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The typeface Octavian for the Monotype Corporation, 1954-1976

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/D1/5

Scope and Contents

Drawings, photographs, and stats of various alphabetical letters, mostly undated; Correspondence and memoranda on Monotype Octavian (1955-1964); Correspondence on Monophoto Octavian (1975-1976). Correspondents include Max Caflisch, David Kindersley, Ronald Mansbridge, Rauri McLean, Monotype Corporation (John Dreyfus, J. Goulding, Alan Jones, William Morgan, Doris Weller), Vivian Ridler, Hans Schmoller.


  • Creation: 1954-1976


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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