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Abijah Holabird will

 Item
Identifier: Modern-MS-56
Abstract Manuscript last will and testament of Vermont resident, Abijah Holabird, signed and dated, March 15, 1825, with attached printed form completed in manuscript showing the will was submitted and approved by the Fairhaven Probate District Court on January 2, 1826. The will describes who Holabird declares the executors of his will and possessions he has left to his wife, son-in-law, brother, and grandchildren.
Dates: 1825 March 15-1826 January 2

Advertising Trade Cards

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 3-885
Abstract Advertising materials including cards and booklets issued by retail stores, product manufacturers, and providers of services. Geographic areas covered include the United States (primarily Minnesota, Illinois, and New York) and London.
Dates: 1860s-1890s

Alan Calavano Collection of World's Fair Postcards and Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Calavano
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1876-1990s

American Advertising Cards

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 3-018
Abstract American advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include Cleveland, Ohio, Painesville, Ohio, Algoma, Wisconsin, and South Bend, Indiana.
Dates: 1880s-1905

American Type Founders Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-Z250-A2 A44
Abstract Various materials including photographs, internal publications, type specimens, and documents relating to the American Type Founders Company. The Company was founded in the late 19th century when 23 type foundries in North America merged.
Dates: 1899-1950

Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wing oversize-ZP 983-K344
Abstract Posters, paper fans, broadsides, and other ephemera created by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
Dates: approximately 1990-2012

Blinc Publishing Ephemera Collection

 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

 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

Chicago Advertising Cards

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing-ZC 3-166
Abstract Advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include primarily Chicago, Illinois with a small number from Minnesota and Nebraska.
Dates: 1880-1899

David C. Meyer Collection of Letterheads and Stationery

 Collection
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

Donald M. Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Anderson
Abstract Correspondence, materials relating to publications, graphic art work, calligraphic broadsides and booklets, teaching materials, and subject files of Madison, Wisconsin calligrapher and design educator Donald Myers Anderson
Dates: 1834-1995; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1995

Ellen Walsh Collection of Theater Programs

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-181
Abstract Album containing Chicago, Boston, New York, and London theater programs, 1897-1899. Chicago theaters include McVicker's Hooley's, Auditorium, Steinway Hall, Grand opera House, Power's, and others.
Dates: 1897-1899

Enquirer Printing Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Enquirer
Abstract Chiefly correspondence between the Enquirer Printing Co. and the circuses for which it printed between 1948 and 1978. There are also photocopies of some ledger sheets from the 1920s concerning shipments to theater companies.
Dates: 1922-1979

Evangelina E. Lewis Photographic Postcard Collection of the Philippine Islands

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-LewisE
Abstract Collection of photographic postcards collected by Evangelina E. Lewis produced possibly by the photographer Samuel M. Shera. Postcards mostly depict figures, events, architecture, and landscapes in the Philippines.
Dates: approximately 1915-1916

Franklin and Penelope Rosemont Collection of IWW Publications and Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: Case-folio-HD-8055
Abstract Publications, official documents, song books, and other materials created by and related to the Industrial Workers of the World, an historic union and labor organization.
Dates: 1905-2005; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1935

Geller Collection of Hotel Postcards and Luggage Labels

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing oversize-NC1875-U6-G45
Abstract Collection of hotel postcards and hotel luggage labels primarily issued in North America, South America, and Europe between 1900 and 1992.
Dates: 1900-1992; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970

George A. Seaman letters and printing specimens

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Wing-MS-16
Abstract Letters, postcards and printed ephemera addressed to or relating to George A. Seaman, a practical printer in Chicago, Ill. and Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Included are letters and cards from Robert Hilton of The British Printer, W. McKetcham of the Poughkeepsie News-Press and News-Telegraph, and James W. Hinkley of the American Graphic Company.
Dates: 1883-1888

Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier Prayer Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Case Wing folio-BX4651.2-C37-1919
Abstract Collection of 289 religious items, consisting primarily of holy cards, as well as memorial cards, calendars of feast days, prayer booklets, and thank you cards from Europe, Japan, and the United States, produced between 1919 and approximately 1980.
Dates: 1919 to approximately 1980

Gintautas Vezys Bookplate Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wing-Modern-MS-Vezys
Abstract Collection of more than 4700 bookplates and related ephemera assembled by Lithuanian–American publisher and scholar, Gintautas Vezys. Bookplates were individually designed and hand-printed, and were executed by primarily Lithuanian artists.
Dates: approximately 1958-approximately 2006

Harold L. Stuart Travel Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Stuart
Abstract Scrapbooks compiled by Chicago investment banker Harold L. Stuart documenting his travels in Europe from 1912 to 1939. Contains travel ephemera and written narratives of each trip.
Dates: 1912-1939

Harris-Seybold Company Publications

 Collection
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

 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

Indian Council Fire Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ayer-Modern-MS-Indian Council
Abstract Papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and publications of the Indian Council Fire, a Chicago-based organization supporting educational, legislative, and social services for urban and reservation Indians.
Dates: 1923-1988; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1988

Italian Religious Broadsides

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Identifier: Case Wing oversize-ZC 93-185
Abstract Collection of 154 religious broadsides printed in Italy between 1611 and 1697. These broadsides were issued for various Catholic feast days and other religious occasions; the majority of items feature sonnets related to these topics. Many broadsides were commissioned by confraternities or trade guilds and most were dedicated to clerical or noble patrons of these organizations.
Dates: 1611-1697

James Dunwoody Collection of Travel Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: Modern-MS-Dunwoody
Abstract Collection of domestic and international postcards and a small amount of other ephemera including trade cards, greeting cards, and viewbooks.
Dates: approximately 1900-1982

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Al G. Kelly & Miller Bros. Circus 1
Albertype Co 1
Aliquando Press 1
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American Graphic Company 1
Amsterdam Continental Types and Graphic Equipment 1
Anderson, Donald M. 1
Andrews, Nelson, Whitehead (Firm) 1
Antonelli, Giuseppe, 1793-1861 1
Apprentice House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Arkansas Industrial Development Commission 1
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Art Directors Club (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Asheville Post Card Co 1
Association Typographique Internationale 1
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Barnhart Brothers & Spindler 1
Barozzi & Corradini 1
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Blok, Joanna Koerten 1
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Booklyn Artists Alliance 1
Borden's Farm Products Co. of Illinois 1
Borja, Robert 1
Bremer Presse 1
Bridgman, Laura Dewey 1
Brighton Press 1
Brockton (Mass.). Police Department 1
Bromley & Co., Inc. (Boston, Mass.) 1
Brundage, Slim 1
Bucholz, Robert J. 1
Bullen, Henry Lewis 1
Burton Cherry & Associates 1
Cady, James Lowell 1
Calavano, Alan 1
Calumet Book & Engraving Company 1
Calumet Company 1
Campbell, Joan 1
Carlier, Emile 1
Carrier, Gertrude Lueneburg 1
Carson & Barnes Circus 1
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Catherine, of Alexandria, Saint 1
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Centro del bel libro (Ascona, Switzerland) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
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Champion International Corporation 1
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