National Library of Australia
The ephemera collection contains documents of everyday life generally covering publications of fewer than five pages. These may include: advertising material, area guides, booklets, brochures, samples of merchandise postcards, posters, programs, stickers and tickets
Atlanta History Center
This collection contains business correspondence, canceled notes, receipts and invoices of William A. Huff of Macon, Georgia. Most of the invoices are from High, Butler and Company and Carroll & High of Atlanta, Georgia
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
One (1) trade card from C.H. Meussdorffer, hat maker; one (1) booklet - "Oregon expert college"; one (1) Bio-Pure, Inc. brochure, November, 1969; and one (1) Western Manufacturing, Inc. letter and information regarding the "Alley-Gator" machine, 1968
California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
Consists of a variety of ephemera pertaining to California businesses, mainly from San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, with large portions from Sacramento, Stockton, and Los Angeles. The bulk of the material dates from the mid 19th century through the early 20th century. Businesses range from major companies to small enterprises. Types of business represented include: mining, manufacturing, financial, utilities, import, transportation, travel, restaurants, and retail. There are significant holdings for longstanding businesses, including Gump's, Emporium, Orpheum Theatre, Pacific Gas & amp; Electric Company, Palace Hotel, Southern Pacific Railroad Company, and Standard Oil Company. Contains ephemera related to many aspects of business, including: advertisements, promotional and sales material, manufacturers sales catalogs, brochures, trade cards, forms, business cards, annual reports, stock certificates, theatrical playbills, travel guides, menus, tickets, invitations, newsletters, ... Read More
California Historical Society - North Baker Research Library
Consists of a variety of ephemera pertaining to California businesses, mainly from San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, with large portions from Sacramento, Stockton, and Los Angeles. The bulk of the material dates from the mid 19th century through the early 20th century. Businesses range from major companies to small enterprises. Types of business represented include: mining, manufacturing, financial, utilities, import, transportation, travel, restaurants, and retail. Contains ephemera related to many aspects of business, including: advertisements, promotional and sales material, manufacturers sales catalogs, brochures, trade cards, forms, business cards, annual reports, stock certificates, theatrical playbills, travel guides, menus, tickets, invitations, newsletters, directories, receipts, letterhead, newspaper clippings and magazine articles.
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Ephemera relating to Portland businesses, including "Oregon expert college," Bio-pure, Western Manufacturing, and Alley-Gator.
Morristown and Morris Township Public Library
The business materials of this collection are intended to enhance or supplement research regarding Morris County, New Jersey, and in particular, Morristown, New Jersey. The Business Ephemera and Artifacts Collection covers primarily the 19th and early 20th centuries, but includes some material to the present. Items contained in this collection include business cards, invoices, correspondence, mass cards, hardware, bottles, and toys. Subsequent material will be added to the collection as it becomes available
Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Collection of catalogs, trade cards, merchants' scrip, letterhead, photographs, and other ephemera from businesses in and around Syracuse, New York. Towns represented include Elbridge. Syracuse, Marcellus, Litchfield, Morristown, Scipio, and others. Also includes records and ledgers from some businesses, including L. C. Smith Typewriter (forerunner of Smith-Corona).
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
Consists of ephemera collected from businesses owned, operated or frequented by members of the LGBT community located in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. Businesses in Russian River, San Jose, Sacramento, Berkeley and Oakland are also represented. Types of businesses include: bars and clubs; cabarets, performance venues and theaters; restaurants; bookstores and publishers; newspapers and magazines; art galleries; clothing and retail stores; BDSM (bondage) and sex toy shops; video stores and movie theaters; pot clubs and marijuana dispensaries; hotels and inns, and other travel or tourism related businesses. Also includes national corporations marketing to the LGBT community. The bulk of the material dates from the 1970s through the 1990s. While most of the material is intended for business related purposes, it is also reflective of LGBT community building and activism, and its literary, art, music and entertainment scenes. Types of ephmera include: advertisements, event ... Read More
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The William Hunt Business Ephemera, a subset within the Jay T. Last Collection of Fashion Prints and Ephemera, contains promotional materials accumulated by jeweler William Hunt of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. About 125 items from approximately 1861-1916 consist mainly of advertisements received by Hunt from jobbers and manufacturers of jewelers' and watchmakers' tools, supplies, and services. Advertisements for household objects such as silverware, servingware, utensils, toothpicks, pens, and ornamental items are also included, as is a small number of advertisements for clothing and other fashion accessories. The materials predominantly consist of leaflets, handbills, price lists, and billheads with manuscript text, as well as small catalogs, envelopes, and trade cards