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Collection related to Stanley Morison's 60th birthday


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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Collection of six items related to a dinner held at Brown's Hotel on May 6, 1949, to honor Stanley Morison on his 60th birthday. Includes the envelope lettered by Will Carter of Rampant Lions Press, sealed with a large stamped wax seal, bearing John Carter's name, which contained the other items. The enclosed items include an imitation eighteenth century leather book cover or board on which is stamped in gold S.M., and on the verso is printed the menu for the evening, as well as a prospectus for John Carter's

A Handlist of the Writings of Stanley Morison, Prolegomena and Curriculum Vitae of Stanley Morison, and A Selection of Types Produced by the Monotype Corporation under the Guidance of Stanley Morison. Also included is a note between John Carter and Jake (Blanck?) describing the contents of this envelope.

Box 69, F0989: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 2014.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, February 2016.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 February 3
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The collection is open for research.

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Collection Inventory

Collection related to Stanley Morison's 60th birthday.
Box 69 Folder F0989

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