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ephemera (general object genre)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Norfolk & Norwich Museum share ticket

 Collection — 1
Identifier: MS-0603
Scope and Contents

A shareholder's ticket, certifying that the bearer "holds one share in the Norfolk and Norwich Museum." He is entitled to 3 percent interest in the museum per year. The Norfolk and Norwich Museum was founded in 1825 by the Norfolk and Norwich Literary Institution to supplement their collection of books. Although it used to only be open for associates of the Norwich Institution, it has now been open to the public since 1840. It is now known as, "Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service".

Dates: 1838

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

Identifier: MS-0790

This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1990s

Peace and Freedom Party button, circa 1968

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394001], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

This button from around 1968 features the Peace and Freedom Party logo with dove and chains around the organization name. The logo is in neon green against a darker green background.

Dates: circa 1968

Peace sign button and stickers, circa 1960s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394001], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This folder contains peace movement ephemera from the 1960s. The contents include a peace sign button and two peace stickers. One sticker shows a peace sign that reads "peace" underneath The other sticker shows a modified US flag with a peace sign where the stars would normally be.

Dates: circa 1960s

Richard Frary collection of Stephen Crane materials

Identifier: MS-0421

Stephen Crane (1871-1900) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer, who in 1895 wrote "The Red Badge of Courage", which earned him international acclaim. This collection of materials relating to Crane, compiled by Johns Hopkins University alumnus Richard Frary, includes letters (many by Crane), events ephemera, photographs, articles of literary criticism, and sheet music (inspired by his fiction). The materials date from the 1890s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1890s-early 2000s

Robert A. Wilson collection of Gertrude Stein materials

Identifier: MS-0785
Abstract Robert A. Wilson (1922-2016) was a Baltimore native who owned the Phoenix Book Shop in Greenwich Village, New York and was a well-known collector of signed first editions of works by his favorite literary figures, particularly Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American expatriate novelist, playwright, poet, and art collector. She was born outside Pittsburgh, lived in Oakland, California, and then spent the rest of her life in Paris, France, becoming a part of the Parisian...
Dates: 1874 - 2011

Screenplays and publicity materials featuring African American actors

Identifier: MS-0450

The collection contains screenplays and publicity materials of movies that feature African American actors, dating from 1922 to 2004.

Dates: 1922 - 2004

Thomas family papers

Identifier: MS-0763
Abstract Included is a large group of letters and ephemera from the Thomas family, a family with deep Maryland roots known for its ancestors, politicians John Hanson and John Hanson Thomas. John Hanson (1715-1783) was the first elected President of the United States in Congress Assembled, the first to serve a one-year term under the provisions of the Articles of Confederation. Dr. John Hanson Thomas (1813-1881) was a renowned Maryland legislator arrested during the Civil War for voting for Secession,...
Dates: 1835 - 1976

"To one I love" Stevengraph silk bookmark, late 1800s

 File — Box 3: [Barcode: 31151034394126], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

A silk bookmark produced by T. Stevens of Coventry using the Stevengraph method of woven silk image production. The bookmark shows a poem in words and images, which reads, "To one I love: If you are in want of a [image of bow, wordplay for beau], I now am in want of a [image of bell, wordplay for belle], and I am persuaded that we shall get on uncommonly [image of well]."

Dates: late 1800s

Unruly Records albums and ephemera

Identifier: MS-1014
Content Description

This collection contains LP vinyl record albums of Baltimore Club music produced by the Unruly Records record label, a CD of "Anthology: 1991-1995" by Unruly Records, as well as a variety of Unruly Records-branded ephemera.

Dates: 2001 - 2023

Women Strike for Peace press photo and button, 1967 - 1968

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034394001], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a press photo of a February 1967 anti-Vietnam War protest at the Pentagon in Washington, DC by the Women Strike for Peace organization, as well as a button produced by the group which reads, "Women strike for Peace: Bring all our men home now!" The back of the press photo includes a newspaper clipping from the Kansas City Times dated February 16, 1967 showing the same picture.

Dates: 1967 - 1968

Women's Liberation Collection

Identifier: MS-0909

This artificially assembled collection contains materials associated with the women's liberation movement of the 1960s-1980s.

Dates: 1969 - 1981