Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cleverdon, Douglas. Douglas Cleverdon correspondence, 1925-1932, undated. Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977. Stanley Morison and John Carter correspondence with David Magee, 1958-1959. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Letters to Bernard Henry Newdigate [manuscript] 1936 Feb. 8 & 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn McFadden, A. L. (Andrew Lynn), 1906-. Universities other than UNB. Saint Thomas College, Chatham : 1955-1958. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Harriet Irving Library
referencedIn Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979. Muir mss. II, 1892-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Bank, Arnold. Papers of Arnold Bank, calligrapher and teacher. Carnegie Mellon University, Hunt Library
creatorOf Newberry Library. Special Collections Section. Modern Manuscripts Collection correspondence, 1945-1969. Newberry Library
referencedIn Grolier Club. Library. Records of the librarians, 1897-1970. Grolier Club
creatorOf Pegasus Press (Paris, France). [Brochures] 1925-1929. Indiana University
creatorOf Merrymount Press. Records of the Merrymount Press, 1893-1948. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Letter, 1939. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Morison Room papers, 1907-1973 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. Autograph letter signed : London, to Henry Watson Kent, ca. 1934-1945. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy. Correspondence regarding proposed archives : 1957-1959. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Harriet Irving Library
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967,. Modus scribendi : manuscript, [ca. 1460]. Houghton Library
creatorOf Bennett, Paul, 1897-1966,. Papers relating to Frederic Warde, 1921-1966. Grolier Club
creatorOf Cleverdon, Douglas. Papers, 1926-1988. Indiana University
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Sunday newspapers. Newberry Library
creatorOf Gill, Eric, 1882-1940. Letters and clippings relating to Gill's projected review of Graily Hewitt's Lettering for students and craftsmen, 1930-1931. Newberry Library
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. The anatomy of fair writing. An anthology of divers hands : [n.p.] : manuscript, [n.d.] / by Edward Johnston. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library. Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. 1942. Houghton Library
referencedIn Warde, Beatrice, 1900-1969. Autograph letter signed : [New York], to F.B. Adams, Jr., 1969 Jan. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. Papers, 1915-1938. Grolier Club
referencedIn Grolier Club. Manuscript collection, 1621-1949, [ca. 1700-1850] (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Mendle, Isidore. Isidore Mendle Collection on the History of Printing, 1911-1973. Washington University in St. Louis, .
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Letter, 1958. Ohio University, Alden Library
referencedIn Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Harlan W. Hamilton collection of correspondence, 1704-1958 Ohio University
referencedIn Hamilton, Harlan W. (Harlan Ware), 1902-. Harlan W. Hamilton collection of correspondence 1704-1958. Ohio University, Alden Library
referencedIn Howell, Alfred Corey, d. 1961,. Alfred Corey Howell collection of papers relating to Frederic Warde, 1924-1954. Grolier Club
referencedIn Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. Autograph letter signed : London, to Henry Watson Kent, 1931 Apr. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wells, James M. Papers, 1951-1984. Newberry Library
referencedIn Radcliffe Collection, 800 - [ongoing] Liverpool Hope University, Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Draft of S.M.'s introduction to T. Berry and Johnson, [1933]. Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library, John P. Raynor Library
creatorOf Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.). Pynson Printers records, 1927-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1923 Jan. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Letter: London, to [Edmund G.] Gress, 1923 Oct. 31. Grolier Club
referencedIn Wardrop, James, 1905-1957. Correspondence and manuscript, 1933-1952. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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Relation Name
associatedWith Bank, Arnold. person
associatedWith Bennett, Paul, 1897-1966, person
associatedWith Berry, W. Turner (William Turner). person
associatedWith Carter, John, 1905-1975, person
associatedWith Cathedral, Liverpool person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Gill, Eric, 1882-1940. person
correspondedWith Gress, Edmund G. (Edmund Geiger), 1872-1934 person
associatedWith Grolier Club. corporateBody
correspondedWith Grolier Club. Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Hamilton, Harlan W. (Harlan Ware), 1902- person
associatedWith Hiscox, person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
correspondedWith Howell, Alfred Corey, d. 1961, person
associatedWith Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948, person
associatedWith Johnson, A. F. (Alfred Forbes) person
associatedWith Johnston, Edward, 1872-1944. person
associatedWith Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977. person
associatedWith Mendle, Isidore. person
associatedWith Merrymount Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Middleton, R. Hunter (Robert Hunter), 1898-1985. person
associatedWith Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979 person
associatedWith Newberry Library. Special Collections Section. corporateBody
associatedWith Newdigate, Bernard H. (Bernard Henry), 1869-1944 person
associatedWith Pegasus Press (Paris, France) corporateBody
associatedWith Pynson Printers corporateBody
associatedWith Pynson Printers (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. person
associatedWith Stanley Arthur Morison person
associatedWith Warde, Beatrice, 1900-1969. person
correspondedWith Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. person
associatedWith Wardrop, James, 1905-1957. person
associatedWith Wells, James M. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Newspaper publishing
Calligraphy--20th century
Type and type-founding--20th century
Newspaper reading
Manuscripts, English--Facsimiles
Printing--20th century
Type and type-founding
British newspapers
Typographers--20th century.--England


Birth 1889-05-06

Death 1967-10-11





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