Comparison of Various Notehand Editions

I compiled this chart showing the identical (or similar) paragraphs/units that are found between the various Notehand texts.

Since all three editions are out of print, I mainly did this to help the teacher match up lessons with my dictation recordings, for whichever text a student might happen to have. This chart will
also help with lesson planning by showing what material is unique to each edition (which is useful if
you are looking for additional practice without having to skim through
the text(s) to look for new material.) There is only so much available
for notehand out there!

Column 1:  Gregg Notehand:  A Personal Use Shorthand with Integrated Instruction in How to Make Notes (1960) – includes 70 units (10 of which are about note-taking), 172 paragraphs, and a key. 
Column 2:  Essentials of Gregg Notehand:  Intensive Theory & Practice (1961) – includes 30 units (5 of which are about note-taking ), 109 paragraphs, 10 technical vocabularies, and a key. 
Column 3:  Gregg Notehand, 2nd edition (1968) – includes 70 units (43 of which are about note-taking), 171 paragraphs, and a key.
RWP = Reading & Writing Practice
n/e = no equivalent
1st edition (1960)
Essentials (1961)
2nd edition (1968)
Unit 1
“What Good Notemaking Can Do For You”
similar content in Unit 1
Unit 1
“Principles of Notemaking”
(similar content)
1
s-z
1
1
2
a
2 & 3
2 & 3
3
silent letters omitted
3
3
4
s-a words
4
4
5
practice procedures for word list
5
5
6
f
6
6
7
v
6
7
8
e
7
8
9
n
8
9
10
m
9
10
11
t
10
11
12
d
11
12
13
capitalization
12
13
14
punctuation
13
14
15
RWP:  “Dave made the team”
15
15
16
suggestions for RWP
16
16
17
o
17
17
18
r
18
18
19
l
19
19
20
brief forms
21
20
21
phrasing
22
21
22
RWP:  “Ray wrote me…”
23
22
23
h, -ing
24
23
24
omission of minor vowels
25
24
25
RWP
26
25
26
left s/z
RWP
28
26
27
p
RWP
29
27
28
b
RWP:  “Ray Bates plays…”
30
28
29
brief forms
31
29
30
phrasing
RWP: A,B, C
32
30
n/e
self-check for Units 2-6
n/e
31
recall chart
n/e
31
32
RWP: A, B, C, D
n/e
32
Unit 8
“Effective Study & Notemaking”
somewhat similar content in Unit 1 
somewhat similar content in Units 9, 10
33
oo
RWP:  “Our neighbor’s pool…”
33
33
34
k
RWP:  “He will take the claim…”
34
34
35
g
RWP:  “He will take…”
35
35
36
sh
RWP:  “She showed me a pair…”
36
36
37
ch
RWP:  “Mary Chambers teaches…”
37
37
38
j
RWP:  “The agency is preparing…”
38
38
39
long i
RWP:  “The light in my library…”
39
39
40
long e
RWP:  “He said he enclosed…”
41
40
41
short i
RWP:  “Bill bid $1500…”
42
41
42
obscure vowel
RWP:  “Miss Grace’s firm…”
43
42
43
past tense (-t /-d)
RWP:  “He showed me…”
44
43
44
brief forms
45
44
45
phrases
RWP:  “Dear Mary…”
45
(minus phrases)
45
46
short a
RWP:  “No Business Runs Itself”
46
46
47
long a
RWP:  “Dear Mark…”
47
47
48
th
RWP:  “Saving with a Purpose”
48
48
49
recall chart
n/e
49
50
RWP:  “Plans for Annual Sales Meeting”
n/e
50
Unit 15
“How to Listen for Notemaking”
Unit 7
(with self-check for Unit 7)
Unit 11, 30, 34, 35, 36 (with additional note-taking practice)
51
short o
RWP:  “The Tonic of Praise”
49
51
52
aw
RWP:  “You Can Do It”
50
52
53
-ly
RWP:  “4 Ways to be a Happier Person”
51
53
54
brief forms
52
54
55
phrases
RWP:  “Tom” & “Proof”
52
(minus phrases )
RWP:  “Proof” only
55
56
oi
RWP:  “Apple Eater”
53
56
(different RWP:  “Dear Roy:  I had hoped…”)
57
-ure
RWP:  “Dear Roy:  I will take…”
54
57
58
-ual
RWP:  “Dear Samuel…”
55
58
59
-tion
RWP:  “Vacation”
56
59
60
short u
RWP:  “5 Principles of Selling”
57
60
61
oo
RWP:  “Spare-Time Learners”
58
61
62
w
RWP:  “Be Calm”
59
62
(similar RWP)
63
w in the body of a word
RWP:  “Be Calm” concl.
60
63
64
long u
RWP:  “Memory”
61
64
65
recall chart
n/e
65
66
RWP:  “Follow the Leader”
n/e
66
Unit 22
“How to Read for Notemaking”
Unit 13
(includes a self-check)
similar content found in Units 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 32
67
brief forms
62
67
68
phrases
RWP:  “Easy Profit”
62
(minus the phrases)
68
69
ow
RWP:  “Temper”
63
69
70
-ng
RWP:  “A Boy”
64
71
71
-ngk
RWP:  “A Boy” concl.
65
72
(different RWP:  “Abraham Lincoln”)
72
omission of short u
RWP:  “Dither”
66
70
73
-nd
RWP:  “Lark & Her Young Ones”
67
73
74
-nt
RWP:  “Lark” concl.
68
74
75
-md / -mt
RWP:  “Study”
69
75
n/e
self-check for Units 14-18
n/e
76
brief forms
70
78
77
brief-form derivatives
RWP:  “Fast Shrinkage” & “Measure of a Man”
70
no derivatives
RWP:  “Fast Shrinkage” only
79
78
brief forms as word beginnings
RWP:  “Surprise”
71
80
(includes additional RWP: “Family Income” and proportion drills)
79
-ted
RWP:  “Loyalty”
72
81
80
-ded
RWP:  “Loyalty” cont.
73
82
81
-men
RWP:  “Loyalty” cont.
74
83
82
-min
RWP:  “Loyalty” concl.
75
84
83
recall chart
n/e
n/e
84
RWP:  “Green Dye”
n/e
n/e
Unit 29
“Making Notes in Your Own Words”
similar content in Unit 13
(includes a self-check)
similar content in Units 21, 22
85
brief-form review
n/e
85
86
brief forms
76
86
87
phrases
RWP:  “10 Signs of a Mature Man”
76
(no phrases)
87
88
-ses
RWP:  “10 Signs” concl.
77
88
89
-ten
RWP:  “Strictly the Truth”
78
89
90
-den
RWP:  “Time to Forget”
79
90
91
-ment
RWP:  “Big Business & Small Business”
80
91
n/e
n/e
92
recall chart
n/e
n/e
93
RWP:  “Budgeting”
92
-rd
RWP:  “Hard Work”
81
94
93
-ld
RWP:  “Hard Work” concl.
82
95
94
-ble
RWP:  “Boiling Water”
83
96
95
-ful
RWP:  “Wasted Time”
84
97
96
con-
RWP:  “On the Alert”
85
98
97
com-
RWP:  “Hearing Aid”
86
99
n/e
n/e
Unit 37
“Showing Contrasts & Comparisons in Your Notes”
98
trans-
RWP:  “A Little Late”
87
100
99
ex-
RWP:  “A Tooth for a Tooth”
88
101
n/e
self-checks  for Units 20-24
n/e
100
de- / di-
RWP:  “Shock”
89
102
n/e
n/e
Unit 38
“Definitions, background information, and examples”
101
re-
RWP:  “No Smoking”
90
103
102
dis- / des-
RWP:  “No Smoking” concl.
91
104
103
recall chart
n/e
105
104
RWP:  “Medicine Cabinet”
n/e
106
Unit 36
“Organizing Your Notes as You Make Them”
Unit 19
(includes self-check)
similar content in Units 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 47
105
abbreviation
RWP:  “Table Conversation”
92
107
106
-ingly
RWP:  “Table Conversation” cont.
93
108
107
-ings
RWP:  “Table Conversation” concl.
94
109
108
ia / ea
TWP”  “Value of Reading”
95
110
109
long ia
RWP:  “Value of Reading” cont.
96
111
110
aw / ah
RWP:  “Value of Reading” cont.
97
112
111
ye- / ya-
RWP:  “Value of Reading” concl.
98
113
112
omission of vowel before -tion
RWP:  “Traits of Successful People”
99
114
113
sub-
RWP:  “Art of Saying No”
100
115
114
-cal / -cle
RWP:  “Art of Saying No” cont.
101
116
115
-ward
RWP:  “Art of Saying No” cont.
102
117
116
-lity / -ity
RWP:  “Art of Saying No” cont.
103
118
117
-rity
RWP:  “Art of Saying No” concl.
104
119
118
omission of vowel in -ious / -eous
RWP:  “Dominoes”
105
120
119
omission of e in diphthong u
RWP:  “Press the Button”
106
121
n/e
n/e
122
-ology
120
months & days
RWP:  “Revenge”
107
123
121
compounds (-body, -thing, -ever, -where, with-)
RWP:  “He Liked Everybody”
108
124
122
intersection
RWP:  “Mr. Gray…”
109
125
n/e
self-check for Units 26-30
n/e
n/e
Technical Vocabularies
n/e
123
recall chart
n/e
126
124
RWP:  “Never Satisfied”
n/e
127
Unit 43
“How to Use Gregg Notehand in Original Writing”
n/e
similar content in Unit 40, 41
125
word beginnings:
sub- / re- / con- / dis- / des- / de-
n/e
n/e
126
RWP:  3 letters with “Dear Mr. Dyer”
n/e
n/e
127
word families:
-ct / -ound / -or / -en
n/e
132
128
RWP:  “Your Vocabulary”
n/e
133
129
blends:
men/min / ted / tain / nd / -ses
n/e
n/e
130
RWP:  “Mixer”
n/e
n/e
131
vowels:  ow / long u / ia / ea / oi / long i
n/e
n/e
132
RWP:  “Miracle”
n/e
n/e
133
word families:  -lize /
-er / -ory / -cated / -est
n/e
136
134
RWP:  “The Little Things,”  “Yesterday & Tomorrow,” & “An Educated Man”
n/e
137
135
word families:  -ther / -age / al- / out- / -self
n/e
134
136
RWP:  “Dissertation Upon Roast Pig”
n/e
135
Unit 50
“How to Make Notes for Research Papers”
n/e
similar content in Units 42, 44, 45
137
disjoined word endings:  -cal / -cle /
-lity / -ings / -rity / -ward
n/e
142
138
RWP:  “Just-a-Little-Late Club”
n/e
143
139
word families:  -nted /
-kn / moo- / noo- / -ished / -fully
n/e
n/e
140
RWP:  “Mr. Murphy’s Chickens”
n/e
n/e
141
word families:  -ier /
-ually / -rt / -tension
n/e
n/e
142
RWP:  “Open Door”
n/e
n/e
143
phrases:  the / he/ I / to / should
n/e
138
144
RWP:  “Profit”
n/e
139
145
word families:  -tive /
-ser / -cer / -vent / out- / al- 
n/e
140
146
RWP:  “Profit” concl.
n/e
141
147
word families:  -ally /
-man / -eral / -oud /
-plied 
 n/e
n/e
148
RWP:  “Silly Advice,” “Long Life,” “Office Hours,” “Solution,” “Darkness”
n/e
n/e
Unit 57
“How to Use Notes in Reviewing & Preparing for Examinations”
n/e
similar content found in Units 43, 49
149
word beginnings:  ex- / 
com- / trans- / sub-
n/e
n/e
150
RWP:  “Fifty-first Dragon”
n/e
n/e
151
word endings:  -ment /
-ly / -tion / -ble / -ure
n/e
n/e
152
RWP:  “Dragon” cont.
n/e
n/e
153
blends:  -rd / -ld / -ses /
-md / -mt / -ded
n/e
n/e
154
RWP:  “Dragon” cont.
n/e
n/e
155
word families:   -dent /
-less / -ver / -use / -bled
n/e
n/e
156
RWP:  “Dragon” cont.
n/e
n/e
157
vowel omissions
n/e
n/e
158
RWP:  “Dragons” cont.
n/e
n/e
159
brief-form derivatives
n/e
n/e
160
RWP:  “Dragon” concl.
n/e
n/e
Unit 64
“How to Make Notes in Discussions, Meetings, and Conferences”
similar content in Unit 25
with self-check for Unit 25
similar content in Units 51, 53, 54 
161
word families:  -port /
-tial / -cial / -ic / -long / 
-ser / -cer
n/e
n/e
162
RWP:  “King’s New Clothes”
n/e
n/e
163
word families: 
-claimed / -pro / -vl /
-ary / -ery / -ory / -rer / 
-ror
n/e
n/e
164
RWP:  “King’s New Clothes” concl.
n/e
n/e
165
theory review:  oo, w, sw, wh, w dash
n/e
n/e
166
RWP:  “Tessie the Mannequin”
n/e
n/e
167
blends:  -ld / -rd / -ted /
-nt / -ten
n/e
n/e
168
RWP:  “Tessie” concl.
n/e
n/e
169
word families:  per- /
post- / -tance / -cy /
-ction
n/e
n/e
170
RWP:  “Dear Mr. Brown…”
n/e
n/e
171
word families:  -ance / 
-ness / -mission / -let / man-
n/e
n/e
172
RWP:  “Dear Mr. Mix…”
n/e
n/e
n/e
n/e
128
words endings:  -ical / -ful / 
-ings / -ingly
n/e
n/e
129
RWP:  “Hunger” & 
Functions of Blood”
n/e
n/e
Unit 50
“Making Derived Notes”
n/e
n/e
130
blends:  -ses / -ted / -tain /
-ten / -md
n/e
n/e
131
RWD:  “Military Justice”
n/e
n/e
Unit 55
“Indexing Your Notes”
n/e
n/e
Unit 56
“Disposition of Your Notes”
n/e
n/e
144
word families:  -long /
-port / -ial / -tment
n/e
n/e
145
RWP:  “Western Europe & Postwar Prosperity”
n/e
n/e
146
word families:  -ish / -ern /
-tional / -ulation
n/e
n/e
147
RWP:  “The English Language”
n/e
n/e
148
word families: per- /
-dent / be- / some-
n/e
n/e
149
RWP:  “William Shakespeare”
n/e
n/e
150
word endings:  -ment / -ly/
-ble / -tion
n/e
n/e
151
RWP:  “Proteins & Calories”
n/e
n/e
152
vowels:  ia / ea / long ia / long i / ow
n/e
n/e
153
RWP:  “Climate”
n/e
n/e
154
word beginnings:  con- /
com- / ex- / in-
n/e
n/e
155
RWP:  “Small & Big Societies”
n/e
n/e
156
omission of vowels:  -ious/
e in u / short u / minor vowel
n/e
n/e
157
RWP:  “Pests”
n/e
n/e
158
word families:  -ological /
-ple / -rance / -ral
n/e
n/e
159
RWP:  “Our Psychological Wants”
n/e
n/e
160
word families:  -iation /
-son / -man / -come
n/e
n/e
161
RWP:  “Inflation & Deflation”
n/e
n/e
162
blends:  -nt / -nd / -rd / -ld
n/e
n/e
163
RWP:  “The Idea of Democracy”
n/e
n/e
164
word families:  -quire /
-cate / -tive / pro-
n/e
n/e
165
RWP:  “Motivation in Learning”
n/e
n/e
166
word families:  -br / serve /
ad- / -side
n/e
n/e
167
RWP:  “The Personnel of Congress”
n/e
n/e
168
vowels:  ow / long i / oi / u
n/e
n/e
169
RWP:  “The Body & Rest”
n/e
n/e
170
vowels:  oo / w / sw- / wh
n/e
n/e
171
RWP:  “Telling a Story”
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