The Oliver Typewriter

Ephemera

Presented on this page are the few items of ephemera I own relating to Oliver typewriters including advertisements, letterheads, postcards, etc.

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Century Magazine | March 1902


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Harper's Magazine | April 1906


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McClure's Magazine | March 1899


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McClure's Magazine | October 1911
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Century Magazine | March 1903


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Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly | August 1900


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Harper's Magazine | 1907


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McClure's Magazine | March 1906
Letterhead

Here is a letter written to a potential customer discussing the reduced pricing strategy the Oliver Typewriter Company implemented to help sell the Oliver No. 9.

Letterhead Pg. 1
Letterhead Pg. 2
Postcard

This photo is on a postcard that came with an Oliver No. 3 I purchased from a local antique store. "Clarksburg, W. Va." is handwritten above the photo.

Postcard Navigation

Sources
  1. Dingwerth, L. (2008). Kleines Lexikon Historischer Schreibmaschinen. Delbrück, Germany: Verlag Kunstgrafik Dingwerth GmbH.

  2. Sellers, A. (1994, December). The First Woodstock. ETCetera No. 29, 3.

  3. The Linotype Company. (1899, May). Battle of Detroit: An Impartial Account of the Fierce War Waged in the Board of Education By the Typewriter Trust Against the Oliver Typewriter, in the Year 1899. Montreal, Canada.

  4. Liste der Herstellungsdaten Gangbarer Schreibmaschinen, published by Wochenschrift für Papier, Otto Hoffmann. 1941, Verlag, Berlin.

  5. Liste der Herstellungsdaten Deutscher und Ausländischer Schreibmaschinen, 10 Auflage. 1955, Burghagen Verlag, Hamburg.

  6. Liste der Herstellungsdaten Deutscher und Ausländischer Schreibmaschinen mit Wichtigen Technischen Daten. Herbert F. W. Schramm. 11 Auflage, 1962, Burghagen Verlag, Hamburg.