International Correspondence School Blue Books


ICS "Blue Books" (BB) are soft bound faux leather books holding compilations of TPs.
Generally these do not include the questions / tests.
They were normally sold to students after course completion as reference sets to replace the more fragile TPs.

The Filename Layout in the directory is being converted to:
'ics_bb_' spine# '_section_' tp# '_' title
Location on shelves may also be noted.


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Archivists' Notes Index / List
(If listed, we have, but may need more to complete 'three-on-shelf' rule)
012. Banking Institutions and Methods.
012C. Sales Management III.
- Supervision of Salesmen (5028B,1927).
- Inspiring of Salesmen (5029,1927).
014. Banking and Brokerage Accounting.
015. Credits and Trade Acceptances.
016. Credit Terms in Business.
017. Real Estate Ownership and Mortgages.
018. Real Estate Liens, Titles, and Developments.
019. Theory of Accounts.
020. Reserves and the Balance Sheet.
024. Public Utility Accounting Principles.
025. Public Utility Accounting Practices.
026. Partnerships and Insolvent Estates.
033. Cost Control and Cost Systems.
034. Cost Accounting Problems.
035. Fundamentals of Statistics.
036. Statistical Tables and Index Numbers.
046. Keeping the Salesman Fit.
047. Sales Study of Consumer and Goods.
049. Sales Talk and Language.
050. Overcoming Sales Objections.
051. Selecting the Salesman.
054. How to Sale your Services.
055. Freight Transportation - Packing.
056. Freight Tariffs and Claims.
057. Foreign Shipping.
058. Export Trading.
059. Export Sales Policies.
060. Getting Export Business.
061. Export Shipping.
062. Financing Export Business.
063. Consignments and Consolidated Statements.
081. Arithmetic I.
082. Arithmetic II.
136C. Geometrical Drawing.
154C. Line Transmissions and Calculations. 1936
155F. 'N' Strike.Switch Gear and Voltage Regulation. 1943.
156C. Electric Stations and Substations. 1938
159. Railway Calculations - Motors - Car Equipment.
160B. 'N' Strike.Science and Art of Illumination. 1948.
164. 'N' Strike. A-C Machines,
- Transformers,
- Rectifiers,
- Alternating Current Generators,
- Transformers,
- Rectifiers.
- Alternating Current Motors. 1941.
175D. Measuring Instruments. Precision Measurements.
- General Appliances and Measurements. 1947.
176. Drilling Machines and Practice. 1939.
177B. Lathe Work Book I. 1936, 1934, 1936, 1935.
177C. Lathe Work I. 1939.
178B. Lathe Work Book II. 1931, 1936, 1932.
180. Planers and Planer Practice. 1939.
181B. Shaper, Slotter and Boiling-Mill Work.
182. Milling Machines and Equipment. 1927.
183. Milling Machine Practice and Work. 1927.
184. Grinding Equipment and Practice. 1934, 1933, 1934.
185B. Gear Calculations and Making. 1942.
186. Bench Work. 1933, 1934.
186B Bench Work part 1 & 2. 1947.
189C. Toolmaking. 1935.
190D Gages, Jigs, and Fixtures. 1936.
192. 'N' Strike. Metallurgy of Iron and Steel.
193. Patternmaking Equipment and Operations.
194B. Patternmaking-I.
195B. Patternmaking-II.
196. 'N' Strike. Elements of Metallography.
196B. 'N' Strike.Metallography, Parts 1-2, 1940
196N. Elements of Metallography. 1935.
197. Green-Sand Moulding.
198. Core Making and Machine Molding.
199. Foundry Equipment.
200B. Foundry Chemistry and Metallurgy.
201. Mining and Melting Cast Iron.
203. Brass and Alloy Founding. 1934.
203B. Non-Ferrous Casting, Parts 1-2, Copyright 1943, 150 pages.
209B. Elements of Blueprint Reading. 1927
210C. Reading Shop Blueprints, Parts 1-4. 1927
212. Mechanical Drawing. 1935.
213. Advanced Mechanical Drawing Book I. 1933.
214B. Advanced Mechanical Drawing Book II. 1932.
215B. Elementary Mechanics. 1930
216B. Hydrostatics - Hydraulics 1 & 2. 1936.
216B. Hydrostatics Hydraulics. 1933, 1936, 1935.
217C. Pneumatics, Heat, Steam **Cover, Spline, Page Mismatch**. 1930 SHL, 1934, 1931.
218E. Steam Engines and Valve Settings. 1937, 1935, 1936.
218E. Steam Engines and Valve Settings.
219B. Steam Engines and Valve Gears. 1934, 1934, 1935.
219B. Steam Engines and Valve Gears.
220C. Steam-Turbine Calculations. 1931.
220C. Steam-Turbine Calculations. 1933, 1931.
221B Mechanics of Steam Engines-Governors.
221B. Steam Engines Engine Governors **Spline Title Mismatch**. 1935, 1936..
222B. Gearing--Cams Pulleys and Belting. 1931, 1934, 1936, 1935.
223B. Strength of Materials Testing. 1933, 1934, 1930.
224. Machine Design I. 1907
224B. Machine Design Book I. 1933.
225. Machine Design II. 1907
225B. Machine Design Book II. 1933.
226. Machine Design III. 1907.
226B. Machine Design Book III. 1933.
227. Steam Engine Design.
227. Steam-Engine Design. 1907.
228B. Steam Boilers and Boiler Mountings. 1933.
228C. Steam Boilers and Boiler Mountings. 1943.
229B. Boiler Details Pipes and Fittings. 1933, 1933.1939,.
229B. Boiler Details-Pipes and Fittings.
230B. Boiler Furnaces and Chimneys. 1935.1937 Edition.
230B. Boiler Furnaces and Chimneys.
231B. Oil and Gas Burning Under Boilers. 1933, 1933, 1931.
231B. Oil and Gas Burning Under Boilers.
235. Formulas - Cube Root - Logarithms
236. Geometry and Mensuration
237. Geometry and Trigonometry. 1932, 1930.
237. Geometry and Trigonometry. 1938.
238. Geometrical, Projection, and Freehand Drawing
239. Architectural Drawing
240. Wash Work, Brush, and Perspective Drawing
243B Architectural Design
244. Preliminaries - Excavating - Piling - Mortars
245. Building Stone - Foundations - Masonry
246. Common Brickwork - Architectural Terra Cotta
247. Concrete Construction - Areas, Retaining Walls
248. Face and Ornamental Brickwork - Plastering
249. Hollow Tile and Fireproofing
250. Carpentry I
251. Carpentry II
253B. Painting and Wood Finishing
254. The Steel Square
255. The Slide Rule, 1948.
256 Formulas (1982-2, 1930)
- Cube Roots (1983-2, 1930)
- Logarithms. (5254, 1938).
256. Roofing and Sheet Metal Work
257. Ornamental Metal Work
2571. Ornamental Metal Work
258. Electric Wiring
259. Building Superintendence I
260. Building Superintendence II
261. Plumbing Supplies and Fixtures
262. House drainage - Water Supply - Gas-Fitting
263. Principles of Heating and Ventilation
264. Furnace and Steam Heating
265. Hot Water, and Fan Systems of Heating
266. Builders' Hardware
267. Specification Writing
268. Specification Writer Memoranda
270. Estimating Building Costs II
271. Building Contracts
272. Design of Beams and Columns
273. Design of Roof Trusses and Mill Buildings
275. The American Vignola
277. Rendering Architectural Drawings
278. Architectural Interiors
283C. Trackwork, and the Section Foreman.
291. Elements of Algebra. 1933, 1933, 1933, 1933.
291. Elements of Algebra.
316. Elements of Stone and Brick Masonry. 1930.
318B. Geometry and Logarithms
319B. Plane Trigonometry.
320. Surveying I.
337. Bridge Members and Details.
341. Roofs and Bridges.
347F. Water Turbines, Parts 1 - 3. 1930.
349C. Combustion Engines Fuel and Heat
- Heat (2877, 1931)
- Combustion and Fuels (3135, 1935)
- Principles of the Internal Combustion Engine (3136, 1934)
353C. Aviation Engines. I. 1938.
354D. Aviation Engines. II. 1940.
355D. Aviation Engines. III. 1940.
357 High-Speed Diesel Engines - 1935
- High-Speed Diesel Engines, part 1 (3138A,1935)
- High-Speed Diesel Engines, part 2 (3138B,1935)
366. Basic Inorganic, Basic Organic Chemistry, 1944.
376. Quantitative Analysis I.
377. Quantitative Analysis II.
378. Quantitative Analysis III.
379. Quantitative Analysis IV.
381B. Boiler Feeding and Flue-Gas Analysis. 1934, 1934.
381B. Boiler Feeding and Flue-Gas Analysis.
385B. Steelmaking, Parts 1-2, Copyright 1945, 95 pages.
396. Refining of Light and Heavy Oils.
397. Storage of Petroleum and Oil Cracking. 1938.
416C. Principles of Heating. Domestic Oil Heating. 1943.
418C. Pipe Fitting Practice. 1943.
419B. Steam Heating Systems. Parts 1 & 2. 1943.
421B. Hot Water and Warm Air Heating. 1937.
422B. Blower Systems of Heating. Parts 1, 2, 3, & 4. 1930.
426B. Dry-Sand and Loam Moldings. 1936, 1935, 1935.
426B. Dry-Sand and Loam Moulding.
427. Metal-Pattern Making. 1928.
427. Metal-Pattern Making.
455B. Heat and Steam. 1931.
456B. Boiler Management, Inspection, and Furnaces, Copyright 1932, 1934 & 1938, 107 pages.
457. 'N' Strike. Boiler Fuels and Trials.
457N. Boiler Fuels and Trials. 1932, 1933.
459. 'N' Strike. Principles of Combustion, Copyright 1932 & 1933, 166 pages.
461 Steam Turbines and Condensers, 1936
462. 'N' Strike. Fuel Testing and Power Economics, Copyright 1932 & 1933, 151 pages.
465. 'N' Strike. Inspection of Shop Products. 1949.
471. Pulverised-Coal Burning.
471. Pulverized Coal Burning. 1936, 1935.
476. 'N' Strike. Electrical Drafting. 1939.
485. Telephone Train Dispatching
486B. Telephony and Carrier Circuits. 1934
502a. The Steam Locomotive, 1934, part A
502b. The Steam Locomotive, 1934, part B
509. Lubricators and Headlights. 1933.
511B. Locomotive Breakdowns and Appliances. 1932.
512B. Train Rules. 1936.
513. Canadian Train Rules
517C. Passenger Brake Equipment
518. 'N' Strike. Brake Equipment for High Speed Trains. 1942.
531B. Fundamentals of Advertising, 1937.
- Advertising as a Business Force (3350,1937).
- Fundamentals of Advertising Campaigns (3351,1937).
- Psychology of Advertising (3353,1937).
532. Composition and Proof-Reading.
Composition and Diction (1811,1917).
Editing and Proof Reading (2403,1928).
536B. Outdoor, Street-car, and Radio Advertising. 1936.
- Outdoor and Street-Car Advertising (3358,1936).
- Radio Broadcast Advertising, part 1 (3360A,1936)
- Radio Broadcast Advertising, part 2 (3360B,1936)
541B. Retail Advertising, 1937.
- Retail Advertising, part 1 (3366A,1937).
- Retail Advertising, part 2 (3366B,1937).
- Retail Advertising, part 3 (3366C,1937).
541C also exists.
543B. Catalogs, Booklets, and Folders, 1936.
- Catalogs, Booklets, and Folders, part 1 (3370A,1936).
- Catalogs, Booklets, and Folders, part 2 (3370B,1936).
545B. Management of General Campaigns. 1937.
Management of General Campaigns, part 1 (3374A,1937).
Management of General Campaigns, part 2 (3374B,1937).
Management of General Campaigns, part 3 (3374C,1937).
546B. Advertising Layout and Mediums. 1938.
Planning the Layout (3378,1938)
Advertising Mediums (3365,1937)
547B. Advertising Fields and Agencies. 1929.
The Advertising Agency (2422,1929)
Entering the Advertising Field (3377,1937)
551C. A-C Motor Repair and Rewinding. 1941.
- Alternating Current Motor Repair.
- Rewinding and Reconnecting Induction Motors.
553. RADIO TRANSMITTERS, 1931
561B. Electroplating, 1945.
562B. Relays and Electromagnets - 1941
563. Steam - Electric Power Stations
564. Complex Quantities in A.C. Calculations
566B. Airplanes and Elementary Engineering. 1939.
576. Hydroelectric Power Stations. 1935
577B. Watthour Meters - Parts 1-3 - 1939
583. Steam Engine Testing. 1932.
590. Heat Treatment of Metals Book I, Copyright 1932 & 1933, 188 pages.
591. Heat Treatment of Metals Book II, Copyright 1933, 183 pages.
600. Tool Design.
602. Farm Wiring for Light and Power. 1937.
606. Aircraft Metalwork. 1939.
607. Aircraft Woodwork - Protective Coatings. 1939.
608. Aviation Instruments - Maintenance. 1940.
611B. Electric Signs and Controls of Lighting. 1944.
636. Principles of Diesel Engines. 1945.
637. Diesel Locomotive Trucks - Draft Rigging. 1945.
638. Two Cycle Diesel Locomotive Engines. I. 1945.
639. Two Cycle Diesel Locomotive Engines. II. 1945.
640. Four Cycle Diesel Locomotive Engines. 1945.
642. Electrical Equipment of Diesel Locomotives I. 1945.
643. Electrical Equipment of Diesel Locomotives II. 1945.