Scope and Content
Title: Early twentieth century advertising ephemera and trade literature collection
Identifier/Call Number: Mss 327
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
Language of Material:
0.2 linear feet
The collection consists advertising, trade, and catalogs from the early twentieth century.
Language of Materials:
The collection is in English.
The collection is open for research.
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.
[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