QWERTY People Archive

The articles below describe the activities of important people to popularize QWERTY in 19th century. We, Koichi and Motoko Yasuoka, are collecting and excerpting such articles from contemporary newspapers, magazines, pamphlets and patents. See also The Truth of QWERTY and On the Prehistory of QWERTY.

Byron Alden Brooks

Lucien Stephen Crandall

James Densmore

Elizabeth Margaret Vater Longley

Frank Edward McGurrin

Thomas W. Osborne

Edward Payson Porter

Clarence Walker Seamans

Christopher Latham Sholes

Samuel Willard Soulé

Louis Traub

William Ozmun Wyckoff

George Washington Newton Yost