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Letters to Will Carter from various correspondents (M-Y) and unidentified correspondents, 1934-1992

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9816/F/13

Scope and Contents

Letters collected by Will Carter, including letters from well-known correspondents, and from writers of good italic hands. Correspondents include John Marsden, G. L. McKay, Francis Meynell, Francis Minns, the Monotype Corporation (John C. Tarr; enclosing specimens of series 499 Sachfenwald), Stanley Morison (with carbon copy of Will Carter's reply), Owen Morshead, David Parsley, Raef Payne, Richard Pennington, John Peters, Ejnar Philip, Roger Powell (to John Dreyfus), Edward Price, Lloyd and Virginia Reynolds, Vivian Ridler, Geoffrey Rose, John Ryder, Jan Schalkwyk, Hans Schmoller, Ivor Smith, the Society for Italic Handwriting (Charlotte Dobson, Theo McEvoy), Reynolds and Janet Stone, Walter Strachan, the Sylvan Press, Frank Taylor, Robin Treffgarne, Jack Trodd, Beatrice Warde, Irene Wellington, Aubrey West, James Wells (an offprint inscribed to Will Carter), John West, John Wilson, Berthold Wolpe, David B. Wright, Chiang Yee. Some unidentified letters are at the end of the sequence. With a letter from Robin Tanner to Sister Scholastica, and letters from Will Carter to Miss Martin and James Wells.


  • Creation: 1934-1992


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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