Digital Collection – service/instruction manuals

Entries are listed alphabetically by manufacturer/brand and organized by date added to the library. To quickly find a particular brand I recommend a search (CTRL-F or CMD-F), though browsing is kind of fun too.

A. B. Dick

11/13/2021

The Charles Deering McCormick Special Collections and Archives of the Northwestern University Libraries generously provided clean scans of the following documents from their Russell N. Cansler papers. Cansler (co)author of the two books on mimeographing taught at Northwestern for many years.

First is the 1957 edition of A. B. Dick’s Fundamentals of Mimeographing:

The second book is The Modern Mimeographing Handbook for Stencil Typists, Stencil Artists, and Mimeograph Operators.

05/20/2021

The A. B. Dick Standard Service Book of Instruction, 80 pages (including end pages and flyleaf), unknown date of publication (though there is an endorsement from 1919 just after the title page) is available as a PDF.

Banda

08/26/2022

Banda Model 10 and 10D spirit duplicator instructions, courtesy of Kevin B.

Copy-Rite

05/24/2021

This set of documents includes the dealer guide, operating instructions, maintenance guide, parts list, and schematics for the Silver Streak and Golden Streak fluid (spirit) duplicators (ca. 1959). Generously provided by Theodore Munk.

Gestetner

Operating instructions for the Gestetner 260.

10/22/22

Gestetner 460 operating instructions provided by Kevin B.

Operating instructions for the Gestetner 1120, an electronic stencil imager

Heyer

10/26/22

Thanks to Kevin B. for scanning and sharing the following documents. First is the instruction manual for the Heyer Lettergraph Model 24:

And instructions for the Heyer Conqueror Models 1770, 1776, and 1777.

The following two parts manuals are for Heyer’s paper folders, the EF1 and EF2 – included here since they frequently accompanied the stencil or spirit duplicators of the same line.

05/06/2021
Instructions accompanying a Heyer Model 60 Postcard Printer (I guess once you attach the stencil it’s assumed that the rest is self-evident):

Instructions accompanying Heyer Model 60
This item is also part of the physical collection.

Rex-O-Graph

05/24/2021

The following documents were generously provided by Theodore Munk.

Rex-O-Graph’s parts catalog and price list (no date).

Fluid duplicator instructions (no date).

Roneo

07/05/2022

A multilingual (English, French, Dutch) user’s manual for the Roneo 350. Courtesy of Mimeograph Revival reader, Kevin.

Speed-O-Print

06/11/2021

The following documents were generously provided by Theodore Munk.

Four different parts-list publications:

1. Speed-O-Print dealer’s parts list and service manual.

2. Speed-O-Print parts list no. 14 (1962)

3. Parts list for duplicators, “speed-o-scopes” and cabinets.

4. Speed-O-Print photo copier parts list

A one-page parts price list.

Speed-O-Print Liberator 200 instruction book.

Speed-O-Print Model L instruction book.

Instructions for removing and replacing Speed-O-Print rubber roll assembly.

Standard

07/05/2022

Operating manual for the Standard Rocket Spirit Duplicator. Courtesy of Mimeograph Revival reader, Kevin.

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