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book - Rational Typewriting

From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria

Description
A blue hard cover book titled' "Rational Typewriting". It opens from the bottom to the top. and is an instruction / text book for typists.
Size
H-256mm W-202mm D-15mm
Object Registration
2365
Keywords
text-rational-typewriting typewriting communication
Historical information
Mrs Smith Clough wrote many typewriting text books. She was a winner of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for Typewriting contests at a National level. Her books came with diagrams on many of the major typewriters of the day and a course in touch typing with numerous exercises to practice.
When Made
1957
Made By
Wilson's Printing Company Ltd (printer)
Significance
Before computers, typewriters were a useful tool for people whose work involved writing a lot of letters or stories. This book was re-issued many times and was typical of the tet books used by those learning to "touch type".
Last updated
19 Nov 2017 at 4:12PM