Guide to the Temperance Broadsides Collection, circa 1880-circa 1900

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Temperance Broadsides Collection
Dates: circa 1880-circa 1900
Identification: SC/TBS
Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library
Physical Description: 0.20 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: The Temperance Broadsides Collection consists of broadsides printed by the National Temperance Society and Publication House, some on behalf of the Women's National Christian Temperance Union, all of which argue in favor of alcohol-free living. Broadsides in the collection were all part of numbered series, including "The Pint of Ale" (no. 24 of the Beer Series), "Close the Bars" (no. 22), and "What are You doing?" (no. 6). They are undated, and consist primarily of text, with some embellishments. One broadside contains images.
Note:
Other Information:
This collection was purchased with funds generously donated by Tony Gardner.

Historical Note:

The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Ephemera

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials in this collection may be in the public domain. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

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Scope and Contents

The Temperance Broadsides Collection consists of broadsides printed by the National Temperance Society and Publication House, some on behalf of the Women's National Christian Temperance Union, all of which argue in favor of alcohol-free living. Broadsides in the collection were all part of numbered series, including "The Pint of Ale" (no. 24 of the Beer Series), "Close the Bars" (no. 22), and "What are You doing?" (no. 6). They are undated, and consist primarily of text, with some embellishments. One broadside contains images.