ephemera (general object genre)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 1
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".
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Overview 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...
Overview The collection contains screenplays and publicity materials of movies that feature African American actors, dating from 1933 to 2004.
Overview 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,...