- Pitman, Benn, 1822-1910
- Call number
- MssCol 2432
- Physical description
- .15 linear feet (1 v.)
- Preferred Citation
- Benn Pitman papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Benn Pitman (1882-1910) was a stenographer and founded the Phonographic Institute to promote Pitman shorthand. In addition to working as a shorthand reporter, he wrote many books including a biography of his brother, Sir Isaac Pitman. Collection consists of exhibits from the court case, Andrew Jackson Graham vs. Benn Pitman, concerning alleged copyright infringement of shorthand techniques. Exhibits are from Pitman's defense in the case.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
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