Object Type: Record
In Collection: Artifacts Collection
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Description: Oliver No. 5 typewriter. Inverted U-shaped typebars. Ribbon reels on vertical axes. Three-row QWERTY keyboard with 28 keys. There are also keys for CAP, FIG, TAB, RIGHT and LEFT. In addition, there are two instruction booklets, one directions card, and one oil instructions card.
Description: Historical Note: The lateral downstroke design typewriter was patented in 1894 by Reverend Thomas Oliver. The Model No. 5 was introduced in 1906.
Item identifier: ATF0029
Collection: Artifacts collection
Date range of creation: 1906 to 1910
Container information: Artifact Box 0028
Subject: Oliver Typewriter Company
Type: Writing Devices
Type: Typewriter, Manual
Medium: Paper (fiber product)
Citation information: ATF0029, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Size or duration: 15.5 in x 14.75 in x 11.5 in