The Clapper

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Vol. 48 No. 3, Summer, 2021

  • Alan Ellis, Obituary
  • Sally Cook, obituary
  • New Website for NAGCR
  • 2021 Hybrid AGM Announcement
  • 40th +1 Anniversary of St Martin's bells
  • Celebrating Two Retirements
  • Bells and the 4th of July
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peals and Quarters
  • Area Reports
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Vol. 48 No. 2, April, 2021

  • Obituaries of Linda Woodford, Roland Perschon, Ken Ballou, Geoff Bagley, William Wakeland, Sue Thompson, and Alan Ellis
  • My Road to 100 Peals, by John W. King
  • Celebrating 30 years of change ringing at St. Andrews Cathedral in Honolulu, by Sasha Bley-Vroman
  • Ascension Church's (Rochester) Ringing Room Tapestry, by Helen Haller
  • Ringing Podcasts, by Matthew Austin
  • Report of the 2021 Seven Towers Festival (Online), by Allen Nunley
  • Area Reports
  • Peal and Quarter Peal Records
  • The return of the Tale Ends column
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Vol. 48 No. 1, January, 2021

  • Nominations solicited for Jeff Smith Memorial Young Ringer Award
  • Online Resources on Ringing, by Quilla Roth
  • Butlers' Virtual Tour Reunion, by Nancy Pichiotino
  • Obituaries: Sister Elise, Sidney Woodcock, Edna Farthing
  • Photos from Days Gone By
  • Officers' Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Ringing Cartoons
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Vol. 47 No. 4, October, 2020

  • 2020 AGM minutes
  • AGM report - virtual meeting
  • Central Council AGM Report
  • Roll of Honor
  • Jeff Smith Memorial Young Ringer Award
  • Officers' Interims and other reports
  • The Bells That Never Were
  • Area Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Ringing Cartoons
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Vol. 47 No. 3, July, 2020

  • 2020 AGM
  • Lost Rings Around North America
  • Return to Ringing
  • Susan Fera Assman - Obituary
  • Officers' Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Exec Committee Proposal
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Vol. 47 No. 2, April, 2020

  • Roger Savory Obituary
  • Introducing the Ringing Room
  • Philadelphia Quarter Peal Weekend
  • Why should i get an ART Teaching Accrediation?
  • Lost Rings of North America - Frederickton, NB
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peal and Quarter Peal Reports
  • Area Reports
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Vol. 47 No. 1, January, 2020

  • Officers' Reports
  • Peal and Quarter Peal Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Why You Should Visit Honolulu in October
  • Spring Dinner Registration Form - Philadelphia
  • Towers' Festival - Little Rock
  • Tower Bash - Chicago
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Vol. 46 No. 4, October, 2019

  • 2019 AGM Report
  • Minutes of the Boston AGM
  • Bob Mead's Obituary
  • The Butlers' East Anglia Tour
  • Officers' Interim Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Philly Quarter Peal Weekend Registration
  • Honorary Life Citation- Ed Futcher
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Vol. 46 No. 3, July, 2019

  • AGM Information - Boston
  • Event Reports
  • 7 Towers Festival - Shreveport
  • BBBQ Bash - Philadelphia
  • University of Chicago - Art and Science Exposition
  • Obituaries - TJ Smith and Ron Draus
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peal and Quarter Peal Reports
  • Area Reports
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Vol. 46 No. 2, April, 2019

  • Boston AGM preliminary information
  • Steeplekeeper's Dilemma follow-up
  • Quarter Peal Wekend in Philly
  • Vernal Equinox aka Spring Dinner
  • Rochester Open Day
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Area Reports
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Vol. 46 No. 1, January, 2019

  • Steeplekeeper's Diary
  • Butler OHEK Tour Report
  • Officers Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Registration information for Spring Dinner Weekend in Philadelphia, 7 Towers Festival in Shreveport and Bell Tower Bash in Illinois
  • Peals, Quarter Peals
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Vol. 45 No. 4, October, 2018

  • Highlights in this issue include:
  • The NAGCR AGM in Hendersonville
  • Minutes of the AGM
  • Proposal for Honorary Life Membership for Derek Wilsden
  • Fifty Years of Ringing at Smith College
  • Trinity Shield Striking Competition Report
  • Interim Reports from the Officers
  • Area Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
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Vol. 45 No. 3, July, 2018

  • Central Council Lancashire Meeting Report
  • Ringing Excursion to Cape Cod
  • Lillian Rorie - Obituary
  • The Butlers' "NW2" Tour
  • Hendersonville AGM details and registration link
  • Bells' Birthday Bash Report
  • Officer Reports, Peal and Quarter Peal Reports and Area Reports
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Vol. 45 No. 2, April, 2018

  • Annual Quarter Peal Weekend in Philadelphia
  • Association of Ringing Teachers Module 1 workshop in Washington, DC.
  • Stedman workshop in Marietta
  • Area Meeting in Boston and Groton
  • Peals and Quarter Peals, Area reports and Officers' reports
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Vol. 45 No. 1, January, 2018

  • Officer Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Registration information for Spring Dinner Weekend in Philadelphia, 7 Towers Festival in Texarkana
  • Peals, Quarter Peals
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Vol. 44 No. 4, October, 2017

  • Highlights of the AGM in Toronto.
  • Minutes of the 2017 NAGCR's AGM
  • Executive Committee Actions
  • Reports of the Officers
  • Bell Festival in Moscow, Russia
  • Area Reports
  • Ringing World Diary and Calendar order form
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Vol. 44 No. 3, July, 2017

  • Paul Windels and Ruth Smith Obituaries
  • 7 Towers Festival Report
  • Central Council Meeting Report
  • Kent School's Quarter Peal
  • Toronto AGM Information
  • Event Reports
  • Officer Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Plus more
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Vol. 44 No. 2, April, 2017

  • Tom Miller Obituary
  • Kent School's Trip to England
  • On Chiming
  • Using Abel
  • NCS Whitechapel Guild Anniversary
  • Event Reports
  • Officer Reports
  • Area Reports
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Vol. 44 No. 1, January, 2017

  • Ground Breaking at Nashotah House
  • Quarter Peal Analysis for 2016
  • Results of the Ballot
  • Changes to Electronic Reporting of Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Registration information on upcoming events at Philadelphia, Little Rock, Chicago and New Castle
  • Officer Reports, Area Reports and much more
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Vol. 43 No. 4, October, 2016

  • Highlights of the AGM in Victoria.
  • Minutes of the 2016 NAGCR's AGM
  • Executive Committee Actions
  • Interim Reports of the Officers
  • Pittsburgh Ringing Course
  • New Handbell Group - Winter Haven, FL
  • New American Bellfoundry
  • Area Reports
  • Ringing World Diary and Calendar order form
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Vol. 43 No. 3, July, 2016

  • Julie Hall obituary
  • Central Council Report
  • Double Adventures
  • Area Reports
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
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Vol. 43 No. 2, April, 2016

  • Bob Coughlin Obituary
  • Victoria AGM Invitation and Registration Information
  • St Simon's Doubles, Part 3
  • Event Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Officers' Reports
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Vol. 43 No. 1, January, 2016

  • Rochester's Dedication of the Bells
  • Memories of Beryl Nelson
  • First Peal Stories and First Peal Accounting - 2015
  • Slow Course Doubles Methods
  • Twenty-three Spliced Major Peal History
  • And much more including Area Reports, Officer's Reports
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Vol. 42 No. 4, October, 2015

  • Virginia Theological Seminary
  • Minutes of the Annual General Meeting in Shreveport
  • Report and Photos from Shreveport
  • Interim Reports of Officers
  • NAGCR's First Pealers
  • Area Reports
  • and so much more
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Vol. 42 No. 3, July, 2015

  • Shreveport AGM registration information
  • Central Council Report
  • Ringing Weekend Reports including - Seven Towers' Festival, Quebec's Annual Weekend and Philly's BBQ Bash
  • Officers' Nominations Announcement
  • St Simon's Bob Doubles
  • Area Reports
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
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Vol. 42 No. 2, April, 2015

  • Area Reports
  • Officers' Reports
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Tower Etiquette
  • Ring a New Method
  • Paul Windels English Trip
  • Event Reports from Philadelphia
  • First Peals
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Vol. 42 No. 1, January, 2015

  • Area Reports
  • Place Notation #5
  • Officers' Reports
  • Butlers' Roadshow Tour #2
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Vernal Equinox Registration Form
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Vol. 41 No. 4, October, 2014

  • Obituary - Kathryn Elaine Tucker
  • Carroll Lentz
  • Minutes and Report of the 2014 AGM in Washington
  • Part 4 Place Notations
  • 2014 Ringing Road Show
  • Pittsburgh Course and ITTS Course
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Area Reports
  • Ballot
  • 2015 Calendar
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Vol. 41 No. 3, July, 2014

  • In this Issue:
  • Obituary - Lynn Jackson
  • 250 Peals at The Advent
  • Washington National Cathedral 50th Anniversary
  • Proposed Bylaw Amendment
  • Officer Nominations
  • Officer Reports
  • . . . and much more
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Vol. 41 No. 2, April, 2014

  • Obituaries: Thomas Arkell
  • Captain E. G. (Jeff) White
  • Officers' Reports
  • More on Place Notations
  • Ring Around Charleston
  • Vernal Equinox Weekend
  • Peals and Quarters
  • many Area Reports
  • . . . and much more
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Vol. 41 No. 1, January, 2014

  • Obituaries: Barbara Knight
  • Marion Ainsworth
  • Eddie Martin
  • Officers' Reports
  • Place Notations - more explained
  • Out and About in the UK
  • Peals and Quarters
  • and much more
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Vol. 40 No. 4, October, 2013

  • Alice Herring obituary
  • Minutes of the 41st AGM
  • Six Towers in a Week, by Tom Roast
  • Place Notation for Everyone, Part 1, by Don Morrison
  • Report from the Pittsburgh Ringing Course, by Alice Heilker
  • Report from the Buters' Isle of Man Ringing Tour, by James L. Snyder
  • Quarter Peal Weekend 2014 registration form
  • Press Release on the Nashotah House ring
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Vol. 40 No. 3, July, 2013

  • The Paul Engsberg Room - Dedication
  • Obituaries: Ron Warford, Dick Waterman
  • Report on the 2013 Central Council meeting
  • If its Memorial Day, It Must be Quebec
  • and much much more
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Vol. 40 No. 2, April, 2013

  • Obituary - S. Harrison "Harry" Carter Jr.
  • How to Organize and Ringing Course
  • Out and About in the UK
  • 7 Towers Festival
  • Peals and Quarter Peals
  • Executive Reports
  • and much more
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Vol. 40 No. 1, January, 2013

  • Peweukee Tower News
  • Obituary - Errett Van Hook
  • The Butler Tour of Buckinghamshire
  • Communication in the Ringing Room
  • Clapper Bushings - what every Steeple Keeper should know
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Vol. 39 No. 4, October, 2012

  • 40th Anniversary AGM at Smith College
  • Obituary - Mark Rizzo
  • Peals and Quarters
  • Tower Reports
  • Executive Committee Interim Reports
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Vol. 39 No. 3, July, 2012

  • Tribute for Richard Graves
  • Ringing for a school credit
  • Hand and Back
  • 7 Towers Festival Report
  • NEW CONTENT: Out and About
  • Peals and quarters
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Vol. 39 No. 2, April, 2012

  • April, 2012 ("Spring") Vol. 39, No, 2
  • Ring Around Charleston
  • Learning Grandsire from the ringing circles
  • Peals and Quarters
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Vol. 39 No. 1, January, 2012

  • Young ringers program at Marietta
  • A WOW tour
  • Visiting ringers in the South East
  • Peals
  • Quarters
  • Reports

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Vol. 38 No. 4, Fall, 2011

  • 2011 Toronto AGM (Cover Article)
  • Comments, corrections invited for 2010 Annual Report
  • Minutes of 2011 NAGCR AGM
  • Update on Washington National Cathedral
  • Announcement for appointment of Newsletter Editor
  • Area reports
  • Report on Ringing Courses -- Sue DeVuyst
  • WRS ringer travels 'round the world in 27 towers - Lian von Wantoch
  • Book review -- Wooten Surprise
  • Actions of the Executive Committee
  • Interim Reports from Officers and WebTeam for 2011
  • Peal Secretary update
  • Membership update
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
  • Ring Around Charleston announcement
  • Philly QP Weekend announcement
  • Upcoming events
  • Book Service offerings
  • Membership application
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Vol. 38 No. 3, Summer, 2011

  • 2011 Southern Cross Ringing Festival -- Honoring Marie Cross (Cover Article)
  • Update on registration for Toronto AGM, Sept 23 -- see website claendar entry for form
  • Victoria celebrates 75 years of ringing
  • Area reports
  • Report on the 2011 meeting of the Central Council
  • Remembering Paul Engsberg
  • Kalamazoo Hand Bell Weekend, March 2011
  • North American SRCY meet in Pittsburgh, April 2011
  • New ringing room doors at Orleans highlight Northeast area meeting in June
  • Butler I-20 tour - "Parte Uno"
  • Mobel - a review
  • Butlers' 25th overseas tour - Channel Islands
  • Actions of the Executive Committee
  • Officers' Reports
  • Regarding nominations of Guild officers for 2012 term
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
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Vol. 38 No. 2, Spring, 2011

  • A FIRST: Teaching the Teachers (Cover Article)
  • Developing TtT - the back story
  • Registration for NAGCR AGM -- Toronto in September -- see website calendar entry for form
  • First Peal Rung in Asia
  • Philly Vernal Equinox weekend
  • "Ringing World" Centenary celebration
  • Regarding nominations of Guild officers
  • Officers' Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
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Vol. 38 No. 1, January, 2011

  • "Ringing in the Clouds" (Cover Article)
  • Philly Quarter Peal Weekend
  • Bell ringing in Shakespeare
  • Officers Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
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Vol. 37 No. 4, October, 2010

  • Little Rock AGM (Cover Article)
  • Seven Named to Honor Roll
  • Butlers' Australian Ringing Tour
  • AGM Minutes
  • Officers Interim Reports
  • Area Reports
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
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Vol. 37 No. 3, July, 2010

  • Well Struck? (Cover Article)
  • AGM 2010 Information
  • Butlers' Ringing Tour
  • A First for Orleans
  • 30th Anniversary of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Officers Columns
  • Area Reports
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
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Vol. 37 No. 2, April, 2010

  • Full Circle (Shreveport)
  • Stedman, Revisited
  • Philly Weekend
  • Officers Columns
  • Area Reports
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
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Vol. 37 No. 1, January, 2010

  • Studying Stedman
  • 2010 Butler Tour (Cornwall)
  • Officers Columns
  • Area Reports
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
  • 10th Anniversary of St. Marks' (Philadelphia)
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Vol. 36 No. 4, October, 2009

  • NYC AGM Report & Photos
  • Obituaries: Bob Stokes & Paul Cattermole
  • Name the Place
  • Butler Tour 2009
  • Post Your News While It's New
  • Ringing in Cape Cod
  • Officers Columns
  • Peals & Quarter Peals
  • From the Archivist
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Area Reports
  • SCRY Weekend
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Vol. 36 No. 3, July, 2009

  • Remembering Bill Jackson
  • Officer's Columns
  • Call for 2009 AGM
  • Ask the Clapper!
  • At First You Don't Succeed
  • Five Towers Festival 2009
  • NAGCR Executive Committee Report
  • Yale Update
  • The First Steel City Ringing Festival
  • Birthday Party in Philly
  • Toronto Twelve Weekend 2009
  • Name the Ringers
  • Report of NAGCR Reps to the CCCBR
  • Thoughts and Wandering in Worcester
  • Area Reports
  • Kalamazoo's Silver Anniversary Peal
  • Peals and Quarters
  • Guild Book Service Offerings
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Vol. 36 No. 2, April, 2009

  • US Presidential Inauguration Ringing in DC and elsewhere
  • Bill Jackson Remembered
  • Surprise Workshop
  • Quarter Peal Weekend
  • Spring Dinner
  • NYC AGM Update
  • Area Reports
  • Officers Columns
  • "Name the Place"
  • Letter to the Editor about Yale towers
  • Toronto Visitors to the UK
  • Peal & QP Reports