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Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection

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A varied collection of typewriter, keyboard, typesetting, and digital type reference materials scanned or acquired by Marcin Wichary. Includes many offbeat brochures, books and pamphlets related to the experience and culture of type. 

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Photographs by John Welzenbach. (skips the actual calendar pages)
Topic: calendar, john welzenbach

Topic: punched cards
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 1,976
favorite 7
comment 0
Cleaned up from a scan by Lori Emerson
Topics: artyping, typewriting, typewriter, ascii art
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Madge Roemer
texts
eye 1,132
favorite 5
comment 0

Topics: artyping, typewriter, art
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Elmo, Gum, Heather, Holly, Mistletoe & Rowan
texts
eye 1,051
favorite 0
comment 0
A riff on monkeys and typewriters.
Topics: typewriter, monkey, shakespeare
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Nathan Krevolin
texts
eye 881
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: artyping, keyboard, typewriter
A manual for Smith Corona PWP System 14 word processors and typewriters.
Topics: word processing, typewriter, smith-corona
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
texts
eye 634
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: typewriter, maintenance, repair

Topics: typewriter, biography
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Jeff Feeman, Maryellen Feeman, Christopher Fowler
texts
eye 516
favorite 0
comment 0

Topic: touch typing

Topics: royal, typewriter, maintenance
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Alan Riddell
texts
eye 408
favorite 7
comment 0

Topics: artyping, art, concrete poetry, typewriting

Topics: artyping, typewriter, art
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Microsoft
texts
eye 356
favorite 0
comment 0
A manual for the first 1983 DOS version of Microsoft Word.
Topics: microsoft word, word processing
A scan from a print of a microfiche scan of a PhD dissertation
Topic: typewriters
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Winnifred Nichols
texts
eye 315
favorite 1
comment 0

Topics: typewriting, ascii art
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 313
favorite 2
comment 0

Topics: artyping, typewriter, art
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Duncan James
texts
eye 308
favorite 1
comment 0

Topics: typewriter, collecting
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation
texts
eye 296
favorite 0
comment 0
Twelfth edition
Topics: graphotype, keyboard
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Nellie Louise Merrick, Robert Frederick Bown, August Dvorak
texts
eye 293
favorite 1
comment 0

Topics: typewriting, touch typing, manual

Topic: concrete poetry
A booklet made by Milwaukee Public Museum in 1965.
Topics: typewriters, collecting
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 237
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: artyping, typewriter, art

Topics: typesetting, phototypesetting, dtp
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 217
favorite 2
comment 0

Topics: artyping, ascii art, typewriting
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by American Exchange Service
texts
eye 214
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: office, technology, typewriter

Topics: ibm, typewriter, brochure, selectric
A scan of a 1968 manual for IBM MT/SC.  (The blue highlights are not original.)
Topics: ibm, ibm mtsc, word processing
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Michael L. Kleper
texts
eye 198
favorite 0
comment 0

Topic: phototypesetting
A 1960s booklet introducing the IBM Selectric typewriter.
Topics: ibm, selectric, typewriter
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by George A. Flanagan
texts
eye 170
favorite 3
comment 0

Topics: artyping, art, typewriter
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Royal McBee Corporation
texts
eye 159
favorite 1
comment 0
A manual for a rather rare Royal HE electric typewriter.
Topics: royal, typewriter, manual, electric
All the advertising pages from the special election issue of Newsweek, November/December 1984.
Topics: apple, macintosh
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 151
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: artyping, typewriter, art
A scan of a 1974 manual for IBM Mag Card II Typewriter. 
Topics: ibm, magcard, word processing
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
texts
eye 147
favorite 0
comment 0
A touch typing manual from Underwood Typewriter Company
Topics: typewriter, touch typing, underwood

Topics: word processing, humor
An early typing manual
Topics: touch typing, typewriter

Topics: berthold, diatype, phototypesetting
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 127
favorite 1
comment 0

Topics: artyping, typewriter
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by WordPerfect
texts
eye 124
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: wordperfect, word processing

Topics: typewriting, touch typing
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Remington Rand, Inc.
texts
eye 118
favorite 2
comment 0
A booklet from Remington Rand from 1951, reprinted as an insert to “The Typewriter: A graphic history of the beloved machine” in 2014
Topics: remington rand, secretary, office, typist, typewriter
This booklet had a French translation  on its flip side.
Topics: ibm, typewriter, typewriting, selectric
(Not sure about the 1966 publication date, this seems suggested by WorldCat, but there are many editions. It is definitely later than 1960.)
Topics: typewriting, touch typing, manual
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation
texts
eye 113
favorite 0
comment 0
Eight edition
Topics: graphotype, platemaker
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Underwood
texts
eye 112
favorite 2
comment 0
The book is ostensibly 16 pages, I’m not sure if two were missing, or irrelevant
Topics: typewriter, artyping, art, underwood, ascii art
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
texts
eye 105
favorite 1
comment 0

Topics: phototypesetting, typesetting, dtp
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Soroban Engineering
texts
eye 102
favorite 0
comment 0
A catalog from the data processing company.
Topics: soroban, catalog, i/o

Topics: typewriter, history
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Rubert P. SoRelle and Id McLenan Cutler
texts
eye 97
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: typewriting, touch typing

Topics: email, thesis

Topics: typewriting, touch typewriting, van sant system, typewriter

Topics: siam, typewriter, smith premier, autobiography
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Canon
texts
eye 89
favorite 0
comment 0
A brochure advertising the 1987 computer Canon Cat.
Topics: canon cat, word processing

Topics: phototypesetting, typesetting
A booklet from 1908 or later.
Topics: typewriters, blickensderfer, blick

Topics: typewriter, history
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Julius Nelson
texts
eye 87
favorite 1
comment 0
(seventh edition)
Topics: typewriting, touch typing
A Xerox Memorywriter 610 + 615 brochure, undated, probably from 1981.
Topics: xerox, memorywriter, word processing

Topics: typewriter, history
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by United States Civil Service Commission
texts
eye 80
favorite 0
comment 0
April 1962 (Revised Edition)
Topics: typewriter, typing
A master’s thesis from 1928 that inspired August Dvorak’s simplified keyboard. (Pages 84–91 and 96–98 were missing from the copy I received.)
Topics: typewriting, errors, thesis, dvorak
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Datapro Research Corporation
texts
eye 79
favorite 0
comment 0
A collection of various reports from 1987 to 1991, added over time to a three-ring binder.
Topics: online, datapro, services
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by Compugraphic Corporation
texts
eye 78
favorite 0
comment 0
A brochure describing keyboard layouts for the Compugraphic CG 7200 photocomposition machine.
Topics: photocomposition, phototypesetting, keyboard
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by August Dvorak
texts
eye 76
favorite 0
comment 0
A seminal paper by August Dvorak.
Topics: dvorak, keyboard, typing, typewriter
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by H. Berthold AG
texts
eye 74
favorite 0
comment 0

Topics: berthold, phototypesetting
Marcin Wichary Typewriting, Type, and Keyboard Collection
by WordPerfect
texts
eye 74
favorite 1
comment 0

Topics: wordperfect, word processing

Topics: berthold, diatype, phototypesetting
A German typing manual from between WWI and WWII. Photographed by Norman Posselt (normanposselt.com).
Topics: typewriting, germany, touch typing

Topics: teletype, teletypewriter
A brochure that came with the rare Thayer’s Quest arcade cabinet game (Dragon’s Lair conversion kit)
Topics: thayersquest, laserdisc, arcade

Topics: atari, touch typing
A scan of a Vydec 1400 Text Editor Reference Manual from 1976, originally in a binder.
Topics: vydec, vydec 1400, word processing
A scan of a Vydec word processing manual from the 1980, originally in a binder.
Topics: vydec, word processing, vydec 1200, vydec 1400, vydec 1800