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Manuscripts contains:
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MS Add.9815 Papers of John Dreyfus
MS Add.9816 Rampant Lions Press Archive
MS Add.9817 Papers of Beatrice Warde
MS Add.9818 Edward Johnston papers on his type-designs for the Cranach Press
MS Add.9819 Papers of S. H. Steinberg
MS Add.9820 Papers of Ellic Howe
MS Add.9821 Correspondence of Kenneth Day relating to books on typography
MS Add.9822 Papers of F. R. Mansbridge
MS Add.9823 Papers relating to work by Bruce Rogers for Cambridge University Press
MS Add.9824 Papers of Brooke Crutchley
MS Add.9825 Papers of the Fanfare Press
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Papers of Ellic Howe

Title Papers of Ellic Howe
Reference GBR/0012/MS Add.9820
Creator Howe, Ellic
Covering Dates 1930-1984
Extent and Medium 1 box
Repository Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Content and context

Ellic Howe (1910-1991) was a printer, scholar of printing history (in which field he was an associate of Stanley Morison), wartime forger, and historian of the occult.

This collection of papers was given by Ellic Howe to Cambridge University Press in 1952 (see his letter to John Dreyfus, item B/1). All but a few items (now series B) are letters to him on various aspects of typography and printing history.

Access and Use

Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Papers of Ellic Howe, MS Add.9820

Further information

The old class mark for this collection was MS Morison XXIV. This finding aid was prepared by J. F. Coakley in 2011.

Manuscripts/MS Add.9820 contains:
A Letters to Ellic Howe.
78 folders.
1935-1950
B Other papers.
5 folders.
1930-1984

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