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Blinc Publishing ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-B65 B55-1997
Abstract 23 items produced by Blinc Publishing between 1997 and 2015. Includes promotional posters, letterpress prints, compact discs, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1997-2015

Burton Cherry ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 1-183
Abstract Materials designed and collected by Chicago designer and typographer Burton Cherry, between approximately 1929 and approximately 1962. The collection includes correspondence to and from Cherry, items he designed or which were produced under his supervision, items possibly designed by Cherry, articles containing information about his work, and ephemera he collected.
Dates: approximately 1929-approximately 1962

Carol Bauer collection

Identifier: Midwest-MS-BauerC
Abstract Letters, 1893-1898, from the Friese family in Baltimore, to Christopher F. Friese in Chicago, discussing the kindergarten movement and women's work, a Chicago bicycle manufacturer, and family affairs; and holiday picture postcards from the early 1900s addressed to the Lang family of Chicago. Also advertisements, including one for a Chicago dentist (Boston Dental Parlors), and one postcard from the Cort Theatre (published by the Fine Arts Journal of Chicago).
Dates: 1893-1921

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records - Historical and Printed Materials

 Record Group
Identifier: CB&Q-32
Abstract Official and unofficial histories of the company, annual reports, in-house newsletters, circulars, scrapbooks, timetables, pamphlets, and research files produced by the CB&Q and its historians. Forms part of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Records.
Dates: 1849-1999

David C. Meyer collection of letterheads and stationery

Identifier: Case Wing-NC1002-L47 D38
Abstract Collection of letterheads and stationery from David C. Meyer, owner of Meyerbooks and its imprint David Meyer Magic Books. Collection consists of single sheet letterheads, envelopes, stationery packets, and advertising materials originally issued by hotels, businesses, organizations, and performers.
Dates: 1861? to approximately 2013; Majority of material found within 1915 - 2000

Harris-Seybold Company publications

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z249-M457
Abstract 113 various Harris-Seybold Company publications and advertising materials created and collected by account executive John A. McKinven, between 1945 and 1956. The Harris-Seybold Company was a leading manufacturer of lithographic and letterpress printing equipment, and was located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dates: 1945-1956

Helaine Victoria Press ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-H433 H45-1973
Abstract 102 items created by Helaine Victoria Press between 1973 and 1995. Includes postcards, bookmarks, catalogs, newsletters, promotional materials, broadsides, and other printed ephemera.
Dates: 1973-1995; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1989

H.M. Gousha collection

Identifier: Maps-Gousha
Abstract Over 25,000 United States road maps published 1927-1996, mostly issued for oil company clients. Primarily highway maps of U.S. states and street maps of major cities.
Dates: 1927-1996

James and Josie Tomes Travel Collection

Identifier: Maps-Tomes
Abstract Abstract: Collection of maps and travel ephemera related to the travels of James and Josie Tomes. Material covers Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America, with most material on Europe and North America. Also includes material related to James Tomes’ genealogy research, much of which required travel in the United States and Europe.
Dates: 1928-2008; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

John Haynes copybooks and notes

Identifier: VAULT box-Wing-MS-81
Abstract School writing books, handwriting exercises and notes by John Haynes, a student; one entry is a long poem entitled "Tribute to the memory of Mrs. R.P. Stevens wife of Rodolphus Stevens and daughter of John Clement of Townsend ..." and dated at Townsend, Mass. 1849; some other exercises are dated Dec. 5, 1849 at Townsend; one loose sheet dated Sept. 8, 1855.
Dates: 1849-1855

John M. Wing Foundation printing ephemera collection

Identifier: Wing-Ephemera-File
Abstract Printed ephemera from a variety of companies, organizations, and individuals, mostly concerned with printing, publishing, graphic design, and related book arts. Geographic coverage includes North America, Great Britain, Europe and East Asia.
Dates: approximately 1750-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1900-1999

Letterhead and stationery collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-NC1002-.L47-L48
Abstract This is a growing collection of letterheads, envelopes, and stationery sheets. Geographic coverage includes the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The bulk of materials come from Illinois, particularly the Chicago region. Most items were issued between approximately 1900 and approximately 1925.
Dates: approximately 1900-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1925

Meisterschule für das graphische Gewerbe zu Leipzig Collection of Ephemera

Identifier: Case Wing-oversize-ZA 3 .498
Abstract A collection of 179 miscellaneous specimens of work executed at the Meisterschule für das Graphische Gewerbe zu Leipzig, including booklets, broadsides, school announcements, commercial advertisements, and book jackets. Creation dates range from approximately 1920 to approximately 1938.
Dates: approximately 1920 to approximately 1938; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1938

Michelin map collection

Identifier: Maps-Michelin
Abstract Road maps issued by the French tire manufacturer Pneu Michelin, better known as Michelin (4,990 maps, published 1905-ongoing). Geographic coverage most complete for Benelux, British Isles, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland; less complete for Eastern Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Asia. Accompanied by a small collection of printed ephemera, secondary sources, souvenirs, and collectibles (approximately 350 items, 1911-2016).
Dates: 1905-ongoing

P22 Type Foundry ephemera collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z250-P88-1991
Abstract Various ephemera including promotional pieces, letterheads, catalogs, decals, booklets, font discs, product packaging, and other material and objects relating to or produced by P22 Type Foundry.
Dates: 1991-2014

Paper specimen collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-TS1220-N49
Abstract A collection of paper specimen sheets, catalogs, binding materials, and other advertising materials issued primarily by paper companies. Geographic coverage includes primarily the United States and continental Europe.
Dates: approximately 1900-ongoing; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2010

P.C. Darrow Printing Company collection

Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z232-P113 P33-1890
Abstract Various materials including promotional pieces, letterheads, letterhead envelopes, calendars, and a circular relating to the P.C. Darrow Printing Company.
Dates: 1890-1909

Portraits of Writing Masters and Mistresses

Identifier: Case Wing oversize-NE390-P67
Abstract Collection of 170 prints and manuscripts produced primarily in Europe between 1595 and 1878, the bulk of which were produced between 1650 and 1780. Most items were produced in London. The majority of items are portrait prints of writing masters and penmen, though there are also examples of writing samples, calligraphic art portraying religious scenes or theologians, as well as correspondence.
Dates: approximately 1595 to approximately 1878; Majority of material found within 1650 - 1780

Road maps and travel ephemera collection

Identifier: Maps-Travel-Ephemera
Abstract Growing collection of printed road maps and travel ephemera issued to promote local tourism. Scattered worldwide geographic coverage, but most extensive for the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Dates: 1876-2018; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

Type specimen sheets and booklets

Identifier: Case Wing-Z250-A5
Abstract A collection of over 2500 type specimen sheets and other advertising materials issued by type foundries, typesetters, and printers that display typefaces, type families, or groups of types. Geographic coverage includes United States, Great Britain, and continental Europe.
Dates: 1870-ongoing

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Idaho Center for the Book 1
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International Printing Museum (Carson, Calif.) 1
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Jeppesen and Company 1
Lang family 1
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Ludlow Typograph Co 1
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Meisterschule für das graphische Gewerbe zu Leipzig 1
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Rower, William 1
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