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Read, Kingsley (? 1913-1988) 

Gender: Male

Other names
Read, Ronald Kingsley (Alternative name)

Functions, occupations and activities
Stopped using his first name "Ronald" later in life; designed an alphabet based on requirements laid down in George Bernard Shaw's will (1964); died at the age of 75 (1988)

Thesaurus
GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
TYPOGRAPHERS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 1

Correspondence with George Bernard Shaw, and users of the new English alphabet designed by Read, c 1940s-1950s
Held at: University of Reading: Special Collections
Document reference: MS 1103, 1387 : Kingsley Read Collection
Other information: The Kingsley Read Alphabet Collection: a Catalogue (1982)
Comments: Papers listed


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55