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Comptometer Newspaper and Magazine Articles


Introduction
Articles by Dorr E. Felt
Articles about the development of calculators
Articles about the Comptometer factory
Articles about Dorr E. Felt and his family
Articles relating to Dorr E. Felt's political activities
Articles relating to Felt & Tarrant court cases
Short articles from around the world relating to the Comptometer


There are many online archives of newspapers and magazines. On this page I will show various articles and extracts about or related to the Comptometer and Felt & Tarrant that I have found in such online archives and other online sources. If you find any others in the archives of your own country, then please let me know at mechcalc a t jaapsch d o t net.

These articles and extracts are shown here for educational and research purposes only, and no copyright infringement is intended. If you are the copyright owner of any article, and object to its presence here, let me know.
I have in some cases rearranged the layout of the text for the sake of readability, for example placing columns of text from different pages side by side in the same image, or splitting a single long column into two.

Advertisements from newspapers and magazines can be found on the Comptometer Advertisements page.


Articles by Dorr E. Felt

Felt's articles about politics can be found in the section of articles relating to Dorr E. Felt's political activities.


Practical Arithmetic, written by Dorr Felt.
(1893-04 Office Men's Record)

1893-04 Office Men's Record 1
1893-04 Office Men's Record 2
1893-04 Office Men's Record 3
1893-04 Office Men's Record 4
1893-04 Office Men's Record 5


Mechanical Arithmetic, written by Dorr Felt.
(1893-11-11 SciAm)

1893-11-11 SciAm 1
1893-11-11 SciAm 2


Mechanical Arithmetic, written by Dorr Felt. This is the same article as the above, but from a different magazine and at a larger resolution.
(1893-12 Stone magazine)

1893-12 Stone magazine 1
1893-12 Stone magazine 2
1893-12 Stone magazine 3
1893-12 Stone magazine 4
1893-12 Stone magazine 5


The Man Who Can Sell Me Goods, a 4-page article by Dorr E. Felt about his experience with salesmen.
(1909-05 System magazine)

1909-05 System Felt Article 1
1909-05 System Felt Article 2
1909-05 System Felt Article 3
1909-05 System Felt Article 4


A Distinguished French Inventor, article translated from French by Dorr Felt.
(1920-08 Office Appliances)

1920-08 Office Appliances




Articles about the development of calculators.

A Mechanical Figurer, Leon Bollee's calculating machine.
(1896-01-19 The San Francisco call)

1896-01-19 The San Francisco call, A Mechanical Figurer


Adding and Calculating Machines, by G.M. Beach, an 8-page article about the history of mechanical calculators.
(1906 Business magazine)

1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 1
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 2
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 3
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 4
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 5
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 6
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 7
1906 Business Article, Adding and Calculating Machines, page 8


Counting and Counting Machines, by J. Watkin Kinniburgh, a short article describing and comparing some of the calculating machines in use at the time.
(1906-09-01 Progress, New Zealand)

1906-09-01 Progress (NZ), Counting and Counting Machines, page 1
1906-09-01 Progress (NZ), Counting and Counting Machines, page 2


The Complete Cost-Keeper, a book by Horace Lucian Arnold, describes the Comptometer and the Comptograph.
(1907, Engineering Magazine Press, New York)

1907 The Complete Cost-Keeper, p374
1907 The Complete Cost-Keeper, p375
1907 The Complete Cost-Keeper, p376
1907 The Complete Cost-Keeper, p377
1907 The Complete Cost-Keeper, p378
1907 The Complete Cost-Keeper, p379


Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, a book by Jerome Lee Nicholson, describes 16 calculating machines in use at the time.
(1909, Kohl Technical Publishing Co, New York)

1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p349
1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p350
1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p351
1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p352
1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p353
1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p354
1909 Nicholson On Factory Organization and Costs, p355


The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses, by George C. Owens, a promotional article about the Comptometer.
(1909-06, The Government Accountant, Vol 3, No. 2.)

1909-06 The Government Accountant, p67, The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses
1909-06 The Government Accountant, p68, The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses
1909-06 The Government Accountant, p69, The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses
1909-06 The Government Accountant, p70, The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses
1909-06 The Government Accountant, p71, The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses
1909-06 The Government Accountant, p72, The Non-Listing Adding Machine and Its Uses


Cost keeping and Management Engineering, a book by Halbert Gillette & Richard T Dana, describes various calculating machines used in business.
(1909)

1909 Cost keeping and Management Engineering - Halbert Gillette, Richard T Dana


How the Comptometer Grew - and Why, by T. Jay Wright, a 4-page advertorial article about the development of the Comptometer.
(1911-12 System magazine)

1911-12 System Article 1
1911-12 System Article 2
1911-12 System Article 3
1911-12 System Article 4


The Romance of the Macaroni Box, about the invention of the Comptometer.
(1914-02-12 Kyneton Guardian, Victoria)

1914-02-12 Kyneton Guardian (Victoria)


Machinery as an Aid to Accountancy, a published lecture by Lawrence R Dicksee, compares the Comptometer and the Burroughs machine.
(1916-04-05)

1916-04-05 Machinery as an Aid to Accountancy - Lawrence R Dicksee


Business Costs, by DeWitt Carl Eggleston and Frederick B. Robinson, has a chapter on mechanical aids that describes the Comptometer.
(1921, D. Appleton & Co.)

1921 Business Costs, p408
1921 Business Costs, p409


The Accountant's Dictionary, by Francis William Pixley, has an entry on Office Machines that includes the Comptometer.
(1921, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.)

1922 Accountants Dictionary, p718
1922 Accountants Dictionary, p719
1922 Accountants Dictionary, p720
1922 Accountants Dictionary, p721


Donation of the Macaroni Box prototype model to the Smithsonian.
(1937-04-01 The Reading Eagle)

Article in Reading Eagle 1st April 1937, Donation to Smithsonian


Donation of the Macaroni Box prototype model to the Smithsonian.
(1937-10 Nation's Business)

1937-10 Nations Business - Baby Picture of the Comptometer


New exhibits at The National Museum of the U.S.A. include the Macaroni Box prototype Comptometer.
(1938-04-26 The Evening News, Queensland)

1938-04-26 The Evening News (Queensland)


The History of Computing, Part 5 - William Burroughs - Growth of Statistics Spawns Invention.
(1981-08-24 Computerworld)

1981-08-24 Computerworld p1
1981-08-24 Computerworld p2
1981-08-24 Computerworld p4
1981-08-24 Computerworld p3
1981-08-24 Computerworld p5


Rekenen met Raderen (Calculating with gears), a Dutch article about the history of mechanical calculators.
(1987-02-12 NRC Handelsblad)

1987-02-12 NRC Handelsblad, Calculating with gears, page 1 of a Dutch article about the history of mechanical calculators.
1987-02-12 NRC Handelsblad, Calculating with gears, page 2 of a Dutch article about the history of mechanical calculators.


Inventing the 19th Century, by Stephen van Dulken, describes the development of the Comptometer.
(2001)

2001 Inventing the 19th Century - Stephen van Dulken




Articles about the Comptometer factory

An article about the parts elevator in the Felt & Tarrant factory.
(1910-01 System magazine)

1910-01 System elevator


The in-house photography studio of Felt & Tarrant.
(1914-05-07 The Iron Age)

1914-05-07 The Iron Age p1
1914-05-07 The Iron Age p2


Another note about the parts elevator in the Felt & Tarrant factory.
(1914-12 Factory magazine)

1914-12 Factory elevator


Plans to expand the Felt & Tarrant factory in Chicago.
(1920-08 Office Appliances)

1920-08c Office Appliances


The Felt & Tarrant factory.
(1950-05-04 Chicago Tribune)

1950-05-04 Chicago Tribune




Articles about Dorr E. Felt and his family

Mr. and Mrs. Dorr E. Felt have difficulty travelling by boat from Hawaii back to the mainland.
(1907-03-06/07 The Pacific commercial advertiser)

1907-03-06 The Pacific commercial advertiser (Hawaii)
1907-03-07 The Pacific commercial advertiser (Hawaii)


Portrait of Felt's four daughters, and about landlords refusing families with children.
(1907-05-05 Chicago Tribune)

1907-05-05 Chicago Tribune


Mr. and Mrs. Dorr E. Felt get caught in political unrest while on holiday in Turkey.
(1909-04-25 New-York tribune / The Washington times / The sun)

1909-04-25 New-York tribune
1909-04-25 The Washington times (Washington DC)
1909-04-25 The sun (New York)


A 1918 biography of Dorr E. Felt
(1918 Appleton's cyclopædia of American biography)

1918 Appleton's cyclopaedia of American biography p1
1918 Appleton's cyclopaedia of American biography p2
1918 Appleton's cyclopaedia of American biography p3


Builders of Business, by Lyman Anson, is a portrait of Dorr E. Felt.
(1921-02 System)

1921-02 System
1921-02 System


Felt's obituary.
(1930-08-30 Chicago Tribune)

1930-08-30 Chicago Tribune




Articles relating to Dorr E. Felt's political activities

Felt reports from the political unrest in Turkey while on holiday.
(1909-05-13 Chicago Tribune)

1909-05-13 Chicago Tribune


Felt's statement to the House of Representatives over trust regulation bill.
(1914-04-29)

1914-04-29 Trust legislation Hearings p1
1914-04-29 Trust legislation Hearings p2
1914-04-29 Trust legislation Hearings p3


Felt opposes amendments to trust regulation bill.
(1914-06-14 Chicago Tribune)

1914-06-14 Chicago Tribune


Review of Is Organized Labor Slipping?, a pamphlet by Dorr E. Felt.
(1914-12 Factory magazine)

1922-05 Administration


Labor Leaders Call Child Labor Civilization Blot, Felt opposes child labor bill.
(1915-04-13 The Day Book)

1915-04-13 The Day Book


Dorr E. Felt appointed director of Regional Industrial Commission
(1918-07 Office Appliances)

1918-07b Office Appliances


Dorr E. Felt appointed to study labor relations in Great Britain.
(1919-01/02 The Washington herald / New-York tribune / Office Appliances)

1919-01-21 The Washington herald
1919-01-25 New-York tribune
1919-02b Office Appliances


Dorr Felt reports on British post-war business conditions.
(1919-03-07 Evening star / 1919-06 Office Appliances)

1919-03-07 Evening star (Washington DC)
1919-06b Office Appliances


College Made Utopias and Labor Unrest, an 8-page booklet on labor relations by Dorr E. Felt    (PDF, 2.85 MB)
(1919-06-24, probably self-published)

1919-06-24 College Made Utopias and Labor Unrest
1919-06-24 College Made Utopias and Labor Unrest


Reactions to Felt's College Made Utopias and Labor Unrest
(1919-11-06 New-York tribune / 1919-11-13 Grand Forks herald, North Dakota)

1919-11-06 New-York tribune, Reaction to Felt's College Made Utopias and Labor Unrest
1919-11-13 Grand Forks herald (North Dakota), Reaction to Felt's College Made Utopias and Labor Unrest


Dorr E. Felt against excess profit tax
(1920-02-02 The Sun and the New York herald)

1920-02-02 The Sun and the New York herald, Dorr E. Felt against excess profit tax


Theory and Unrest, an article on labor relations by Dorr E. Felt
(1920-01 Office Appliances)

1920-01 Office Appliances


Dorr E. Felt Against Tariff Wall
(1921-08 Office Appliances)

1921-08 Office Appliances




Articles relating to Felt & Tarrant court cases

John P. Bell vs. Dorr E. Felt et al.
(1902 Illinois Court)

1902 Illinois Court p1
1902 Illinois Court p2
1902 Illinois Court p3
1902 Illinois Court p4
1902 Illinois Court p5
1902 Illinois Court p6
1902 Illinois Court p7
1902 Illinois Court p8
1902 Illinois Court p9
1902 Illinois Court p10
1902 Illinois Court p11
1902 Illinois Court p12
1902 Illinois Court p13


Felt et al. vs Bell
(1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter)

1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p1
1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p2
1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p3
1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p4
1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p5
1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p6
1903-10-26 Northeastern Reporter p7


Result of litigation with the Mechanical Accountant Co.
(1906-05-10 Omaha daily bee)

1906-05-10 Omaha daily bee


Court case between Felt & Tarrant and the Mechanical Accountant Co.
(1906-05-14 The Morning Oregonian)

1906-05-14 The Morning Oregonian


Comptograph Company vs Adder Machine Company
(1914-02-02)

1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co p1
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co p2
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co p3
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co p4


Comptograph Company vs Adder Machine Company
(1914-02-02)

1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q1
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q2
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q3
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q4
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q5
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q6
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q7
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q8
1914-02-02 Case against Adder Machine Co q9


Result of a court case between Felt & Tarrant and Burroughs.
(1915-04-13 Algemeen Handelsblad)

1915-04-13 Algemeen Handelsblad, Result of the court case between Felt & Tarrant and Burroughs


Result of litigation with Burroughs Adding Machine company
(1915-04-12 Albuquerque morning journal, New Mexico))

1915-04-12 Albuquerque morning journal (New Mexico)


Burroughs Adding Machine Company vs Felt & Tarrant Manufacturing Company
(1917-04-10)

1917-04-10 Burroughs p1
1917-04-10 Burroughs p2
1917-04-10 Burroughs p3
1917-04-10 Burroughs p4
1917-04-10 Burroughs p5
1917-04-10 Burroughs p6
1917-04-10 Burroughs p7
1917-04-10 Burroughs p8
1917-04-10 Burroughs p9
1917-04-10 Burroughs p10
1917-04-10 Burroughs p11
1917-04-10 Burroughs p12
1917-04-10 Burroughs p13
1917-04-10 Burroughs p14
1917-04-10 Burroughs p15
1917-04-10 Burroughs p16
1917-04-10 Burroughs p17



Description of a court case between Herbert E. Robbins (sole British Comptometer consessionary) and the Inland Revenue.
(1920-08-14 The Australasian, Melbourne)
1920-08-14 The Australasian (Melbourne)


A silly court case.
(1948-06-08 The Toledo Blade / 1950-07-29 La Stampa)

Article in Toledo Blade 8th June 1948, Maths Courtcase
1950-07-29 La Stampa, Maths Courtcase




Short articles from around the world relating to the Comptometer

Australia

1888-11-15 The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW)

Announcement of a new calculating machine.
(1888-11-15 The Maitland Mercury, NSW)
1892-02-29 Riverine Herald (NSW)

Announcement and description of the Comptometer.
(1892-02-29 Riverine Herald, NSW)
1892-03-05 Leader (Melbourne)

Announcement and description of the Comptometer.
(1892-03-05 Leader, Melbourne)
1894-01-04 The Argus (Melbourne)

Attempt to classify the Comptometer as a scientific instrument, for import tax purposes.
(1894-01-04 The Argus, Melbourne)
1894-01-08 The Argus (Melbourne)

Comptometer temporarily classified as a scientific instrument, for import tax purposes.
(1894-01-08 The Argus, Melbourne)
1894-01-09 The Argus (Melbourne)

Mutual Assurance Society acquires and trials the first Comptometer.
(1894-01-09 The Argus, Melbourne)
1894-01-13 Wagga Wagga Express (NSW)

Puff piece about Mutual Assurance Society's trial of the first Comptometer.
(1894-01-13 Wagga Wagga Express, NSW)
1894-01-19 The Broadford Courier and Reedy Creek Times (Victoria)

Satirical piece about the first Comptometer.
(1894-01-19 The Broadford Courier, Victoria)
1901-10-19 Leader (Melbourne)

Opinion piece on the Comptometer.
(1901-10-19 Leader, Melbourne)
1909-09-01 Kalgoorlie Miner (WA)

Exhibition by Mr Peacock of various machines, including the Comptometer.
(1909-09-01 Kalgoorlie Miner, WA)
1909-11-25 The Argus (Melbourne)

Lecture on "Labour-saving Tools for the Accountant" to the Incorporated Institute of Accountants.
(1909-11-25 The Argus, Melbourne)
1910-03-02 The Telegraph (Brisbane)

Another exhibition by Mr Peacock of various machines, including the Comptometer.
(1910-03-02 The Telegraph, Brisbane)
1911-04-08 The Australasian (Melbourne)

The Australian census, where Comptometers are used amongst other machines.
(1911-04-08 The Australasian, Melbourne)
1912-05-21 The Advertiser (Adelaide)

Postmaster General approves the buying of two Comptometers for £120.
(1912-05-21 The Advertiser, Adelaide)
1913-03-05 The Border Morning Mail and Riverina Times (NSW), Opinion piece about how machines are taking over men's work.

Opinion piece about how machines are taking over men's work.
(1913-03-05 The Border Morning Mail, NSW)
1913-06-25 Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW)

Article about various labour-saving machines in the office.
(1913-06-25 Newcastle Morning Herald, NSW)
1925-10-29 The Age (Melbourne)
1925-10-29 The Argus (Melbourne)

Speed Comptometer competition, held at Peacock Bros.
(1925-10-29 The Age/The Argus, Melbourne)
1925-11-05 The Age (Melbourne)
1925-11-05 The Argus (Melbourne)

Comptometer Operating Record
(1925-11-05 The Age/The Argus, Melbourne)
1925-11-11 The Brisbane Courier (Queensland)

Comptometer Operating Record
(1925-11-11 The Brisbane Courier, Queensland)
1925-11-14 Chronicle (Adelaide)

Women and Figures
(1925-11-14 Chronicle, Adelaide)
1926-09-01 Daily Standard (Brisbane)

Comptometer to be bought for £97 by the transit committee.
(1926-09-01 Daily Standard, Brisbane)
1926-09-17 News (Adelaide)

A humourous exchange in court.
(1926-09-17 News, Adelaide)
1928-09-12 The Daily News (Perth)

Careers for Girls in Modern Business
(1928-09-12 The Daily News, Perth)
1937-04-26 The Telegraph (Brisbane)
1937-04-28 The Telegraph (Brisbane)

Miscalled mayoral election results and a correction.
(1937-04-26/28 The Telegraph, Brisbane)
1933-01-05 Western Mail (Perth)


(1933-01-05 Western Mail)

New Zealand

1888-11-07 The Evening Star (NZ), Announcement of a new calculating machine
1888-12-14 Bruce Herald (NZ), Announcement of a new calculating machine

Announcement of a new calculating machine
(1888-11-07 The Evening Star / 1888-12-14 Bruce Herald)
1894-01-20 Evening Star (NZ), Description of the Comptometer

Description of the Comptometer
(1894-01-20 Evening Star)
1894-01-20 Southland Times (NZ), A Comptometer was imported into Australia

A Comptometer was imported into Australia
(1894-01-20 Southland Times)
1905-10-25 Otago Witness (NZ), Advantages of the Comptometer

Advantages of the Comptometer
(1905-10-25 Otago Witness)
1905-11-18 New Zealand Herald

Desciption of Comptometer with Duplex key action.
(1905-11-18 New Zealand Herald)
1912-06-29 Dominion (NZ), Lecture by Mr Peacock

Lecture by Mr Peacock
(1912-06-29 Dominion)
1913-05-03 Free Lance (NZ), New Zealand Post and Telegraph Department gets organised

New Zealand Post and Telegraph Department gets organised
(1913-05-03 Free Lance)
1913-05-03 North Otago Times (NZ), Opinion piece about how machines are taking over men's work.

Opinion piece about how machines are taking over men's work.
(1913-05-03 North Otago Times)

United Kingdom

1888-10-05 The Cambrian, Announcement of a new calculating machine

Announcement of a new calculating machine.
(1888-10-05 The Cambrian)
1894-03-17 South Wales Daily News, Demonstration of the Comptometer and Burroughs machines.

Demonstration of the Comptometer and Burroughs machines.
(1894-03-17 South Wales Daily News)

U.S.A

1888-09-10 Omaha daily bee

A Patent Lightning Calculator, describing the Comptometer.
(1888-09-10 Omaha daily bee)
1888-10-31 Mower County transcript

A Chicago Genius Invents a Marvelous Calculating Instrument.
(1888-10-31 Mower County transcript)
1890-01-20 Daily Alta California

The Census by Machine, describing the Comptometer, Comptograph, and Tabulating Machine
(1890-01-20 Daily Alta California)
1890-02-02 Pittsburg dispatch

Everyday Science, descriing the Comptometer and Comptograph
(1890-02-02 Pittsburg dispatch)
1890-09-11 The Helena independent

The Assessed Valuation of the City Will be Over Twenty Millions.
(1890-09-11 The Helena independent)
1891-06-14 Pittsburg dispatch

Automatic Adding and Recording, describes the Comptograph.
(1891-06-14 Pittsburg dispatch)
1891-08-25 Omaha daily bee

Done by Machinery, a pensions agent uses the Comptometer
(1891-08-25 Omaha daily bee)
1891-11-23 Pittsburg dispatch

Washington pension department uses a Comptometer
(1891-11-23 Pittsburg dispatch)
1893-01-17 Deseret evening news

Havercamp & Clark acquire a Comptometer
(1893-01-17 Deseret evening news)
1893-11-19 Omaha daily bee

Comptometer used in the construction of a US war ship.
(1893-11-19 Omaha daily bee)
1894-08-16 Evening star
1894-08-18 Evening star

The civil service commission holds an examination for the position of operator of the Comptometer.
(1894-08-16/18 Evening star)
1897-04-03 The Coeur d'Alene press (Idaho), County Treasurer and County Recorder acquire Comptographs.

County Treasurer and County Recorder acquire Comptographs.
(1897-04-03 The Coeur d'Alene press, Idaho)
1898-10-14 Jasper Weekly Courier

Auditors trial the Comptometer.
(1898-10-14 Jasper Weekly Courier)
1899-05-21 The Salt Lake herald (Utah), County Clerk acquires a listing adding machine for $375.

County Clerk acquires a listing adding machine for $375.
(1899-05-21 The Salt Lake herald, Utah)
1901-12-06 Red Bluff News (California), County Clerk acquires a Comptometer

County Clerk acquires a Comptometer.
(1901-12-06 Red Bluff News, California)
1903-11-13 Hillsboro Independent

A Comptometer bought for $125 at the Commissioner's Court.
(1903-11-13 Hillsboro Independent)
1908-01-20 Albuquerque morning journal (New Mexico), A miscalculation causes an overpayment.

A miscalculation causes an overpayment.
(1908-01-20 Albuquerque morning journal, New Mexico)
1908-03-15 The Washington times (Washington DC)

Computing Device Fully Explained, clerks of the Bureau of Calculations get Comptometer instruction
(1908-03-15 The Washington times, Washington DC)
1911-03-31 Door County Democrat

Sawyer Lumber Co. uses a Comptometer
(1911-03-31 Door County Democrat)
1915-01-19 The day book (Chicago), Wartime humour

Wartime humour
(1915-01-19 The day book, Chicago)
1915-07-19 The Tacoma times (Washington), Wartime humour

Wartime humour
(1915-07-19 The Tacoma times, Washington)
1917-03-29 Daily Illini

Valand Gamble "The Human Comptometer"
(1917-03-29 Daily Illini)
1917-04 Office Appliances

Various tables that accommodate the Comptometer
(1917-04 Office Appliances)
1917-05 Office Appliances
1917-06 Office Appliances

About Herbert E. Robbins, the U.K. representative of Felt & Tarrant
(1917-05/06 Office Appliances)
1917-07 Typewriter Topics

Herbert E. Robbins and the UK branch of Felt & Tarrant.
(1917-07 Typewriter Topics)
1917-12 Office Appliances

A table that accommodate the Comptometer
(1917-12 Office Appliances)
1918-02 Office Appliances

Proposed series of speed contests around the country
(1918-02 Office Appliances)
1918-03 Office Appliances

Felt & Tarrant display window
(1918-03 Office Appliances)
1918-04 Office Appliances

Herbert E. Robbins has to move due to the war
(1918-04 Office Appliances)
1918-07 Office Appliances

Felt & Tarrant hold big convention.
(1918-07 Office Appliances)
1918-08 Office Appliances

More on Felt & Tarrant's big convention
(1918-08 Office Appliances)
1920-07 Office Appliances

Photo of Comptometer booth at London office exposition
(1920-07 Office Appliances)
1920-12b Office Appliances

Olsen's "Arrow" Comptometer desk
(1920-12 Office Appliances)
1921-04 Office Appliances

A Striking Booklet From England, about Herbert E. Robbins's new promotional booklet for the Comptometer, titled "A Great Step Forward".
(1921-04 Office Appliances)
1921-06 Office Appliances

First French Tabulating Machine Contest
(1921-06 Office Appliances)
1921-06b Office Appliances

The "Acme" Comptometer desk.
(1921-06 Office Appliances)
1922-12-03 The Washington times (Washington DC)

New Jobs Created By Comptometers
(1922-12-03 The Washington times, Washington DC)
1942-10-01 Chicago Tribune

Portrait of Fred Niemann, inventor who had worked for Felt & Tarrant for 50 years.
(1942-10-01 Chicago Tribune)
1944-11 Popular Photography
1944-11 Popular Photography
1944-11 Popular Photography

Article about the best ad photography which includes a Felt & Tarrant war bonds ad.
(1944-11 Popular Photography)
1957-04-14 Chicago Tribune

Report on Felt & Tarrant director's plans to revitalise the ailing company.
(1957-04-14 Chicago Tribune)
2009 Birth of a Salesman - The Transformation of Selling in America - Walter A Friedman

Salesmen's dirty tricks.
(2009, Birth of a Salesman - The Transformation of Selling in America, by Walter A Friedman)

Austria

1888-09-24 Wiener Zeitung

Announcement of a new calculating machine.
(1888-09-24 Wiener Zeitung)
1888-10-01 Wiener Presse

Announcement of a new calculating machine.
(1888-10-01 Wiener Presse)
1891-05-27 Meraner Zeitung

Description of the Comptometer and of an adding machine.
(1891-05-27 Meraner Zeitung)
1891-05-30 Suedsteirische Post

Description of the Comptometer and of an adding machine.
(1891-05-30 Südsteirische Post)
1894-04-01 Kaufmaennische Zeitschrift

Description of the Comptometer and the Comptograph.
(1894-04-01 Kaufmännische Zeitschrift)

Finland

1888-10-06 Uusi Suometar
1888-10-09 Lappeenrannan Uutiset
1888-10-15 Tampereen Sanomat

Announcement of a new calculating machine.
(1888-10, Uusi Suometar / Lappeenrannan Uutiset / Tampereen Sanomat)
1904-10-19 Tammerfors Nyheter

Report on a lecture about technology for the office, including typewriters and the Comptometer.
(1904-10-19 Tammerfors Nyheter)

The Netherlands

1888-10-08 Provinciale Noordbrabantsche en 's Hertgenbossche courant, Announcement of a new calculating machine

Announcement of a new calculating machine.
(1888-10-08 Provinciale Noordbrabantsche en 's Hertgenbossche courant)
1894-03-22 Kleine Courant, Confused article about Felt & Tarrant and Burroughs Comptometers

A confused article about Felt & Tarrant and Burroughs Comptometers.
(1894-03-22 Kleine Courant)
1911-05-05 Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant, Report on the International Exhibition of Office Equipment and Administration

Report on the International Exhibition of Office Equipment and Administration.
(1911-05-05 Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant)
1911-05-14 De Telegraaf, Report on the International Exhibition of Office Equipment and Administration

Report on the International Exhibition of Office Equipment and Administration.
(1911-05-14 De Telegraaf)
1911-08-23 Leidsche Courant, Description of a stolen model B Comptometer
1911-08-24 Haagsche Courant, Description of a stolen model B Comptometer
1911-08-24 Kleine Courant, Description of a stolen model B Comptometer

Description of a stolen model B Comptometer.
(1911-08-23/24 Leidsche Courant / Haagsche Courant / Kleine Courant)
1915-07-27 Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant, Notice of a change in Dutch representative for Felt & Tarrant
1915-07-27 De Telegraaf, Notice of a change in Dutch representative for Felt & Tarrant

Notice of a change in Dutch representative for Felt & Tarrant.
(1915-07-27 Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant, De Telegraaf)
1919-04-29 Algemeen Handelsblad, Address Change Notice
1919-04-30 Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant

Address change notice in the Algemeen Handelsblad.
(1919-04-29/30 Algemeen Handelsblad / Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant)
1919-04-29 De Telegraaf, Address Change Notice

Address change notice in De Telegraaf.
(1919-04-29 De Telegraaf)
1921-01-20 Het Vaderland, Development of the Comptometer

Development of the Comptometer.
(1921-01-20 Het Vaderland)
1921-07-27 Leidsche Courant, Opening of a new office equipment store which includes Comptometers

Opening of a new office equipment store which includes Comptometers.
(1921-07-27 Leidsche Courant)
1928-04-19 Het Vaderland, Announcement that Mechanical Calculation is to be taught at the Schoevers Institute

Announcement that Mechanical Calculation is to be taught at the Schoevers Institute.
(1928-04-19 Het Vaderland)
1928-05-18 Het Vaderland, Lecture about calculators at the Schoevers Institute.

Lecture about calculators at the Schoevers Institute.
(1928-05-18 Het Vaderland)
1928-05-19 Haagsche courant, Lecture about calculators at the Schoevers Institute.

Lecture about calculators at the Schoevers Institute.
(1928-05-19 Haagsche courant)

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