Re: 1950s vintage Heathkit manual

Subject: Re: 1950s vintage Heathkit manual
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Sat, 12 May 2012 20:40:27 -0700

There's no way of knowing who wrote this, because those were also the days
when engineers and designers were expected to know how to write and the
document production process included editors, artists, photographers, page
designers, camera/litho operators and typesetters. I was an engineer at
the tail end of this era in the 1970's, and the company I worked for had no
"technical writers." but about a dozen copy editors rewriting text from the
engineering and marketing departments before it went on to production..

Gene Kim-Eng



On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:

> Here is a set of photos of an old Heathkit assembly manual from the 1950s
> (or possibly the 1960s). Interesting to see how they did it back when a
> tech writer was a tech writer.
>

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