Thomas Gourdie MBE; born May 18, 1913, died January 6, 2005. "If Tom Gourdie had a mission in life, it was to make the world write -- to produce writing styles that possessed clarity and fluidity, that were legible and a delight to the eye. In his 92nd year, he was Scotland's doyen of calligraphy and grand old man of handwriting..."
»Obituary by Gordon Casely in the Glasgow Herald 14.Jan.2005.
»Obituary by Alasdair Steven in The Scotsman 12.Jan.2005.
Calligraphy for the Beginner, Tom Gourdie, Taplinger, 1981. ISBN 0800811887