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Ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing
Scope Note: Use the singular form for Digital Object title. Transient everyday items, usually printed and on paper, that are manufactured for a specific limited use, then often discarded. Includes everyday items that are meant to be saved, at least for a while.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Agricultural Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-053
Abstract

The Agricultural Ephemera Collection was established in 2015. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (advertisements, order forms and blanks, postcards, clippings, and more) that relate to agriculture, farming, livestock, and poultry & fowl, dating from the late 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-present

American Nazi Party Recruiting Materials,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-060
Abstract

This collection includes materials from a membership recruiting packet for the American Nazi Party from c.1966.

Dates: c.1966

Dean Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-046
Abstract

This collection contains administrative and teaching records, such as art course materials, departmental correspondence, photographs, and art exhibition materials from Dean Carter (1922-2013), professor and former head of the Art Department at Virginia Tech from 1950-1992.

Dates: 1955 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1982

Cocktail Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-027
Abstract

The Cocktail Ephemera Collection is a collection that was created in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (i.e., postcards, pamphlets, and adverstising ephemera) relating to the history of the cocktails, spirits, and wine, dating from the about the 1870s to the present.

Dates: c.1870s-2000s

Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-028
Abstract

The Culinary Ephemera Collection was established in 2013. The collection consists of materials in a variety of formats (postcards, menus, children's activities, advertising pamphlets, and more) that relate to food, nutrition, and medicine, dating from the early 19th century to the present.

Dates: c.1900s-2000s

Educational Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-032
Abstract

The Educational Cookery Collection includes flyers, pamphlets, cooking school catalogs, recipes, menus, cookery lessons, and other ephemera relating to cookery and education, dating from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1880-1969, n.d.

Food and Household Advertising Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-036
Abstract

The Food and Household Advertising Ephemera Collection consists of trading cards, pamphlets, and large advertisements for food and households goods. They contain topics related to Stoves and Stove Polish, Iron Ware, Prepared or Convenience Food, and Refrigerators. There is also a series for the Enterprise Innovations and Convenience advertising materials.

Dates: ca. 1870s-1950s

Records of the Learning Resources Center

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-05-07
Abstract This collection contains the records from the Learning Resources Center (1971 to at least 1990) at Virginia Tech. The materials in this collection date from 1951 to 1988 and includes film advertisments, guides, magazines, newspaper articles, photo slides, slides scripts, and worksheets. It mainly contains film guides for older educational films that bring awareness to such topics as animal behaviors, environmental safety, relationships, sexual health, scientific concepts/methods, and other...
Dates: 1951 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1984

Merwin Leven Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-053
Abstract

This collection contains papers belonging to Merwin Leven during his time as a student at V.P.I. from 1948-1950, mostly related to the Corps of Cadets and other student organizations.

Dates: 1948 - 1950

The Little Cook Book Featuring Little Recipes for Little Girls and Children's Cooking Set

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-065
Abstract

This collection contains a toy cooking set featured in the 1937 Sears Christmas Wish Book, along with a companion cookbook for young girls, The Little Cook Book Featuring Little Recipes for Little Girls by Leone Ann Heuer, a Sears, Roebuck and Co. cooking expert.

Dates: [ca. 1937]