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Catalog Number 2000.024.0007
Object Name Machine, Dictating
Description Stenotype machine in original carrying case;

Carrying case (2000.024.0007a) outside of case is black and rectangular in shape, inside of case is green and there are four circular indents inside for feet of stenotypy machine to rest. A rectangular piece of green foam covered in green felt is glued into the lid on the inside of the case which helps secure the machine in the case.

Stenotype machine (2000.024.0007b) has a black metal body and black plastic keys. There is a rectangular black metal paper tray underneath the keys and body of machine; this tray is loaded with stenotypy paper, which is brown in color; there are four round plastic feet at the bottom of the machine; a green trademark label is located just above the keypad in the center of the machine, which identifies it as:

"MASTER MODEL FOUR
STENOTYPE
LA SALLE EXTENSION UNIVERSITY
CHICAGO ILLINOIS
TRADE MARK"
Material Metal/Plastic
Dimensions H-4.5 W-10 L-7.5 D-9 inches
Collection Whalen (Mary) Collection
People Whalen, Marie
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Lexicon sub-category Sound Communication T&E