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Newberry Library. : Pre-Fire Chicago Ephemera Collection, 1853-1871

Over 50 pieces of Pre-Fire Chicago ephemera from the 1850s to the early 1870s. Primarily commercial ephemera, including billheads, business letters, trade journals, invoices, commercial flyers, circulars and trade cards, receipts, and other documents. Industries represented include newspapers, railroad interests, stationers and printers, hosiery manufacturers, coffee pot manufacturers, school apparatus, masons, and many others.
Extent: 0.4 linear feet - (1 box)
Subjects: Chicago, Ephemera
Call Number: Midwest MS Pre-Fire
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This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only.