Morison, Stanley Arthur, 1889-1967 (editor and typographer)
- 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 35 Collections and/or Records:
Printers' flowers and arabesques, by Francis Meynell and Stanley Morison, 1923 (The date is estimated.)
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.
Stanley Arthur Morison: Correspondence to Mrs Bridges, Charles Sayle, A.T. Bartholomew and J.C.T. Oates, 1923-1954
Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Two typescript letters to Joan Stevenson.
Westminster. With envelope.
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.
11 carbon typed letters.