General overviews. Machines and product lines. Major components and subsystems. The Teletypesetter as a system. Specific features and capabilities. Internal sales manual. House organs ( The Linotype Bulletin). Accessories.
Branding and identity ("The Hand that Keeps the World Informed")
Parts Books and Parts Price Lists
[BARELY STARTED - online only because it contains anchors that other things link to.] Break out part numbers to their multiple names. Crosslink to compatible parts by Star Parts, Intertype, and Rich & McLean, and, when appropriate, to equivalent parts by Intertype.
Links to the major Mergenthaler books and manuals. Reprints of various maintenance booklets. Reprints of some Linotype Improvement Sheets." Maintenance of specific items (Electromatic Safety, Pots, Quadders; Comet-specific Maintenance). Reprints (ongoing; not much done yet) of maintenance "Memos," "Lists," "Parts Lists," "Items," "Diagram Sheets," "Mailing Sheets," and "Wiring Diagrams."
But for weight/dimension data for rigging, erection procedures (assembling the machine), taking-down procedures (disassembling the machine), and factory finishing procedures, see the section "Assembling and Disassembling," below.
Assembling and Disassembling
How to build a Linotype, given a suitable collection of parts: Erecting procedures. Taking-down procedures. Upgrade and modification procedures. Factory finishing procedures. Rigging and shipping.
But for more or less routine maintenance procedures, see the section "Maintenance," above .
Engineering Drawings (intended for use in manufacturing).
For other kinds of technical and engineering drawings intended for use in maintenance, see Maintenance.
See also the Linotype Parts Co. / Star Parts Engineering Drawings & Data Notebooks. Star Parts reverse-engineered many Linotype components.
See also the "Individual Makers of Linotype & Intertype Compatible Parts" for modern reverse-engineered and/or compatible components.
Manual keyboard operation: Link to Linotype Keyboard Operation on William Spurling's http://www.linotype.org/ site. Linotype Keyboard Practice booklet. [NOT DONE: Matrix Planning and Ordering]
Teletypesetter and tape/computational operation: [NOTHING YET]
A 2008 search of the USPTO records indicated that while "LINOTYPE" remains a trademark in category 9 for software and typefaces, the original trademark in category 7 for a "machine for producing type bars" / "typesetting machine" (registered 1909-06-29) had expired in both its original and later registrations
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