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printed ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Printed works that are created to meet an array of immediate needs, usually transitory in nature not intended to be saved. Examples could be broadsides, posters, leaflets, pamphlets, programs, postcards, tradecards, labels, tickets, handbills, sale notices, and valentines.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1920s-2020s.

Anne and Dottie Simpson Collection

 Collection — Folder One
Identifier: 2016-08-24
Content Description This small collection consists of materials related to Dorothy "Dottie" Lewis Simpson's flying career and some commercial airline ephemera. It is unclear if Dottie or her daughter Anne collected the ephemera. Material documenting Dottie Simpson includes her U.S. Army Air Corps wallet with her private pilot's license, medical certificate, and CAA identity card. Her pilot's flight log is also included and primarily covers 1944-1946 but has notations dating as late as 1997. The commercial ephemera...

James Sterling Commercial Airlines Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1992-01-21
Contents of the Collection The James Sterling Commercial Airlines Collection is comprised of commercial airline ephemera printed between 1930 and 1990, such as route maps, flight schedules, postcards, flight kits, decals, catalogs, brochures, air sickness bags and calendars. The materials were items provided to customers by various airlines, predominantly ones with international routes, including: Pan American World Airways, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, TWA, Northwest Orient Airlines, Mexicana De Aviacion,...

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