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Finding Aid for the Shapiro Family collection of ephemera, 1792-1939
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Shapiro Family collection of ephemera
    Date (inclusive): 1792-1939
    Collection number: 1749
    Creator: Shapiro Family
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear feet) 3 oversize boxes
    Abstract: The Shapiro Family collection of ephemera is part of a book collection of mostly children's books from the early part of the twentieth century. The ephemera collection consists of postcards, newspapers, sheet music, some of which contains the name Shapiro, pamphlets, a hand written textbook, a scrapbook, puzzles and cardboard cutouts.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Sandra Shapiro, 2007.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Shapiro Family collection of ephemera (Collection 1749). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6088526 

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains holiday and generic postcards from the 1930s, one photograph in an envelope, newspapers dated 1792, 1888, 1794, 1861, 1802, 1827, 1840, newspaper clippings, a broadside, sheet music, a Yale University Bi-centennial, 1701-1901 metal pin with blue ribbon, pamphlets, a magazine, a textbook, a scrapbook from 1898, horse puzzles, and cardboard cutouts of a town scene.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Postcards
    2. Newspapers and Clippings
    3. Broadside
    4. Sheet Music
    5. Books, Magazines, Pamphlets
    6. Puzzles and Cutouts

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Genres and Forms of Material