Howell, Alfred Corey, d. 1961,

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Alfred Corey Howell was a banker and member of the Grolier Club (a New York bibliophile society). Among his friends was the book designer and fellow club member Frederic Warde (1894-1939). During his career Warde was associated with the Princeton University Press, the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, the Oxford University Press and several private ventures. He is also associated with the design of the Arrighi typeface. As.

The unofficial executor of Warde's estate, Howell corresponded with friends and relatives immediately after his death on 31 July 1939. Over the next fifteen years he continued to gather information about Warde and unsuccessfully attempted to realize the publication of a memorial volume and an exhibition. (A small exhibition on Warde's work was held at the Grolier Club in 1985.).

From the description of Alfred Corey Howell collection of papers relating to Frederic Warde, 1924-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122516178

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Becker, May Lamberton, 1873-1958 person
correspondedWith Cohen Herman person
correspondedWith Cohn, Alfred C. person
correspondedWith Conkwright, Paul J. (P. Jefferson) person
correspondedWith Connor, Emily C. person
correspondedWith Cumberledge, Geoffrey person
correspondedWith Duenewald, Ralph person
correspondedWith Dumaine, Betty person
correspondedWith Duschnes, Philip C. person
correspondedWith Ede, Charles person
correspondedWith Elderkin, George person
correspondedWith Gaige, Crosby, 1882-1949 person
correspondedWith Grandin, Isabella person
correspondedWith Grannis, Ruth Shepard, 1872-1954 person
associatedWith Grolier Club. corporateBody
correspondedWith Haight, Anne Lyon person
correspondedWith Jackson, William A. (William Alexander), 1905-1965 person
correspondedWith Johnson, John de Monins, 1882-1956 person
correspondedWith Kent, Henry Watson, 1866-1948 person
correspondedWith Kittredge, William Albion, 1891-1945 person
correspondedWith Knepple, L. M. person
correspondedWith Macy, George person
correspondedWith Mardersteig, Giovanni, 1892-1977 person
correspondedWith McFarlene, David person
correspondedWith McKay, George L. (George Leslie), 1895-1976 person
correspondedWith Morey, C. R. (Charles Rufus), 1877-1965 person
correspondedWith Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967 person
correspondedWith Oenslager, Donald M., 1902-1975 person
associatedWith Oxford University Press. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pforzheimer, Carl H. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. person
associatedWith Princeton University Press. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ransom, Will, 1875-1955 person
correspondedWith Rollins, Carl P. (Carl Purlington), 1880-1960 person
correspondedWith Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 person
correspondedWith Smith, Datus person
correspondedWith Standard, Paul, 1896-1992 person
correspondedWith Stratton, Clarence, 1880-1951 person
correspondedWith Stuart, Grace person
associatedWith Tomlinson, Paul person
correspondedWith Trotter, Massey, 1921- person
correspondedWith Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941 person
correspondedWith Walck, Henry Z. person
correspondedWith Warde, Beatrice, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. person
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (State)--New York
Subject
Type designers
Publishers and publishing
Decedents' estates
Occupation
Printers
Type designers
Collector
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Death 1961

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