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The Clapper Archives: 1980–1984

  • Handbell Census Form
  • "Beryl's Travels"
  • "Go Grandsire Caters"
  • Last Chance Puzzle
  • List of all NA Towers
  • First Peal at Kalamazoo
  • "Date Quarters and Round Blocks"
  • Washington Bells: 20 Year Perspective
  • Dedication of the bells of Kalamazoo College
  • Statements Introducing new officers
  • Proposed new Constitution & ByLaws
  • Tenth Anniversary of Melrose Bells
  • "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" by James R. Lawson
  • The Riverside Carillon
  • "Closet Catholic, Anyone?"
  • Little Grandsire Caters
  • Sound Insulation in Belfries
  • "New Ringers Learn the Ropes"
  • Name Change for "The Clapper"?
  • Dedication of the Ditchley Bells, Old PO Building, DC
  • "Little Grandsire"
  • "The Origins of Our Art"
  • "On Conducting: Plain Courses of Plain Bob"
  • Washington DC Post Office Ring -- History, Dedication
  • "Queen's Birthday Frolics"
  • Little Grandsire Caters
  • "On Conducting -- Part Two"
  • New Constitution and ByLaws
  • Victoria Bells Dedicated
  • St. Michael's Bells, Charleston
  • "Alice's Adversaries in the Belfry" reprinted from 1956 RW
  • Ditchley Gift of Bells to the US Congress
  • New Ring in Abilene
  • Little Grandsire Triples
  • Obituaries for Fred Price and A. Patrick Cannon
  • "Rabbit's Guild Fears Victimisation"
  • Plain Bob Minor Discussion
  • "William!"
  • "The Rabbit's Guild"
  • "From Here to Here and In -Between"
  • "Bells are Instruments, Ringers are Musicians"
  • "Synergisms"
  • "On Conducting"
  • "Points to Ponder"
  • Local Peal at Victoria, B.C.
  • More letters about conflict over Guild purpose and means
  • "Ringing Logistics" by WJ Kollar
  • "It's William Again"
  • "Starting Surprise"
  • Proposals to amend the Constitution
  • First Peal at Old North
  • Replies on the matter of the meaning & means of the NAGCR
  • "Will's Wit"
  • Profile of William Theobald
  • Progress at Immanuel Church
  • Plea for dues payment
  • Standing Committees of the NAGCR
  • "Too Proud to Snool?"
  • "Will Ragland Rite Again"
  • Questionnaire about NAG purposes and activities
  • Report of Hendersonville AGM
  • AGM Course Questionnaire Results
  • Geoff Davies Declines HLM and outlines future tasks for the Guild
  • "Excerpts from the Diary of a Texas Ringer"
  • "A Ring of Bells"
  • Philadelphia Ringing Weekend
  • Early History of Immanuel Church, New Castle
  • "There and Back -- The Journey of 2 Bellringers"
  • First ringers meeting in Laramie, Wyoming
  • "The First Peal in Canada: Story of Vancouver's Bells" (RW, 1916)
  • Reprint from Harper's Weekly
  • "Two from Boston, Or How I Learned to Love Maggie"
  • "Bell Ringing by Computer"
  • Response to "Carter's Principle"
  • "Xenomania Surprise Major"
  • Plans for the restoration of Immanuel Church, New Castle
  • First peal on the Mitchell Ten
  • "Heaviest and Lightest Pealed in a Day"
  • AGM Site Selection Article
  • "The Method Column -- Carter's Triples"
  • "Belfrymanship"
  • NAG Constitution
  • Minutes of AGM on August 31 in Houston
  • Annual Report of NAGCR from June 1979-June 1980
  • "The Practice of Change Ringing in the United States"
  • Obituary for Fred J. Westlake
  • Advisory Committee formed for ring of bells at St. John the Divine in NYC
  • Announcement of St. James Guild Annual Dinner, Hendersonville
  • Announcement of NAGCR Peal Record Reference Service
  • Call for more PR materials for Guild Scrapbook
  • St. Martin's Philadelphia bells installed -- 14th in the U.S.A.
  • Old North ringing on Walter Cronkite's Evening News
  • Proposed amendments to the Constitution
  • Exchange regarding political situation in Quebec and ringing
  • "Plain Bob, Variable Hunt
  • E.W. Izard Memorial Fund