American advertising cards
Identifier: Case Wing folio-ZC 3-018
Scope and Content of the Collection
Collection of advertising cards issued by merchants and primarily in the mid to late 19th century in the United States. Merchant and manufacturing industries include clothing and accessories, jewelry, sewing machines, thread, cologne, phonographs, and plows.
- American Advertising Cards (Organization)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The American advertising cards are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).
Ownership and Literary Rights
The American advertising cards are the physical property of the Newberry Library. Copyright may belong to the authors or their legal heirs or assigns. For permission to publish or reproduce any materials from this collection, contact the Roger and Julie Baskes Department of Special Collections.
0.1 Linear Feet (1 box)
American advertising cards issued by product manufacturers and retail stores. Geographic areas covered include Cleveland, Ohio, Painesville, Ohio, Algoma, Wisconsin, and South Bend, Indiana.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Collection Stack Location
Amanda Schriver, 2014.
This inventory was created with the generous support of the Council on Library and Information Services, which is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Advertising -- Clothing and dress
- Advertising -- Jewelry
- Advertising -- Phonographs
- Eau de Cologne
- Ephemera -- 1851-1900
- Ephemera -- 1901-1950
- Perfumed cards
- Printed ephemera -- 1851-1900
- Printed ephemera -- 1901-1950
- Sewing machines
- Trade cards (advertising) -- 1851-1900
- Trade cards (advertising) -- 1901-1950
- Inventory of the American advertising cards, 1880s-1905
- Amanda Schriver
- Language of description
- Script of description