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Morison, Stanley Arthur, 1889-1967 (editor and typographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1889-1967

Stanley Morison (1889-1967) was the preeminent authority on typography in Britain in the 20th century. Besides his many publications, his influence was exerted partly through his positions as a consultant to the Monotype Corporation, to The Times newspaper (for which he designed Times Roman in 1932), and to the University Press, Cambridge.

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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Printers' flowers and arabesques, by Francis Meynell and Stanley Morison, 1923 (The date is estimated.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B58/7
Scope and Contents Small notebook with examples of printers' flowers pasted in and notes on each. Some notes are by Meynell and others by Stanley Morison. It was removed from a folder marked by Meynell 'F.M.'s preliminary notes on history of fleurons (for 1st no. of Fleuron) amended and amplified by S.M.' Some further notes on 2 loose sheets are laid in.
Dates: 1923 (The date is estimated.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Stanley Arthur Morison: Correspondence to Mrs Bridges, Charles Sayle, A.T. Bartholomew and J.C.T. Oates, 1923-1954

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/984-986a
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Dates: 1923-1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison, 1916-1971

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/77
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = correspondence between Meynell and Morison Folder 2 = correspondence with others concerning Morison. Correspondents include the Monotype Corporation (W. I. Burch 1928), the British Museum and Tony Appleton (both 1971) Envelope = printed items related to Morison. These include Morison's pamphlet A reminder to prime ministers, tyrants, [etc.] printed at the Pelican Press for Christmas 1920; and a pamphlet A selection of types produced by the Monotype Corporation under the guidance of...
Dates: 1916-1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison, 1935-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9814/E/37
Scope and Contents Folders 1-2 = correspondence between Morison and Hutt (1935-62) Folder 3 = correspondence about Morison between Hutt and others (1967-73) including Nicolas Barker, Harry Carter, John Dreyfus, James Moran, Peter Newbolt, Vivian Ridler, and S. H. Steinberg Folder 4 = correspondence with the British Museum (J. R. Barr, K. B. Gardner) about newspaper title-lines designed by Morison (1970), with specimens of the Daily Worker, Reynolds News, Daily Herald, and Daily Express (photographic print)...
Dates: 1935-1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison, 1956-1966

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9984/B/44
Scope and Contents Two typescript letters to Joan Stevenson.
Dates: 1956-1966
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison, 1928-1973

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8239/3
Scope and Contents Folder 1 = letters from Morison to Carter (1928-67). Included are a tear-sheet from Schweizer Graphische Mitteilungen for 1949 with a picture of Morison, and letters to Morison from Carl H. Pforzheimer (1946) and Nigel J. Abercrombie (1956) Folder 2 = envelopes addressed, mostly to Carter, in Morison's hand. With these is a Christmas card from Jeanne and John Holroyd Reece reproduced from Morison's handwriting (1933). Folder 3 = memorabilia of Morison. These include clippings, printed ephemera,...
Dates: 1928-1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison to Herbert Wright, 22 Feb. 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10005/13
Scope and Contents Westminster.
Dates: 22 Feb. 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Stanley Morison to Herbert Wright, 3 Mar. 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10005/14
Scope and Contents Westminster. With envelope.
Dates: 3 Mar. 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Talk on Stanley Morison to the Double Crown Club, 1967-1968

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/B59/78
Scope and Contents Autograph ms.; typescript of 9 half-sheet pages; correspondence with the Club (Walter Tracy); printed announcement and menu for the dinner. The talk was given on 29 Nov. 1967.
Dates: 1967-1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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