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Guide to the John Springer Printing Ephemera Collection

Collection Overview

Date Span: 1866-1934
Creator: Springer, John
Extent: 8.50 linear feet.
Collection Number: MSC0202
Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Summary: Advertising agent, printer, and newspaper editor, of Iowa City, Iowa. Correspondence, clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, and other material relating to printing and advertising.

Alternate Extent Statement: Photographs in Box 16.

Access: This collection is open for research.

Use: Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Acquisition: The Springer collection was bequeathed to the University of Iowa by John Springer upon his death in 1937. There was an addendum in 2003.

Preferred Citation: John Springer Collection of Printing Ephemera, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections
Address: Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5921
Curator: Greg Prickman
Email: lib-spec@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/sc

The Springer Ephemra Collection contains more than 1,600 items and more than 400 calling cards -- in excess of 2,000 items in all -- organized into 19 boxes. Items have been grouped by format (e.g., calendars in Box 1, tokens in Box 18), by subject (e.g., paper in Box 3, advertising materials related to food in Box 12) and by events (e.g.,1893 World's Fair in Box 10, Iowa City events in Box 14). Few of these groupings are entirely systematic and related materials, however defined, can often be found in more than one place in the collection.

In addition to the ephemera pieces inventoried here, Springer (1850-1937), an Iowa City printer, presented some 2,000 books documenting or illustrating the history of printing. These titles are held together as a collection in Special Collections and are cataloged on InfoHawk. A shelflist in card format is also available in the Special Collections department.
Springer. Collection of letters written by John Springer. xMS S76c (Special Collections)

Kolbet, Richard M. "Publish & Perish: Printed Ephemera and Social History." Books at Iowa 55: 30-34

Browse by Series:
Series 1: GENERAL

  • Series 1: GENERAL
  • Box 1:
  • Correspondence
  • Letters dated from 1866 to 1916
  • Calendars
  • Calendar shaped as a flower - 1909
  • Calumet Paper Co., Chicago - 1890
  • L.B. Chapin, Sloan, Iowa - 1895
  • Clark's O-N-T spool cotton (thread) (n.p.) - 1898
  • Crane Brothers (Paper makers), Westfield, Massachusetts - 1898
  • A. DeFollett & Son (Printers), Brooklyn - 1878
  • Des Moines Piano Co., Des Moines, Iowa - 1893
  • Jos. Eichbaum & Co., Pittsburgh (Printers) - 1882
  • Home Insurance Co., New York - 1894
  • E.W. Hoyt & Co., Lowell, Mass. (tooth powder & cologne) - 1888
  • Irish's University Business College, Iowa City - 1901
  • P. Harold Hayes, M.D., Buffalo, New York - 1901
  • Hood's Sarsaparilla, (Lowell, Massachusetts) - 1899
  • Howard Lockwood & Co., New York (printer & publisher) - 1891
  • Marlin Fire Arms Co., New Haven, Conn. - 1902
  • McClure's Magazine - 1910
  • Metropolitan Plate Glass Insurance Co., New York - 1898
  • Munn & Co., New York (Scientific American magazine) - 1873
  • Mutual Life Insurance Co., New York - 1900
  • Osborne Company, Red Oak, Iowa (Art calendars) - 1898
  • Osborne Company, Red Oak, Iowa (Osborne Art Calendars) - 1899
  • Phenix Insurance Co., of Brooklyn - 1871
  • Sun Insurance Office, London - 1894
  • American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association
  • Items for the American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association. - 1899
    Petition form, form letter, sample membership certificate, and news release by John Q. Adams, secretary of American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association, an organization established to save the Betsy Ross house as a shrine.
  • Political Literature: Iowa State & Local
  • Warning to voters to beware of bogus tickets of candidates for office -- lists legal political tickets for coming election
  • Democratic State Convention, Council Bluffs, 2 tickets. - 1892
  • Gov. Horace Boies, ticket to second inauguration. - 1892
  • Democratic ticket with Augustus C. Dodge running for Governor and 15 other candidates for office
  • "Twenty-fourth General Assembly of Iowa. January 11, 1892" -- booklet lists membership of legislature
  • 20th General Assembly Senate, photomontage of members. - 1884
  • G.M. Curtis for Congress (n.d.), 3 campaign ads.
  • Joe R. Lane, candidate for Congress, speech given at West Liberty [16pp.] - 1898
  • Anti-A.B. Cummins sheets prepared by Republicans, 2 sheets. - 1887
  • "Citizens' Ticket" of candidates for office, "Anti-Chinese" and "Anti-Monopoly" for 10th Senatorial District
  • "Regular Republican Ticket" of candidates from 9th Senatorial District
  • Iowa (City) Citizen for 1901, supplement showing Republican candidates for offices in county with biographies and stand of each "Republican State Ticket" of candidates (n.d.)
  • "All about the Finn Case" by E. Houck -- personal defense reprinted from newspaper (1892) - 1892
  • Handbill with excerpt from Gov. Wm. Larrabee's inaugural address, alluding to moral deprivation of Iowa City as home of SUI -- people are called on to register official disapproval of insinuation program of Democratic State Convention, Council Bluffs, 1892 - 1886
  • Democratic Press Banquet of Iowa at Ottumwa, invitation - 1891
  • Democratic Press Banquet at Ottumwa - 1891
  • "Where the People's Money Goes" -- reprint of article from Iowa City Republican showing how tax money is apportioned - 1887
  • Handbill with Democratic ticket of nominees of Democratic County convention with ad urging Democrats to subscribe to Iowa State Press, a Democratic newspaper - 1894
  • Background on and stand of John C. Bills, Democratic nominee for Congress from 2nd District, reprint from Davenport Leader.
  • Democratic State Convention, Davenport "Regular Democratic Ticket" of candidates from 13th Senatorial district, ticket issued to alternate. - 1892
  • Torch-light parade in Iowa City by Democrats (n.d.), poster.
  • "Democratic State Ticket" of candidates with Johnson County and Iowa City Township tickets attached
  • "To the Catholic Voters of Iowa County", broadside - 1887
  • "State Democratic Ticket" of candidates with Johnson County and Iowa City Township tickets attached
  • "Rules of Organization Governing the Democratic Party of Iowa", adopted 1893
  • "Program of the Democratic State Convention" at Iowa City (1 sheet and ticket) - 1904
  • "Character sketches of prominent persons" (full-length drawings): William B. Allison, George M. Pullman, and James Wilson
  • "Why did (Ex-Sec of State) Dobson Resign" from presidency of National Life & Trust Co. and sell all of his stock -- pamphlet reprinting letter to editor of Sioux City Journal by G.L. Dobson - 1902
  • "A Correct Translation of a Circular Published in the Bohemian Language and Distributed Throughout This County" addressed to voters of Johnson County - 1895
  • "Platform of J.P. Gallagher, Democratic Candidate for Congress, Second Iowa District" -- pamphlet
  • "Something to Think About" by George W. Swords & Wm H. Conant; about taxation in Johnson County and new court house. booklet [32pp.]
  • Charles Landon Breckon, nominee of Social Democratic Party for 2nd Cong. District -- biographical campaign pamphlet
  • Election ballot (n.d.), 2 copies.
  • Alternate Democratic State Convention - 1892
  • State Democratic Ticket
  • State Democratic Ticket
  • Democratic Ticket
  • Republican State Ticket
  • Democratic Convention
    Says "All Supporters of Mr. Hearst are asked to Vote this Ticket."
  • "To the Loyal Democrats of Johnson County, Iowa"
  • "Don't Be Misled!"
  • Democratic State Convention May 11, 1892 Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • 1891 W.J. Costigan. 1882
    Very small clipping.
  • Book Sellers and Publishers' Catalogs and Advertisements -- I
  • The Aldus Book Co., Ltd., New York -- catalog of used books
  • Cheshire House, Inc., New York City -- announcement of 12 new titles to be published - 1931
  • Field & Tuer, London, England -- folder of loose pages advertising new publications for sale - 1881
  • Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston -- catalog of maps of America [43pp.] - 1929
  • Grafton & Co., London -- sale catalog - 1927
  • Oscar H. Harpel, Cincinnati, Ohio -- pamphlet catalog of book sale
  • Frank Hollings, London -- double catalog of books for sale by bookseller
  • Houghton-Mifflin and Company, Boston & New York -- list of Holiday Books - 1895
  • The Montmartre Gallery, Ltd., London -- catalog of rare books, prints, and antiques for sale
  • J. Munsell, Albany, New York -- catalog of bibliographical works for sale - 1856
  • National Christian Association, Chicago -- list of works on secret societies for sale
  • The Peter Paul Book Company, Buffalo, New York -- list of new and forthcoming books with short biographies of living writers (with portraits) - 1895
  • Peter Pauper Press, New Rochelle, New York -- prospectus of new publications
  • Pynson Printers, Inc., New York -- list of Pynson Printers' imprints - 1931
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, New York -- catalog of Holiday Books - 1895
  • B.F. Stevens Agency, London, England -- booklet listing English, French and German magazines available with subscription rates - 1880
  • Guy Stonestreet, New York -- pamplet catalog of books offered for sale - 1930
  • Tondeur & Sauberlich, Leipzig, Germany -- catalog of second-hand books for sale - 1930
  • Box 2:
  • Adverstising Literature: Companies and Industries
  • Allegheny Insurance Co., Pittsburgh -- ad card with formal reminder of date of expiration of policy printed on one side - 1880
  • Armstrong Cork Company, St. Louis -- business card printed on paper-thin piece of genuine cork
  • William Buchanan, Kansas City, St. Louis, Texarkana, Texas -- informational booklet about lumber company c7pp.m - 1896
  • Builders Iron Foundry, Providence -- calendar - 1900
  • J.W. Burdette, Chicago -- business card with announcement folder from lawyer (probate) announcing establishment of new practice
  • Central Nursery, Waukee, Iowa -- ad card for seed and nursery company
  • A.U. Coates, Perry, Iowa -- ad card for retailer of "musical merchandise" - 1901
  • Coheco Manufacturing Co., Dover, New Hampshire -- ad card for manufacturer of cotton yard goods
  • Gage Brothers & Co., Inc. (n.p.) -- ad card for exhibit sponsored by company (type of business not stated)
  • R.J. Gunning Co., Chicago -- ad card for advertising sign contractor - 1893
  • Hayden Brothers, Omaha -- ad card for dry goods store
  • Heath & Milligan Mfg. Co., Chicago -- "History of Paints, Pigments and Colors..." booklet, [72pp.] - 1897
  • Frederick Keppel & Co., New York -- ad card from art gallery for exhibit of works by Earl Horter - 1916
  • Kiggins & Tooker Co., New York -- calling card from stationery firm - 1899
  • Lyman Brothers, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- brochures for millinery shop, 2 copies
  • O.J. Maigne Co., New York & Philadelphia -- "How We Lost a Customer" (type of business not syated), booklet
  • Monahan Express Company, New York -- ad folder for new building stating there is floor space to rent in it
  • Montgomery Ward & Co., Chicago - 1898
    Chicago -- booklet "Souvenir" with brief sketch of business activities at Wards -- [25pp.], "Announcement of General Catalogue, Spring and Summer 1 9 " [24pp.], (1898) (booklet in mailing envelope)
  • Orchard & Wilhelm Carpet Co., Omaha -- ad card
  • Penn Mutual Life (Insurance Co.), Philadelphia -- business card from agent Frank Perry, Davenport, Iowa
  • Publishers' Collection Agency, New York -- ad printed on cardboard ruler and type measure
  • Ryrie -- Birks Ltd., Toronto -- ad fold-out pamphlet from diamond merchant - 1927
  • Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago -- certificate for a 50 cent mail order catalog
  • Simpson's Mail Order Co. Toronto -- ad brochure - 1927
  • M. E. Smith & Co., Omaha -- ad card for dry goods store - 1898
  • F. Ad. Muller Sohne, Wiesbaden, Germany -- ad card for manufacturer of glass eyes
  • M. Spiesberger & Son Co., Keokuk -- invitation brochure to attend "Spring Opening Display" of millinery
  • Standard Live Stock Commission Co., Chicago -- pocket notebook, advertising incl. - 1895
  • Sterns', Keokuk, Iowa -- ad sheet for "street fair" given by millinery shop
  • Taylor Brothers, London, England -- folder stating that company has won "Bronze Medal for Excellence of Manufacture" at International Exhibition, Paris - 1878
  • Zimmerman Steel Company, Lone Tree, Iowa -- large ad fold-out for steel manufacturing firm - 1909
  • Printers and Publishers I
  • The Werner Company, Akron, Ohio -- booklet describing the company - 1894
  • Griffith, Axtell, & Cady Co., Holyoke, Massachusetts -- ad sheet for "Ideal Masterpieces" Art Advertising sheet (for insertion in newspapers, etc.) - 1891
  • Meyer-Rotier Printing Company, Milwaukee -- brochure advertising typography of which company is capable
  • American Colortype Company, Chicago & New York City -- ad booklet for company's color printing [22pp] - 1921
  • The Chapple Press, Boston -- booklet describing the Chapple Press print shop
  • Egbert, Fidlar, & Chambers, Davenport, Iowa
    Complimentary voting booklet for use in lodge elections, consisting of blank pages (n.d.), 2 copies
  • Charles Austin Bates, New York -- leaflet of testimonials from several newspapers for Bates' ad cards - 1897
  • J.F. Earhart Printing Company, Columbus, Ohio -- 2 business cards
  • Charles Francis Press, New York -- ink blotter with ad printed on recto
  • Bakewell & Marthens,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- ad card
  • Duplex Color Disc Company, Chicago -- post card advertisement
  • A.B.Dick Company, Chicago -- 8 leaves from calendars
    Produced by A.B. Dick on company's product, the "Edison Mimeograph" machine (Dec. 1900 -- Feb. 1902) (incomplete)
  • The Henry 0. Shepard Company, Inc., Chicago -- ad card
  • Knight & Leonard Printers, Chicago -- ad card
  • DeFollett & Son, Brooklyn, New York -- ad card for job printers
  • Harpel & Skillman (Franklin Works, General Printing), Cincinnati, Ohio -- ad card
  • O.H.Harpel, Cincinnati -- business card from member of above firm identified as "typographic designer and writer"
  • Co-operative Printing Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota -- ad card
  • Ragsdale & Chassell, LeMars, Iowa -- ad card for printing and binding firm, a manufacturer of blank books
  • Stevenson, Foster & Co.,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- business card from electrotyping, printing and stationery firm
  • Culver, Page, Hoyne & Co., Chicago -- business card from C.W. McCluer, salesman for printing and stationers firm
  • Fleet-McGinley, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland -- sample of color printing by firm on large fold-out sheet
  • J.S. Thompson & Co., Chicago, Illinois -- 20th annual ad circular for printing firm - 1873
  • The Artistic Stationery Company, London
    Ad for Christmas cards printed by company with sample in envelope (ad on envelope)
  • Harpel & Skillman, Franklin Steam Printing Works, Cincinnati, Ohio -- "A Franklin Memento" - 1877
    Two copies (under name Oscar H. Harpel) ad sheet for specimen catalog "Typographic Display"
  • Earhart & Richardson, Cincinnati, Ohio -- J.F. Earhart's "The Color Printer" (n.d.), booklet
  • Merchants Publishing Company, Chicago -- priced ad card for printing of photos
  • Printers and Publishers II
  • The Aldine Publishing Company, New York -- ad card for wood-cut printing
  • George E. Cockerton & Son, Danville, Illinois -- ad folder from job-printing firm
  • Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, New York -- sheet advertising Prelude to Man by Chard Powers Smith with list of subscribers
  • Foster and Company, Chicago -- booklet of testimonials in support of firm for Public Printer - 1897
  • Avery L. Rand, Boston, Massachusetts -- ad sheet for 3 different "News-boys' New Year Greetings" booklets - 1899
  • Rich & Murphy, Vinton, Iowa -- ad card for job printing done at office of Semi-Weekly Eaglenewspaper - 1885
  • George T. Reddick, Iowa City, Iowa -- ad folder and business card from printer & stationer - 1897
  • Republican Company (publisher Daily& Weekly Republican newspaper), Iowa City, Iowa
    Ad folder/greeting card and price list for job printing and paper.
  • The Press, Iowa City, Iowa -- ad sheet for all-languages printing printed while in parade at Iowa City, July 4, 1881
  • State Journal Company, Springfield, Illinois -- ad folder for job printing from publisher of Illinois State Journal (newspaper)
  • Charles Austin Bates, New York -- 5 sample ad cards
    One dated 1898
  • Sac Sun, Sac City, Iowa -- form letter and samples advertising for printers to buy right to use official seal on legal documents in each county - 1880's
  • Art Collectors Club, Philadelphia -- priced ad sheet for prints of famous paintings for sale through club
  • Theo. L. DeVinne & Co., New York -- post card informing recipient of new address of The DeVinne Press - 1886
  • Dodd, Mead & Co., New York -- announcement of exhibit of recently acquired books from Pope Library, Brooklyn, N.Y. - 1895
  • M.A. Bancroft., Sioux City, Iowa -- booklet entitled "Run and Twist" on printing techniques
  • The Economy Advertising Company, (Iowa City, Iowa) -- long ad sheet for job printing captioned "Talks on Printing"
  • Printers and Publishers: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (The Lakeside Press), Chicago
  • "An Exhibit of Direct-Color Photo Reproduction and Water -- Color Printing", brochure - 1934
  • "Deeptone" photo printing process, folder
  • "Of Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax" showing high quality of R.R. Donnelley's printing of color photographs, brochure
  • "The Last of the Wooden Indians", brochure
  • Exhibition of works of Rudolph Ruzicka at Lakeside Press Galleries,announcement and invitation - 1934
  • "School Books of Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow" , folder advertising gravure photo reproduction process - 1935
  • "Specimen of a New Technique in Offset Lithography,"
    Advertisement for the Deeptone Process, pamphlet.
  • "Specimen of a New Technique in Offset Lithography,"
    Pamphlet entitled same, adv. same for oil painting reproduction.
  • "Specimen of a New Technique in Offset Lithography,"
    Advertisement reproduction of water color painting.
  • "Specimen of a New Technique in Offset Lithography,"
    Advertisement reproduction of etching.
  • "Specimen of a New Technique in Offset Lithography,"
    Advertisement reproduction of crayon drawing.
  • "Water Color Printing at the Lakeside Press, pamphlet
  • Exhibitions of fine printing at Chicago World's Fair - 1933 -1934
    Booklet inviting visitors to two exhibitions.
  • International Poster Exhibition at Lakeside Press Galleries, folder - 1932
  • "Breakfast with America's Purchasing Agent", folder
  • 14th edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica , folder announcing publication - 1929
  • Oil painting reproduced by Donnelly Deeptone Process, folder
  • "Realism - Desire - Buying!" adv. color reproduction process for photos, pamphlet
  • "A Comparison", pamphlet advertising Fine Halftone Printing of photos
  • "Selling Fabrics - the modern way", folder - 1936
  • Announcement that William A. Kittredge is now in charge of design and typography for Lakeside Press, booklet - 1922
  • Rockwell Kent has books printed at Lakeside Press , folder - 1931
  • "Gravure at theLakeside Press", folder
  • Portrait of John Springer -- electrotype (copper engraving mounted on wood)
    Is in the front of the box, not in this folder.
  • Box 3:
  • Paper I
  • J. E. Linde Paper Co., New York - "Good Information about Paper for Printers and Buyers of Paper", 2 copies.
  • J. E. Linde Paper Co., New York - business reply post card
  • J. E. Linde Paper Co., New York - issue of house organ "Paper News" special exposition number [16pp.] - 1913
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - ad folder with picture of company's mfg. plant
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - sample of a Japanese napkin with cover ad sheet
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - notice of company's change of address - 1892
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - ad in shape of a halberd noting price cuts in stationery stock
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - calling card with new company address - 1892
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - "A True Account of It", pamphlet - 1892
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - ad folder with message printed on hand -- made Dutch paper of 1764 - 1890
  • Calumet Paper Company, Chicago - "White's Multi-Color Charts..." [73 l.], catalog - 1891
  • Paper II
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - folder advertising the company's fancy stationery with calendar for 1890 inside
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - ad folder for commencement folders, souvenir programs, napkins, and letter stationery - 1893
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - ad folder for "National Bank Bond" paper
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - notice that company closes at 1 p.m. on Saturday
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - ad for "Sheepskin Parchment" ledger paper printed on sample
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - card from J.M. Evans, salesman, announcing forthcoming visit - 1896
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - same printed on a folder - 1893
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - orange-colored business card - 1892
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - folder telling of forthcoming "Paper Age" - 1886
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - ad sheet for "Mascot" Brand writing paper and new catalog - 1892
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - ad sheet entitled "Cut Cards"
  • J.W.Butler Paper Co., Chicago - annual announcement - 1894-95
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - "Our Aim" with samples of ledger paper, pamphlet, 2 copies
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - sample calling card with New Year's wish (in envelope) - 1884
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - brochure entitled "Card Courtesy (in envelope)
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - booklet with same title with light green cover (in envelope) - 1893
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - booklet entitled "Taste in Letters" (in envelope) - 1896
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - ad sheet for new Sample Book of Ruled Headings
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - booklet entitled "The Evolution of Paper" - 1898
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - folder with sample of White Ivory Bristol paper for announcements or correspondence - 1895
  • Whiting Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts & Chicago - pamphlet with samples of Whitings Standard Ledger Papers
  • Paper III
  • Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Company, New York City - "Ticonderoga Special Magazine" printed on sample of magazine stock with photo of stream and train crossing on viaduct, 2 copies
  • Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Company, New York City - same on different weight stock with color painting of "Aloise" on front
  • Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Company, New York City - same on different stock with headband from nursery company catalog at top
  • Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Company, New York City - folder printed on special paper designed for offset presses, 2 copies
  • The Seymour Company, New York - brochure titled "On Cream", 2 copies
  • The Seymour Company, New York - brochure of samples entitled "Potomac Covers"
  • The Seymour Company, New York - "Cabinet Covers"
  • The Seymour Company, New York - "Flora Covers"
  • The Seymour Company, New York - "Artillery Covers"
  • The Seymour Company, New York - "National Covers"
  • The Seymour Company, New York - "White House Covers"
  • The Seymour Company, New York - Linenette Kid finish Stock, sample booklet
  • The Seymour Company, New York - Executive Text Book Papers, sample booklet
  • The Seymour Company, New York - folder announcing change of address of company with map of Manhattan showing new site
  • The Seymour Company, New York - "Everybody's Using It!", sample booklet
  • The Seymour Company, New York - Penn Ledger Paper, brochure
  • Paper IV
  • Western Paper Company, Omaha, Nebraska - brochure warning printers of scarcity of paper in next few months - 1900
  • Bailey, Banks & Biddle Co., Philadelphia - ad folder for commencement stationery - 1899
  • The Champion Coated Paper Co., Hamilton, Ohio - booklet on the manufacture of paper at company's plant [30pp.]
  • The Champion Coated Paper Co., Hamilton, Ohio - "Champion owns the Trees...", folder
  • Crocker-McElwain Co., Holyoke, Massachusetts - booklet entitled "The Winners in the One Thousand Dollar Prize Contest for Halftone Printing on Bond Paper"
  • Crocker-McElwain Co., Holyoke, Massachusetts - "The Paper Book", a catalog of papers, issue #28 - 1927
  • The Chatfield & Woods Co., Cincinnati, Ohio - ad folder for stationery products
  • Strathmore Paper Company, Mittineague, Massachusetts - business reply post card 
  • Strathmore Paper Company, Mittineague, Massachusetts - "When Printers Advertise", booklet
  • Strathmore Paper Company, Mittineague, Massachusetts - "Alexandra Japan" paper stock , booklet - 1912
  • The Paper Mills' Company, Chicago - catalog of coated paper available
  • The Paper Mills' Company, Chicago - same with translucent cover
  • The Beckett Paper Company, Hamilton, Ohio - catalog of samples of Buckeye text papers
  • Japan Paper Company, New York - Mount of Savoie Cover.
  • Paper V
  • The Advertisers Paper Mills, New York - "Caslon Flowers: An Appreciation" by W.A.Dwiggins printed on Holyoke Text paper, booklet (in envelope) - 1913
  • Bradner Smith & Co., Chicago - booklet of Government rules and regulations of interest to printers - 1918
  • Bradner Smith & Co., Chicago - ad card for No. 1 Ledger paper
  • Bradner Smith & Co., Chicago - Holiday greeting card addressed to John Springer
  • Chicago Paper Co., Chicago - ad sheet printed on sample of Kenmore deckle edge paper
  • S.D.Childs & Co., Chicago - ad sheet for Japanese silk copying paper with sample attached
  • Crane Brothers, Westfield, Massachusetts - ad sheet for Crane's "Gold Medal" Linen Ledger paper
  • Niagara Paper Mills, Lockport, New York - "The Man Who Found Himself", booklet, 3 copies
  • The Paper Mills' Company, Chicago -- ad pamphlet for Dill & Collins Company's Canterbury Book paper
  • Peninsular Paper Co., Ypsilanti, Michigan -- ad fold-out sheet for Neapolitan Cover paper
  • James White Paper Co., Chicago -- ad sheet printed on sample of Buckeye Text paper (in envelope)
  • James White Paper Co., Chicago - Warringstown book paper, samples catalog - 1901
  • Paper VI
  • American Paper Company, Chicago - ad folder printed on American Book paper
  • Andrews & Lewerth, Inc., New York - folder introducing E.P. Archibald, recently-appointed salesman (in large envelope)
  • Ashcroft Manufacturing Company, New York - 2 copies of ad booklet for Ashcroft Paper Tester [24pp.], (n.d. )
  • Bay State Papers (no address, no company name), ad pamphlet in shape and color of a beet
  • Chicago Newspaper Union, Chicago - price list booklet for paper, envelopes, cardboard, fancy stationery, etc. [69pp.] - 1896
  • Chicago Paper Company, Chicago - pocket-size booklet of tables of economic ways to cut paper with minimum waste - 1899
  • Davenport Bag and Paper Company, (Davenport, Iowa?) - ad card (post card) giving day salesman ("The Davenport Paper Man") is expected to call (on slip of paper folded and inserted in breast pocket of figure of man on card)
  • DeBoise Bresnan Co., New York - 3 copies of ad brochure for "Electrolator", eliminator of static electricity in paper
  • Jos. Eichbaum & Company (n.p.) - 5 ad cards for stationery products - 1882
  • Electrical Testing Laboratories, New York City - 2 copies of booklet entitled "Testing of Paper"
  • Hammermill Paper Company, Erie, Pennsylvania - catalog of samples of Middlesex Covers (paper)
  • Hammermill Paper Company - "Different Enough to be Worth While", 2 copies of folder
  • Hammermill Paper Company - "Portfolio of Business Stationery" (in envelope)
  • Hampshire Paper Company, South Hadley Falls, Massachusetts -- booklet advertising 50th anniversary of company - 1916
  • Parsons Paper Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts -- ad folder giving brief history of company and chief events in U.S. history coinciding with company's existence - 1928
  • West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, (n.p.) -- booklet of samples of printing on Westvaco uncoated book papers - 1925
  • Department of Commerce, Washington, D. C. -- poster asking the public to save waste paper and rags to help alleviate paper shortage - 1916
  • Paper VII
  • Parker, Thomas & Tucker Paper Company, Chicago -- 2 copies of folder illustrated with wood engravings
  • Box 4:
  • Printing Machinery & Equipment I
  • R. Hoe & Co., New York - catalog of machinery for making stereotype plates [24pp.], 2 copies
  • Duplex Printing Press Company, Battle Creek, Michigan - sheet advertising Duplex. matrix drying table and mechanical compressor steam table, 2 copies
  • Southworth Machine Co., Portland, Maine - of photo (in envelope) of Beaver Mortising Machine , 2 copie
  • Dexter Manufacturing Company, Des Moines, Iowa - catalog of Dexter folding machines [32pp.] - 1889
  • Dexter Folder Company, Fulton, New York - catalog for Dexter folding machines - 1892
  • Dexter Folder Company, Fulton, New York - business card
  • The Printing Machinery Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - folder advertising Warnock Diagonal Block and Register Hook System and other items
  • The Printing Machinery Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - Sterling Aluminum and Cast Iron Flat Top Blocks , brochure, 2 copies
  • The Printing Machinery Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - Sterling Plate Mortising and Correcting Machine, brochure, 2 copies
  • Sprague Electric Works of General Electric Company, New York -- catalog no. 117 showing Sprague electric products for printing machinery [23pp.] - 1912
  • Sprague Electric Works of General Electric Company, New York - "Sprague Electric Equipments for Printing Machinery" [11pp.], descriptive bulletin, 2 copies - 1913
  • Sprague Electric Works of General Electric Company, New York - "Sprague Electric Motor Drive for Stereotyping and Electrotyping Machinery" (bulletin no. 241) [31pp.], catalog - 1913
  • Sprague Electric Works of General Electric Company, New York - "Full Automatic Push Button Control Systems for the Operation of Newspaper Presses" [7pp.], pamphlet, 2 copies - 1911
  • M.J. Hughes, New York - business card of manufacturer of "stereotype outfits and machinery"
  • Godfrey and McCall, London, England - pamphlet describing company's electroplating works, reprinted from "The British and Colonial Printer and Stationer", July 7th 1881 - 1881
  • Latham Automatic Registering Company, Chicago - ad folder for Latham Beveller 
  • Economy Baler Co., Ann Arbor, Michigan - "The Cheapest Experience Is Other People's" [24pp.], booklet, 3 copies - 1912
  • Economy Baler Co., Ann Arbor, Michigan - another pamphlet for same
  • Printing Machinery & Equipment II
  • Duryea Manufacturing Company, New York - pamphlet advertising "Wooster Belting" (industrial machinery belts for power transfer) - 1909
  • Duryea Manufacturing Company, New York - booklets describing same [23pp], 2 copies
  • Hexagon Tool Company, New York City - folder and business reply card for Hexagon Saw-Planer, 2 copies - 1913
  • Economy Engineering Co., Chicago - pamphlet advertising tiering machines (forerunner of fork-lift truck)
  • Economy Engineering Co., Chicago - booklet for same [20pp.]
  • John Royle & Sons, Paterson, New Jersey - catalog of beveling and lining-beveling machines [56pp.] - 1907
  • John Royle & Sons, Paterson, New Jersey - brochure advertising company's exhibit at National Printing and Advertising Exposition, New York - 1913
  • John Royle & Sons, Paterson, New Jersey - catalog for the Royle Router No.l [18pp.] - 1913
  • John Royle & Sons, Paterson, New Jersey - brochure for Royle Radial Arm Router [11pp] - 1908
  • Samuel Bingham's Son, Chicago - manufacturer of printers' rollers, ad cards, 2 copies
  • Samuel Bingham's Son, Chicago - folder showing how Bingham's rollers are made - 1890
  • Samuel Bingham's Son, Chicago - folder showing same - 1892
  • Samuel Bingham's Son, Chicago - sheet showing same
  • Samuel Bingham's Son, Chicago - ad card for rollers
  • The Harris Automatic Press Company, Niles, Ohio - ad card for Harris sheet feeder
  • The Van Bibber Roller Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - catalog describing company's rollers and composition [32pp.] - 1895
  • The Van Bibber Roller Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - You Use Rollers Then this is worth reading" (ad for rollers and composition [30pp.], booklet
  • The Van Bibber Roller Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - leaflet signed by Andrew Van Bibber accusing Samuel Bingham's Son of using VanBibber's ad copy for his own ads (captioned "Can You Appreciate a Joke?")
  • The Van Bibber Roller Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - brochure on the Van Bibber Mitering Tool
  • The Van Bibber Roller Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - ad circular for rollers and composition
  • Perry Brothers and Humphrey, Manufacturers, Chicago - ad circular for Perry's Adjustable Feed Guide - 1880
  • The Buckie Printers' Roller Co., Chicago - ad card enclosed in cloth drawstring bag entitled "Dont let the CAT out of the bag"
  • Diehl Manufacturing Company, Elizabeth, New Jersey - ad bulletin for Diehl electric motors for presses - 1913
  • Logemann Brothers Company, Milwaukee - ad flyer for baling presses, 3 copies
  • Ashcroft Manufacturing Company, New York - ad sheet for the Ashcroft Thickness Gauge
  • The Peerless Trading Company, Inc., Syracuse, New York - ad circular for paper salvage firm
  • United Printing Machinery Company, Boston - brochure advertising the U.P.M. Vacuum Bronzing Machine, 2 copies
  • Niles - Bement - Pond Co., New York - ad brochure for planers, 2 copies - 1911
  • Zeese - Wilkinson Co., New York - ad booklet produced by firm of engravers containing ads for printing equipment by different mfrs. [15pp.], 2 copies - 1913
  • Mergenthaler Linotype Co., New York - ad folder for the Miller Sawtrimmer for sale by Mergenthaler
  • Standard Machinery Co., Mystic, Connecticut - leaflet describing the Best Rod Embosser, 2 copies
  • Hall Paper and Specialties Co., New York - ad sheet for the "Langro" Sealing Machine
  • The George P. Clark Company, Windsor Locks, Connecticut - pamphlet advertising Clark wheels and casters [29pp.]
  • National Printing Machinery Co., Athol, Massachusetts - brochure describing the National Independent Rotary crimper, scorer and slitter
  • George H. Sanborn & Sons, Chicago - ad card for manufacturer of paper cutting and bookbinding machinery
  • The W.O. Hickok Manufacturing Co., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - ad circular for Hickok paper rulers - 1895
  • Printing Machinery & Equipment III
  • The National Binding Machine Co., New York - pamphlet advertising a gummed-tape-dispensing machine, 2 copies
  • Hall Paper & Specialties Co., New York City - ad sheet for tape-moistening machine (for wrapping tape)
  • Peerless Trading Company, New York - ad card for wiping cloths
  • George A. Clapper, Wooster, Ohio - ad folder for Peerless Ink & Roller cabinet and other products
  • Duryea Manufacturing Co., New York - ad pamphlet for "Detertine" roller cleaner (mostly testimonials), 2 copies - 1913
  • The Printing Machinery Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - descriptive folder for Warnock Diagonal Block and Register Hook System and the Sterling cleaning kit for same
  • Minnesota Type Foundry Company, St. Paul, Minnesota - ad folder for the Acme Standard Mailer (machine) - 1894
  • Minnesota Type Foundry Company, St. Paul, Minnesota -ad sheet inserted in above for the Regan Vapor Electro Engine
  • The Cleveland Folding Machine Company, (Cleveland, Ohio?) - ad brochure for folding machine with testimonial
  • Seybold Machine Company, Dayton, Ohio - calendar for 1897 featuring machines company mfrs. and sells
  • F. Wahl & Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin - ad card for printers supplies firm
  • American Steel Chase Company, New York - priced folder for all-steel job chases
  • Charles Machris, Detroit, Michigan - ad sheet from supplier of printer's equipment
  • James Reilly's Sons' Company, New York City - booklet of testimonials to work of company, an electrical equipment maintenance firm (in envelope) - 1913
  • The Inland Printer Co., Chicago & New York - list of books and supplies for printers (in pamphlet form) - 1896
  • Burkley Printing Company, Omaha - ad card for supplier of printing machinery and equipment - 1898
  • Inland Type Foundry, St. Louis - ad folder for seals (gummed) to be placed on type cases no longer used (samples enclosed) - 1900
  • The Hamilton Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Illinois - ad sheet for Hamilton-Boss Lower Case (job case)
  • Stitching Machines
  • Golding and Co., Chicago - ad sheet for the Greenfield Automatic Fastener
  • Latham Machinery Company, Chicago - catalog for "Monitor" wire stitching machines, 2 copies
  • The J.L. Morrison Company, Inc., Niagara Falls, N.Y. - ad card for "Perfection" wire stitching machines
  • The J.L. Morrison Company, Inc., Niagara Falls, N.Y. - folder for same, 2 copies
  • Boston Wire Stitcher Co., East Greenwich, Rhode Island - 2 copies of folder for wire stitching machines
  • George Damon & Sons, New York - ad sheet for National wire stitcher, 2 copies
  • H.L. Roberts & Company, New York - booklet advertising the Roberts Silk Stitching machine with testimonial letters, 3 copies - 1911
  • Latham Machinery Co., Chicago - brochure for Latham's Monitor wire stitching machines and other of company's products
  • Paper Cutters
  • Standard Machinery Company, Mystic, Connecticut - ad brochure for the Keystone Hand Clamp Cutters
  • Keystone Automatic and Foot Clamp Cutter, brochure, 3 copies
  • Standard Machinery Company, Mystic, Connecticut. - "Keystone Hand Lever Paper Cutter", folder, 3 copies
    It was stated that there were 3 copies only 2 were found.
  • Standard Machinery Company, Mystic, Conn. - "30-inch Keystone Paper Cutters", folder, 3 copies
    It was stated that there were 3 copies only 2 were found.
  • Standard Machinery Company, Mystic, Conn. - Standard Die Cutting Press, brochure, 3 copies
  • The Seybold Machine Company, Dayton, Ohio - Seybold Twentieth Century Automatic Cutting Machine, folder, 2 copies
  • The Seybold Machine Company, Dayton, Ohio - ad sheet for Seybold Hand Clamp Power Cutting Machine
  • The Seybold Machine Company, Dayton, Ohio - pamphlet on the "Pony Automatic" cutting machine, 2 copies
  • T.W. & C.B. Sheridan Company, New York - Sheridan paper cutters, rotary board shears, automatic book trimmers, and knife grinders .24pp., catalog, 2 copies
  • H. Hinze Machinery Company, New York - Krause 3-sided trimmer, ad card, 2 copies
  • H. Hinze Machinery Company, New York - ad card for Krause cheap lever cutter
  • Golding Manufacturing Co., Franklin, Massachusetts - ad sheet for Golding Hand Lever Paper Cutter
  • Golding Manufacturing Co., Franklin, Massachusetts - Boston card cutter and bench shears, folder, 2 copies
  • W.O.Hickok Manufacturing Co., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - "A Cutting Remark", leaflet - 1894
  • Chandler & Price Co., Cleveland, Ohio - "Two New Ones", being the Chandler & Price Paper Cutter and Chandler & Price Lead and Rule Cutter, booklet
  • Dexter Folder Company, New York - booklet with reprints of testimonial letters, 2 copies - 1913
  • George H. Sanborn & Sons, Chicago - ad card for manufacturer of paper cutters and other printing machinery
  • George H. Sanborn & Sons, Chicago - ad folder for paper cutting machinery
  • Oswego Machine Works, Oswego, New York - ad sheet for Double Shear Cutters, 2 copies
  • Oswego Machine Works, Oswego, New York - ad sheet for "New Oswego Auto", 2 copies.
  • Oswego Machine Works, Oswego, New York - ad sheet depicting 8 styles and sizes of paper cutters
  • Loring Coes & Co., Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts - heavy-paper envelope for machine knives
  • Loring Coes & Co., Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts - brochure advertising Coes"Micro-Ground" knives, 2 copies
  • Punching Machines
  • Charles S. Jonas & Brother, New York - ad folder for Jonas Automatic Perforator
  • National Printing Machinery Co., Athol, Massachusetts - 2 copies of brochure for the National Rotary Perforator
  • W.O. Hickok Manufacturing Co., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - ad leaflet for Hickok perforator - 1894
  • W.O. Hickok Manufacturing Co., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - leaflet for same, entitled "A Puncher Rounds the Corner" - 1894
  • The Samuel C. Tatum Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - brochures for paper perforators, paper punches, and crimping and flexing machine inside folder entitled "Tatum Paper Perforators" - 1913
    This is made up of several items.
  • The Samuel C. Tatum Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - "Paper Punches for Particular People", brochure - 1912
  • Southworth Machine Company, Portland, Maine -- folder advertising Portland Multiple Punching Machines, 2 copies
  • Southworth Machine Company, Portland, Maine - sheet with samples of punching by Portland Punching Machines, 2 copies - 1910
  • Southworth Machine Company, Portland, Maine - "Portland Multiple Punching Machines" [7pp.], catalog
  • Hand Trucks
  • New York Revolving Portable Elevator Co., Jersey City, New Jersey -- ad booklet for "revolvator" tiering machines, 3 copies - 1912
  • George P. Clark Co., Windsor Locks, Connecticut - "Bulletin J" describing various types of platform trucks (baggage and express) company sells and makes - 1913
  • George P. Clark Co., Windsor Locks, Connecticut - "Bulletin M" for "Dry Goods, Dye House, and Laundry Trucks" - 1913
  • Miller Incline Truck Co., New York - catalog for the Miller Incline Truck - 1913
  • Miller Incline Truck Co., New York - 2 ad cards for Miller Incline Trucks
  • Economy Engineering Co., Chicago - ad sheet reprinted from magazine The Paper Mill advertising tiering machines - 1912
  • Cowan Truck Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts - booklet entitled "Specifications Dimensions and Prices of the Cowan Transveyor", 3 copies
  • Cowan Truck Company, Holyoke, Massachusetts - 4 ad sheets entitled "The Cowan Trucking System"
  • The Fairbanks Company, New York City - 3 copies of booklet describing the Atlas Transfer Truck
  • Numbering Machine
  • W. O. Hickok Manufacturing Co., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - brochure on numbering machines, standing presses, lay-boys, and signature presses - 1894
  • A.G. Burton's Son, Chicago - ad pamphlet for the S.K. White Paging and Numbering Machine c14pp
  • Latham Machinery Company, Chicago-- "Celebrated Monitor Numbering Machine" prices and specimens, brochure, 3 copies
  • Wetter Numbering Machine Company, Brooklyn, New York - Wetter Special Numbering Machines for flat bed or rotary presses" [16pp.], catalog
  • Wetter Numbering Machine Company, Brooklyn, New York - "Standard Wetter Type- High Numbering Machine" (folder #12356), brochure
  • Wetter Numbering Machine Company, Brooklyn, New York - "Some Facts About the Improved Wetter Numbering Machine" (folder #12834), pamphlet
  • Wetter Numbering Machine Company, Brooklyn, New York - numbering machines "for printing and numbering at one impression", folder
  • Joseph Wetter & Co., Brooklyn, New York - testimonials for Wetter numbering machine, pamphlet - 1893
  • Box 5:
  • Type and Typography : Barnhart Brothers & Spindler, Chicago, Illinois - I
  • "Midget Specimen No. 4" [60pp.], type specimen - 1887
  • empty stamped envelope, sealed, business reply addressed to Barnhart Bros.
  • "Stationers Text Specimen", pamphlet - 1895
  • "The Type-Founder" (Spring 1901, Fall 1901) periodical published by Barnhart Bros.,  2 issues - 1901
  • "The Big Four" (four kinds of Plymouth type) [c.18pp.] and center-fold, booklet, 2 copies - 1902
  • specimen catalog of "Plate Text", for use on invitations, announcements, calling cards, etc.
  • "Displayed Specimens" of type faces [54pp.], booklet - 1894
  • Minnesota Type Foundry Co., St. Paul -- subsidiary of Barnhart Bros; form letter and holiday greeting card - 1893
  • "Curtis is now called Plymouth" [8pp.], type catalog - 1900
  • "Ornaments and Borders" (fold-out sheet), catalog
  • Type and Typography : Barnhart Brothers & Spindler, Chicago, Illinois - II
  • "Plymouth Type Impressions" -- catalog of Plymouth type faces [28pp.] - 1902
  • "Displayed Specimens" [65pp.], specimen catalog
  • "Reduction that does not reduce", advertisement - 1893
  • "Don't You Do It", ad sheet
  • "Our New Discount", ad sheet
  • form letter to Iowa Press soliciting business - 1893
  • sample Iowa ballot (enclosed with above item) - 1893
  • "A Few Pointers about Point-Set Type" [16pp.]
  • "Midget Specimen of New Job Faces" (small booklet) [19pp.]
  • "A Book of Stillson" (Stillson type faces) [7pp.]
  • pamphlet describing Mazarin type series
  • booklet describing the Southey type series
  • specimen sheet for Rococo type border and Canton series - 1895
  • fold-out sheet with ads for various products of Barnhart Bros., 3 copies
  • specimen sheet of ornaments
  • specimen sheet of Mazarin type designs - 1895
  • printed announcement to trade of discounts allowable on type fonts - 1889
  • card with examples of Plate Script
  • example of Plate Text, pamphlet
  • "The People's Bank of Bloomington" printed example
  • ad card for Superior Copper-Mixed Type
  • Type and Typography: Inland Type Foundy, St. Louis.
  • Card advising printers to tell company if they wish to remain on mailing list or not (i.e., if they intend to be customers)
  • pamphlet of art ornaments and borders, 2 copies
  • specimen sheet for Saint John series of type (n.d.) copy of letter from Caslon Letter Foundry, London, to Inland Type Foundry re Saint John series and assigning American rights to Caslon Old Black series to Inland - 1898
  • "Caslon Old Style: The History of a Type", catlog - 1900
  • specimen sheet for Caslon Text Series
  • ad brochure for Blanchard italic
  • brochure with Christmas greetings and ad for Caslon Text Series
  • folded sheet containing novelty toy called a "Kissing Bug" and ad for Standard Line Unit Set Type
  • brochure for Standard Line type enclosing specimen sheet
  • pamphlet entitled "Inland Ornaments and Borders"
  • notice of changes in discounts on type 
  • specimen sheet for Palmer Series of type
  • booklet of specimens of MacFarland and MacFarland Italic type faces [16pp.]  - 1890
  • business card 
  • booklet of specimens [6pp.] 
  • "The True Point System: What Is It?" by George W. Bateman [8pp.], reprinted article - 1898
  • testimonials for company's type faces, 3 reprints - 1897
  • ad sheet entitled "Improvements"
  • folder containing specimen letterheads  - 1899
  • "A Few Words on Stereotyping", brochure
  • ad folder announcing change in discounts as of April 2 - 1900
  • Type and Typography: American Type Founders Company, New York City - I
  • booklet of specimens of Ronaldson type [14pp] - 1901
  • booklet of specimens of Caxton Bold Series [8pp]  - 1901
  • booklet of specimens of Rimpled type and new borders [8pp.] 
  • booklet of ads for 20th Century Desk Book of Type and Printing Material and Simplex type setter, and specimens of Camelot and Caxton types - 1901
  • specimen booklet for Touraine Oldstyle Italic Series 
  • supplement to The American Chap-Book in form of ad sheet showing specimens of chap book borders made by American Type Founders Co.
  • booklet of specimens of Post Old Style type [33pp.] - 1900
  • "Portfolio of Specimens [of] Type [featuring] Latest Original Designs" - 1902
  • brochure with self-contained envelope showing 4 different specimens of type
  • "Specimens of Original Body-Type Faces" [39pp.], booklet
  • "Type for Printing Circulars" -- booklet of specimens [16pp.]
  • "Specimens of Script" [64pp.], specimen booklet
  • "Practical Exhibit of Desirable Type" produced by MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan Foundries, part of American Type Founders Company [70pp.], specimen booklet - 1893
  • "American Type Fashions; Being a Few Specimens of Modern Type" -- booklet of specimens [49pp.]
  • Type and Typography: American Type Founders Company, New York City - II
  • specimen of Elzevir Gothic on ad card featuring poem "The Stray Dog"
  • The Specimen [periodical] ( issues 9, 10 and 11, 1894 and 1895) -- issue #9 pub. by Marder, Luse & Co. Foundry (branch of American Type Founders Co.) tissue #9, [12pp.], issue #10, [16pp.] issue #11, [16pp.]
  • pecimen booklet of Jenson italics 
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - ad sheet for figures ("Speaker series")
    branch of American Type Founders Co.
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - "Type and Borders" [14pp.] (n.d.) booklet, 2 copies
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - announcement of formation of Marder Luse & Co. (Omaha Branch) - 1893
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - "Florets and Borders" -- booklet of specimens [32pp.]
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - "Illustrated Type Making, with a Descriptive Article upon the American System of Interchangeable Type Bodies" booklet of specimens - 1880
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - "The DeVinne Series" -- specimen catalog
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - Sales brochure for DeVinne Series
  • Marder, Luse & Co.,Chicago - specimen catalog for Columbus type faces - 1894
  • specimen sheet for Jenson Heavyface type
  • MacKellar, Smiths & Jordan Foundry, Chicago - ad sheet for job faces (type) - 1893
    part of American Type Founders Co.
  • clipping from Chicago Herald giving financial statement of American Type Founders Co. - 1892
  • pamphlet with specimens of Jenson Old-Style type
  • Boston Type Foundry - specimen sheet for new faces
    part of American Type Founders Co.
  • Boston Type Foundry - card advertising rule work done at foundry
  • Benton., Waldo & Co. Type Founders, Milwaukee - business card
    part of American Type Founders Co.
  • Benton., Waldo & Co. Type Founders, Milwaukee - catalog entitled "Benton's Self-spacing Type"[31pp.] - 1890
  • Central Type Foundry, St. Louis - specimen sheet of new type faces 
    part of American Type Founders Co.
  • Central Type Foundry, St. Louis - specimen sheet for Epitaph type faces
  • Central Type Foundry, St. Louis - business card with name of Schraubstadter & St. John agents? at bottom
  • American Press Association Series (n.d.), specimen sheet for type named Schoeffer Old Style [l4pp], specimen catalog - 1897
  • Priory Text types (quasi-Gothic, for religious publications), specimen sheet, 2 copies
  • specimen brochure of silhouettes
  • specimen brochure of "mural ornaments" 
  • "Facts for Printers" including specimens of foreign-language type faces (Greek, Russian, Hebrew, etc.), pamphlet
  • specimen brochure featuring "scorchers", figures riding bicycles, for advertising printing
  • pamphlet of specimens of Florentine Old-Style Series  - 1896
  • reprint of articles in The Journalist (New York) stating American Type Founders is a trust, with rebuttal from ATF - sheet circulated by ATF ( - 1892
  • folder listing officers, manufacturing foundries, branches, and agents of American Type Founders Co.
  • price list on type from American Type Founders - 1893
  • same, different announcement - 1893
  • "Users of A.P.A. Plates" Sales brochure
  • one sheet ad for Machine-Cut Copper Thin Spaces
  • Box 6:
  • Other Type Foundries and Agents - I
  • American Standard Type Company, New York City - specimen book of Wicks type - 1902
  • Parlor City Type Foundry, Cedar Rapids, Iowa - catalog no. 4 of specimens of type, border, and ornaments - 1909
  • Keystone Type Foundry, Philadelphia - specimen sheet for DeVinne series, other type faces, newspaper and magazine borders, and the Paragon paper cutting machine
    4 items
  • Keystone Type Foundry, Philadelphia - DeVinne and Times faces plus line borders, specimen sheet
  • Keystone Type Foundry, Philadelphia - Franklin borders, catalog of specimens
  • Keystone Type Foundry, Philadelphia - specimen catalog of black faces (several series)
  • Keystone Type Foundry, Philadelphia - DeVinne and Drexel series, specimen sheet
  • United States Type Foundry, New York - Dec. 1891 issue of the Typographic Messenger, house organ showing specimens of type  - 1891
  • Illinois Type Founding Co., Chicago - discount list of type prices printed on card  - 1890
  • Dauchy & Co., New York - specimen sheet of type novelties for sale by this agency
  • Nelson, Chesman & Co., St. Louis - catalog of "Florets and Borders" for sale by this agency [32pp.]
  • H.C.Hansen Type Foundry, New York City - ad sheet with picture of new plant 
  • J.F. Earhart, Columbus, Ohio - ad folder for Chaostype printing plates with sample specimens
  • Miller & Richard Type Foundry, San Francisco, California - 2 business cards advertising Scotch type foundry, American office at above address 
  • Miller & Richard Type Foundry, San Francisco, California - form letter addressed to Iowa City Press soliciting business for new type for the newspaper - 1878
  • The Daily Iowa Capital, Des Moines, Iowa - booklet entitled "Some Remarks conn Beautiful Type Faces and Borders" showing specimens available at the newspaper's plant for job printing 
  • Golding & Company, Chicago - ad flier for lead and slug molds  - 1884
  • Universal Type-Making Machine Co., Chicago - pamphlet advertising machine that will re-cast old type
  • H.C.Hansen Type Foundry, New York City - advertisement admonishing printers to "make our store your headquarters" while visiting the "National Printing, Publishing, Advertising, and Allied Trades Exposition at the New Grand Central Palace", 4 copies - 1913
  • small specimen card which states: "These Words are Printed by the use of Separate Wooden Types, Movable Types, 1430 Coster 1878"
  • The Conner Type Foundry, New York - successor to the United States Type Foundry (?) -- specimen sheet of Roman (newspaper) types made for the American Press Association
  • Union Type Foundry, Chicago - sheet advertising copper amalgam type giving details on discounts 
  • Union Type Foundry, Chicago - "discount sheet for actual cash" (giving details on discounts
  • Union Type Foundry, Chicago - Letter addressed to THE TRADE
  • Eastern Brass & Wood Type Co., Woodhaven, New York City -- ad card for wood and brass type ornaments and borders
  • Donnelley, Cassette & Loyd, Chicago - "specimen sheet of ornaments no.1"  - 1879
  • H. C. Hansen Type Foundry, Boston & New York - specimen catalog for The Masterman Roman typeface - 1910
  • Other Type Foundries and Agents -II
  • Northwest Type Foundry, Minneapolis, Minnesota - circular ad for borders
  • Northwest Type Foundry, Minneapolis, Minnesota - ad folder for type faces
  • Keystone Type Foundry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - specimen folder of Caslon Italic types
  • Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Brooklyn, New York - catalog of Louis XV series of matrix, borders, headings and initials - 1920
  • Royal Electrotype Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - ad brochure for their new 2000 -- ton "Hercules" press mfd. by F. Wesel Co., New York (in envelope)
  • Golding & Co., Boston, Massachusetts - type specimen bulletin (house organ special number) with ads for other printing equipment - 1894
  • ink blotter with ad for Standard Line Type (company not identified)
  • Central Type Foundry, St. Louis, Missouri - ad sheet for electrotype portraits of Democrat and Republican candidates for President and Vice-President - 1892
  • Manz & Company, Chicago - ad sheet from supplier of portraits, engraved and electrotyped, of presidential candidates - 1896
  • Manz & Company, Chicago - form letter stating company has left the combine formed 2 1/2 years earlier to fix prices and is now free to set own prices and discounts - 1889
    Missing 1/2/14
  • Typesetting Equipement - I
  • Lanston Monotype Machine Co., Philadelphia - "The Monotype in the Newspaper Field", pamphlet, 2 copies.
  • Thorne Type-Setting Machine Company, New York - catalog of machines and type [43pp.] - 1896
  • The Unitype Company, Manchester, Connecticut, Chicago and New York catalog for the Simplex One-Man Type Setter and type faces
  • Iowa State Press, Iowa City, Iowa - specimen sheet of work done on Lanston Monotype Machine - 1900
  • West Publishing Company, St. Paul - ad in form of invitation to visit plant and see 11 Thorne type setting machines in operation there - 1891
  • International Typesetting Machine Company, Chicago - ad in house organ format entitled "Intertypit" - ad. for Intertype machines - 1915
  • Lanston Monotype Machine Company, Philadelphia - v.l no. 1 of "Monotype", house organ for company , 2 copies - 1913
  • Hot Metal Composition Justifier Co., Hammond, Indiana - ad sheet for Hot Metal Composition Justifier machine, 2 copies
  • Wood & Nathan Company, Agents, New York - booklet entitled "The Monotype" advertising that machines, 2 copies
  • Empire Type-Setting Machine Company, New York - ad brochure for Empire Type-Setting Machine - 1897
  • Lanston Monotype Machine Co., Philadelphia - pamphlet "Does It Pay to Cast Your Own Type?", 2 copies - 1913
  • Lanston Monotype Machine Co., Philadelphia - leaflet entitled "As the Old Lady said when she saw the Ocean"
  • Lanston Monotype Machine Co., Philadelphia - large fold-out ad for Monotype Giant (Type) Caster
  • "The Electro-Matrix. Machine", manufacturer not given, ad sheet
  • The Rogers Typograph Company, Cleveland, Ohio - reprint of testimonial letter to company from The World newspaper, New York, with printed cover letter company letterhead - 1890
  • The Rogers Typograph Company, Cleveland, Ohio - brochure describing the Rogers Typograph
  • Thorne Type-Setting Machine Company, New York, Chicago, Hartford & London - pamphlet entitled "What We Think about Type-Setting by Machinery, Being the Choicest Thoughts of Twenty-Four Satisfied Newspaper Men..." (reprints of testimonials) - 1897
  •  Rich & McLean (Re-Built Machinery Specialists), New York - ad sheet with printing machinery for sale and prices
  • Monotype Matrix Case in shape and exact size of the case, advertisement - 1905
  • Intertype Wide Tooth Matrixes in shape of matrix, desk blotter advertisement
  • Small Ad titled "Wait for It"
  • TypeSetting Equipement - II : Mergenthaler Linotype Company, New York
  • large brochure entitled "The Multiple Linotype Way Is the Modern Way"
  • "Mergenthaler Don't Worry Club", membership card
  • Linotype multiple magazine models, brochure of repeat orders - 1913
  • Linotype (in envelopes), booklet of endorsements, 2 copies - 1913
  • Quick-Change Model 9 Four-Magazine Linotype, folder of literature, 3 copies - 1912
  • "The Linotype in Book Offices" [45pp.], booklet
  • booklet explaining how Linotype works, what it does, how it is constructed - 1896
  • booklet of tributes and endorsements for Linotype [48pp.] - 1894
  • "Success of the Linotype in Small Offices", booklet - 1895
  • ad sheet showing amount of type set by one man on Linotype in Montreal - 1897
  • Folder listing newspaper offices in U.S. and Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii using Linotypes - 1897
  • Type Metal and Equipment
  • E.W.Blatchford Company, Chicago, Illinois - folder advertising Blatchford's "Quality" Mono- & Linotype metals, entitled "5 Ems to the Good", 2 copies
  • E.W.Blatchford Company, Chicago, Illinois - pamphlet of metal room equipment including heaters, molds, and ladles, 3 copies
  • E.W.Blatchford Company, Chicago, Illinois - "About False Economy", folder
  • E.W.Blatchford Company, Chicago, Illinois - "Listen to what we say", folder
  • E.W.Blatchford Company, Chicago, Illinois - "The Blatchford Metal Insurance Company", folder, 2 copies
  • Merchant & Evans Co., Philadelphia -- ad circular of tributes to samples of printing done with company's metal - 1911
  • Clippings
  • 2 folders of Printing and Publishing clippings.
  • Box 7:
  • Printing Presses - I
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - ad for American Job Press Brake for Gordon presses - 1903
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - ad folder for Chandler & Price Old Style Gordon Presses - 1895
  • Modern Die & Plate Press Mfg. Co., Belleville, Illinois - leaflet on "The Modern" steel die and plate stamping press
  • Modern Die & Plate Press Mfg. Co., Belleville, Illinois - brochure describing "Invincible" hand stamping press
  • C.R. Carver Company, Philadelphia - catalog of automatic stamping and embossing presses [22pp.]
  • T.W. & C.B. Sheridan Co., New York, London & Chicago -- catalog of presses [30pp.]
  • Harris Automatic Press Co., Niles., Ohio - catalog of "Harris rotary sheet-feed job press"
  • Harris Automatic Press Co., Niles., Ohio - ad card for Harris Rotary Press
  • Huber Printing Press Co., Taunton, Mass. - catalog of Huber presses produced by Van Allens & Boughton., agents, New York - [28pp.] - 1898
  • Campbell Printing Press & Mfg. Co., New York City - form letter copy of letter to company from Campbell-Priebe Co., Chicago attesting to superb quality of "Century" press - 1898
  • Campbell Printing Press & Mfg. Co., New York City - ad sheet for "Century" Pony press, 2 copies
  • The Campbell Company, New York - ad folder for the "Century" press entitled "The Reason Why", 2 copies
  • The Challenge Machinery Co., Chicago -- pamphlet in shape of book entitled "Autobiography of a Printing Press" advertising Challenge-Gordon presses  - 1902
  • Superior Press Mfrs. Inc., Youngstown, Ohio - envelope with sticker attached printed on Superior Automatic press in 3 colors
  • Victoria Press Mfg. Co., New York - issue #2 of The Victoria Magazine published by agent Frank Nossel, New York, 2 copies - 1913
  • Victoria Press Mfg. Co., New York - brochure describing platen presses [12pp.], 2 copies
  • Victoria Press Mfg. Co., New York - pamphlet describing platen presses [8pp.]
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - fold-out ad sheet describing Kelly presses
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - catalog on Style B Kelly Automatic Printing Press
  • Tucker Feeder Co., Fitchburg., Mass. - catalog describing Tucker automatic press and feeders [12pp.], 2 copies
  • The Babcock Printing Press Manufacturing Co., New London, Connecticut pamphlet on "Our Ball and Socket Joint"
  • Liberty Machine Works, New York - 2 ad cards for Liberty printing presses
  • Printing Presses - II
  • C. Potter, Jr. & Co., New York - ad leaflet for company's flat bed presses
  • Potter Printing Press Company, New York - notice that C. Potter, Jr. & Co. has been purchased by Potter Printing Press Co.  - 1893
  • De Boise Bresnan Co., Inc., New York - form letter with brochure describing Bresnan Automatic Feeder, 2 copies
  • De Boise Bresnan Co., Inc., New York - 2 photo ads of the Bresnan Automatic Feeder
  • Auto Falcon and Waite Die Press Co., Ltd., New York - ad sheet for Empress "Falcon" Platen Press, 2 copies
  • Samuel Bingham's Son Mfg. Co., Chicago - booklet showing company's operations, entitled "Progress in Printers' Rollers", 2 copies. - 1899
  • Merritt Gally, New York City - brochure describing the Universal Printing Press by the inventor - 1878
  • Merritt Gally, New York City - pamphlet describing same as above [8pp.]
  • Merritt Gally, New York City - pamphlet describing same as above [16pp.]
  • W.P. Kidder, Boston -- pamphlet describing Kidder Printing Presses  - 1878
  • "New Model" Web press (no manufacturer), small booklet
  • Campbell Printing Press & Mfg. Co., New York - ad folder for "Century" presses - 1897
  • F. W. Mussetter, Inventor, Fostoria, Ohio - ad brochure for Mussetter's Complete Platen Printing Press - 1880
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - catalog describing Merrit Gally's printing presses & paper cutting and creasing presses available from ATF & Co. [47pp.] - 1895
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - catalog describing printing presses of same [40pp.] - 1900
  • Gordon's Press Works, New York - catalog on Gordon's Franklin Printing Press [12pp.] 
  • Auto Falcon and Waite Die Press Co., Ltd., New York - ad sheet for "Falcon" Semi-Automatic Platen Press with illustrations
  • Miehle Printing Press and Manufacturing Co., Chicago - catalog listing sales of presses with descriptions of presses currently manufactured. [31pp.], 2 copies - 1912
  • Kaudle-Born Company, Springfield, Mass. - booklet entitled "The Waste of Press Feeding" and order form for "Inaccurate-Feed Detectors" for attachment to presses
  • Matthias Plum, Newark, New Jersey - brochure describing "Humana" automatic paper feeder for presses 
  • Karl Krause Machine Works, Leipzig - catalog of presses [33pp.] 
  • Printing Presses - III
  • Reco Machinery Corporation, New York - booklet entitled "Gravure" by John C. Powers Co., Inc., New York; Reco has insert in front stating booklet was printed on one of their gravure presses
  • Dexter Folder Company, New York - booklet entitled "Dexter Re-loading Feeding Machines", 3 copies
  • Swink Printing Press Company, Delphos, Ohio - ad sheet for Shrink High Grade Press with dimensions and specifications, 2 copies
  • Automatic Press Feeder Company, Chicago - folder advertising Kirkman Automatic Gordon Feeder, 2 copies
  • Automatic Press Feeder Company, Chicago - ad flyer for same
  • Duplex Printing Press Co., Battle Creek, Michigan - brochure advertising high-speed Duplex rotary presses, 2 copies - 1913
  • U.S.Sales Corporation, New York - folder advertising C. & P. New Style Presses and "Ever Ready" Sheet Feeder
  • Campbell Printing Press and Manufacturing Co., Chicago & New York - ad pamphlet for "New Model" Web press
  • Wood & Nathan Company, Agent, New York - ad sheet for Standard presses, 2 copies
  • Wood & Nathan Company, Agent, New York - brochure advertising the Standard High - Speed Automatic Job Press, 3 copies
  • Wood & Nathan Company, Agent, New York - 2 copies of pamphlet describing same
  • Kiess & Gerlach, Stuttgart, Germany - ad pamphlet for automatic seal and label presses
  • Kiess & Gerlach, Stuttgart, Germany - brochure for same with samples of work (labels) attached
  • McCain Brothers Manufacturing Co., Chicago - brochure for the McCain high speed job cylinder press
  • George W. Prouty & Co., Boston - business folder for Prouty Perfected Job Printing Presses
  • American Automatic Press Co., San Francisco & Hartford, Conn. - pictures of the Hoag Rapid Automatic Press (in envelope)
  • Printing Presses - IV
  • Page from unidentified source depicting an old printing press
  • The Color Printing Machine Co., Boston - ad in 6 colors printed with The Bacon Color Printing Apparatus, attachment for presses  - 1880
  • Gibbs-Brower Company, New York - pamphlet of dealer in presses, feeders, and typesetters
  • John Haddon & Company, London, England - catalog describing the Haddon Safety Platen press, 2 copies
  • Briggs Printing Machine Co., Providence, Rhode Island - ad sheet for Briggs presses 
  • American Type Founders' Company, New York & Chicago - ad circular for Gordon & Gally presses with prices
  • Duplex Printing Press Co., Battle Creek Michigan - folder ad for Duplex "Tubular-Plate Press", 3 copies
  • Frederick Ullmer, London, England - business card from press manufacturer
  • F. Wesel Manufacturing Co., New York - brochure from Royal Electrotype Co., Philadelphia advertising their big lead moulding press mfd. by Wesel
  • F. Wesel Manufacturing Co., New York - ad. folder listing company's products, 2 copies
  • American Type Founders Company, Jersey City, New Jersey -- business reply post card with request for copy of "The Kelly Press", a descriptive book on that press 
  • Printing Presses : Golding Mfg. Company, Franklin, Mass., Boston, Philadelphia & Chicago
  • Business reply envelope
  • ad sheet for Whiteson's Embossing Composition
  • catalog describing the "Golding Jobber" (press) (encl. 4 testimonial letters and price list loose) [46pp.]  - 1910
  • ink blotter with calendar for Sept. 1894 and ad for Owl Brand Inks - 1894
  • "Some Points about Practical Speeds on Platen Presses", pamphlet - 1900
  • "Continuous Operation on Platen Presses", pamphlet - 1901
  • catalog of printing presses, tools and furniture [52pp.] - 1890
  • "Recent Improvements in Platen Presses", reprinted from The Inland Printer for Golding [24pp.], booklet
  • "Nineteen-Twelve Evidence in Substantiation of Golding Machinery Excellencies", pamphlet, 2 copies - 1912
  • "A Catechism on the Golding Jobber", booklet, 3 copies
  • "The Pearl Press", brochure, 2 copies
  • brochure describing same as above
  • "Do Your Own Printing and Advertising" to get people to buy Golding printing press (small hand type) - 1870
  • circular with ad for new Pearl press on one side and list of 2nd hand machinery on the other
  • Printing Presses: C. B.Cottrell & Sons Co., New York City
  • 15 brochures describing various Cottrell presses
  • Printing Presses: John Thomson Press Company, New York
  •  "An Accessory after the Fact", pamphlet advertising company's presses
  • "The Catalogue Laureate", pamphlet - 1896
  • "'Colt's Armory' and 'Laureate' Platen Printing Presses Models C, J and T" [19pp.], catalog - 1913
  • "Colt's Armory" platen presses [12pp.], catalog - 1901
  • "Catalogue and Price-List of the Component Parts of Printing, Cutting and Scoring, and Embossing Presses" [38pp.] - 1911
  • ad card for company's exhibit at Pan-American Exposition - 1901
  • ad folder for "Colt's Armory" presses entitled "A Poem in Steel" - 1898
  • pamphlet for same and "Universal" presses - 1901
  • Printing Presses: R. Hoe & Co., New York & London
  • "Patented Improved Four-Roll Newspaper Perfecting Presses", catalog, 3 copies
  • "Some of the Rotary Electrotype Web Perfecting Presses for Periodical, Magazine, Book, Catalogue and Pamphlet Printing Patented and Manufactured by R. Hoe & Co." [32pp.], catalog - 1910
  • "Unique Stereotype Web Perfecting Press" [12pp.], catalog - 1910
  • article entitled "Printing Press Progress" about Hoe presses, reprinted from Oct. 31, 1889 issue of St. Paul & Minneapolis Pioneer Press
  • Printing Presses: Kavmor Automatic Press Co., New York City
  • business reply post card
  • brochure describing Kavmor high-speed automatic platen press, 3 copies
  • ad sheet on same as above, 2 copies
  • ad sheet for Kavmor electricically heated embossing die holder
  • sheet advertising above-mentioned die heater with example of work
  • Box 8:
  • Printing Ink
  • Eagle Printing Ink Company, New York & Chicago - catalog of inks in differing colors
  • Charles Eneu Johnson & Co., Philadelphia - 8 sample sheets of different colors of ink on same illustration
  • Chicago Printing Ink Co., Chicago - ad sheet with specimen  - 1899
  • ad card for "Riley's Indispensable", possibly a reducer for inks - 1899
  • Golding & Co., Boston - ad circular for "Owline" ink reducer
  • Samuel P. Wright & Co., Camden, New Jersey - 2 ad cards for printing inks (in color) 
  • Frederick H. Levey Co., New York City - folder advertising 3 colors of ink
  • Barnhart Brothers & Spindler., Chicago - ad with poem entitled "The Ink Drummer's Dream" by Jaenecke-Uelman Co., ink mfrs. (reprinted from The Inland Printer, May 1895.)
  • Cooperative Printing Co., (Minneapolis?) - ad brochure for printing services with commemorative poem "Printer's Ink is King"
  • Challenge Ink Works, Joliet, Illinois - ad sheet for "New Process Inks" with calendar for 1895 and price list
  • American Type Founders' Co., Chicago - brochure advertising printing services and Albert Nathan & Company's inks (Hamburg, Ger.) 
  • William Johnston, Manager Printers' Ink Press, New York - catalog and price list for inks [32pp.] - 1894
  • William Johnston, Manager Printers' Ink Press, New York - catalog and price list reprinted from Printers' Ink
  • G.B.Kane & Company, Chicago - ad brochure
  • The Louis Snider's Sons Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - ad sheet for "Inkoleum" ink reducer mfd. by Electrive Mfg. Co., St. Paul
  • not identified, 3 specimens of photo ink, manufacturer 
  • Queen City Printing Ink Company - folder with six photos in different tints
  • Ullmann-Philpott Mfg. Co., Cleveland - business card from representative(verso has table on "How to Mix Tints")
  • J.K.Wright & Co., Philadelphia - ad card for Wright's Fairmount Printing Ink Works
  • George H. Morrill & Co., Chicago - business card
  • George H. Morrill & Co., Chicago - same, in color
  • G.B.Kane & Co., Chicago - business card with price list on versoW.H.Wagner & Sons, Printers & Publishers, Freeport., Illinois -- form letter reprinted from original sent by Wagner to Frederick H. Levey Co., New York, ordering ink and praising their brand - 1893
  • H.D.Wade & Co., New York - price list for printing inks
  • Frederick H. Levey Co., New York City - folder advertising inks with copy of letter of praise from Office of Public Printer, Washington, D.C. (entitled "A Card to Publishers and Printers") - 1891
  • Sinclair and Valentine Co., New York - catalog of embossing and copper plate inks
  • Inland Ink Co., (Chicago?) - descriptive leaflet from ink manufacturer
  • Charles Eneu Johnson & Co., Philadelphia - pamphlet entitled "Printing Ink, Offset and Picking"
  • Ault & Wiborg Co., Cincinnati, Ohio - 3 ad cards from ink manufacturer in black and white
  • Ault & Wiborg Co., Cincinnati, Ohio - ad in color printed on post card - 1913
  • Fuchs & Lang Manufacturing Co., Rutherford, New Jersey - booklet entitled "Falcographs... A Publication Devoted to the Practical and Technical Discussion of Materials and Machinery Used in the Graphic Arts" by printing ink manufacturer  - 1930
  • Ault & Wiborg Co., Cincinnati, Ohio - hardcover catalog of different colors of ink - 1912
  • Printers' Unions
  • College Annual printers section (Departmental) of United Typothetae of America at 41st annual convention of UTA (New York City), 3pp. of minutes of annual meeting. - 1927
  • Franklin Typographical Society, Boston - booklet containing constitution, by-laws and list of members of Society - 1874
  • International Typographical Union, Boston - circular entitled "Important to the Craft" which sets forth resolution on new system of type measurement to be standard basis for work and wages in union - 1880
  • International Typographical Union, Boston - button campaigning for 8-hr work day
  • National Printing and Advertising Exposition, 2 copies of pamphlet produced by 3 printer's unions advertising their booths, New York City - 1913
  • New York Master Printers' Association, New York - 3 copies of pamphlet listing reasons for becoming member of Association
  • "The Printers and Mr. Childs" containing proceedings of banquet held in honor of George W. Childs by The Association of Ex-Delegates of Philadelphia Typographical Union, No. 2, and of Pressmen's Union, No. 4, to the International Typographical Union, booklet, May 12, 1888 [47pp.]
  • United Typothetae of America - program of 41st annual convention, New York City [70pp.] - 1927
  • "Why the McKinley Tariff Law Benefits American Printers", comparing English & American wages,leaflet entitled 
  • Engraving Firms
  • Baker & Co. Chicago - Ad card for Engravers on Wood
  • A.W. Koenig, Cleveland, Ohio - ad brochure and business reply envelope
  • Coyle Statonery Co. - Easter ad card
  • Cloister Printing Corporation , New York - Booklit " A New Achivement in Letter-Press Printing"
  • Dreka, Philadelphia - sample card for invations or commencements
  • Chicago Photo Engraving Co., Chicago - "Answers" sample booklit
  • Jaccard's, Kansas City - 4 sample ad cards
  • J.Manz & Co., Chicago - Examples of book stamps and dies
  • The Lotus Press, New York - Ad brochuer
  • Charles Francis Press, New York - " We are Growing" ad booklit, 2 copies
  • Charles Francis Press, New York - "Are You Searching" ad brochure
  • Charles Francis Press, New York - "A Feather In Our Cap" example booklit(in envelope)
  • Bennage & Elliott, Limited, Philadelphia - catalog of services and prices [24pp.] - 1887
  • Bennage & Elliott, Limited, Philadelphia - Trade list for fall and winter - 1888
  • The Chas. H. Elliott Co., Philadelphia - Trade Price list - 1891-92
  • The Chas. H. Elliott Co., Philadelphia - Trade Price list - 1889-90
  • The Chromotype Engraving Co., Cleveland - "The Newsboys Address" sample New Year's address
  • Manz & Co., Chicago - Specimens of lithograph headings
  • Barnes-Crosby Co., Chicago - "The Yea and Nay of Engraving"
  • Binner Engraving Company, Chicago - ad sheet for Binner half-tone printing
  • Sanders Engraving Co., St. Louis - advertising booklet
  • Sanders Engraving Co., St. Louis - ad flyer
  • The Index Printing and Publishing Co., Bellefontaine - sample letter
  • Griffith, Axtell, & Cady Co., Holyoke, Massachusetts - Ad and sample card for embossed Business cards
  • The Economic Embossing Co., Chicago - "Do you Emboss" ad sheet
  • Iowa Press Association
  • Spirit Lake (Iowa) -- ad sheet for excursion, July 1886
  • "Business of 1888", circular announcement
  • "Mountain excursion" to Denver, Salt Lake and Yellow-Stone Park, notice - 1888
  • "final circular" announcing "mountain excursion" by IPA - 1888
  • Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern R.R. Co. invitation notice of excursion to Spirit Lake, - 1886
  • Chicago World's Fair, notice of meeting of all Iowa editors, Aug. 3 - 1893
  • Evening Press Association of Iowa, 2 invitations to 1st annual dinner - 1900
  • "Type-writing and Other Time and Labor Saving Devices" speech delivered to IPA - 1887
  • National Editorial Association
  • 7th annual session of NEA, St. Paul, 1891, proof sheet listing delegates
  • "The editors and St. Paul", address at banquet of NEA, Hotel Lafayette, Minnetonka - 1897
  • Announcement and 2 copies of program
  • List of delegates (in booklet form)
  • Complimentary dinner ticket
  • NEA to White Bear Lake, ad sheet for outing - 1891
  • Advertising Literature: Typewriters
  • The Blickensderfer Manufacturing Co., Stamford., Connecticut - 2 copies of ad booklet for Blickensderfer typewriter
  • Fisher Typewriter Company, Athens, Tennessee - ad brochure for Fisher Book Typewriter (types in bound books)
  • Smith Premier Typewriter Co., Omaha, Nebraska - booklet of pictures of very young girls posing with Smith Premier typewriters - 1898
  • United Typewriter & Supplies Co., Omaha, Nebraska - brochure for New Century Caligraph (typewriter) mfd. by American Writing Machine Co., New York - 1898
  • The Williams Typewriter Co., Derby, Connecticut - portrait of President William McKinley done on a Williams Typewriter, 2 copies - 1896
  • Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, New York - booklet entitled "A Few Office Buildings in New York", adv. Remington Standard Typewriters [31pp.] - 1895
  • Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, New York - "A Few Office Buildings in Chicago", booklet adv. same [40pp.] - 1896
  • Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, New York - "Three Great Expositions", 2 copies of booklet -- adv. booklet for Remington typewriters in use at Chicago World's Fair (1893), Philadelphia Fair (1876), Omaha Fair (1898) - 1898
  • Advertising Literature: The Youth's Companion magazine Booklets,etc.
  • 18 pieces - 1880-1890
  • Box 9:
  • Advertising Literature: Publications - I
  • The American Bookmaker magazine, ad sheet - 1891
  • The American Chap-Book, Copy, for September - 1904
  • The American Printer magazine, business card from a representative - 1925
  • American Type Founders Co., New York - ad pamphlet with order blank for book entitled "How to Make Money in the Printing Business" by Paul Nathan - 1900
  • American Type Founders Company, Jersey City, New Jersey - ad folder for 68pp pamphlet entitled "Engineering Applied to Composing Roams for Increased Production" 
  • L'Art Gothique, prospectus for book  - 1891
  • N.W. Ayer & Son, Philadelphia - ad card for 10th edition of American Newspaper Annual - 1889
  • N.W. Ayer & Son, Philadelphia - ad for 11th edition of same - 1890
  • N.W. Ayer & Son, Philadelphia - ad in shape of a book for same, 1891 edition (12th ed.)
  • The Bibelot literary magazine, ad booklet, privately published by Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, Maine - 1897
  • Catholic University of America, prospectus, Washington, D.C - 1893
  • The Century Magazine, 2 blurbs - 1895
  • Chicago Newspaper Union, Chicago & New York - notice that recipient will get one years' free subscription to Printers' Ink courtesy CNU
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine, New York. "Around the World in 72 Days", ad sheet featuring world map advertising article series, by Miss Elizabeth Bland - 1890
  • Culinary Topics (cookery), prospectus for magazine, new with Jan. 1900 issue (pub, at New York)
  • Curtis Publishing Co., Philadelphia - 5 brochures for The Ladies' Home Journal: booklet (no title) - 1895
  • brochure advertising article re Mrs. Grover Cleveland  - 1898
  • "When Mr. Beecher Sold Slaves in Plymouth Pulpit" and other articles described, brochure - 1896
  • "announcement of The Ladies' Home Journal" - 1895
  • "Ex-President Harrison to Write of Life in the White House"  - 1896
  • Demorest's Family Magazine, 2 blurbs - 1890
  • Die Deutschen Bucherzeichen, prospectus (in German) for book of prints and woodcuts - 1890
  • Doubleday & McClure Co., New York -- ad booklet entitled "McClure's Bulletin" advertising McClure's Magazine - 1898
  • Fame, a Journal for Advertisers, January, 1896 issue
  • D.G. Francis, New York - ad for The Antiquary magazine - 1886
  • Funk & Wagnalls Company, New York - 2 form letters to editors giving results of poll to approve simpler spellings of large list of words for use in their publications - 1895
    There are also 2 reports about the suggested changes to the spelling.
  • Harper & Brothers, New York - 2 prospects for Harper's Magazine ([14pp.] and [l3pp.] - 1902
  • Harper & Brothers, New York - booklet of coupons for discount on subscription price of Harper's Weekly magazine - 1899
  • Harper & Brothers, New York - Harper's Magazine, ad folder for Christmas issue - 1896
  • The Inland Printer magazine, Chicago, prospectus advertising - 1892
  • Ed. H. McClure, Buffalo, New York - ad folder for the Franklin Souvenir, final volume of the American Printer's Specimen Exchange - 1889
  • Ed. H. McClure, Buffalo, New York - American Printers' Specimen Exchange, ad sheet of testimonials
  • Ed. H. McClure, Buffalo, New York - list of contributors to same (v.2) - 1887
  • Ed. H. McClure, Buffalo, New York - ad sheet for same - 1886
  • Munn & Co., New York - booklet describing Scientific American  magazine [24pp.] - 1876
  • Munn & Co., New York - "Scientific American Hand Book on Patents..." [60pp.], booklet - 1896
  • Munn & Co., New York - ad card soliciting subscribers to Scientific American
  • "The National Editorial Journalist", form letter advertising journal,  - 1887
  • Orange Judd Farmer magazine, subscription solicitation (pub. by Orange Judd Farmer Co., Chicago) - 1892
  • Paper and Press: a Journal of the Graphic Arts, prospectus (pub. at Philadelphia)
  • pamphlet advertising Paper and Press illustrated monthly - 1895
  • Printers' Ink magazine, ad booklet, [48pp.]  - 1895
  • The Saturday Evening Post magazine, 4 prospects: 2 ads clipped from newspapers - 1898-1899
  • "Poor Richard's Almanack", booklet - 1899
  • "Reading for Winter Evenings", booklet - 1900
  • The Scrap Book (magazine?). Ft. Snelling and Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota, complimentary sheet of photos, to delegates of National Editorial Convention, St. Paul - 1891
  • Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - 2 ads for forthcoming articles in Scribner's Magazine
  • The Book Buyer (serial) pub. by Scribners, 2 issues of booklet for 1899 and 1900
  • The Shortstory Publishing Co., Boston - ad sheet for The Black Cat (magazine) - 1897
  • St. Nicholas magazine for children, ad circular (pub. by The Century Co., New York) - 1892
  • W. John Stonhill, London - notice that Mr. Stonhill is leaving "Printer's Register" (magazine?) to open literary agency and work as independent journalist - 1878
  • Street & Smith, New York - ad sheet for magazines Ainslee's and The New York Weekly
  • State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City - ad brochure for book by Joseph W. Rich entitled The Battle of Shiloh  - 1910
  • The Whist Publishing Co., Milwaukee -- booklet "Whist Faces" with whist experts pictured and rules for whist -- adv. for Whist magazine [49pp.] - 1897
  • A. D. Worthington & Co., Hartford, Connecticut -- prospectus for Worthington's Illustrated Magazine and Literary Treasury - 1893
  • Advertising Literature: Publications - II
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York - catalog of exhibit of "Fifty Books of 1924" - 1924
  • American Magazine, 10 ad cards
  • Bibelot. Thomas B. Mosher, Portland, Maine - ad - 1897
  • The Colophon, New York - ad brochure with order form (announcing start of publishing) for quarterly book collector's journal - 1929
  • The Dolphin, "Journal of the making of books", The Limited Editions Club, New York - announcement - 1934
  • The Fleuron, a Journal of Typography, prospectus with order form, published in London - 1924
  • Hampton's magazine. Admiral "Peary's Own Story" ad poster
  • Harper's Magazine, Harper & Brothers, New York - ad folder for Nov. 1896 issue
  • Ladies' Home Journal. The Curtis Publishing Company, Philadelphia - "In Days to Come" [31pp], booklet - 1901
  • Le Livre journal, A. Quantin, Paris, France - French-language announcement
  • Minnesota Type Foundry Co., St. Paul, Minnesota - The Northwestern Printer (house organ) for Sept. 1894
  • Munsey magazine. "The Wasp" by Theodore G. Roberts serialized, ad poster
  • The National Geographic Magazine, Washington, D. C. - ad folder for coming features - 1933
  • New York Employing Printers' Association (Monotype Group), New York - The Composing Room (house organ) for Sept. 1927
  • Railroad Man's Magazine, ad poster 
  • The Scottish Typographical Circular, Edinburgh, for Jan. 1, 1876
  • Scribner's Magazine for 1901, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York -- ad pamphlet  - 1900
  • Sunset, the Pacific Monthly magazine, ad sheet - 1913
  • Advertising Literature: Newspapers and Newspaper Publishing - I
  • miniature facsimiles of following newspapers:
    Chicago Weekly Herald(1889), The Weekly Oskaloosa Herald (2 copies) (1882), Rock Island Argus (1882), Le Printaire (1897) (New York), Public Ledger (1836) (Philadelphia), BurlingtonHawk-Eye (1882), The Inter-Ocean (Chicago) (1877), The Farmer (St. Paul) The Daily Graphic (New York) (1878); The Chicago Chronicle of Jan. 3, 1896 (front and last pp. only) with ad for subscribers (1896), 2 copies
  • American Press Association, New York - brochure for printers advertising plates carrying sports news 
  • American Press Association, New York - 2 ad sheets for association's syndicated services(one has campaign portraits for 1892)
  • American Press Association, New York - sheet depicting portraits of Gen. Sherman to show varying quality of art work compared with consistently high quality of A.P.A.'s
  • American Press Association, New York - pamphlet advertising services
  • American Press Association, New York - brochure advertising stereotype plates of election campaign illustrations
  • American Press Association, New York - 11 pieces of advertising for stereotype plates of stories, features, etc. available for newspapers - 1890-1895
  • American Trotter (Independence, Iowa), - prospectus on new paper to cover trotting horses - 1891
  • N.W. Ayer & Son, Philadelphia - ad booklet for Ayer's American Newspaper Annual [14pp.] - 1897
  • A.K. Bailey, publisher of Decorah Republican, Decorah, Iowa, business card
  • Charles Austin Bates, New York - brochure for printer of advertising
  • A. C. Beeson, ed. of Winchester Journal, Winchester, Indiana, business card
  • The Bounding Billow, published aboard the U.S.S. Olympia during Spanish-American War, 2 issues - 1898
  • Chicago Daily News-  newspaper, ad card 
  • Chicago Daily News-  2 brochures advertising the newspape - 1887, 1888
  • Chicago Daily News-  "Facts and Figures about a Modern Newspaper", booklet describing paper and physical plant - 1896
  • Chicago Daily News-  holiday greeting pamphlet - 1889
  • Chicago Daily News-  circulation statistics - 1895
  • Chicago Daily News and Record, Chicago - ad folder giving circulation figures - 1899
  • The Chicago Herald, Chicago - brochure describing new building of the Herald
  • The Chicago Herald, Chicago - "genuine life-sized crayon portraits", ad special, free with subscriptions
  • The Chicago Herald, Chicago - ad folder and door pass inviting people to visit new offices of Herald - 1891
  • The Chicago Record - "Quality", ad booklet - 1896
  • The Chicago Record - circulation statistics sheet - 1895
  • The Chicago Record - brochure describing work of William Eleroy Curtis, "the eminent Washington correspondent"
  • Advertising Literature: Newspapers and Newspaper Publishing - II
  • Chicago Times, Chicago - notice to correspondents to send in only items of "general public interest" if they live so far from Chicago that news will not reach there before 3 p.m. on day of publication - 1888
  • Chicago Times-Herald, ad sheet for football coverage
  • [Chicago] Tribune, New Years Greeting and calendar booklet from carriers - 1900
  • Chicago Tribune, Chicago - ad for fast Tribune delivery via Rock Island R. R. 
  • The Comic Sketch Club, Baltimore, Maryland - form letter with ad sheet from syndicate of cartoons for newspapers - 1894
  • The Congregationalist & Boston Recorder, calendar and ad, (religious paper) - 1883
  • The Congregationalist & Boston Recorder - ad folder - 1886
  • The Daily Graphic newspaper, ad card for 6th anniversary
  • The Dunlap Reporter, Dunlap, Iowa - business card
  • Fort Madison (Iowa) Plain Dealer - New Years Greeting and Carrier's address for new year, - 1878
  • Franklin Engraving and Electrotyping Co., Chicago - ad sheet for Franklin Illustrated News Service 
  • Franklin Engraving and Electrotyping Co., Chicago - brochure describing cost and services of same
  • Fulton Sun, ad sheet reiterating their stand against the trusts - 1899
  • Fulton Sun,editorial opposing trusts, reprint from Fulton (Missouri?)
  • Charles W. Harper, Columbus, Ohio - ad booklet with enclosed order blank for syndicated newspaper features (illustrations) furnished by company
  • Harper's Weekly, small ad sheet headed New York Times advertising cartoon in current issue - 1900
  • Illinois State Journal, New Year's Greeting from carriers containing a poem - 1877
  • International Press Association, Chicago - ad and sample page from supplier of stereotype plates with stories, articles, and features already set up - 1891
  • The International Syndicate, Baltimore, Maryland - business reply post card for ordering syndicated newspaper features, 2 copies
  • Iroquois Theater Fire, reprint of 1 column story, Chicago
  • A.N. Kellogg Newspaper Co., Chicago - ad for page of Thanksgiving material which newspapers can buy set up in type
  • A.N. Kellogg Newspaper Co., Chicago - "The Times are Hard!", ad brochure
  • "Anniversary Banquet in Celebration of the Consolidating of The Keokuk Democrat and The Keokuk Constitution", program (at Keokuk, Iowa) - 1889
  • S. S. McClure, New York - 5 pieces of advertising for distributor of stories, articles, etc. for newspaper publication (plates not provided)
  • S. S. McClure, New York - The Associated Literary Press "Program of September 11th"
  • S. S. McClure, New York - "A Notable Series of Popular Scientific Articales", ad of stories
  • S. S. McClure, New York - "All About Millionaries", ad of stories
  • S. S. McClure, New York - "Serial Fiction for the Newspaper Press", ad of stories
  • S. S. McClure, New York -"International Service of Popular Stories by Famous Novelists.", ad list of authors
  • S. S. McClure, New York - "Letters from London and Paris", Advertising items by Brander Matthews
  • Advertising Literature: Newspapers and Newspaper Publishing - III
  • The Miami News - Ad card for subscription
  • The Minneapolis Times, Minneapolis, Minn., ad card
  • National Press Agency, Ltd., London - ad brochure for new Max Pemberton novel available for serialization in newspapers or magazines - 1895
  • The New York Press Club, circular letter soliciting funds for new headquarters building - 1890's
  • New-Yorker Staats Zeitung, New York City - booklet describing facilities and features of German-American German-language paper [33pp.] - 1899
  • New York Sun, New York - 2 example articles - 1895
  • O'Flaherty's New York Suburban List (of Newspapers) booklet giving title and location with information on town [28pp.] - 1913
  • Orange County Reporter - Railroad or Steamboat pass
  • Oskaloosa (Iowa) Herald, "What Congress Has Done", a pamphlet of blank leaves - 1894
  • Oskaloosa (Iowa) Herald County Reporter, menu for second annual banquet - 1886
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia - invitation to formal opening of new office building of newspaper (in envelope) - 1894
  • Rocky Mountain News (Denver), pamphlet, entitled "Silver the Coinage of the Constitution" boosting free silver [24pp.] - 1890's
  • Rocky Mountain News (Denver) - booklet describing the newspaper [19pp.] - 1893
  • George P. Rowell & Co., New York - tiny booklet entitled "American Newspaper Directory 1776"  - 1876
  • Snider & Holmes., St. Louis - booklet entitled "Printers' Handy Book of Estimates for Job Printing" with ads for paper stock carried by company - 1879
  • Street & Smith, New York - ad card for publishers' New York Weekly paper  - 1888
  • St. Louis Globe-Democrat, ad booklet describing paper and its physical plant - 1896
  • The Sun, New York , facsimile issue - 1833
  • The Washington Critic, carrier's annual (New Years) greeting with poetry and pictures - 1887
  • The World, New York - ad sheet for newspaper pub. by Joseph Pulitzer - 1893
  • List of accepted spellings of certain words, guide to printers
  • Group of cartoons syndicated to newspapers - 1894
  • Sample booklet and calendar for newspaper carriers to hand out to subscribers at New Years - 1899
  • "News from China", facsimile reprint of handwritten sheet, dated 1856
  • Box 10:
  • Expositions
  • California Midwinter International Exposition, San Francisco - Ad sheet
  • Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto - souvenir booklet of views
  • Centennial of the Ohio Valley and Central States, Cincinnati,(invitation and admittance ticket to dedication of Cincinnati Press Club headquarters) - 1888
  • Chicago World's Fair, .International Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Printing in Lakeside Press Building (R.R Donnelley & Sons Co.) - booklet - 1933
  • Davenport Fair & Exposition (2nd annual). "Grand Carnival of Boats" on the Mississippi River at Davenport, Iowa - invitation to watch, complimentary ticket - 1891
  • Fort Armstrong Centennial and Tri-Cities Celebration, Rock Island & Moline Illinois, or Davenport, Iowa, 1916 - brochure
  • Hannibal Mark Twain Centennial, Hannibal, Mo., 3 brochures - 1935
  • "Mark Twain Stamp Banquet" in honor of James A. Farley, Postmaster-General, Hannibal, Mo. - commorative program - 1940
  • Iowa Coal Palace & Industrial Exhibit, Ottumwa, Iowa, - ad brochure and gate pass - 1890
  • Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis - "Iowa Day" ceremonies invitation - 1904
  • Milwaukee Semi-Centennial Celebration - ad brochure - 1895
  • Minneapolis Industrial Exposition (7th Annual) and National Republican Convention held concurrently - booklet - 1892
  • National Export Exposition in Philadelphia invitation to use offices of Wm. H. Horstmann Co. while attending
  • Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N.Y.- Ad card - 1901
  • Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, Nashville - booklet advertising - 1897
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - booklet describing and picturing Cotton Belt Exhibit of Cotton Belt Route RR - 1898
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - 10 full-color postcards depicting buildings
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - souvenir button advertising Ostrich Farm
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - Gem City Business College, Quincy, Illinois brochure(2 copies in envelope)
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - Clonbrock Steam Boiler Company, Brooklyn, N.Y. -- souvenir booklet showing boiler plant erected on fair grounds
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - "Views of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition held at Omaha, Nebraska, June 1st to Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - November 1st, 1898" pub. by T.A. Rinehart, official photographer booklet of views of Greater America Exposition, Omaha - booklet - 1899
  • "Giant See Saw Omaha, 1898" - Red, white and blue badge
  • Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - descriptive booklet
  • World's Fair of 1904, New York - booklet with information and map
  • Worlds Fair, St. Louis, Mo. - gold token advertising Majestic Ranges
  • World's Fair (Columbian Exposition, 1892) Literature I
  • American Waltham Watch Co.,"Catalogue of Historical and Antique Watches from the famous Collection of Mr. Evan Roberts, Manchester, Eng. Kindly loaned to the American Waltham Watch Co., for Exhibition at the World's Columbian Exposition. Chicago, U.S.A.," [23pp.], - 1893
  • Ash tray souvenir
  • L. G. Austrian, Manufacturing Chemist, Chicago - ad brochure for company's Von Eshways Thistle Hair Tonic and Hand Lotion
  • Barbour Brothers Co., New York - ad card for Barbour's Irish Flax threads, 2 copies - 1893
  • Bovril, Ltd., London - ad sheet for Bovril beef spread and concentrate
  • S. Brainard's Sons Co., Chicago - booklet of songs from sheet music and song book publisher [l8pp.]
  • Bush & Gerts Piano Co., Chicago - ad card - 1893
  • Campbell Printing Press & Mfg. Co. -  notice "printed on prefs 151 years old" - 1893
  • John Church Company, Chicago - ad card for the Everett piano
  • John Church Company, Chicago - ad sheet for the Everett Piano
  • The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, Georgia -- letter with card entitling holder to one free glass of Coca-Cola, with envelope
  • Commercial Cable Company (trans-Atlantic cable) - ad sheet showing the "Cable Alphabet"
  • Thomas Cook & Son, London - booklet describing services of "Cook's Tours" [94pp.] - 1893
  • Cudahy Packing Co., Omaha - ad brochure in shape of jar for Rex Brand Extract of Beef
  • Cudahy Packing Co., Omaha - ad fold-out in shape of pig advertising company's Rex Brand meats
  • R.T. Davis Mill Co., St. Louis - pamphlet advertising Royal No.10 flour with recipes for rolls, bread, and biscuits
  • Joseph Dixon Crucible Co., Jersey City, N.J. - ad booklet from manufacturer of graphite and lead products, incl. "Dixon" pencils. [6pp.] - 1893
  • Egypt-Chicago Exposition Co., - booklet describing the "Cairo Street" [15pp,].
  • Eisner and Mendelson Co., New York - booklet advertising Johann Hoff's Malt Extract (E. & M. Co. agents in U.S.) [32pp.].
  • Estey Piano Co., New York - ad card
  • Fort Wayne Organ Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana - ad card in shape of open fan
  • Fried & Krupp Cast-Steel Works, Essen, Germany - ad card for famous steel mill
  • World's Fair (Columbian Exposition, 1892) Literature II
  • Hallet & Davis Piano Co., Boston - booklet of quotations in literature having to do with music. [112pp.], - 1894
  • Thomas Harper's Needle Works, Redditch, England - ad fold-out with samples of company's product enclosed
  • Heinz's Evaporated Horse Radish - bottle label
  • Leopold Hoff (Co.), Hamburg, Germany - booklet advertising Hoff's Malt Extract. [16pp.] (in German and English)
  • Indurated Fibre Ware Co., Chicago - ad brochure in shape of wooden bucket for "Star Pail" - 1889
  • Intercolonial Railway of Canada - ad fold-out brochure
  • International Navigation Company, New York - ad card for the company's American Line between New York and England
  • Ivers & Pond Piano Co., Boston - "An Unfortunate Pitch; a musical anecdote" by Ben Marcato, brochure - 1888
  • Kelsey Furnace Co., Syracuse, NY - ad card for Kelsey Corrugated Warm Air Furnace
  • Keystone Watch Case Co., Philadelphia - ad card with metal watch case opener attached
  • T. Kingsford & Son, Oswego, New York - booklet advertising Kingsford's Oswego Starch and corn flour
  • Friedrich Krupp, Essen, Germany - descriptive brochure of Krupp Pavilion - 1892
  • Thomas Leeming & Co., New York - ad brochure for Nestle's Milk Food for babies (Leeming is American agent) - 1892
  • Thomas Leeming & Co., New York - ad fold-out for Nestle's Milk Food - 1892
  • S. Liebmann's Sons Brewing Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. - ad card for brewery
  • Marshall Field & Co., Chicago - map and description of Worlds Fair [8pp.] - 1893
  • McCormick horse-drawn sickle (n.d.) - ad card
  • National Starch Mfg. Co., Covington, Kentucky - ad pamphlet for various starches made by company
  • J. Ottmann Lithographing Co., New York - ad brochure - 1893
  • Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee - booklet advertising "Best" tonic [20pp.].
  • Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee - 2 booklets depicting several beers made by Pabst [14pp.]
  • Quaker Oats (The American Cereal Co.) - ad card - 1893
  • Reed & Carnrick, New York - ad card for "Kumysgen" (Patent Medicine)
  • Russia Cement Co., Gloucester, Mass. Schultze Gunpowder - ad card in shape of shotgun shell "loaded with Schultze Gunpowder" which opens to show cutaway of shell with powder and shot - ad card in shape of dried cod-fish
  • W. H. Shirokiya, Tokyo, Japan - ad card for Japanese tailor and cloth dealer
  • Siegel, Cooper & Co., Chicago - booklet describing World Columbian Exposition of 1893. [32pp.]. - 1893
  • Standard Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machine. W. Hughes, Iowa City, Iowa business card
  • Story & Clark Organ Co., Chicago & London - ad card
  • Swift and Company, Chicago - ad card describing display of products
  • Swift and Company, Chicago - programme for the Turkish Theater [17pp.]
  • Swift and Company, Chicago - ad card for "Cotosuet" beef suet
  • Swift and Company, Chicago -ad card for company's Leaf Lard
  • Swift and Company, Chicago - ad brochure for exhibit of products
  • Sykes Steel Roofing, Chicago & Niles, Ohio - ad card for Bostwick Steel Lath
  • Tratelli Branca & Co., Milan, Italy - 4 ad cards for patent medicine "Fernet-Branca"
  • United Indurated Fibre Co., (New Jersey) - ad card for "Indurated Fibre Ware" parts, tubs, and spittoons
  • C.J. Van Houten & Zoon, Weesp, Holland - booklet describing Van Houten's Cocoa exhibit at World's Fair
  • Vose & Sons Piano Co., Boston - ad card
  • World's Fair (Columbian Exposition, 1892) Literature III
  • D. Wachtel, Breslau, Germany - ad brochure in German and English for potato planting, sorting and cleaning machines with prices and dimensions
  • Wolfe's Schiedam Aromatic Schnapps - ad card - 1893
  • World's Columbian Exposition Dedicatory Ceremonies, Chicago, Oct. 21, 1892 -- Complimentary ticket to admit Mr. & Mrs. John Springer, with envelope.
    Program accompanies ticket.
  • 2 Complimentary gate passes in envelopes
  • 2 other gate passes
  • "World's Congress Auxiliary of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893". [16pp.], -- booklet - 1893
  • "America: a grand historical spectacle", by Imre Kirafly, presented at Chicago World's Fair [36pp.], - program - 1893
  • W.E. Hamilton, Chicago - booklet "The Time-Saver". A book which names and locates "5,000 things at the World's Fair That Visitors should not fail to see." [111pp.] - 1893
  • "Columbus Outdone; an exact narrative of the voyage of the Yankee skipper, Capt. Wm. A. Andrews, in the boat 'Sapolio'. Compiled from the log and original documents by Artemus Ward." New York. World's Fair Souvenir Edition [198pp.] - booklet - 1893
  • Showbills
  • "A Rag Baby" comedy play - ad card
  • "Freaks Festival!" ad for satirical show
  • "Grand Annual Tour of Booth's Assinine Paradox!" (sideshow freak animal) - handbill ad
  • "Orrin's Columbian Players", musical comedy company
  • Pain's "Last Days of Pompeii" (Des Moines) - ad for Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth. 2 ad cards
  • Plaza de Toros (Mexico) bullfights - showbill in Spanish - 1901
  • Charlotte Thompson as Jane Eyre at Ham's Hall (Cleveland?) - ad for appearance - 1877
  • Programs: Theaters, Clubs, Vaudeville, Shows, Churches, and Others
  • Blades, East and Blades, Stationers, London - program and bill of fare for annual employees' party and dinner - 1879
  • Universalist Church (Iowa City?) - programme of concert and readings - 1880
  • "Amateur Minstrel Entertainment for the Benefit of the Home for the Friendless at Comstock's Opera House (Iowa City?)" - program - 1882
  • "From Sire to Son" by Milton Nobles - program and advertisement for play
  • Columbia Theatre, New York -- program for burlesque show (vaudeville) - 1927
  • German Village at Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha - program sheet - 1898
  • Central Theatre, New York - program for film of "Les Miserables"
  • St. George's Hall, London - program of comedy and play - 1881
  • "Official Programme... 101st Anniversary of American Independence, July 4th, 1877" at Buffalo, NY.
  • Stationers' Banquet at the Mansion House, London - program - 1880
  • "Old Vienna Ball and Concert", Chicago - program - 1893
  • Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Augustine, Florida bulletin and program of service  - 1889
  • Lagonda Club "musicale " - program - 1898
  • TrocaderoTheater, Chicago - program of theater under management of Flo Ziegfeld
  • Sioux City Corn Palace, Sioux City, Iowa - program and description of 5th annual festival, 1891. Includes free pass and invatation. - 1891
  • Madison Square Theatre, New York -- synopsis and character portrayals for play "The Professor" [23pp.],
  • Madison Square Theatre, New York - Program for play "The Professor"
  • Madison Square Theatre, New York - Program of play "Hazel Kirke" - 1880
  • Madison Square Theatre, New York - Program of play "Young Mrs. Winthrop" - 1882
  • Wallack's Theatre (n.p.) - program for play "The World" - 1881
  • "The Defaulter" - ad booklet and illustrated synopsis of play
    Missing 1/17/14
  • McVicker's New Theatre, Chicago - program booklet for comedy "Brother John"  - 1893
  • Greene's Opera House, Cedar Rapids, Iowa - programme for season 1889 -- 1890
  • "Ane Eveninge of Pleafauntrie" ad sheet - 1878
  • Keokuk Opera House, Keokuk - cloth add for "Richard III" - 1885
  • Invitations
  • American Institute of Homoeopathy - invitation to annual banquet Deer Park Hotel (state not given)(in envelope) - 1884
  • American Institute of Homoeopathy - Program of 41st anniversary
  • "Celebration of the opening of a number of new and important Industrial Enterprises at Decatur and New Decatur, Alabama"- invitation - 1889
  • The Greystone Club, Denver - invitation to annual banquet at Hotel Metropole, Denver (in envelope) - 1892
  • Stevenson, Foster and Co., and Armor, Feurhake & Co., (New York) invitation to annual employees picnic (in envelope) - 1878
  • Tammany Society, New York - invitation to celebration of 116th anniversary of American independence - 1892
  • Tammany Society, New York - Ticket to "One hundredth" anniversary - 1888
  • Tammany Society, New York - Form letter invitation to centennial celebration of American independence with ticket in each, 2 copies. - 1889
  • Tammany Society, New York - Same - 1891
  • The Thurman Club, Columbus, Ohio - invitation and program for "Old Roman" banquet for Allen G. Thurman - 1890
  • Box 11:
  • Political Literature: National
  • "The Stolen Letters of Senator Phelan How Did He Get Them? The Campaign of Lies/Governor Stephens for Negro Colonization of California", tract by Jno. P. Irish of Oakland, Calif., 2 copies
  • "'Ignorant Foreigners'" quoting W.J. Bryan's campaign manager - in 11 languages, anti-Bryan tract
  • Democratic Convention Hall (probably Chicago), floor plan
  • "A Bogy Unveiled: an examination and refutation of the... charge that the abuse of the postal privileges accorded second-class mail matter... is responsible in whole or in part, for the recurring annual deficits in the revenues of the P. O. Department" - prepared by publishers to answer charges that they are abusers [48pp.], booklet
  • President Wilson's War Message reprinted from newspapers - 1917
  • Republican Campaign Committee of Florida - appeal for campaign funds - addressed to G.A. Signor asking for $30 - 1876
  • Republican Campaign Committee of Florida - receipt to G.A. Signor for payment of $30 to Republican Campaign fund of 1876
  • Kellogg Peace Pact of 1928, display sheet
  • Atlantic (Iowa?) Telegraph of 1878 - reprint in shape of dollar bill showing "sample of money of the future, according to the doctrines of the Greenback party" - 1878
  • Republican Party and patriotism - broadside in favor shows rooster captioned "Rah"
  • Benjamin Harrison - card criticizing his use of Chinese votes to win him Senate seat and subsequent Congressional vote for bill restricting further immigration
  • E. Branden, Aachen, Germany - ad card with sample of "Paul Kruger" post card praising president of South African Republic - 1899
  • John P. Altgeld for Governor of Illinois -- card criticizing; copy of a lease by free-silver advocate demanding tenants pay in gold coin - 1890's
  • "Character Sketches of Prominent Persons: Hon. Theodore Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy" -- clipping depicting Roosevelt in full-length drawing 
  • Myers American Ballot (Voting) Machine [20pp.], booklet advertising  - 1890
  • New York State delegation to Democratic Convention of 1892 - facsimile of petition stating they cannot support Grover Cleveland for nomination, 2 copies
  • Fulton (Missouri) Sun - editorial reprint against trusts - 1899
  • National Democratic Convention of 1884, ticket
  • Woodrow Wilson - pamphlet containing five short speeches on issues in campaign - 1912?
  • "Why Railroad Men Should Vote for Wilson", pamphlet, 2 copies - 1912?
  • National Short Ballot Organization, New York - [23pp.], "The Story of the Short Ballot Cities" - 8th ed. - 1913
  • Republican National Committee - election broadside showing aerial photo of Theo. Roosevelt's farm as a plush estate rather than "dirt farm" as he called it - 1912
  • "The Industrial Cannibalism of Hanna" criticizing wealthy Mark Hanna's tactics written by Peter Witt of Iron Molders Union, Cleveland
  • Wm. Jennings Bryan's Chicago Convention Speech superimposed on portrait of Bryan, poster - 1899
  • Lodge and Club Literature: Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (Iowa)
  • 2 menus printed in Greek letters with words in English
  • Lodge and Club Literature:Grand Army of the Republic. (Iowa)
  • ad for annual encampment at Cedar Rapids
  • Lodge and Club Literature: Independent Order of Odd Fellows (Iowa)
  • program for Eastern Iowa District Convention at Davenport - 1916
  • Iowa Odd Fellow (official paper), subscription ad
  • Lodge, Rockwell City (Iowa), ad
  • Invitation to festival in new building - 1895
  • Junia Lodge - 11th anniversary program - 1882
  • Des Moines Odd Fellows Relief Association, invitation and program for benefit - 1896
  • Spokane, Washington, program for national meeting - 1892
  • Sovereign Grand Lodge (national meeting) at Los Angeles  - 1888
  • Program for 71st anniversary celebration at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. - 1889
  • Meeting at Iowa City
  • Invitation to 81st anniversary of (Iowa City?) Lodge - 1900
  • Invitation to 82nd anniversary of (Iowa City?) Lodge - 1901
  • Sociable and banquet at Iowa City (in envelope) - 1895
  • Eastern District of Iowa meeting at Iowa City, 2 programs - 1903
  • Lodge and Club Literature: Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (Iowa)
  • Grand Lodge of Iowa - memorandum book, 2 copies,one with pencil notes  - 1891
  • Iowa City, invitation to banquet and sociable - 1890
  • Cedar Rapids Iowa Masonic Library, book marker
  • El Riad Shrine Temple, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, invitation (in envelope) to banquet and ball - 1890
  • El Riad Shrine Temple, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, invitation and program in shape of a coffin - 1890
  • Iowa Masonic Library at Cedar Rapids, brochure
  • Grand Secretary of Iowa report on George W. Bailey charges against Masons - 1894
  • "The Mason's Ladder", poem reprinted from Masonic Review
  • New Year's Greeting from Grand Secretary - 1894
  • Memorium to Theodore Schreiner from Grand Secretary - 1897
  • Grand Master of Iowa at Clinton., Iowa (in envelope), invitation to reception - 1902
  • Theodore S. Parvin, Grand Secretary of Iowa (in black-bordered envelope), funeral notice - 1901
  • "Circular of Information" for Grand Lodge meeting at Dubuque - 1902
  • "Grand Lodge Odes" for above meeting at Dubuque - 1902
  • Quarterly Bulletin of Iowa Masonic Library, supplement titled "Loan of Books from Iowa Masonic Library"
  • Quarterly Bulletin of Iowa Masonic Library, supplement featuring photos of Shriners' display case, Harbach display case, and carved piano in Library
  • Quarterly Bulletin (of Iowa Masonic Library), reprint titled "The Advantage and Importance of the Iowa Masonic Library to the Masons of Iowa" - 1899
  • Iowa Masonic Library with poem and description of autograph collection, brochure
  • Iowa Masonic Library, autograph letters in collection , brochure - 1890
  • Iowa Masonic Library for books for Iowa Author Coll., brochure
  • Notice of presentation of display case from Shriners to Iowa Masonic Library
  • "The Collector" about artefact collection at Iowa Masonic Library [10 -- 11pp.], booklet, 2 copies
  • Report from Zeltand Lodge, Montreal  - 1927
  • "The Trowel", poem by Rob Morris 
  • "Odes to Masonry" (songs), pamphlet
  • "Masonic History. Its Intentions and Shortcomings" - a paper read at Cedar Rapids by Jos. E. Morcombe - 1900
  • Masonic Temple at Cedar Rapids, invitation (in envelope) to formal opening - 1891
  • Greeting (New Years) to Masons from Grand Secretary - 1887
  • Masonic Temple, Chicago, and city itself, descriptive pamphlet
  • Notice of acceptance to membership form ("Masonic Diploma")
  • "Our Vows", poetry by Robert Morris
  • Season's Greeting card from Grand Secretary - 1890
  • "Masons in Iowa", list of newly-elected or appointed Grand Officers - 1902
  • Lodge and Club Literature: Knights Templars
  • Invitation to annual reception and banquet, Iowa City - 1883
  • 20th Triennial Conclave of Grand Encampment of Knights Templar, Cleveland, Ohio, program - 1877
  • Grande Reception Musicale et Dansante at Chicago, (in envelope), invitation - 1880
  • Souvenir menu for annual reception and banquet for Iowa City commandery - 1883
  • Announcement of Grand Encampment of Knights Templar at Chicago, 2 copies - 1880
  • Lodge and Club Literature: Knights of Pythias
  • Brochure describing National Pythian Sanitarium, Hot Springs., Arkansas - 1900
  • 32nd session of Grand Lodge, at Des Moines [19pp.], booklet listing officials and representatives - 1902
  • "1893 Directory, Knights of Pythias, Lodges and Divisions For the Jurisdiction of Illinois" [16pp.]
  • Knights of Pythias members to join Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan (D.O.K.K.), ad - 1899
  • Grand Lodge of Knights of Pythias, Rathbone Sisters, and D.O.K.K. at Des Moines,  program for meeting - 1902
  • D.O.K.K. at Des Moines, ad sheet (poster size) for encampment - 1899
  • Grand Lodge at Muscatine, invitation for 24th session - 1893
  • Grand Lodge at Le Mars, program for 25th session - 1894
  • Official ballot for officers with names pencilled in
  • Business card for Knights of Pythias Accident Indemnity Association
  • Will M. Narvis of Muscatine, calling card
  • George F. Crouch of Oxford Junction, calling card
  • J. M. Crockett of Stuart, calling card
  • The Knight's Sword and Helmet 28:8, Pythian newspaper pub. at Ft. Madison, Iowa - 1904
  • Ad card for "Iowa Pythian Day" at Trans-Mississippi Exposition, Omaha - 1898
  • Booklet with views of Waterloo - 1898
  • Itemized expenses of Grand Lodge of Iowa - 1897-1898
  • A. W. Harris for Grand Trustee, 2 ad cards
  • "Why Should the Knights of Pythias of Iowa Build a Sanitarium at Colfax?", booklet with enclosed prospectus including sketch - 1903
  • Grand Lodge session at Columbus, Ohio, program - 1882
  • "In Mamorium" brochure to John Van Valkenburg of Ft. Madison, Iowa from
  • K.P. Grand Chancellor of S. D., Arthur Phillips - 1890
    Missing 2/21/2014
  • Pabst Brewing Co. booklet with story of Damon and Pythias, [29pp.] - 1890
  • Grand Lodge of Iowa, Council Bluffs, program for 34th annual session - 1903
  • Iowa City K of P, program for 33rd anniversary - 1897
  • Supreme Lodge (World meeting, K of P), program of biennial session - 1884
  • New Years Party, Iowa City, 2 menus - 1884
  • Pythian Social, Iowa City, 2 invitations - 1890
  • Pythian Memorial Service program, Iowa City - 1890
  • Iowa City Lodge, invitation to public installation of Officers - 1891
  • Corinth Lodge, program booklet for 22nd anniversary - 1886
  • Corinth Lodge, Iowa City, "programme of celebration" for Jubilee Week, 25th anniversary , 3 copies - 1889
  • Corinth Lodge, invitation and program for public installation of officers - 1889
  • Corinth Lodge, invitation to social - 1890
  • Corinth Lodge, triangular-shaped invitation to party - 1892
  • Corinth Lodge, invitation (in envelope) to 31st anniversary - 1895
  • "By-Laws of Corinth Lodge", booklet, 3 copies - 1897
  • Iowa City Opera House, party invitation - 1894
  • Pythian Memorial Service notice for founder of order Justus H. Rathbone
  • Iowa City, invitation to New Year Party (in green envelope) - 1884
  • 5th District Convention of Rathbone Sisters at Cedar Rapids, program - 1902
  • 25th Pythian Anniversary Jubilee, invitation - 1889
  • "Form of Service for Corinth Lodge, No. 24 Knights of Pythias of Iowa, on Public Occasions" [8pp.]
  • Resolution of Corinth Lodge presenting John Springer for nomination to Grand Chancellor of Iowa, 2 copies  - 1902
  • Bullis and Holden, publishers, Cleveland, Ohio - ad (in envelope) for rites books for Pythians, Masons, and others - 1898
  • "Proclamation" satyrical calling for resolution against one J.H. Powell who wants to admit women into Knights of Pythias
  • Sample card from J.W. Butler Paper Co.
  • Triangle shaped card for candidate F.S. Thompson for Grand Chancellor
  • Ad card for Neumayer's Hotel Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Ad card for M. Wollstein & Co.
  • Tom Morrish,P C. of Beacon, calling card
  • Almanacs
  • "Centennial Historical Calendar for the Year 1876", Philadelphia [32pp.]
  • "'Enery 'arris's Kaukneigh Awlminek" [30pp.] (London)
  • "The Home Almanac", by Home Insurance Co., New York [32pp.], - 1894
  • Telephone Almanac - by American Telephone & Telegraph Co.[32pp.] - 1933
  • "The U.S. Patriotic Almanac for the Year 1898" [19pp.] - 1898
  • Bicycles: Booklets and Advertising
  • Columbia bicycles, 3 ad cards (1885, 1888, 1898)
  • Cleveland Moffett, "Marvels of Bicycle Making" [60pp.] - 1897
  • F. H. Noble & Co., Chicago -- booklet by manufacturer of bicycle name plates and other products [28pp.]
  • Pope Manufacturing Co., Hartford, Conn. - catalog of company's Columbia chainless bicycles [32pp.] booklet - 1898
  • Pennsylvania Rubber Company, Jeannette, Penn. - ad sheet for bicycle tires
  • Sterling Bicycle Works, Chicago - booklet "Built Like a Watch" describing company's product [32pp.]  - 1897
  • Box 12:
  • Advertising Literature: Alcoholic Beverages
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewing Assn., St. Louis - booklet describing the history of the brewery [11pp.] - 1898
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewing Assn., St. Louis - booklet describing the history of the brewery [32pp.] - 1889
  • Bernheim Brothers & Uri., Louisville - price list and humorous booklet advertising Old Continental whiskies [14p.] - 1888
  • British Columbia Distillery Co., Ltd., (New Westminster, B. C.) - warning notice not to re-use whiskey bottles
  • British Columbia Distillery Co., Ltd., (New Westminster, B. C.) - 16 oz. bottle label for Old Colonel Bourbon Whiskey
  • Clear Spring Distilling Co., Nelson County, Ken. - 2 1 pt. bottle labels for Pebbleford Kentucky Bourbon
  • Clear Spring Distilling Co., Nelson County, Ken. - 2 bond labels for something bottled in 1924
  • Clear Spring Distilling Co., Nelson County, Ken. - 2 warning notices not to reuse whiskey bottles - 1915
  • Distillers Corporation, Ltd., Montreal, Canada - 4 bottle labels from Golden Wedding Pure Rye Whiskey
  • Dubuque Malting Co., Dubuque, Iowa, - ad card for Banquet and Export brands of beer
  • Fred Hollender & Co., New York - booklet advertising the several brands of beer produced by this brewery or imported and sold under its name [27pp.]
  • Fred Krug Brewing Co., Omaha - ad brochure for Cabinet brand beer
  • Kuntz Brewery, Ltd., Waterloo, Ontario, Canada - bottle label from Ye Olde Inn Ale
  • Wm. J. Lemp, St. Louis - booklet describing company's brands of beer and historical sketch of brewery in 4 languages [23pp.] - 1886
  • Myers & Co., Covington., Ken. - booklet relating history of Fulton Whiskey [l8pp.] - 1901
  • Myers & Co., Covington., Ken. - order sheet with price list on verso for Fulton Whiskey - 1901
  • "Old McBrayer Distillery", Montgomery County, Kentucky - label from quart bottle of Old McBrayer Bourbon 
  • Omaha Brewing Association, Omaha - ad card for brewery
  • Henry Rohlff, Omaha - fiberboard coaster with ad for Edelweiss beer
  • Schlitz Brewing Co., ad card for exhibit at 1893 World's Fair (?)
  • P. Schoenhofen Brewing Co., Chicago - ad card for company's draught lager beer, Edelweiss and Export brands - 1889
  • P. Schoenhofen Brewing Co., Chicago - ad brochure for company's Edelweiss brand beer - 1889
  • George T. Stagg Co., Frankfort, Ken. - label from bottle of O.F.C. Bourbon Whiskey 
  • E. H. Taylor, Jr. & Sons, Frankfort, Ken. - label from pint bottle of Old Taylor whiskey
  • John Walker & Sons, Kilmarnock, Scotland - 2 labels from bottles of Old Highland Whiskey
  • Willow Springs Distilling Co., Omaha - ad card for Iler's Eagle Gin
  • Willow Springs Distilling Co., Omaha - Iler's Pure Malt Whiskey (tonic) (n.d.), ad card
  • Willow Springs Distilling Co., Omaha - ler's Eagle Gin, ad card
  • Willow Springs Distilling Co., Omaha - Golden Sheaf Bourbon and Rye Whiskies, ad card
  • Willow Springs Distilling Co., Omaha - ad card giving production statistics of brewery - 1898
  • Advertising Literature: Apparel
  • Bortree Mfg. Co., Jackson, Mich. - ad in shape of woman for duplex Corsets
  • C.S. Burkholder & Co., Chicago - ad card for millinery manufacturer - 1894
  • George A. Clark & Brother, n.p. - folder with samples of cotton cloth 
  • James Claypoole, Columbus, Ohio - order form of wholesaler of boots and shoes - 188?
  • Chicago Corset Co., Chicago - card advertising Kabo Corsets (for women) (color)
  • The Chicago Record (newspaper), Chicago - "Fashion Figure Supplement" showing woman clad in corset and petticoats on card
  • Cluett, Coon & Co., New York and other cities - booklet, printed in color, shaving men's shirt colors [l4p.] - 1899
  • J.& P. Coats, Pawtucket, R.I. - 4 cards (in color) advertising spool wool and cotton thread
  • Drew, Selby & Co., Portsmouth, Ohio - shoe manufacturer ad card
  • Hub Gore Makers, Boston - ad card for shoe elastic manufacturer
  • Ihling Brothers - Everard Co. ("Kalamazoo Uniform Co."), Kalamazoo, Mich. fold-out brochure describing Mason's costumes and aprons - 1929
  • Lederer, Strauss & Co., Des Moines - "Correct Headgear" - hat catalog with price list [l8pp.] - 1902
  • E. Packard, Clothier, of New Bedford, Mass. - "The Blue Book; containing sketches and portraits of the coming men", booklet [l4p.] - 1880
  • Pratt, Simmons, & Krausnick, St. Louis, Mo. - 1 p. advertisement for millinery - 1895
  • Shoninger, Levy & Co., Chicago - 1 l. showing in color women's tamoshanters
  • S.W.Steinson & Sons, Columbus, Ohio - 1 p, advertising brochure for spring woolens - 1882
  • Warren Featherbone Co., Three Oaks, Mich. - ad for elastic boning material printed on shipping tag with turkey quill and sample piece of material attached
  • Advertising Literature: Food
  • C. F. Blanke Tea & Coffee Co., St. Louis - booklet entitled "Coffee from Tree to Lip" [45pp.]
  • Chase & Sanborn Tea & Coffee Importers, Chicago - form letter incl. copy of newspaper clipping re coffee served to Adm. Dewey's men in Spanish American War - 1899
  • Cudahy Packing Co., Omaha - ad card (expandable) depicting products gotten from hogs
  • T. E. Dougherty, Chicago - ad. booklet for company's New England Mince Meat in shape of a pie - 1895
  • The Fleischmann Co., n.p. - 4 stamps advertising Fleischmann's Yeast - 1910
  • Honey Dew Gum Co., New York - ad pamphlet for company's Field's Cafe Cloves
  • Clark C. Knowlton, Elmira, N.Y. - ad card for bakery and confectionery
  • Koch Butcher's Supply Co., Kansas City, Mo. - ink blotter advertising "Freeze-Em" meat preservative jobbed by this firm
  • Leibig's Extract of Meat Company, Antwerp, Belgium - ad card for meat extract -- kaleidoscope card will change pictures when string is pulled  - 1897
  • New York Condensed Milk Co., New York - ad card for Eagle Brand condensed milk, 2 copies - 1891
  • Preservaline Mfg. Co., New York, Chicago, San Francisco - ad brochure (fold-out) for Preservaline meat preservative
  • Price Baking Powder Co., Chicago - recipe booklet advertising Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder [61pp.]  - 1892
  • Reed & Carnrick, n.p. - ad card for Carnrick's Soluble Food - 1890
  • St. Charles Condensing Co., St. Charles, Ill. - 2 ad booklets for St. Charles Evaporated Cream [l4pp.] - 1893
  • Swift and Company, Chicago - ad brochure for Swift's hams, bacon and lard
  • Van Houten's Cocoa, ad card
  • Washburn, Crosby Co., Minneapolis, Minn. - ad. pamphlet for milling company's Gold Medal brand flour
  • White Rock Mineral Spring Co., Waukesha, Wisc. - ad folder (pamphlet) for White Rock Ginger Ale
  • Advertising Literature: Lecturers and Entertainers
  • C. Lawrence Abbott, impersonator, ad sheet
  • Mr. & Mrs. C. Rucker Adams, lecturers in physical education, brochure
  • H.V. Adams, color film about Niagra Falls, ad
  • Affiliated Lecture Management, ad sheet - 1942-1943
  • Louis Alber, lecturer and author, 8 brochures and ad sheets - 1942-1943
  • Leon Albert, traveler and lecturer, ad sheet
  • George D. Alden, lecturer, brochure
  • Harold Allen and Alice Demmons, 4 ads, "Sounds of the Air" -- radio sound-effects demonstration
  • Allerton (Walter Wentworth) Illustrated Travelogues, 5 ads - 1928-1931
  • Alexander Novelty Trio, musicians, ad sheet
  • Hazel Allison, coloratura (opera), brochure
  • Allpress All Star Company of musicians, ad sheet
  • Ben Alward, "Australia Bound" movie and presentation, ad
  • The American Opera Company's presentation of "Rigoletto", ad sheet - 1943
  • Esther Ament, contralto, brochure - 1940's
  • Ananta, Eskimo Woman lecturer, 3 ad brochures and newspaper clippings
  • David Wulf Anderson, lecturer on history and folklore, brochure
  • Morris Anderson, lecturer, 3 brochures
  • Dr. John C. Armstrong, lecturer, ad sheet
  • John Anglin, tenor, 2 ad brochures
  • Cecil Arden, operatic mezzo-soprano, 2 brochures and program for a show
  • Julian B. Arnold, lecturer on travel topics, 2 brochures
  • Arnold's Barnyard Frolics featuring trained pig, ad sheet 
  • Madame Lydja Aszmann and her Victor Theremin (musical instrument) - typewritten letter on verso - 1930
  • Ad brochure for Richard Alexander, bass baritone, ad sheet
  • Sumayeh Attiyeh, Syrian female orator, 3 brochures
  • Harry Atwood, author and lecturer, ad brochure
  • Edward Avis, bird mimic, 3 brochures
  • Bob Jones College and its lecture series, 2 ads - 1940
  • Bob Jones, Jr. and his Shakespearean show, 1 ad
  • Dr. Henry Black Burns, criminologist, brochure
  • Edward T. Camenisch, lecturer on travel topics, 2 ad sheets - 1941
  • Don Carter, quick-change artist, 2 ad sheets
  • Chief Flying Iron, lecturer, artist and musician, ad brochure 
  • Axel Christensen, speaker, ad sheet 
  • Sergeant Harold Coleman, former bomber pilot in RAF - 1942
  • W.R.Duckett and his collie dog, Scottie - blind lecturer, ad brochure - 1930's
  • Edmund Heller, big game hunter, explorer and world traveller, ad circular
  • Col. Worthington Hollyday, lecturer, 3 brochures
  • Edward Louis Jeambey, collector of sticks and canes, ad sheet
  • Lew Johnson, naturalist, writer and lecturer, ad brochure
  • Sylvia Anne Johnson, dramatic reader, 2 sheets
  • Light Opera Festival Company (Chautauqua), brochure - 1931
  • George McCarty, prof. of Speech, S.Dak. State College lecturer, brochure
  • Arthur A. Moulton, travel lecturer, brochure - 1939
  • Advertising Literature: Patent Medicine
  • Aletris Cordial women's tonic - n.p., n.d., name of manufacturer not given, ad card
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association, St. Louis - booklet advertising Anheuser-Busch Malt-Nutrine [l0pp.] 
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association, St. Louis - stand-up card for AnheuserBusch's Malt-Nutrine tonic
  • Antikamnia Chemical Co., St. Louis - ad booklet for Antikamnia pills [14pp.] - 1897
  • Arlington Chemical Co., Yonkers, N. Y. - ad for Liquid Peptonoids and Liquid Petonoides with Creosote [18pp.]
  • Arlington Chemical Co., Yonkers, N. Y. - ad booklet for Liquid Peptonoids entitled "The Mars Gazette" [18pp.] - 1905
  • Dr. J.C.Ayer & Co., Lowell, Massachusetts - ad card for Ayer's Sarsaparilla
  • Bovinine Co., New York - ad card for Bovinine tonic
  • California Fig Syrup Co., San Francisco, Louisville, New York - ad pamphlet (expandable) for "Syrup of Figs" laxative, 2 copies
  • California Fig Syrup Co., San Francisco, Louisville, New York - ad brochure for "Syrup of Figs" tonic
    Missing 3/6/2014
  • Candy Cathartic Cascarets" Laxative - fake pass ad card
  • Candy Cathartic Cascarets" Laxative - ad fold-out brochure, man pictured
  • Candy Cathartic Cascarets" Laxative - ad fold-out brochure, child pictured
  • Carter Medicine Company, New York City - ad card for "Carter's Iron Pills
  • Carter Medicine Company, New York City - "Carter's Liver Bitters", entitled "A Good Reply", ad card 
  • Carter Medicine Company, New York City - "Carter's Backache Plasters", ad card
  • Carter Medicine Company, New York City - "Carter's Little Liver Pills", ad card
  • Fuller & Fuller Co., Chicago - ad card with color portrait of Mrs. President Cleveland and advertising "Best" Tonic
  • Globe Manufacturing. Co., Grinnell, Iowa - ad flier for Globe Hair Restorative and Dandruff Cure - 1897
  • Dr. Harter Medicine Co., St. Louis - ad pamphlet for Dr. Harter's Little Liver Pills and Dr. Harter's Wild Cherry Bitters  - 1887
  • C. J. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. - ad pamphlet for Hood's Sarsaparilla (in shape of a pansy flower) 
  • Iler & Co., Omaha - ad card for company's Kennedy's East India Bitters tonic
  • Keen, Robinson & Co., London, Eng. - ad circular for Robinson's Patent Groats and Robinson's Patent Barley 
  • Mellier Drug Co., St. Louis - booklet with portraits of "eminent medical men" of the 18-19th cents. by manufacturer of Tongaline tonic and tablets [16pp.] - 1896
  • Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee - window sticker for Pabst Malt Extract tonic
  • Pabst Brewing Co., Milwaukee - pamphlet advertising Pabst Malt Extract
  • The Palisade Manufacturing Company, Yonkers, New York - ad for "Hemaboloids" supposedly based on ancient Egyptian papyrus on medicine
  • Rumford Chemical Works, Providence, Rhode Island - ad card for "Horsford's Acid Phosphate"
  • Scott and Browne, New York - ad card for "Scott's Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil and Hypophosphites"
  • Advertising Literature: Miscellaneous Products I
  • American Arithmometer Co., St. Louis - ad card "Souvenir, Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha, Neb. 1898"
  • A. H. Andrews & Co., Chicago - ad card for the Andrews' Gem Folding Bed
  • Austrich Arc Lamp Co., New York - ad folder for Austrich Arc lamp
  • Berry Brothers, Detroit, Michigan - ad card for varnish manufacturer 
  • The P. Best Manufacturing Co., New Haven, Conn. - ad card in shape of a butterfly for company's Wheelock pianos
  • Block Light Company, New York - booklet describing gas lamps with prices and comparing them with electric lights
  • Burke & James, Chicago - envelope containing 25 lantern slide mats
  • Chicago Stove Works, Chicago - 2 ad cards for company's Gold Coin stoves and ranges
  • T. H. Chubb Rod Co., Post Mills, Vermont - 2 fold-out ads for Chubb fishing rods, tackle, and lures - 1894
  • J.&P. Coats' Spool Cotton - ad card for thread manufacturer 
  • Cockshutt Plow Co., Ltd., Brantford, Ontario - brochure advertising the Lacta cream separator
  • Columbian Hose Nozzle Co., Des Moines, Iowa - ad card for manufacturer of nozzles and lawn sprinklers
  • Dingman's Soap, ad sheet
  • Domestic Sewing Machine Company, New York - ad brochure for "Domestic" sewing machine
  • Dowden Manufacturing Co., Prairie City, Iowa - ad card for the Dowden (potato) Digger (horsedrawn)
  • Defender Photo Supply Company, Rochester, New York - pamphlet catalog of photo supplies for sale by company
  • Detroit Stove Works, Detroit & Chicago - booklet "Cooking by Gas" with section of recipes [32pp.]
  • William Dreydoppel, Philadelphia - booklet titled "Light and Shade" advertising Dreydoppel's soap [16pp.]  - 1892
  • Ewart & Son, London - booklet with prices and specifications on the Ewart Gas Controller (to control flow of natural gas to lamps and appliances) [12pp.] 
  • Jos. Eichbaum & Co., Pittsburgh - ad brochure for stationery firm (retail) and printer
  • E. Faber, New York - ad card for pencil manufacturer
  • Goldberg Display Fixtures, New York - 3 copies of ad card
  • "Goodner & Chritton Rotary Engine" - ad brochure for company from Pueblo, Mosca, and Crestone, Colorado
  • Hallet & Davis Piano Co., Boston - ad sheet by piano manufacturer - 1892
  • Jamestown Worsted Mills, Jamestown, New York - ad folder for Jamestown Dress Goods sold by G.B. Chapman & Co., Eau Claire, Wisc.
  • Kentucky Wagon Mfg. Co., Louisville - ad fold-out brochure for Old Hickory wagons (farm and freight wagons)
  • Keystone Watch Company, Philadelphia - watch case opener with ad card attached  - 1898
  • Keystone Watch Company, Philadelphia - "What Everybody Ought to Know about Watches" [24pp.] - 1893
  • Keystone Watch Company, Philadelphia - same, but different text and format [16pp.] - 1898
  • Koch Butchers' Supply Co., Kansas City, Mo. - ad card for manufacturer of oyster pails (cardboard) 
  • Koh-I-Noor drawing pencils, manufacturer L.&C. Hardtmuth, Austria, ad card
  • Lalance & Grosjean Mfg. Co., New York, Chicago, Boston - pamphlet ad for pots and pans - 1897
  • Advertising Literature: Miscellaneous Products II
  • Roderick Lean Manufacturing Co., Mansfield, Ohio - ad fold-out for Lean Harrows
  • Liquid Carbonic Acid Mfg. Co., Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburgh - descriptive booklet of carbon dioxide gas bottler & distributor [32pp.]  - 1895
  • M.A. Seed Dry Plate Company, St. Louis, Missouri, and New York City pamphlet catalog of products and price list - 1901
  • Meinecke Cork Co., New York - ad fold-out for "Daisy" corks and Perfection porcelain bed pans and "Anti-Colic" nipples
  • Miami Powder Co., XenIowa, Ohio - ad card, ad sheet with prices, envelope for Alarm Smokeless gunpowder and blasting powder - 1892
  • Monitor Time Clock Company, cyracuse, New York - 2 copies of booklet on Monitor time clocks
  • Montgomery Ward & Co., Chicago - brochure for Ward's sewing machines [8p.]
  • The Morden Manufacturing Corporation, Waterbury, Connecticut - ad folder for rings for loose-leaf notebooks and binders 
  • The Morden Manufacturing Corporation, Waterbury, Connecticut - ad folder for notebooks, memo pads, and loose-leaf rings with price list
  • New Home Sewing Machine Co., Orange, Mass. and other cities - ad card for manufacturer of New Home Sewing machines - 1891
  • Ostermoor and Company, New York - booklet describing Patent Elastic Felt Mattress, company's product [15pp.]
  • Otto Gas Engine Works, Philadelphia - ad brochure for manufacturer of gasoline engines
  • I. E. Palmer., Middletown, Conn. - ad fold-out for Palmer hammocks and bed canopies, Rith calendar for 1904 and 1905 inside - 1904
  • Pasteur - Chamberland Filter Co., Dayton, Ohio - ad, booklet for Pasteur Germ-Proof Water Filters [17pp.] - 1900
  • Pear's Soap. Photos (mounted) of four actresses, ad card
  • Pear's Soap, 3 ad sheets
  • Pease Piano Co., Chicago - pamphlet with color illustrations of female children - 1892
  • The Peerless Rubber Manufacturing Co., New York - ad fold-out for manufacturer of rubber packing material 
  • Pennsylvania Salt Mfg. Co., Philadelphia - ad brochure by agents for Lewis' Lye soap 
  • Pittsburgh Wall Paper Co., Pittsburgh - booklet entitled "Six Points and a Clincher" advertising wallpaper
  • Pittsburgh Wall Paper Co., Pittsburgh - ad card attacking the wallpaper Trust
  • Poor Man's Axle Grease Co., Sycamore, Illinois - ad brochure (fold-out) for Poor Man's Axle and Carriage Greases - 1898
  • "Quick Meal" gasoline and gas stoves, ad card
  • Reichenberg-Smith Co., Omaha - ad brochure for silverware and silver plate products sold by jeweler in Omaha
  • Rochester Optical & Camera Co., Rochester, N.Y. - brochure of operating instructions for "Tele-photo Cycle Poco B" camera 
  • Rubel Brothers, Chicago - illustrated list of office supplies available
  • P. M. Sharples, West Chester, Pennsylvania - ad brochure for Sharples cream separators
  • The Sharples Co., Omaha - ad card for the Scotch Milk Can Washer
  • Sherwin-Williams Co., - 2 special floor paint, ad sheets
  • Sherwin-Williams Co., - fold-out ad for Sherwin-Williams Paint sold by Byron Stillwell, Iowa City
  • The Smith Premier Typewriter Co., Baltimore, Md. and other citiesad pamphlet in shape of typewriter with 5 pages
  • Sozodont tooth-wash, ad sheet with reprints of published testimonials - 1897
  • The Standard Scale & Supply Co., Pittsburgh - ad card for manufacturer of scales, concrete mixers, gasoline engines, trucks and barrows with table for keeping record of weight gain or loss through the years (1913 -- 1917) - 1913
  • Standard Oil Company engine and cylinder oils, 2 ad cards, ("Renown" and "Capitol" brands)
  • Standard Oil Company - Pure Refined Paraffine Wax, ad card
  • Standard Sewing Machine Go., Cleveland, Ohio - 8 ad cards for the Standard Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machine
  • Story & Clark Organ Co., Chicago & London - 4 ad cards (2 have original ink sketches on backs)
  • The Sun Manufacturing Co., Greenfield., Ohio - booklet advertising Sun Cash Registers [20pp]
  • The Trenton Potteries Co., Trenton, New Jersey - brochure advertising porcelain tubs, sinks, and toilets
  • James W. Tufts, Boston - ad booklet describing and picturing soda fountains [16pp.]
  • United States Playing Card Company, Cincinnati, Ohio - ad card for Hustling-Joe playing cards - 1895
  • United States Supply Co., Omaha - business card for manufacturer of wind mills, water tanks, pipe, pumps, steam engines, boilers, etc. - "successors to U.S. Wind Engine & Pump Co."
  • Advertising Literature: Miscellaneous Products III
  • Valentine & Company, New York - booklet of silhouettes distributed by varnish manufacturer [16pp.]
  • Weir Plow Company, Monmouth, Illinois - ad fold-out for the Kingman disk harrow [6pp.]
  • White Sewing Machine Co., Cleveland, Ohio - ad card for White sewing machines and bicycles
  • Joseph Wild & Co., New York - catalog of manufacturer and importer of linoleum, oriental rugs, mats, robes, etc.
  • Wrought Iron Range Co., St. Louis - laminated ad card for "Home Comfort" furnaces
  • Yowman & Erbe, Rochester, N.Y. - ad pamphlet for automatic fishing reels [13pp.]  - 1891
  • Ad sheet with advertisements for five Philadelphia companies: Harbach's original caramel cocoanut; crosscup and West wood engravers; Zebra Cards (Sherman & Co.); Powell's Advertising Agency; L.W. Seavey, scenic artist
  • Box 13:
  • Advertising Literature: Services
  • American Advertising Agency, New York - ad card for subsidiary of American Type Founders Co.
  • William A. Grant, Chicago - ad brochure from ad writer
  • Gustavus Hinrichs, Happy New Year card - 1885
  • Morrisson, Plummer & Co., Chicago - Christmas greeting card (type of business not identified) - 1898
  • Northwestern Guaranty Loan Co., Minneapolis - ad brochure for new Guaranty Loan Bldg., Mpls. - 1890
  • The Old Reliable Publishers' Collection Agency, New York and other cities pamphlet of testimonials to company's service - 1899
  • E. E. Salt Cost Finding Service, New York - 2 copies of ad from firm of efficiency experts
  • George L. Thomas, London, Ontario, Canada - ad circular for book entitled "The Rapid Typo" to teach fast typesetting - 1884
  • The Typo Alliance (Typo Credit Service), New York - 2 copies of booklet entitled "The History and Growth of Typo"  - 1913
  • The Typo Alliance (Typo Credit Service), New York - "Typo Credit Book", 2 copies of pamphlet - 1896
  • The Typo Alliance (Typo Credit Service), New York - "Typo Index.; Buyers' Guide and Cyclopaedia of the Trade", booklet advertising - 1913
  • United States General Subscription Agency, Philadelphia - ad card with rates of subscriptions for periodicals ordered through this agency
  • "How to Become a Rapid Compositor" advertising a book for typesetters which will teach rapid composition
  • Advertising Literature: Tobacco and Tobacco Products
  • Allen & Ginter's, Richmond, Va., - ad card for cigarette manufacturer
  • Bloch Brothers Tobacco Co., Wheeling, W.Va. - ad card for "Mail Pouch" chewing tobacco
  • Capadura cigars (name of manufacturer not given), ad card
  • L. C. Cohen, Jr., Chicago - letterhead only from receipt of retail tobacconist - 1860's
  • Drummond Tobacco Co., St. Louis - ad card for Horse Shoe Tobacco
  • Drummond Tobacco Co., St. Louis - three-ring puzzle with advertising for Tom Keene brand cigars
  • M. Foster & Co., New York - ad folder for Banquet Hall Bouquet Cigars 
  • Geo. M. Shorman, Marion, Iowa - Cigars and Tobacco, Manufacturer and Dealer
  • Harry Weissinger, Louisville, Ken. - ad card for Old Kentucky tobacco
  • Advertising Literature: Travel I
  • The Antlers (Hotel), Colorado Springs - brochure describing Colo. Sprgs. and Antlers Hotel
  • The Atlantic Hotel, Atlantic, Iowa - 2 business cards for hotel with "good barn in connection"
  • The Auditorium Hotel, Chicago - ad brochure
  • Barron's Lake Park House, Spirit Lake, Iowa - ad card for resort on East Okoboji Lake - 1886
  • Brown Palace Hotel, Denver - brochure describing hotel accommodations, the state, and city of Denver
  • Burlington, Cedar Rapids, and Northern Railway, n.p. - plasticized ad card showing cities served by railroad
  • "Camping in the Vicinity of Mt. Shasta and the Santa Cruz Mountans", brochere for camping excursions.
  • Chicago & St. Louis Electric Railroad Company, begun to offer non-stop interurban service between two cities, brochure prospectus - 1892
  • Colburn & McComber, Niagara Falls, N.Y. - ad card for Clifton House hotel
  • "Colorado Towns and Resorts", issued by Hotel Committee, Silver Triennial Conclave, Knights Templar, Denver [70pp.]  - 1892
  • Commercial Exchange, Des Moines, Iowa - 2 ad cards for Des Moines, "Gem of Cities"
  • Cunard Steamship Co., Ltd., Liverpool - booklet describing services of Cunard Line [23pp.] - 1893
  • Jos. Eichbaum & Co., Pittsburgh - ad. sheet for printer of Pennsylvania Rail Road timetables - 1882
  • Ellis & Ellis, Mitcham(?), Surrey, England - ad card for mineral baths and spa at "Raven Spring"
  • Friends Church, Okoboji, Iowa. "New Sail Boat, Golden Rule", - ad card b/w service times
  • Frisco System (Railroad), - calendar (January 1902 )
  • Great Western Railway of England, Paddington Station, London - booklet describing points of interest on route of GWRR between London and Liverpool [24pp.] - 1893
  • Hotel Elsmere, Chicago - business card 
  • Hotel McAlpin, New York - pamphlet describing services of hotel - 1920's
  • Hotel Tower, West Superior, Wisconsin - ad card
  • International Navigation Company, New York - ad card for Red Star Line, between N.Y. and Antwerp
  • The Kenyon Hotel, Salt Lake City (1898), ad pamphlet
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad Co., Louisville, Ken. - timetable with fares - 1890
  • Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway, Manitou Springs, Colorado - ad "Manitou Grand Caverns"
  • Mexican National Railroad, Mexico City - timetable, map of route, fares and description of points of interest on one fold-out sheet
  • Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland, Dublin(?) - booklet "Through Connemara and the West of Ireland", a tourist's guide [73pp.]
  • Advertising Literature: Travel II
  • Miller & Hill, Boatmen, Arnold's Park, Iowa - ad card for sail boat "Petrel" on Lake Okoboji
  • "The New Guide and Key to Niagara Falls and Toronto", John Edbauer ed. and pub. (Buffalo, N. Y.) [80pp.] - 1927
  • New Mexico Bureau of Immigration, Santa Fe - 2 booklets describing (1) sugar beet industry .24pp. (1897) and (2) Climate, mineral springs and schools [24pp.]  - 1898
  • North American Transportation & Trading Co., Chicago - brochure advertising steamer travel to Yukon gold fields 
  • Northern Pacific Railroad, St. Paul - brochure on the northwest entitled "A Romance of Wonderland"
  • The Northwestern Line (Railroad), n.p. - "The Votes Summarized", booklet advertising the Black Hills of South Dakota [56pp.]
  • O.B.&T. Railway, Omaha - business card for interurban train - 1898
  • Oelrichs & Co., Agents, New York - pamphlet giving information about ships and boats, dist. by agency for North German Lloyd Steamship Co. [16pp.] - 1892
  • Oregon Short Line Railroad, Salt Lake City, Utah - brochure entitled "The Irrigators in Utah" (about the Mormons) [36pp.],
  • Pacific Northwest Immigration Board, Portland, Oregon - booklet (in Norwegian) entitled "Pacific Nordvestern" urging immigration to Pacific Northwest [128pp.] 
  • M. I. Powers & Son, Iowa Falls, Iowa - ad fold-out card for Siloam Springs Sanitarium
  • The Rising Sun hotel near Cheltenham, England, ad fold-out card
  • St. James Hotel (Iowa City) - menu card 
  • Sabine Land and Improvement Co., Sabine Pass, Texas - booklet describing the "harbor and town" of Sabine Pass [18pp.]  - 1898
  • Advertising Literature: Travel III
  • San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway, n.p. - brochure describing southern Texas and the Gulf Coast [39pp.]
  • Santa Fe Route (R.R.) Chicago - booklet "Grand Canon of the Colorado River, Arizona", by C. A. Higgins [31pp.] - 1893
  • Southern Pacific Company . "'Up to Date: Southwest Louisiana on the line of the...", Omaha edition.booklet [110pp.], describing geography and economy of S.W. Louisiana - 1897
  • "Second annual report of the city statistician of the City of Superior, Wisconsin, U S A." [48pp.]  - 1891
  • Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha - brochure describing Colorado "Sights and Scenes" [80pp.]  - 1898
  • The Tavern (Hotel), New Decatur, Alabama - ad folder showing exterior and interior of hotel 
  • "Washington Standard Guide", tourist guidebook to Washington D. C. [175pp.] - 1924
  • White Mountains of New Hampshire, "The American Alps, other Summer Haunts, and Winter Retreats" - booklet describing scenery [40pp.] - 1893
  • Advertising Literature: Religious Tracts
  • American Sunday School Union, Philadelphia - 4 tracts
  • American Tract Society, New York & Philadelphia - 1 tract
  • Tract signed "C.S., 1008 South Walnut St., Springfield, Illinois", [4pp.]
  • 4 foreign language Tracts.
  • Box 14:
  • Iowa City: Invitations, programs I
  • All Souls' Church - 3 pieces handed out at memorial service - 1901
  • The First English Lutheran Church, program of dedicatory services - 1894
  • First Presbyterian Church, program for Jubilee Anniversary - 1890
  • Methodist Episcopal Church, program for organ recital of Dr. Louis Falk - 1904
  • St. Agatha's Seminary, Commencement Exercises program - 1904
  • St. Katherine's Guild May Party, invitation - 1893
  • Trinity Church, program of church service - 1901
  • Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks - menu written in Greek letters but English words
  • Crocker's Iowa Brigade, 3rd re-union, 2 invitation cards - 1885
  • Iowa Improved Stock Breeders Association - invitation to 25th annual meeting - 1898
  • J.T. Mandevil, Iowa City, invitation to complementary banquet - 1870
  • State Bar Association banquet, ad card - 1900
  • Johnson County Bar Association - banquet invitation at Burkley Imperial - 1902
  • Mimeographed ad sheet for courthouse meeting to protest welfare organizations taking children from poor homes  - 1934
  • Star Boat Club - invitation to first annual reception - 1876
  • Iowa Improved Stock Breeders Association - 2 invitations to 15th annual meeting - 1888
  • Modern Woodmen of America - Souvenir and program for 6th annual picnic of Southeastern Iowa Picnic Association [56pp.] - 1902
  • Old Settlers of Johnson County, Iowa - [26pp.], program booklet for 34th annual reunion - 1900
  • Old Settlers of Johnson County, Iowa -35th annual reunion [36pp.] - 1901
  • Old Settlers of Johnson County, Iowa - "Year Book of the Old Settler's Association of Johnson County, Iowa" for 1922 -- 1923 [27pp.] - 1922
  • Old Settlers of Johnson County, Iowa - Annual Old Settlers of Johnson County festival, ad sheet - 1866
  • Iowa City: Invitations, programs II
  • State Democratic Ticket, 2 copies (portion missing)
  • Grand Labor Day Celebration (1st), program and ad sheet
  • "Characters for the Mock Court Trial Breach of Promise by the Methodist Brotherhood", brochure - 1915
  • "In Memoriam: Charles T. Ransom"  -  [32pp.] - 1888
  • State Historical Society of Iowa, invitation to meet Albert Bushnell Hart at reception - 1912
  • "The Great Blackstone", magician, to be at Englert Theatre, ad sheet
  • "The Mikado" at the Opera House, program for performance - 1901
  • "Programme of the Merchant's Carnival at the Opera House"
  • "Souvenir of the 'Brownies' Visit" (booklet) commemorating dedication of Johnson County Court House - 1901
  • 4th of July celebration, ad sheet
  • Johnson County Court House, red, white and blue sheet advertising excursion to the dedication, 2 copies  - 1901
    Only one copy 3/25/2014
  • Coast & Son, Clothiers  -  complimentary dedication notice for new court house of Johnson County - 1901
  • "The Geological Monster" on display,ad sheet
  • "Hamlet", program - 1894
  • Prof. J. Ernest Woodland lecture and experiments with "liquid air"
  • Ancient Fraternity of the Rasere Almoners, banquet ticket to anniversary festival - 1882
  • Iowa Collegiate Association, invitation, 14th annual contest - 1888
  • Zethagathian Society , programe, 15th annual exhibition - 1880
  • Irving Institute, annual banquet program - 1893
  • Iowa State Bar Association - annual banquet program - 1900
  • Iowa State Bar Association - menu of the 6th annual convention - 1900
  • Mass meeting at City Hall with S. A. Gilley, State Central Prohibition Committee chrmn. re whether Iowa City is controlled by "the saloon element", 2 announcements and ad sheets
  • "N. B. - Norwegian Parentage Preferred", ad sheet  -  nurses at baby show
  • Seeley's Greatest Show on Earth and the Grand Street Parade, ad sheet and program
  • Kindergarten Concert at St. James Nursery, ad sheet
  • "Grand Opening Concert of the Archaeopteryxian" featuring skits, songs, etc., 2 program and ad sheets  - 1870
  • Labor Day Programme, parade, dance, dinner, etc., ad sheet
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Norwood Clark, golden wedding anniversary booklet of congratulatory notes and published notices [40pp.]  - 1886
  • Official Program of Firemen's Tournament [43pp.]  - 1894
  • Iowa City: Notices, Documents, Miscellaneous Papers
  • The Mill Road, printed photograph
  • "The Brotherhood Grill", humor newspaper [4pp.]  -  (v.1,#1)  - 1910
  • "ready reference" card listing city officials  -  complements of Iowa City Citizen (newspaper)
  • Superintendent of Schools of Johnson County, open letter to teachers warning them against unscrupulous book salesmen - 1904
  • Robert Lucas against S. M. Finch of Minneapolis, published litigation - 1887
  • "The Calendar Pad", issue for December 1930, humor newspaper (v.4, #6)
  • Weekly State Press (newspaper)"happy new year" greeting cards from carriers to subscribers, 1 dated 1867, other 2 dated Jan. 1st, 1868, 3 copies
  • "A Lie!" denying a statement of Iowa City Republican, 2 copies of a handbill 
  • "Something to Think About" by Republican officials of Johnson County, election fact booklet
  • "Compromise Bond" for $500. - 1873
  • Judge F. H. Lee document signed to certify that John N. Clark was elected Drainage Commissioner of Johnson County - 1857
  • Election handbill urging Democrat voters to vote for Democratic ticket - 1890
  • Iowa City Post, reprint of editorial - 1886
  • George F. McKay, of Cleveland, Ohio, brochure to voters asking them to approve franchise to to build interurban and street car line - 1902
  • "Bond of the County of Johnson" in the amount of $1000 issued to Thomas Cox - 1858
  • "The Murder of Thomas Swift" from Iowa City newspaper publishers to judge of district court asking no pardon be given to prisoner William Dilley, who killed Thomas Swift, handbill - 1884
  • "Report upon Materia Medica and Therapeutics" by Dr. C. M. Hobby of Iowa City [14pp.], booklet
  • Masonic Temple, Iowa City, picture post card
  • Iowa City Academy, Iowa City, June 7, 1893, 24th annual commencement program
  • Ding Darling cartoon clipped from newspaper entitled "George W. Koontz of Iowa City" - 1904
  • Iowa City Democrat, supplement sheet picturing candidates for county offices
  • sheet cautioning people to think over given facts before voting Democratic ticket
  • Johnson County Democratic Central Committee, pamphlet urging voters not to support Republicans because of their prohibition stand
  • Sample ballot
  • Typographical Union of Iowa City, ad card
  • "Stop Thief: Why are the Newspapers of Iowa City Opposed to the Present Members of the City Council"  - 1898
  • Walter I. Hayes, U.S. Rep. to John Coldren of Iowa City appointing latter to post mastership , reprint of ALS - 1893
  • Iowa City Republican, 4th of July miniature edition - 1881
  • "The Calendar Pad" for December 1930, issue of newspaper (v.3 #9)
  • Johnson County, Iowa City, Iowa- Last tax receipt Issued in old court house - 1899
  • "Com. Answers….Only One" handbill about water franchise
  • H.D Overholt - letter to the public
  • "Do Not be Misled" - article on false information on building the new Court House and Jail
  • "Don't Be Misled!" - article stating false representation of facts about Water Franchise
  • Box 15:
  • Advertising Literature: Iowa City Merchants
  • Bloom & Mayer - booklet "The Presidents of the United States of America" dist. by clothier with fold-out portraits of Presidents - 1885
  • Bloom & Mayer - Grover Cleveland and Adlai E Stevenson, 2 ad cards
  • Bloom & Mayer - ad card
  • H.W. Boerner & Son  -  ad sheet for pharmacy - 1880
  • James & M. Cavanaugh  -  ad sheet for real estate agents
  • John N. Clark - business card for collection agency - 1855
  • The Clinton Street Smoke House  -  ad with poem "Ten Little Lodgemen"
  • M. W. Davis, Druggist - ad booklet for Diamond Dyes [14pp.]
  • M. W. Davis, Druggist  - "Our Navy" picturing U.S. ships of war [31pp.] - 1898
  • Economy Advertising Co. - ad with color plates to show quality of printing
  • Fink's Store  -  ad card with picture of Sadie Martinot
  • Ford Hopkins  -  ad card for restaurant 
  • F. X. Geiger  -  ad card from liquor dealer
  • John Hands & Son  -  ad sheet for jewelry store - 1929
  • Hertz, Hemmer & Co.  -  ad card for dry goods store selling J.&P. Coats thread
  • Hohenschun, Cree & Lee  -  ad card for Sterling Polish Superior from furniture store
  • Will P. Hohenschuh  -  ad card for furniture store and undertaker parlor 
  • W. Hughes - ad card for "Standard" Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machines by dealer
  • Iowa City Gas Light Co.,  -  ash tray advertising Welsbach lamp mantles
  • Iowa City Republican (newspaper) showing signal flags to be flown to warn of coming weather conditions, ad card
  • Iowa City merchants, 2 shoppers' guides (sale sheet)
  • Iowa State Press  -  sample of type faces from Lanston Monotype machine - 1900
  • Iowa State Press  - ad sheet
  • Iowa Sun-Light Gas Co.  -  ad card for gas works
  • Louis & Breen's  -  booklet listing fountain products at drug store 
  • The Old Curiosity Shop - ad sheet for variety store - 1858
  • Plank Brothers - , ad card for Elgin Watches
  • Pratt & Strub  -  booklet of 6 copper etchings 
  • "Catalogue of Public Library, Iowa City, Iowa"  -  booklet [48pp.]
  • Strand Theatre -  pictorial sheet advertising movie "The Man Who Laughs"
  • Theobald & Smith  -  22 ad cards each with picture of a President of U.S
  • "Madam Yeager and Prof. Wright Omaha's Fashionable Dressmakers" to lecture at Albany Hotel, Iowa City, ad sheet 
  • Police Gazette, ad, no 186, featuring story "Hattie Deuell's Terrible Fast, Iowa City, Iowa"
  • Advertising Literature: Miscellaneous
  • "Program of the Annual Commencement and Semi - Centennial Celebration of Cornell College", Mt. Vernon, Iowa - 1904
  • "Tabulated Pedigree of 'Lord Wilkes'", trotting horse
  • State Capitol for Governor-elect Boies, invitation to reception given by Govenor and Mrs. Larrabee, - 1890
  • "Tract from Statements by a Prominent Des Moines Business Man and by two Cedar Rapids Citizens Concerning a Person Holding a High Federal Position" - 1902
  • "Kate Shelly, Iowa's Grace Darling", booklet about girl whosaved a passenger train from disaster - 1890
    removed from Spring Collection and cataloged for "x" collection
  • Iowa National Guard, 50th U.S. Volunteers, Company I, 2nd Regiment-  photo
  • Cedar Rapids Carnival, ad printed on freight label - 1901
  • Governor Leslie Shaw, proclamation of Thanksgiving Day, in Iowa - 1901
  • Sheet listing candidates of both major political parties for state and county offices in Iowa - 1888
  • Iowa State Fair, 1891, book of tickets
  • "The Tri-Cities, The Watch Tower, The Arsenal" (tri cities of Davenport, Rock Island and Moline), booklet [34pp.]
  • "Proposed Educational Building and Grandstand, Iowa State Fair Grounds", booklet [12pp.] - 1927
  • Grinnell Driving Park (Grinnell, Iowa?), ad card - 1892
  • "Women in war times; the sad experiences of a soldier's wife in Johnson County Iowa thirty-six years ago"  -  reprint of address by Mrs. Samuel Yutzy - 1901
  • Iowa Library Association, 10th Annual Conference, invitation - 1899
  • Carnival Week in Cedar Rapids, brochure advertising - 1899
  • "Resurrection Day in Iowa", newspaper cartoon captioned from Chicago Herald
  • "Souvenir Announcement of the Iowa State Band, Des Moines, Iowa" - 1891
  • "In Memoriam: Sara Abbott Woods Perry" (booklet)  -  proceedings of a meeting of the Colonial Dames of Iowa - 1897
  • "Prospectus and Description of the Proposed Atlas of the State of Iowa" [20pp.] - c.1902
  • "John Mabin tells about the old timers in Iowa Journalism", newspaper clipping
  • "See Der Rabbits Carnival", 2 ad cards in shape of rabbits (Cedar Rapids, Ia?)
  • International Broom-Makers Union, n.p.  -  sheet accusing Lee Broom and Duster Co. of Davenport, Iowa of unfair hiring practices
  • Oaklandedge Stock Farm, Panora, Guthrie County, Iowa, ad card
  • Sheet with printed photo of War Governor of Iowa Kirkwood
  • "Do We Really Need More State Normal Schools?" article
  • The Herald, Oskaloosa, Iowa - ad card
  • "Iowa's Early Political History" printed speech
  •  State University of Iowa
  • Act of the General Assembly of Feb. 25, 1847, establishing the State University of Iowa, printed facsimile - 1947
  • Bulletin of the State University of Iowa - 1904
  • Bulletin of the College of Medicine - 1904
  • "Response to the toast 'Engineering and the University'" by Lenas G. Weld, Professor of Math, SUI, booklet - 1903
  • "Iowa Songs" brochure by Iowa Memorial Union
  • Dramatic Recitals, first annual program, 2 copies - 1901- 1902
  • Medical Department, SUI, program of annual banquet - 1891
  • Box 16:
  • Miscellaneous - I
  • "Life of B. M. Horner, Jr., 1820 - 1890", booklet [3pp.] (written by Benj. Mortimer Horner, Jr.) - 1890
  • "Flat justitia ruat coelum", booklet by parishoners of St. Patrick's Parish, Iowa City, [10pp.] - 1900
  • Christmas dinner menu from Kirkwood [Hotel?]  - 1898
  • W.M. Springer, bond swearing to post of Supervisor of Roads in Johnson County - 1863
  • John Springer, membership card for Irish National League of Iowa (Home rule for Ireland) - 1888
  • "Cardiff Giant" , photograph (mounted) of so-called - 1869
  • Springer family genealogy, handwritten 
  • U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Washington  -  pamphlet describing a model of the U.S. and Alaska - 1893
  • United States Army  -  recruiting poster - 1901
  • U.S. Convertible gold bonds, application - 1917
  • President Herbert Hoover, printed proclamation urging people to cooperate with the taking of the census - 1930
  • "Plates to illustrate North American Slime-Moulds", uncut, page proofs
  • The Sunset Club, Chicago  -  pamphlet explaining membership
  • The Sunset Club, Chicago  - Chicago, minutes of 30th meeting - 1891
  • "Scientific Testing applied to Business", produced and published by the Electrical Testing Laboratories, New York City, booklet
  • Chicago Chronicle, lease signed by John Altgeld, free-silver advocate, asking rent be paid in gold coin, reprint - contained in pamphlet entitled "A New Campaign Primer" - 1896
  • State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City  -  copy of Bulletin of Information, #2, May 1904 [11pp.]
  • U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey  -  2 pamphlets; "Hypsometry" and "Triangulation and Reconnaissance"  - 1893
  • "Sketch of a Christian Convention, with Several Speeches Not Before So Faithfully Reported" (poem)  -  published by The Liberal, Chicago, pamphlet - 1869
  • "The English Sovereigns", poem, 2 copies
  • U.S. Marine Hospital Service, pamphlet - 1898
  • "Report of the 'Stringtown Ballad Committee' Concerning the Authorship of 'The Homespun Dress'" (poem written in 1862 by Carrie Bell Sinclair) with enclosed picture of author
  • "A Heroic Boer Woman Soldier" with picture and story of Martha Krantz, wife of Commandant Paul Krantz of German Army serving with Boer Army, flyer
  • Card "good for 8 violations" of city ordinances against drunkenness, disturbing the peace, assault, and prostitution  - 1899
  • O.W. Owen, M.D., "Discoverer of the Baconian Cipher", picture
  • Henry Longfellow's last poem, "Mad River in the White Mountains", copy in pamphlet form
  • "Old Folks at Home", pamphlet
  • William Caxton's advertisement, printed in Fraktur type
  • Miscellaneous - II
  • "Government Ownership of American Railways" by E. P. Ripley of A.T. & S.F.R.R., published by Railway News Bureau, Chicago, booklet  - 1898
  • "The Wild Flowers of Iowa" by John Springer, 2 copies of pamphlet - 1910
  • "Where are my Wildflowers? A Pageant" by George Bennett of Iowa City - 1926
  • "A Memorial to Washington the Mason" (cover title  -  title page reads: "The Lodge of George Washington and his Masonic Neighbors") with pictures and description of heirlooms in Alexandria (Va.), booklet  -  Washington Lodge of Masons [36pp.] - 1925
  • "The United States of America and The South African Republic" by "M.L.B.", appeal to help South African independence movement, pamphlet - 1900
  • Petition form to be filled out by supporters of Boers in S. Africa distributed by Chicago Branch of the American Transvaal League to be sent to President of U.S. - c.1900
  • "The Roll Call" by S. H. M. Byers, poem recited at banquet of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee, 27th reunion, Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 17, 1895
  • Woman's Civic Improvement Club, Lebanon, Oregon, booklet  - 1929
  • Card bearing hymn sung at Washington memorial on December 14, 1899
  • Moses D. Mosier, complimentary brochure with postage rates and money order rules, postmaster, Remsen, Iowa - 1901
  • "The Prayer in the Tomb; allegedly found in 803 and sent to Pope from Jerusalem, reprint
  • Drawing (printed) of unidentified building
  • "Soliloquy" - unidentified dramatic piece of 1 p.
  • S. M. Nicola, proprietor of Nicola's Hotel and Restaurant, Kalona, Iowa, ad card
  • N.C.R. Poster Show, souvenir folder - 1896
  • Fake $30 bill probably issued to propagandize against Greenbacks  - 1880
  • National Columbian Public School Celebration, October 21  -  ad sheet depicting official badge with prices - 1892
  • "The Silver-Wheat Thermometer" showing month-by-month drop in silver prices vs. wheat prices, Sept. 1, 1896 to Sept. 1, 1897
  • "Siempre Viva Plant", the "World's Greatest Curiosity", ad sheet for agents
  • U.S. flag, printed fall-color copy (no other markings)
  • "Electrical Prosperity Week", November 29  -  December 4, large color poster advertising
  • "Fink's Store No. 3", stationers, lithograph engraving of store front
  • Greeting cards with poetry, 2 samples
  • St. George's Church ( presumably England), Festival Anniversary Service , ticket - 1877
  • Exhibits and sale of paintings and drawings in England, one not identified, other at Birmingham, 2 invitations - 1879
  • F. Austin Teigen, Minneapolis, Minn.  -  folder entitled "Do They Deserve Contaminated Foods and Polluted Water?" (anti-cancer ad) - 1932
  • Funk & Wagnalls Co., New York - pamphlet entitled "Classified Lists of Simplified Spellings"
  • Page from unknown edition of Gospel of St. Luke (no other marks)
  • Miscellaneous - II
  • Browne & Browne, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England  -  catalog of art works for sale by art dealers 
  • "Margaret of Burgundy", poem by Eugene H. Munday. Proofsheet with proof-readers marks
  • The American Copyright League, New York  -  "Cheap Books and Good Books" by Brander Matthews; booklet, [25pp.] - 1888
  • "The Old Type and the New" by Eugene H. Munday. Poem on one small sheet (dated Philadelphia, August 27, 1879)
  • "Directions to Compositors" 1 sheet.
  • Funeral announcement for William Alonzo
  • Ad for a store banner about Alexander Hamilton
  • Letter to the Editor of the Sioux City Journal, Sioux City , Iowa - about the Natinal Life & Trust Co.
  • Printed letter from William A. Hammond to Dr. Lewis A Sayre about false accusations.
  • Piece of sheet music with possible verses
  • Teaching Certificate
  • Teaching certificate from Lucas County, Iowa - 1886
  • Photographs
  • Unidentified Photographs
  • Box 17:
  • Wedding, Death Announcements, Invitations, Greeting Cards, and Notices
  • 86 items
  • Calling Cards
  • 348 cards (lodge cards  -  273)
  • Box 18:
  • Political Souvenirs (National)
  •  8 items (3 buttons, 3 pins, 2 ribbons, 1 handkerchief)
  • Political Souvenirs (State)
  • 14 items (all ribbons)
  • Press Conventions
  • 5 items (all ribbons)
  • Volunteer Fire Department Conventions
  • 5 items (all ribbons)
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • 2 items (ribbons)
  • Iowa City Souvenirs
  • 9 items (6 ribbons, 1 button, 1 hand mirror b/w advertising, 1 token)
  • Masonic Lodge Souvenirs
  • 15 items (4 buttons, 11 ribbons)
  • Odd Fellows Lodge Souvenirs
  • 3 items (2 ribbons, 1 medal)
  • Unidentified Political, Lodge, and Other Buttons
  • 11 items(1 in envelope)
  • Civil War Veterans Groups
  • 20 items (1 button, rest ribbons)
  • Unidentified Ribbons
  • 15 items
  • Tokens: 4 metal tokens
  • The Celluloid Starch Company, New Haven, Connecticut  -  good for 1 free box of starch
  • White Brothers & Company, Boston, Massachusetts  -  business not identified
  • A. Orlandi, Buffet, Chicago - "fine whiskies and cigars"
  • S. H. Quint & Sons, Philadelphia - manufacturer of medals, rubber stamps and stencils, etc.
  • Box 19:
  • Magazine Clippings: Authors pictures
  • 204 clippings
  • Newspaper Clippings: [Chicago] Tribune Tower
  • 26 clippings - 1924-1925
  • Newspaper Clippings: [Chicago] Klondike Gold Rush
  • 12 clippings - 1897
  • Newspaper Clippings: Mostly from  N.Y. Times Book Review
  • 423 Clippings
  • 2003 Addendum
    Gift of Alan January, 1992
  • Catalog of type specimens from Bippus Printing and Litho., Inc.
  • Catalog of type specimens from C. E. Pauley & Company, Inc.
  • Catalog of type specimens from The Typographic Service Company
  • Scrapbook: Examples of letters, woodcuts, dingbats, bindings, and articles about book making
    On shelf with Springer boxes, but out of order.