Gregg Shorthand Reader 1912 – Color Scan

The Gregg Shorthand Reader (1912) contains reprints of shorthand plates from issues of the Gregg Writer magazine. This book matches the 1902 Gregg Shorthand manual. There is another version of this book on the Internet Archive that is difficult to read. It was scanned in black and white from an original copy with faded plates….

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Legal Option for sharing (some) copyrighted books

I came across this a little while ago: https://blog.archive.org/2017/10/10/books-from-1923-to-1941-now-liberated/ This appears to be a *legal* option for sharing books that were published between 1923 and 1941, which opens up the possibility of legal digital access to, for instance, the anniversary edition functional method books, which were published in 1936 (and renewed in Oct 1963, dang…

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Gregg Shorthand Structured Learning Method

I got a copy of “Gregg Shorthand Structured Learning Method, Diamond Jubilee Series”, by Eleanor Skimin and Patsy McMurtrie. The book was published by McGraw-Hill in 1971, it is 216 pages long, and the shorthand (DJS) was written by Jerry Edelman. The book is divided in 28 lessons, plus three additional reinforcing lessons that review…

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Gregg and other shorthand books from Openlibrary

Here are some books that can be borrowed from Openlibrary. Some of you may be aware of this site. But for those few searching souls that stumble upon this blog it may be helpful. It requires to register on site and also to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link…

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two notes about Gregg Simplified

• Textbook’s 60th Anniversary According to Amazon, June 1st will be the 60th anniversary of the publication of Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified – second edition. It’s extraordinary that this book is still in print 60 years later. And it’s often #1 or #2 in Amazon USA’s Business & Money > Skills > Secretarial Aids &…

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Lists of Gregg Books

Thought it might be a good idea to have a thread for booklists, just in case anyone is hit by the urge to make any, or wants to link to existing lists. It happened to me… I made a preliminary list of Series 90 books, based on data from WorldCat and ABEbooks, which I have…

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