Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1889-05-06
Death 1967-10-11
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

English typographer, author, and lecturer.

From the description of Letter, 1958. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13048845

British printer, typographer and writer.

From the description of Letter, 1939. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78489119

English typographer and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1923 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613086

Stanley Morison served as typographic advisor to the Monotype Corporation from 1923, the Cambridge University Press from 1923 to 1959, and The Times (London) from 1929 to 1944. Through his work, Morison helped adopt traditional typefaces to machine composition. He is best known for designing the Times New Roman typeface, first used in 1932.

From the description of Letter: London, to [Edmund G.] Gress, 1923 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145382386

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Subjects:

  • Newspaper publishing
  • Calligraphy--20th century
  • Type and type-founding--20th century
  • Newspaper reading
  • Manuscripts, English--Facsimiles
  • Printing--20th century
  • Paleography
  • Type and type-founding
  • Printing--History
  • British newspapers
  • Journalism

Occupations:

  • Typographers--20th century.--England
  • Typographers

Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin--Milwaukee (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • England (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)