Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Garnish's mail-order food is in the home of an unsophisticated married couple. The husband, unshaven and wearing a sleeveless undershirt watches television while his rotund wife stands holding a can of food and reading the contents label
Scope and ContentsLedger accounts for agents, cash books, letter books, records of subscriptions and mailings, and unbound papers. There are extensive files of copyright entries and of advertising circulars. Also included are papers relating to Allen's other business interests, particularly the Kennebec Steamboat Company. The collection is an important resource for a study of the beginnings of both the mail order business and mass advertising. There is very little material on the editorial side of the business.
Sheet music, notebooks, poetry, photographs, correspondence, flyers, advertisements, and personal papers of Shawn Daniel Foreman, 1966-1985. The collection documents Foreman's work with Tommy Powers Presents (erotic photograph mail order), Now Tapes (erotic video mail order), Now Talk (erotic phone service), and TI-OHM Music; his music career; and his personal life. The collection includes the poetry and personal papers of Joseph Michael Reed, 1949-1984.
Scope and Contents Materials in the Richard Alf Papers document Alf's various entreprenuerial businesses, including his comic book mail order business and store, as well as his involvment with San Diego Comic-Con, the largest comic and pop culture convention in the world. The collection includes correspondence, original artwork, publications, business files, and San Diego Comic-Con materials. The collection is divided into four series: Personal Files, Professional Files, Convention Files, and Audiovisual Recordings. The Personal Files date from 1965-2011, and include two subseries: Correspondence and Subject Files. The Correspondence includes personal correspondence with family and friends, holiday cards, invitations, notices, and solicitations. The Subject Files include: notes; original art; photographs; Vietnam draft materials, magazines, marijuana materials, and items relating to Shel Dorf, comic artist and co-founder of San Diego Comic-Con. Also included are drafts and final ... Read More
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Avon Products, Inc., manufactures and sells beauty, household and personal care products. In 1989, ground was broken on a new distribution center and warehouse in Suwanee, Georgia. The construction of the site was completed in May 1991 and officially opened in February, 1992. This is a small collection of photographic color prints that document the construction of the Suwanee distribution and warehouse site
Cornell University - Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Records of Eve's Garden, including mission statement, catalogs and letters sent out to customers, articles about the business, and flyers for sexuality workshops held at Eve's Garden and elsewhere; material from a speaker's bureau Williams organized called New Feminist Talent; and articles and writing on sexuality that Williams collected, including a first edition of Betty Dodson's 1972 "Liberating Masturbation." Also, some of Williams' personal papers, including a 1974 appointment book.