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Calavano, Alan : Alan Calavano Collection of World's Fair Postcards and Ephemera, 1876-1990s

Includes postcards, postcard albums, and other ephemera relating to World's Fairs and Expositions beginning with the 1878 Exposition Universelle Paris and continuing to 1984 Louisiana World Exposition in New Orleans. There are significant collections of postcards from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, the 1910 Exposition de Bruxelles, the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition, and the 1939 New York World's Fair. Also included are trade cards from Parisian Expositions (1878, 1889, 1900) and miscellaneous postcards from the United States and Europe.
Extent: 14.6 linear feet - (28 volumes, 11 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Ephemera, Postcards
Call Number: Modern MS Calavano
Finding Aids:
The Alan Calavano Collection of World's Fair Postcards and Ephemera are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).