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Printed ephemera

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Emma Collenberg Hale collection

Identifier: 2022-032-LIB

This collection contains manuscripts, ephemera, and photographs related to the family of Emma Collenberg Hale (1913-2012), Le Roy Mitchell Hale (1913-1990), and Augusta Dorothy Collenberg Wise, all Baltimore City and Baltimore County residents. Included are mostly identified photographs of family members, as well as correspondence and miscellaneous ephemera saved by Emma Hale beginning in World War II. Also included are indentures, deeds, and surveys for Baltimore County, dated 1787-1862.

Dates: circa 1930s-2010

Ephemera collection

Identifier: EPHEM

The ephemera collection consists of over one million items containing obsolete money and lottery tickets, playbills, invitations, billheads, menus, tobacco labels, match books, bottle caps, trade cards, flyers, pamphlets, catalogs, labels, and countless other items bearing advertisements dating from the 18th century to the present.

Dates: 1753 - 2012

Fairbank-Platt-Rennie collection

Identifier: 2007-053-LIB

This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, and printed ephemera of the Fairbank, Platt, and Rennie families, 1800s-1900s.

Dates: circa 1800s-1900s

Finlay and Willis family manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3225

This collection consists of approximately 50 letters of correspondence between the Finlay and Willis families

Dates: 1845 - 1920; Majority of material found within 1859 - 1869

Ford's Theatre collection

Identifier: MS 0369

This is an artificial collection that contains financial records and theater programs from Ford's Theatre in Baltimore, dated 1880-1917.

Dates: 1880-1917

Frank H. Robinson collection

Identifier: MS 3143

This collection contains various items collected by the donor, Frank H. Robinson.

Dates: 1834-1948

George Heller photograph and ephemera collection

Identifier: 2012-148-LIB

This collection contains photographs and ephemera related to George Heller, a physician and an elected member of the Baltimore City Council.

Dates: undated

H. Graham Wood manuscript collection

Identifier: MS 3173

This collection contains research materials compiled by H. Graham Wood for his studies on steamboats and his book, “Steamboats out of Baltimore.”

Dates: 1812 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1960

Hambleton Theatrical collection

Identifier: MS 3099

This collection documents theater across the ages with a focus on Baltimore-area productions and playhouses. Primarily holds ephemera, such as playbills, tickets, and advertisements, from many important Baltimore theaters, as well as notes from an exhibit on theater history created from collection materials at the Peale Museum in Baltimore

Dates: 1790 - 1941

Jacob F. Obrecht and Company Cigars and Tobacco records

Identifier: MS 3078
Abstract The J. F. Obrecht & Company was a candy and tobacco distributor founded in 1886 and surviving until 1971. The material within the Jacob F. Obrecht & Company records span the first several decades of the 20th Century, with the exception of some documents dating from 1886. The collection consists of general business correspondence dating from 1886 until 1942, as well as several accounting and record books, including a ledger, two catalogues of cigar labels, and two catalogues of...
Dates: 1886-1942