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Papers of John Peters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9929

Scope and Contents

Almost all these papers come from Peters's years at Cambridge University Press, with just a few examples of his earlier work for the Arts Council (1946-1949) and of his other activities including printing at the Vine Press, typeface design for the Monotype Corporation, letter-cutting, and calligraphy.


  • 1946-1964


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7.5 archive box(es) (7 boxes and 0.5 oversize box)

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Related Materials

See also the archives of the Vine Press, MS Add. 9861.


John Dreyfus, 'A memoir of John Peters (1917-1989), Fine Print 16:1 (1990), 25-29.
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