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Early twentieth century advertising ephemera and trade literature collection Mss 327
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  • Title: Early twentieth century advertising ephemera and trade literature collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Mss 327
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
    Date: 1899-1946
    Abstract: The collection consists advertising, trade, and catalogs from the early twentieth century.
    Language of Materials: The collection is in English.

    Access Restrictions

    The collection is open for research.

    Use Restrictions

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

    Scope and Content

    Included in this collection are historical and instructional pamphlets on home decorating, food recipes, California vineyards establishment, floral arrangement techniques, sewing pattern catalogues, a cinema house program, a color wheel for coordination of outfits based on hair and skin complexion, a turn-of-the-century French wine list, and a vacation brochure for then-named Boulder Dam. Also included in this collection is an informational pamphlet intended for the persuasion of voting legislation by the Petroleum Industry, a photographic literature magazine on World War II camera capabilities, and Lucky Strike Tobacco party favors. The collection serves as a intersection of everyday life with ubiquitous visual culture and consumerism.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of Item], Early twentieth century advertising ephemera and trade literature collection, Mss 327. Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Consumption (Economics) in art
    Printed ephemera--United States
    Trade catalogs