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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:

Merwin Leven Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
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

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

Lynne Olver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-043
Abstract

This collection contains pamphlets separated from the Lynne Olver Cookbook Collection, as well as some email correspondence related to scholarship by Olver and a personal objects. The pamphlets make up the majority of the collection, represent several hundred different companies, and date from about the 1890s-the early 2000s.

Dates: c.1890s-2015

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

Star Trek Script, "The Man Trap"

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-063
Abstract

This collection contains an autographed copy of the script for Star Trek, "The Man Trap," the pilot for the original Star Trek television series.

Dates: 1966-06-16

Sticker, Life Fest, n.d. (Ms2014-010)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2014-010_WeberMark_StickerLifeFest_nd

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

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 Book, along with a companion cookbook for young girls.

Dates: 1937