Early Gregg Writer Magazines now Available on Google Books

Harvard Library recently allowed Google Books to scan all Gregg Writer magazine issues in their collection that were not already scanned. (Google Books scanned some full volumes years ago. Those are available through Google Books and the Haiti Trust.) The recent scans include Gregg Writer magazine issues from 1901-1918. These scans include: —Complete Volumes: 4,…

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O. Henry Stories in Gregg Shorthand

Please help me test a new PDF file that contains ten O. Henry short stories written in Gregg Shorthand. The stories were serialized in 22 issues of the Gregg Writer magazine. All of the stories are in the public domain. This PDF file is not viewable on the Internet Archive viewer. You need to download…

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The Hour for Meditation

The importance of taking time for meditation was recognized even in the early part of the 20th century, when this small article appeared in many newspapers of the era. Here it is transcribed in Centennial Gregg by me for the blog. Attachment: the-hour-for-meditation.pdf

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The Crusader and the Puritan

Before becoming Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Oliver Wendell Holmes was something of a feature on the lecture circuit. This speech was delivered at the 250th Anniversary of the First Church in Cambridge, February 12, 1886. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-crusader-and-the-puritan.pdf  

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Our Duty to be Happy

This is a fragment from the book Days Off by Henry Van Dyke; a gentleman and his nephew talk about the importance of maintaining a positive outlook in life. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: our-duty-to-be-happy.pdf

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The Whistle

This is one of the most famous essays by Benjamin Franklin. Its message is still very relevant in today’s world. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-whistle.pdf

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