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Jermanok (Mary) Pitman Shorthand Collection
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Separated Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Accruals

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Mary Jermanok Pitman Shorthand Collection
    Creator: Jermanok, Mary
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0189
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1904-1970
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of course material and personal notes of Mary Jermanok as she learned shorthand.
    Pitman instructional books, novels in shorthand, shorthand periodicals, and various manuals have been separated and cataloged.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Separated Materials

    Some print materials have been separated from the collection and can be found by searching "Gift of Mary Jermanok" in the library's catalog.

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Mary Jermanok Pitman Shorthand Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    Mary Jermanok began learning Pitman Shorthand when a teenager in New York City. She used shorthand in her work career of approximately 70 years. She also taught Pitman Shorthand.



    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Personal Papers
    Jermanok, Mary--Archives