Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:
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.
American advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include Cleveland, Ohio, Painesville, Ohio, Algoma, Wisconsin, and South Bend, Indiana.
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.
Posters, paper fans, broadsides, and other ephemera created by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.
Programs and other materials for events taking place in the early years at Chicago's Auditorium Theater. Envisioned as a world-class theater and opera house by Chicago impresario Ferdinand Peck, the Adler and Sullivan-designed Auditorium opened in 1889 on the corner of Congress and Michigan Avenue.
23 items produced by Blinc Publishing between 1997 and 2015. Includes promotional posters, letterpress prints, compact discs, and other printed ephemera.
This collection of approximately 1,500 postcards, a gift from Bryan L. Bossier, consists of printed and photographic postcards related to twentieth century social history. Subjects include: suffragettes and the women’s right to vote movement, American evangelism, the Ku Klux Klan, early road building, temperance and the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, boxing, and Christmas.
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.
Brochures, programs, maps, newsclippings, souvenirs, tickets, and stamps created during the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, 1933 to 1934.
Collection of 32 flyers advertising Indigenous American powwows, festivals, and art shows, primarily in the midwestern United States. A majority of the events were held in Illinois and Wisconsin; others were held in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and New Mexico.
Advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include primarily Chicago, Illinois with a small number from Minnesota and Nebraska.
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.
The Detroit Publishing Company was a prolific publisher of postcards and photographic prints from the late 1890s to the early 1920s. A gift from John I. Monroe, this collection of approximately 16,000 postcards is a rich resource for views of North American cities and towns, landscapes, and national parks. The collection also includes views of many foreign countries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Papers of Frances Wells Shaw of Chicago and Lake Forest, Illinois, wife of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw. Bulk consists of material related to the frequent domestic and international travels of Frances Shaw during the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries, travel materials and memorabilia, and photographs. Also includes correspondence to and from Frances Shaw and her daughters, plus the diaries of her brother-in-law, Charles T. Atkinson.