in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1168 words.
Armitage, Merle (13 February 1893–15 March 1975), book designer, author, and impresario, was born near Mason City, Iowa, the son of Elmer Ellsworth Armitage and Lulu Jacobs. He claimed 12...