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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 12 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

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

Lyric Theatre Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-034
Abstract

The Lyric Theatre Collection contains lobby cards, event programs, film flyers, and several film-related newsletters, dating from 1922 to 2006. The majority of the collection consists of lobby cards (1936-1979) and film flyers (undated, but mostly c.1920s-1950s).

Dates: 1922 - 2006; Majority of material found within ( 1922-1979)

Military & Wartime Cookery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-029
Abstract

The Military & Wartime Cookery Collection consists of a variety of manuscript and ephemeral materials relating to the history of military and wartime food and cooking. Items in the collection date from 1884 to 1965, though the bulk of the collection covers parts of World War I through World War II (1917-1945).

Dates: 1884 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1945

Mining Companies Stock Certificates

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-041
Abstract

This collection contains three envelopes that included several different mining companies stock certificates from 1896 to 1904. These stock certificates were owned by different people with the amounts ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Dates: 1896 - 1904

National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-036
Abstract

The National Association of Union Ex-Prisoners of War, Washington, DC, Pamphlet consists of a single information pamphlet created by the organization in 1888.

Dates: 1888

Alice Ross Culinary Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2017-008
Abstract

The Alice Ross Ephemera Collection includes more than 2,000 pieces of ephemera related to food & culinary history, advertising/marketing, food production, agriculture, holidays and celebrations, and domestic culture, dating from the mid-19th to the mid/late 20th century.

Dates: c.1860s-1960s

Simon Sycle Business Card

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-037
Abstract

This collection includes a small pink business card from Simon Sycle, a dealer in clothing, furnishings, hats, and shoes located in Richmond, Virginia. This business was opened from about the 1890s to the 1920s.

Dates: undated