Research Catalog

Beale shorthand collection

Title
Beale shorthand collection, 1640-1910.
Author
Beale, Charles Currier, 1864-1909.
Supplementary Content
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Details

Description
6.5 linear feet (23 boxes).
Uniform Title
Bible. Manuscripts.
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • National Shorthand Reporters Association
Biography (note)
  • Charles Currier Beale (1864-1909), a collector of shorthand manuscripts and printed materials, founded and operated the Beale Shorthand Bureau and School of Phonography in Boston between 1884 and 1908.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 235
Author
Beale, Charles Currier, 1864-1909. Collector
Title
Beale shorthand collection, 1640-1910.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of materials concerning American and English shorthand systems and also manuscripts written in shorthand which were acquired by Beale. Types of manuscripts include Bibles from the 18th and 19th centuries, sermons and prayer books; works by various authors; accounts of court trials; and other works transcribed in shorthand. Also, some correspondence, 1899-1907, and bibliographies of books about shorthand and books written in shorthand.
Biography
Charles Currier Beale (1864-1909), a collector of shorthand manuscripts and printed materials, founded and operated the Beale Shorthand Bureau and School of Phonography in Boston between 1884 and 1908.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Added Title
Bible. Manuscripts.
Research Call Number
MssCol 235
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