The Type Archive holds the National Typefounding Collection, purchased with grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund; broadly comprising 1. the typefounding materials of the Sheffield typefounders, Stephenson Blake; 2. the hot-metal archive and plant of the Monotype Corporation; and 3. the Woodletter pattern collection and plant of Robert DeLittle.


We need funds to secure the future of the Type Archive. As a registered charity we can claim Gift Aid on donations from UK tax payers and thereby increase the value of your kind contribution.

We are in the process of setting-up an online donation facility. In the meantime please make cheques payable to ‘Type Museum Trust’ and send to : The Type Archive, 100 Hackford Road, London SW9 0QU.

If you pay UK income tax or capital gains tax that is at least equal to the amount you are donating in any one tax year, the Type Archive can reclaim tax on the donation, so we would be very grateful if you would complete a Gift Aid Declaration Form.



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