Mary Jermanok Pitman Shorthand Collection MS-0189

Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

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

box 1, folder 1

Shortcuts and legal phrases Folder 1

box 1, folder 2

Shorthand Typewriting Folder 2

box 1, folder 3

Shorthand Rules/Techniques Folder 3

box 1, folder 4

Shorthand Course Lesson/Homework Plans Folder 4

box 1, folder 5

The Transcript Folder 5 October 1961

box 1, folder 6

"Words, Words, Words"- article from Today's Secretary for National Shorhand Reporter's Association Folder 6 1961

box 1, folder 7

George Bernard Shaw - newspaper article(s) Folder 7

box 1, folder 8

John Robert Gregg. Gregg Shorthand Dictionary; The Gregg Publishing Company Folder 8 1930

box 1, folder 9

John Robert Gregg. Gregg Shorthand: Phonography for the Million, The Gregg Publishing Company Folder 9 1929

box 1, folder 10

John Robert Gregg. Gregg Speed Studies, The Gregg Publishing Company Folder 10 1929

box 1, folder 11

P.B.S. Peters. Business Speller (revised edition), South-Western Publishing Company Folder 11 1925