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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing History
  • Collection Description
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ephemera Collection
    Dates: 1876-2005
    Collection number: 071
    Creator: Engh, Michael, S.J.
    Creator: Von Boltenstern, Werner
    Collection Size: 37 archival document boxes, 2 oversize boxes
    Repository: Loyola Marymount University. Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90045-2659
    Abstract: The majority of Collection 071 consists of leaflets, pamphlets, programs, photographs, brochures, broadsheets, and newspaper clippings, on a run of topics that ranges from travel and tourism to Roman Catholicism.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open to research under the terms of use of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Marymount University.

    Publication Rights

    Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. The user or publisher must secure permission to publish from the copyright owner. Loyola Marymount University does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or of publication rights held by the original author or artists or his/her heirs, assigns, or executors.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Series number, Box and Folder number, Ephemera Collection, 071, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University.

    Acquisition Information

    Donors have included Werner von Boltenstern and Reverend Michael Engh S.J., but the bulk of the collection consists of gifts from anonymous donors.

    Processing History

    The librarian who processed this collection, and at what date, is unknown. Bri Wong encoded the guide to this collection in 2013.

    Collection Description

    Ephemera are defined as "things lasting only a day" or non-permanent printed items. Items not originally meant to be saved, such as advertisements, medals, menus, memorabilia and keepsakes, can be found in this collection. The majority of Collection 071 consists of leaflets, pamphlets, programs, photographs, brochures, broadsheets, and newspaper clippings. In total the collection comprises over 1000 primary-source items dating from the nineteenth century to present day. Most of the collection dates from the 1950's and 1960's. Donors have included Werner von Boltenstern and Reverend Michael Engh S.J., but the bulk of the collection consists of gifts from anonymous donors.
    The Ephemera Collection contains a number of documents addressing Catholic and Jesuit interests (Series 3) and a number of documents related to travel and tourism, both nationally and internationally (Series 1).

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into three series (with numerous subseries in each series) based on topic.
    • Series 1: Travel and Tourism
    • Series 2: Miscellaneous
    • Series 3: Religious

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Printed Ephemera
    Travel
    Tourism
    Tourism Marketing
    Catholic Church
    Catholics Biography
    Postage Stamps
    Jesuits