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Jay T. Last Collection of Politics and Social Issues Prints and Ephemera: Finding Aid
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Description
The Jay T. Last Collection of Politics and Social Issues Prints and Ephemera contains approximately 400 printed items related to American political figures and activists of the 19th and early 20th centuries along with social causes and issues often linked to political activities, most notably the temperance movement. Materials date from the early 1800s to the 1950s, with the bulk of the items dating from 1850 to 1910. Most of these items are lithographed portraits and political cartoons.
Extent
approximately 400 items
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.