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American Type Founders (ATF)

Founded

February 8, 1892


Defunct

August 23, 1993


Founder

Morris Fuller Benton (1872–1948)


Headquarters

Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA


Abbott by Joseph W. Phinney for ATF in 1901

Ad Lib by Freeman Craw for ATF in 1961

Agency Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1933

Alternate Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1903

American Text by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1932

Americana by Richard Isbell for ATF in 1965

Announcement by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1918

Balloon by Max R. Kaufmann for ATF in 1939

Bank Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1930-33

Bernhard Fashion by Lucian Bernhard for ATF / Intertype in 1929

Bernhard Gothic by Lucian Bernhard for ATF in 1929

Bernhard Modern by Lucian Bernhard for ATF in 1937

Bernhard Tango by Lucian Bernhard for ATF in 1931

ATF Bodoni by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1909–1933

Ultra Bodoni by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1928

Bradley by William H. Bradley for ATF in 1895

Broadway by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1928

Brody by Harold Broderson for ATF in 1953

Brush Script by Robert E. Smith for ATF in 1942

bulmer by Morris Fuller Benton, Wiliam Martin for ATF in 1928

Canterbury by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1926

Card Litho by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1917

Caslon 471 by ATF

Caslon 540 by ATF in 1902

Caslon 641 by ATF

Heavy Caslon by ATF

New Caslon by ATF

Caxton Initials by Frederic W. Goudy for ATF in 1905

Century Oldstyle by Linn Boyd Benton, Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1906–1909

Cheltenham by Morris Fuller Benton, Joseph W. Phinney for ATF in 1896

Civilité by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1924

Clearface by Morris Fuller Benton, Linn Boyd Benton for ATF in 1906

Clearface Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1908

Cloister Black by Morris Fuller Benton, Joseph W. Phinney for ATF in 1904

Cloister Cursive by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1926

Cloister Old Style by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1913

Commercial Script by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1888

Copperplate Gothic by Frederic W. Goudy for ATF in 1901

Craw Clarendon by Freeman Craw for ATF in 1955

Craw Modern by Freeman Craw for ATF in 1958

Della Robbia by Thomas Maitland Cleland for ATF in 1902

Dom by Peter Dombrezian for ATF in 1951

Eagle by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1933

Empire by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1937

Engravers Bold by Morris Fuller Benton in for ATF in 1902

Engravers Old English by Morris Fuller Benton in for ATF in 1906

Franklin Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1902

Freehand by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1917

Gallia by Wadsworth Parker for ATF in 1927

Globe Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in ca. 1900

Goudy Catalogue by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1919

Goudy Old Style by Frederic W. Goudy for ATF in 1915

Grayda by Frank H. Riley for ATF in 1939

Greeting Monotone by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1927<

Headline Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1936

Hellenic by ATF in 1800s

Hobo by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1910

Huxley Vertical by Walter Huxley for ATF in 1935

Jenson Old Style by Joseph W. Phinney for ATF in 1893

Jim Crow by ATF in 1933

Kaufmann by Max R. Kaufmann for ATF in 1936

Keynote by Willard T. Sniffin for ATF in 1933

Liberty by Willard T. Sniffin for ATF in 1927

Lightline Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1908

Lydian by Warren Chappell for ATF in 1938

Marbleheart by ATF in 1933

McCullagh by Gustav F. Schroeder for ATF in ca. 1898

Modernique by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1928

Modernistic by Wadsworth A. Parker for ATF in 1927

Monotone Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1907

Murray Hill by Emil J. Klumpp for ATF in 1956

News Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1908

Newport by Willard T. Sniffin by ATF in 1932

Novel Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1928

OCR A by ATF in 1968

Old Bowery by ATF in 1933

Old Style Title by ATF

Onyx by Gerry Powell for ATF in 1937

Othello by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1934

Packardby Oswald Bruce Cooper, Morris Fuller Benton for ATF

Parisian by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1928

Park Avenue by Robert E. Smith for ATF in 1933

Post Monotone by ATF in 1903

Post Oldstyle by ATF in 1900

Poster Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1934

Quentell by William P. Quentell for ATF in 1895

Raleigh Gothic by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1932

Railroad Gothic by ATF in 1906

Phenix by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1935

Rivoli by Willard T. Sniffin for ATF in 1928

Rodeo by ATF

Roycroft by Lewis Buddy III for ATF in ca. 1912

Souvenir by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1914

Spartan by ATF in 1936

Stencil by Gerry Powell for ATF in 1937

Stymie by Morris Fuller Benton, Gerry Powell, Sol Hess for ATF, Lanston Monotype in 1931

Stymie Obelisk by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1932

Thompson Quillscript by Samuel Winfield "Tommy" Thompson for ATF in 1953

Touraine Old Style Italic by Joseph W. Phinney for ATF in 1898

Tower by Morris Fuller Benton for ATFt in 1934

Typo Script by Robert Wiebking for ATF in 1902

Typo Upright by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1905

Wedding Text by Morris Fuller Benton for ATF in 1901

Whedons Gothic by Whedon Davis for ATF in 1965

Timeline

1891

bought Dickinson Type Foundry

1892

bought Cleveland Type Foundry

1892

bought Boston Type Foundry

1892

bought MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan

1901

bought Bruce Type Foundry

1909

bought Farmer, Little & Co.

1911

bought Barnhart Brothers & Spindler Type Foundry

1911

bought Inland Type Foundry

1917

bought Keystone Type Foundry

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