Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Seven miscellaneous pieces of ephemera from Sears, Roebuck and Company. Included are a paper tape measure, a "profit sharing certificate," an order blank, two letters on company letterhead concerning the return of a purchased watch, and two used stamped envelopes
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
Seven miscellaneous pieces of ephemera from Sears, Roebuck and Company. Included are a paper tape measure, a "profit sharing certificate," an order blank, two letters on company letterhead concerning the return of a purchased watch, and two used stamped envelopes
Autry National Center - Museum of the American West
Double sided sheet with instructions and order form for Montgomery Ward catalog
University of Virginia
The volume contains correspondence, statements, board of directors minutes, and proxies. Of interest is a lengthy letter to sockholders, 1932, explaining an increase in sales, and noting that they have tried to keep faith with their customers through "fair dealing.".
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
Denver Public Library
Ca. 50 letters from son Jesse sent to live in Salida, Colo. Aug. 1911-June 1913 for health reasons. For a time, Jesse lived with a cousin, Myron Hill, and family and worked for Globe Express Company at D. & R.G. rail station. Also ca. 20 letters (1911-1929) from the Myron Hill family in Salida to the Charles Coe family in Toledo. Part of this time, Hill was a partner at Hill Brothers, a mail-order business
Illinois State University - Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives
Mail order catalogs from the Chicago Mail Order Company (Alden's), JC Penney, and Sears and Roebuck Company. Dates range from the very late 19th to late 20th century. Includes a small amount of other adverising material and one artifact
University of Southern California - Doheny Library
The collection comprises mail orders, correspondence, financial records, advertisements and other records from Randy Collins Enterprises, 1988-1992, a gay erotic video mail order company based in San Francisco, California. The bulk of the collection is mail purchase orders and related correspondence for the videos Class of '88 and Class of '89
Maine Historical Society
Includes three letters, dated Oct. 3, 1934, Dec. 13, 1934, and Dec. 29, 1941, from L.L. Bean to John R. Perkins Also includes an L.L. Bean, Inc. return postcard with $0.30 cents credit, and a stamped envelope addressed to John R. Perkins of Wayne, Me