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TypTS 970.88.462

Stone, Sumner, 1946-. Sumner Stone drawings for the ITC Stone typeface: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: TypTS 970.88.462
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Stone, Sumner, 1946-.
Title: Sumner Stone drawings for the ITC Stone typeface,
Date(s): 1988.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Early sketches and drawings of letters and numbers for the development of ITC Stone, created by designer and art director Sumner Stone.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

97HDr-3. Gift of Sumner Stone; received: 1997 February.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sumner Stone Drawings for the ITC Stone Typeface, 1988 (TypTS 970.88.462). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Stone is the designer of the ITC Stone, Stone Print, Silica, Arepo, Cycles, and Basalt typeface families. He was the art director and one of the designers of the prize-winning ITC Bodoni.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Consists of early sketches and drawings of letters and numbers from the development of the typeface ITC Stone; 188 of the sketches are graphite drawings, and 135 are computer generated drawings, measuring 22 x 14 cm. or smaller. Some of the drawings are annotated with suggestions for changes. Also includes 7 items of published secondary material.

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