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An operator's manual for IBM's Magnetic Tape/Selectric Typewriter (MT/ST) combination. Included are: comprehensive discussions of the action of the machine in each of its various "modes"; a detailed description of the controls; definitions of terms needed by an operator; suggestions and advice on necessary record keeping; a trouble-shooting section answering the question "What did I do wrong?"; and specific operating instructions for both the Mod II and the Mod IV versions of the machine, including detailed instructions for the technical typist. 70 pp. (Author)

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