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Finding aid for the American advertising ephemera collection 6067
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  • Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: American advertising ephemera collection
    Collection number: 6067
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear feet 1 box
    Date: 1870s-1930s
    Abstract: A collection of advertising fliers, brochures, booklets and catalogs for household appliances and products, all aimed specifically at women, dating from the 1860s to the 1930s. The collection includes trade catalogs for heating sources, stoves, porcelain sinks, vacuums, "wear-ever" cookware, carpet sweepers, irons, wringers, and "ready to eat" food products; fliers for labor-saving laundry soap, and a dryer that dries without a wringer; a commercial laundry price list; and brochures.

    Acquisition

    Purchased from Eclectibles, April 16, 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], American advertising ephemera collection, Collection no. 6067, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Scope and Content

    A collection of advertising fliers, brochures, booklets and catalogs for household appliances and products, all aimed specifically at women, dating from the 1860s to the 1930s. The collection includes trade catalogs for heating sources, stoves, porcelain sinks, vacuums, "wear-ever" cookware, carpet sweepers, irons, wringers, and "ready to eat" food products; fliers for labor-saving laundry soap, and a dryer that dries without a wringer; a commercial laundry price list; and brochures.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Advertisements
    Advertising--Electric household appliances--Archival resources
    Advertising--Soap--Archival resources
    Advertising--United States--19th century--Archival resources
    Advertising--United States--20th century--Archival resources
    Brochures
    Fliers (printed matter)
    Pamphlets
    Printed ephemera
    Women in advertising--United States--19th century--Archival resources
    Women in advertising--United States--20th century--Archival resources