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Abijah Holabird will

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago advertising cards

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

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

Franklin and Penelope Rosemont collection of IWW publications and ephemera

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

Identifier: Case Wing folio-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

Gertrude Lueneburg Carrier prayer card 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

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

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

Indian Council Fire records

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

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

Jerry Nedwick papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Nedwick
Abstract Jerrold (Jerry) Nedwick (1895?-1966) was a Chicago native who owned and operated Nedwick’s Book Store for over forty years. He married Rhoda Katz in 1925 and wrote to her almost daily during her two extended stays at sanatoriums, one in Winfield, Illinois, the other in Denver, Colorado. Both Jerry and Rhoda were originally from Illinois and active in the Chicago Jewish and literary communities. This collection is mostly his letters to her about his life while she was away, and contains no...
Dates: 1918-1928; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1928

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

Martinengo dalle Palle collection of Italian death notices

Identifier: Case Wing folio-CS764-.M37
Abstract Collection of 119 Italian death notices, primarily for members of the Martinengo family and other families of the Venetian nobility, collected by different members of the Martinengo dalle Palle family of Brescia and Venice throughout the 19th century. While most were printed in Venice, several were printed in Brescia or Padua. More than thirty different printers and presses are represented in the collection.
Dates: 1822-1877

Maude Maury Lawrence Papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Lawrence
Abstract Ephemera collection related to the college and music career of soprano Maude Maury Lawrence, an Illinois signer and performer who formed a traveling troupe during the World War I era. Includes correspondence, travel itineraries and ephemera, programs, state fair passes, tickets, and business cards.
Dates: 1912-1946; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1928

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

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Antonelli, Giuseppe, 1793-1861 1
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Art Directors Club of Chicago 1
Artichoker, John, 1930- 1
Asheville Post Card Co 1
Association Typographique Internationale 1
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Barozzi & Corradini 1
Barozzi (Firm : Venice, Italy) 1
Bauer Type Foundry (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Catherine, of Alexandria, Saint 1
Cavalli, Francesco 1
Centro del bel libro (Ascona, Switzerland) 1
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Challenge Machinery Company 1
Chambers, John 1
Champion International Corporation 1
Chapellerie du Jockey Club 1
Chaplin, Ralph 1
Cherry, Burton 1
Cherryburn Press (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Chicago Advertising Cards 1
Chiesa di Sant'Angelo (Rome, Italy) 1
Cloud, Henry Roe 1
Cohen, Jocelyn H. 1
Cole, Chick 1
Colourpicture Publishers (Firm) 1
Commonwealth Rescue League (Upton, Mass.) 1
Continental Oil Company 1
Cook Christian Training School 1
Corradini (Firm : Venice, Italy) 1
Cortez, Carlos 1
Cosmas, Saint 1
Council for Union Democracy 1
Covert, Geo. L. 1
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Cuneo Press 1
Curt Teich & Co 1
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Dragondelli, Giacomo 1
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