- The Handbook of the International Phonetic Association(Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp 194-197.
- M K C MacMahon: 'The International Phonetic Association: the first 100 years', Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Vol 16, 1986, pp 30-38
- Principles of the International Phonetic Association, London: Department of Phonetics, University College London, 1949, inside covers. Also reproduced in: Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Vol 40, 3, 2010. pp 299-358.
- R W Albright: The International Phonetic Alphabet: Its Backgrounds and Development (Publication Seven of the Indiana University Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics, 1958); also Part III of International Journal of American Linguistics, Vol 24, No 1. B. 1958.
- For reproductions of some earlier IPA charts, including the first one in 1888, see MacMahon, M K C, 'Phonetic notation', in Daniels, P T & Bright, W (eds), The World's Writing Systems, OUP: New York & Oxford, 1996, pp 821-46.
- The part played by Paul Passy, Daniel Jones and other phoneticians in the development of the Association is set out in detail in Collins, Beverley & Mees, Inger, The Real Professor Higgins: the life and career of Daniel Jones, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1999.
- Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Vol 40, 3, 2010. pp 299-358. This issue includes articles on the '40th anniversary of JIPA', 'Joining the IPA — 100 years ago', 'Sample articles from Le Maître Phonétique', and the 'Principles of the International Phonetic Association'.
Presidents of the IPA
|2007-10:||Gösta Bruce (d. 2010)|
|1984-85:||A. C. Gimson (d. 1985)|
|1977-83:||none listed in JIPA issues|
|1969-77:||S. K. (Suniti Kumar) Chatterji (d. May 1977)|
|1967-69:||none listed in Le Maître Phonétique (MF) issues|
|1940-50:||none listed in MF issues|
|1927-40:||Paul Passy (d. 1940)|
|(MF was not published 1915-22)|
|1888-1917:||Wilhelm Viëtor (d. 1917) [Henry Sweet, Honorary President, 1888-1912]|
|1886-88:||Paul Passy [E. Oswald Kenyon, President of the Phonetic Teachers' Association (FTA), from January to April 1888]|
For further information about any aspect of the history of the IPA, contact:
Michael K C MacMahon
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
tel: +44 141 330 6340