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Edward Johnston:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Johnston, Edward, 1872-1944
Title: Edward Johnston Collection
Dates: 1898-1944, undated
Extent: 2 document boxes, 1 oversize box (2.54 linear feet), 1 galley folder (gf), 1 oversize folder (osf)
Abstract: Includes manuscript works, designs, and letters written or received by the British-Uruguayan craftsman Edward Johnston, regarded as one of the fathers of modern calligraphy. Also present are an account book, designs and proofs for Doves Press books, notebooks, and sketchbooks. Correspondents include T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and Eric Gill.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-2212
Language: English, German, and Latin
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Jamie Hawkins-Kirkham, 2011 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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