M.Leddy + stationery   74

A mystery supply
The mystery item in this photograph is a household object of sorts that I turned into a “supply” — something at home in the world of stationery and office supplies.
ink  Museum-of-Supplies  stationery 
9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From Beware of Pity
So much depends upon “the so-called ‘chancery double.’”
stationery  Zweig 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
“Old timers”
From a history of the stationery industry: “Other ‘old timers’ most of which are now past history are Stoake’s automatic shading pens — Brigg’s glass linen marking pens — Rubber marking pens” — and on and on.
stationery  supplies 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
“Tools of the Trade”
A poster’s worth of supplies.
stationery  tools 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
“School supplies and fun”
A 1953 Woolworth advertisement for school supplies.
dowdyworld  pencils  stationery  supplies 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
Index-card recommendation
Much better than Oxford or Staples grid cards, and a fraction of the cost of Exacompta.
indexcards  stationery  supplies 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
The supply closet
In The Boston Globe, John Segal, creative director for Crane & Co., describes a primal scene.
stationery  supplies 
august 2017 by M.Leddy
“Heavy, black pencils”
The tools of a copy editor, as described by Lincoln Grahlfs, a New York Times copy editor for forty years.
NewYorkTimes  pencils  stationery  supplies 
july 2017 by M.Leddy
Shopping for supplies
Lorelai Gilmore: “Before anything else can happen, you need pens, you need paper, you need everything else, don’t you?”
GilmoreGirls  stationery  supplies 
february 2017 by M.Leddy
Urban pastoral, with stationery
Stefan Zweig describes Paris, which he visited as a young man, before the Great War.
stationery  pastoral  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
A4 Clipboard
“We need to record words for our learning.”
stationery  supplies 
march 2016 by M.Leddy
Barton Keyes’s office
From the film Double Indemnity. Three telephones, a Dictaphone, extra cylinders, books, papers, a desk calendar, wall charts, and file cabinets. Oh, those file cabinets.
dowdyworld  film  stationery  supplies 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
Contrapuntalism in Japan
Sean at Contrapuntalism visits Tokyo stationery stores.
pencils  stationery 
september 2015 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
The Wheeldex turns up in a comic strip.
comics  dowdyworld  stationery 
october 2014 by M.Leddy
My dad on supplies
“It is better to be oversupplied than undersupplied.”
stationery  supplies 
march 2014 by M.Leddy
Present&Correct
Stationery supplies, old and new.
stationery 
june 2013 by M.Leddy
Buehner’s Office Supply
“A window into a world where analog was king.”
analog  stationery 
april 2013 by M.Leddy
A. L. Salomon & Co.
“There, there, children! Worry not! A. L. Salomon & Co., Wholesale Stationers, The House for School Supplies and Stationery Sundries, will supply all our needs!”
stationery 
september 2012 by M.Leddy
Wheeldex
A Rolodex predecessor, from Executive Suite.
dowdyworld  stationery 
january 2012 by M.Leddy
Bob Slate, Stationer
A Cambridge institution closes.
stationery 
june 2011 by M.Leddy
Illinois Central Railroad Pencil
A railroad pencil, and the role of the Illinois Central in blues
blues  Illinois  Museum-of-Supplies  music  pencils  stationery  trains  writinginstruments 
december 2009 by M.Leddy
Paper products and The Onion
There must be a stationery addict working at The Onion.
Moleskine  notebooks  parody  paper  stationery 
october 2009 by M.Leddy
Pocket notebook sighting
From Angels with Dirty Faces (1938).
film  notebooks  stationery 
october 2009 by M.Leddy
Carnival of pens, pencils, and paper
"At The Pen Addict ('. . . there are WORSE addictions, right?'), there's a carnival of pens, pencils, paper, and supplies."
pencils  stationery  writing  writinginstruments 
september 2009 by M.Leddy
A Mad Men sort of man, sort of
Another exhibit from the Museum of Supplies: Beach's "Common Sense" Traveler's Expense Book
dowdyworld  Museum-of-Supplies  stationery 
september 2009 by M.Leddy
"Plenty of stationery"
A passage from Great Expectations
Dickens  paper  pens  stationery 
july 2009 by M.Leddy
Fineline erasers
An old container for erasers, from the Museum of Supplies
dowdyworld  Museum-of-Supplies  stationery 
july 2009 by M.Leddy
Real Thin Leads
A pencil-lead package from years and years ago
dowdyworld  Museum-of-Supplies  pencils  stationery  typography 
february 2009 by M.Leddy
Creamsby's Sheaves
One man's dream: a little stationery store
dowdyworld  stationery  satire 
february 2009 by M.Leddy
Five pens
Parker T-Ball Jotter, red ballpoint, Faber-Castell Uni-Ball, Montblanc, Pelkan: for National Handwriting Day
analog  pens  stationery  writing  writinginstruments 
january 2009 by M.Leddy
At Peffer and Snagsby's
Stationery supplies in Dickens' Bleak House
fiction  stationery  words 
january 2009 by M.Leddy
Cutting costs at GM
Broken clocks and no.2 pencils
pencils  stationery 
november 2008 by M.Leddy
Jim Lehrer's Post-It Notes
A splash of color at the 9.26.08 presidential debate
Post-itNotes  politics  stationery 
september 2008 by M.Leddy
Habana notebooks
Review of Quo Vadis Habana notebooks
notebooks  stationery 
august 2008 by M.Leddy
Proust gift tags and note cards
With sentences from Proust, way out of context
Proust  stationery 
december 2007 by M.Leddy
The real Mr. T
Dixon Ticonderoga pencil cartoon spokescharacter
pencils  stationery  advertising 
august 2007 by M.Leddy
Somme diary
A private's diary from the battle of the Somme
diaries  stationery 
march 2007 by M.Leddy
Levenger Pocket Briefcase, revised
A simple modification brings this tool into almost anyone's price range
hipsterPDA  indexcards  Levenger  stationery  GTD 
march 2007 by M.Leddy

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