher Bradshaw (1964), Will Carter (1961), Douglas Cleverdon (1964), E. M. O. R. Dickey (1945), R. B. Fishenden (1945), Ellic Howe (1946), Lynton Lamb (1954), Hans Schmoller (1957, 1968), Oliver Simon (1949, including typescript biographies by Meynell of P. A. Sinsbury, A. R. Kumlien, T. Lowinsky, T. M. Cleland); a ms. curriculum vitae by John Westwood (1962); a menu layout by Meynell (1925); typescripts of remarks or talks by Meynell (1946, 1954 bis, 1956, 1964); and printed pamphlets: Bernard Newdigate typographer by Basil Blackwell (1945), An evaluation of illustration processes, by R. B. Fishenden (1946), Devices of the Double Crown Club, by John Carter (1947), The Double Crown Club, by Meynell (1950), The Guild of Tallow Chandlers, by James Moran (1959), and Peter de Walpergen against the executors of John Fell 1687-88, by Harry Carter (1964). At the end of the sequence is an announcement and menu from the meeting of 12 Oct. 1976 in memory of Meynell. Also with these papers is an autograph ms. page of notes on the history of the club.

Dates

  • 1925-1976

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

3 envelope(s) (3 envelopes)

Language of Materials

English

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