31 October 2014

You'd think I'd learn

If using AbeBooks, always contact the seller and confirm the exact and full book title. Gregg Shorthand Manual Simplified, Teachers Handbo...

26 October 2014

Brief Form for "Employ"

I was wondering why there isn't a Brief Form for the word "employ". I would have thought that it would rate high on a list o...

24 October 2014

ASCII Gregg?

I remember posting on here way back about a more standardized mapping of Gregg shorthand strokes to ASCII characters. Unfortunately, I seem ...

Gregg Shorthand New Era?

I'm back!! :) Sorry I was away for so long. I kinda forgot some parts of shorthand now (except for when I draw outlines in the air when ...

23 October 2014

"accident" in Diamond Jubilee

I just happened to notice in "Speed Building for Colleges, Diamond Jubilee Series", 1966, on page 473 the outline for the word &qu...

19 October 2014

Questions about the earliest Manuals

First question: Dr Gregg’s the first version of his shorthand (1888) was in two parts and in separate pamphlets: “The Phonetic ...

17 October 2014

Help Wanted

I have received a request via e-mail from a current Gregg student who wants help. She is taking a class online, but she's having a hard ...

16 October 2014

Shorthand Examination Paper – Summer 1950

I have just received copies of the UK versions of the 1916 Manual (“Victory Edition”, no date of publication) and the Anniversary Manua...

An Experimental Study of Two Shorthand Systems

(PDF File) This 1937 thesis describes an experiment in which Gregg shorthand learners and Pitman shorthand students were carefully tested...

14 October 2014

Copy of Gregg Notehand 1960 edition (with pencils on cover) listed on Ebay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Gregg-Notehand-book-Shorthand-leslie-zoubek-deese-how-to-make-notes-1960-vintage-/121459256893?pt=Antiquarian_Collec...

"Short Classics in Shorthand" newly posted on Ebay

Short Classics in Shorthand

10 October 2014

Gregg News Letter on eBay

Somebody on eBay has acquired almost 70 issues of Gregg News Letter and is trying to find a collector who will want them. See auction numbe...

07 October 2014

Technical Minutiae

(1) Charles Rader's proportions If one were to scan a page from the Notehand manual (such as page 31 from the 1st edition) at 300 pixe...

02 October 2014

British Old Currency

I found this website that explains the old currency of the UK, in case you're reading shorthand books from that era: http://resources.wo...

01 October 2014

Greghand

This is the predecessor to Gregg Notehand, authored by Gregg himself and published in a limited release of 500 copies. The plates were writt...

The Automobile Industry

This article about the car industry was written in Anniversary and appeared in the October 1949 issue of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: th...

Bud and the Bank Examiner

This story written in Anniversary was serialized in the September and October 1949 issues of The Gregg Writer. Attachment: bud-and-the-ba...

Dateline: Hollywood

This article in Simplified Gregg about the secretary to Sheilah Graham Westbrook , one of the most powerful Hollywood's gossip reporte...

Penmanship Practice - October 2014

Penmanship Practice - October 2014 From the September 1949 issue of The Gregg Writer. Click here for a full view.