The block which housed office equipment, photostat and fax machine, typewriters, a book depositor which stored text-books and stationery, furniture, science kit and other valuable equipment was burned to the ground.
At one point, a character in 2085 wants to look up a newspaper article from 1938; she calls the operator and has a photostat in her hands within a few minutes.
On receipt of this letter I wrote to Dr. Bhagavantham, enclosing a photostat copy of Mr. Shoji Hattori's letter.
It was certainly not a typewriter, let alone a photostat machine.
The book twice quotes Dan Rather's embarrassingly over-conclusory statement in the late hours of election night: ‘Sip it, savor it, cup it, photostat it, underline it in red, press it in a book, put it in an album, hang it on the wall.’
he refused to let me photostat the book
The print on some of the photostat and carbon copy sheets has faded and these items are particularly flimsy.
If it's an article then we just photostat it and send it to the library.
The first bootleg fake books, photostat collections of Tune-Dex cards, were published in 1949.
But for the front cover, the head of his Superman figure was replaced with an old Curt Swan photostat .