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“One Kind of Typewriter”

From The Stenographer, May 1891 –

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Oliver in accounting

Here is an interesting application: “No books, pens, ink or pencils are used in the new method, but an Oliver Typewriter, fitted with an attachment for holding a roll of paper tape, has been substituted for these articles. This paper is one inch wide and perforated into detachable tags one inch square, having a hole punched through them for the purées of hanging on pins.”

Geyer’s Stationer (New York), May 29, 1902 —

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Caligraph inking attachment

Inventors were always looking for ways to improve existing machines. If the operator of a Caligraph loathed changing ribbons, he or she could opt for an ink bottle, using a specially designed attachment.

From The Shorthand Review, September-October 1891 —

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Typewriting in newspaper offices

From The Shorthand Review, August 1892 —

A more contemporary of a newsroom is offered here: The Story of Your Newspaper.

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A New Year’s Resolution

From The Book-Keeper (Detroit), January 1896 —

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