ADDRESSING ENVELOPES: Using Proper Names & Titles

September 30 2015 – Laura Wright



In our relaxed society, it can be difficult to remember the proper way to address people with varying titles and situations.  Use the chart below from Crane & Co. to easily determine how to address formal invitations.

Also see ADDRESSING ENVELOPES: Using Proper Military Names & Titles.


The Blue Book of Stationery: The Definitive Guid to Social and Business Correspondence Ettiquette. Revised by Pamela Eyring and Robert Hickey. Dalton: Crane & Co., Inc., 2009.