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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1889 - 1967

Biography

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:

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 File

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...
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, 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...
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, 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).
 Item

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).
 Item

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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University Publisher: Correspondence with Morison, S., 1936 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/3/3250
Scope and Contents

11 carbon typed letters.

Dates: 1936 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.
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