Gregg Writer 1903-1982 on the Internet Archive

At the end of March 2021, the Internet Archive published the Gregg Writer/Today’s Secretary magazine Volumes 6 through 84 (9-1903 through 5-1982). This is the entire run of both magazines, except for Gregg Writer Volumes 1 -5 (4-1899 through 8-1903). The good news is that you can download images for all magazines through 1961. You…

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Those Amazing Sleepers

The phenomenon of estivation, or summer dormancy for survival during hot and dry periods, is observed in various animal species. This article, transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly, highlights some examples. Attachment: those-amazing-sleepers.pdf

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Oh, See Mother Run!

This is an entertaining story for adults, written in the style of a children’s basic reader, here transcribed in Simplified Gregg by me for the blog. Attachment: oh-see-mother-run.pdf

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The First Inauguration

This essay by American historian Malcolm Rogers Eiselen describes the events surrounding the inauguration of George Washington. Here it is transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-first-inauguration.pdf

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Hoofs on the Prairie

In this selection from his book Hear Me, My Chiefs!, American journalist, naturalist, and novelist Herbert Ravenel Sass describes the history of the mustangs, the free-roaming horse of the Western United States. I transcribed it in Simplified Gregg for the blog. Attachment: hoofs-on-the-prairie.pdf

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Why Is It?

One of the entertaining and satirical essays by American author and cartoonist Clarence Day, Jr., here transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: why-is-it.pdf

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I Keep Hearing Voices

This amusing article by American actress and author Cornelia Otis Skinner examines how people use different kinds of voices for different purposes and occasions; here it is transcribed by yours truly in Simplified Gregg. Attachment: i-keep-hearing-voices.pdf

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“No. 10”

This excellent article gives some details about 10 Downing Street, or Number 10 as it is known in the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister’s residence and office, here transcribed in Simplified Gregg for the blog by yours truly. Attachment: no-10.pdf

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