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Printed ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

Fred's nineteenth-century British album of scraps and greeting cards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0039
Abstract

This nineteenth-century scrap album, apparently compiled by a British child named "Fred," contains colorful scraps of animals, children, British sailors in uniform, rowers, flowers, birds, and other decorative items. There are also a number of small printed images, Bible verses, and Christmas, New Year's, Easter, and birthday greeting cards. The cover of this album is embossed black and gold on red cloth in a Japonesque design of the Aesthetic Movement.

Dates: approximately 1875-1885

John Furnival papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0746
Abstract John Furnival (1933-2020) was a British visual artist whose work is associated with the Concrete Poetry, Mail Art, and Fluxus movements, as well as with the American Beats. In 1964, Furnival, along with Dom Sylvester Houédard, founded Openings Press, a small Gloucestershire press dedicated to publishing concrete poetry and similar work. The John Furnival papers encompass nearly fifty years of the artist’s personal and professional activity and document his involvement with the International...
Dates: 1941-2016; Majority of material found within 1970-2016

Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0472
Abstract

The attorney and author Joseph Gold was born in London, England, on July 12, 1912; he died on February 22, 2000, in Bethesda, Maryland. The Sir Joseph Gold political and miscellaneous ephemera collection comprises .67 linear feet of newsletters, pamphlets, posters, blank letterhead, and typed pages from the 1960s through the 1990s.

Dates: 1960-1996; Majority of material found within 1960-1970

Gulf Oil presidential election map

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0099-F1149

Ella Harris nineteenth-century American scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0030
Abstract

This nineteenth-century American children's scrapbook bears the inscription "To Ella, Much Love from Edith and Edna." The scrapbook features trade cards; Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, and New Year's greeting cards; collectible scraps of flowers, animals, and children; one silk program for "Nunnemacher's Grand Opera" featuring a performance of Martha by the Milwaukee Philharmonic Society.

Dates: approximately 1875-1895

Harry Anderson scrap album

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0036
Abstract

This nineteenth-century American scrapbook, apparently belonging to a child named Harry Anderson, contains visiting cards, rewards of merit, holiday cards, trade cards, prayer cards, die-cut images and art prints.

Dates: approximately 1880-1890

Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0896
Abstract

Delaware native and former Delaware Superior Court Judge Jerome O. Herlihy maintained an active connection to national and local politics throughout his life. The Jerome O. Herlihy political campaign ephemera collection spans over a century of United States and Delaware politics, and includes campaign buttons and pins, bumper stickers, a wide array of political artifacts, and paper ephemera.

Dates: 1876-2018

Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0486
Abstract

The Nancy Hoyt Paul Bowles collection consists of various written material by or about Paul Bowles.

Dates: 1943-1994

Everett C. and Louise Staton Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0361
Abstract

The Everett C. & Louise Stanton Johnson papers concern the personal affairs of prominent Delaware publisher and politician Everett C. Johnson (1877-1926) and his wife Louise Staton Johnson (1882-1977). In addition, the collection contains material from their Newark publishing house, the Press of Kells, which brought the Arts and Crafts Movement to the community from 1916 to 1918.

Dates: 1835-1988; Majority of material found within 1916-1958

Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0794
Abstract

The Lucie Jenkins Johnson culinary ephemera collection contains recipe booklets, periodicals, pamphlets, books, and recipe cards related to twentieth-century American foodways. The collection is a rich source of materials from corporations, trade associations, and government agencies that highlight contemporary ideas about advertising, nutrition, and household technology.

Dates: 1904-2015

Ray Johnson mail art collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0728
Abstract

This collection comprises American mail artist Ray Johnson's (1927-1995) letters, collages, and artwork sent to his friend and artist Phyllis Floyd. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings about Johnson and promotional material for retrospectives of his career.

Dates: 1972-2014

Jones-Minsinger gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0788
Abstract

The Jones-Minsinger Gelatin and convenience food ephemera collection contains recipe booklets and advertisements promoting Jell-O and Royal-brand gelatin as well as other convenience foods dating from the 1910s to the 1980s.

Dates: approximately 1910-1990

William A. Kruse collection related to historic Delaware homes and churches

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0761
Abstract

The William A. Kruse collection related to historic Delaware homes and churches contains lithograph prints, tear sheets, clippings, and ephemera chronicling prominent Delaware landmarks.

Dates: 1888-1949, undated

J. Ben Lieberman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0516
Abstract

Educator, editor, author, amateur printer, and proponent of the private press, J. Ben Lieberman is widely regarded as the father of the twentieth-century chappel movement in the United States. The J. Ben Lieberman Papers reflect some of the accomplishments of J. Ben Lieberman and his wife Elizabeth Koller Lieberman.

Dates: 1902-1997; Majority of material found within 1945-1984

John Hill Martin family history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0148
Abstract

This volume contains an extensive history of the Martin family of Chester County and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, created by John Hill Martin. Martin created the history during the 1870s-1890s, but included materials from both the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Dates: 1726-1899; Majority of material found within 1870-1899

Charles Mast collection of film and performing arts programs, publications, and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0760
Abstract

The Charles Mast collection of film and performing arts programs, publications, and ephemera offers rich visual and informational resources relating to the history of film and theater and also documents live performance events in greater Delaware area for over six decades. The collection comprises 6.5 linear feet of materials, spanning the dates between 1940 and 2013, and includes books, theater programs, concert programs, lobby cards, posters, ticket stubs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1940-2013

Stephen McKenna papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0625
Abstract English novelist Stephen McKenna (1888-1967) published forty-seven novels and six nonfiction books about English upper-class life before and after World War I. The collection spans from 1917 to 1966, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1917 to 1935, and includes correspondence to the author, manuscripts of short stories and lectures by McKenna, excerpts from other authors' works, newspaper clippings from McKenna's 1921 promotional tour in Sweden, and a volume of photographs...
Dates: 1917-1966; Majority of material found within 1917-1935

McLeod family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0514
Abstract

The McLeod family papers, spanning the dates 1798 to 1893, primarily pertain to the careers of Rev. Alexander McLeod and his son Rev. John Niel McLeod, who consecutively served as pastors to the First Reformed Presbyterian Church in New York City.

Dates: 1798-1893

George W. and Pauline Murray, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0702
Abstract This collection documents the lives of Newark, Delaware, residents George W. Murray, Jr., and Pauline E. Murray during World War II. The collection is small, yet it gives a glimpse of both military service and the homefront experiences of the young married couple during war. Included are handwritten correspondence exchanged by the married couple while George Murray was stationed at Army Air Force bases on the continental United States and in Europe, illustrating life both at home and abroad...
Dates: 1939-1946

New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0260
Abstract

The New Century Club of Newark, Delaware, records document the history, organization, and activities of this women's club, which began in 1893 as a reading club, but quickly developed into an organization dedicated to promoting civic responsibility and social service in the Newark community.

Dates: 1893-2011

Newark Publishing Co. records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0879
Abstract Newark Publishing Co. was a Newark, Delaware, printing business established in the mid-20th century and was owned and operated by William H. Durham from circa 1967 to 1981. Newark Publishing Co. records comprises over 3000 job printing files created by the press for largely Newark, Delaware-based businesses between 1963 and 1981. The collection also includes administrative and financial records of the company and its precursor, the Newark Post weekly newspaper,...
Dates: 1936-1981; Majority of material found within 1971-1981

Nineteenth-century British scrapbook of greeting cards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0031
Abstract This nineteenth-century British scrapbook of greeting cards bears a red leather cover embossed with black design and lettering, titled "ALBUM." The scrapbook album features Christmas, New Years, Easter, and Valentine greeting cards with most captioned with the year and name of the friend or relative who sent the card. There are some die-cut color images of flowers, children, and ladies. One series of nine collectible scraps illustrates "Snow White" and each of the scenes bears a narrative...
Dates: 1872-1879

Nineteenth-century children's scrap album

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0027
Abstract

The creator of this late nineteenth-century scrapbook is unknown, though the contents suggest that the compiler was a child who may have lived near Albany, New York. This scrap album includes chromolithographed scraps, trade cards, religious cards, visiting cards, and larger color-printed images.

Dates: 1880-1885

Nineteenth-century children's scrap album with photograph of two boys

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0032
Abstract This nineteenth-century children's scrapbook bears the title "ALBUM" in blue letters with additional black and gold stamping on the maroon cloth cover. The scrapbook, which is completely filled with carefully placed images throughout, features collectible, die-cut, color scraps from sets of flowers, cats, dogs, birds, butterflies, insects, reptiles, children, cherubs, cartoonish faces, comic figures, and fashionable women and characters in ethnic dress. The album also includes holiday...
Dates: circa 1875-1885

Raven Arts Press archive

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0467
Abstract

The Archive of the Raven Arts Press forms a comprehensive record of the history and activities of the Dublin-based press, founded by Irish writer and publisher Dermot Bolger. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, galleys, publicity material, and financial records.

Dates: 1971-1993