Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Announcement for The Indiana Daily Student's Intertype Machine

image number:

P0035361

description:

According to the article the Intertype Machine went into operation the day before on January 10, 1924 and cost $6,550.

This image scanned from page 4 of the January 11, 1924 issue of The Indiana Daily Student.

Documents in the University Archives show that in April of 1914 the University purchased from the Miehle Printing Press & Manufacturing Company of Chicago a Number 3 rebuilt Miehle Press. The press was to be delivered on our about August 1, 1914.

Other documents show that in May of 1914 the University purchased from the Mergenthaler Linotype Company a model K two-letter, two-magazine Linotype machine equipped with advertising figure mold and sort stacker. From the same company IU rented a Model L Number 6466 second-hand two-letter Linotype machine. This second-hand machine was to be used "...solely for the purpose of giving instruction in the use of Mergenthaler Linotype machines." The second-hand machine was to be returned to the company thirty days after it was received.

date taken:

1924 January 11

copyright owner:

Indiana University

corporate name:

Journalism, School of

corporate name:

Indiana Daily Student

corporate name:

Intertype Corporation (Brooklyn, New York)

topic:

Printing industry

topic:

Journalism

topic:

Newspaper industry

topic:

Typesetting machines

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Indiana Daily Student