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Compositions of Morison, 1922-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/A

Scope and Contents

This series consists of papers, including correspondence, relating to Morison's published and unpublished compositions (except memoranda internal to the Monotype Corporation and The Times). Also included are some items which, although not properly compositions of Morison, incorporate his work, whether in supervision, editing, or design.


  • Creation: 1922-1970


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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


16 archive box(es) (16 boxes)

1 collection (16 boxes and 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials



Each composition is a subseries; except that compositions represented by only a short or fragmentary ms. or typescript, or by a printed copy only, have been put together into a separate subseries at the end of the sequence. Also in this subseries are blocks or pulls therefrom made from Morison's handwriting. Arranged chronologically, using in most cases the date of publication. Within each subseries, arrangement is likewise approximately chronological except where stated otherwise.


Appleton = Tony Appleton, The writings of Stanley Morison (1976).

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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