American Type Founders (list of types)

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American Type Founders was the largest producer of foundry type in the world, not only of in-house designs, but also from designs that came from merged firms;

ATF Designs[edit]

These foundry types were designed and produced by American Type Founders:

Barnhart Brothers & Spindler[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by Barnhart Brothers & Spindler:

A sample of Cooper Black.

Bruce Type Foundry[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by the Bruce Type Foundry:

Central Type Foundry[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by the Central Type Foundry of Saint Louis:

Dickenson Type Foundry[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by Dickenson Type Foundry:

Inland Type Foundry[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by Inland Type Foundry:

Keystone Type Foundry[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by Keystone Type Foundry:

  • John Hancock (1905)
  • Powell (1903, Frederic Goudy), commissioned by one Mr. Powell, then advertising manager for Mandel Brothers department store (earlier he had commissioned Pabst Old Style for another store), and named after him.

Marder, Luse, & Co.[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by Marder, Luse, & Co.:

H.C. Hansen Type Foundry[edit]

These foundry types were originally cast by H.C. Hansen Type Foundry:

Nineteenth Century Faces[edit]

These foundry types were cast before the consolidation by unspecified foundries:[2]

References[edit]

  • Jaspert, W. Pincus, W. Turner Berry and A.F. Johnson. The Encyclopedia of Type Faces. Blandford Press Lts.: 1953, 1983, ISBN 0-7137-1347-X.
  • MacGrew, Mac, American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century, Oak Knoll Books, New Castle Delaware, 1993, ISBN 0-938768-34-4.
  • Rollins, Carl Purlington American Type Designers and Their Work. in Print, V. 4, #1.
  1. ^ McGrew, Mac, American Metal Typefaces of the Twentieth Century, Oak Knoll Books, New Castle Delaware, 1993, ISBN 0-938768-34-4, p. 25. Other sources, noltably Jaspert, credit this face to BB&S, while McGrew speculates that some of the sizes might actually have been cast from the Bruce Foundry's Italian Condensed #341.
  2. ^ Lawson, Alexander S., Anatomy of a Typeface, David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, Massachusetts, 1990, ISBN 0-87923-333-8, p. 297.