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"Shaw Writes Forth to War Anew Against Our 'Wasteful' Alphabet" The New York Times; "Shaw Says Shorter Spelling of 'Phone' Will Pay for War"; "G.B.S. Now Offers His Fortune for a 42-Letter Alphabet" Times Herald; "Alphabet is Devised for All-World Use" The New York Times, Box 1, Folder 5, Item 43

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Owen, Robert L. (Robert Latham), 1856-1947. "Shaw Writes Forth to War Anew Against Our 'Wasteful' Alphabet" The New York Times; "Shaw Says Shorter Spelling of 'Phone' Will Pay for War"; "G.B.S. Now Offers His Fortune for a 42-Letter Alphabet" Times Herald; "Alphabet is Devised for All-World Use" The New York Times, Box 1, Folder 5, Item 43, Robert L. Owen Collection, 1913-1946. Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/scribd/?item_id=535422&filepath=/files/docs/historical/owen/owen_01_05_43.pdf, accessed on December 16, 2017.

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