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Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Henry Watson Kent, 1919 May 27.

Author: Bruce Rogers; Henry Watson Kent; Ray Nash
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Letters from Bruce Rogers to Henry Watson Kent, item 8
Database:WorldCat
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Indicating that [Herbert] Winlock is in town and had informed him of Kent's poor health, for which he expresses great concern; describing "the most miserable winter that [he] can remember" and the "old rut of rushed and half-done work" that the Press has returned to; observing promise in Gordon Nobbs, assistant superintendant of the composing room; comparing their inferior equipment to that of Carl Rollins' at  Read more...
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Named Person: Carl Purington Rollins; Herbert E Winlock; Gordon Nobbs; Bryson Burroughs; Hubert Rutherford Brown; Paul Manship
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Rogers; Henry Watson Kent; Ray Nash
OCLC Number: 704936357
Notes: Written from Cambridge University Press.
Part of a collection of autograph letters signed and revised typed and autograph copies of letters to Henry Watson Kent. Items in this collection have been described individually in separate catalog records; see collection-level record for more information.
Description: 1 item (6 p.) ; 21.3 cm

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Indicating that [Herbert] Winlock is in town and had informed him of Kent's poor health, for which he expresses great concern; describing "the most miserable winter that [he] can remember" and the "old rut of rushed and half-done work" that the Press has returned to; observing promise in Gordon Nobbs, assistant superintendant of the composing room; comparing their inferior equipment to that of Carl Rollins' at Montague Press and pointing out their weakened financial situation; emphasizing the inaccuracy of friend [Bryson] Burroughs' "glowing picture of life and work in Cambridge"; discussing developments on his plan to return to New York and set up a small press with [Hubert] Brown; indicating that he would like to be introduced to Paul Manship and possibly collaborate on a project.

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