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Broadsides & Printed Ephemera Collection, 1836-2014 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Nicole Yatsonsky

Collection Overview

Title: Broadsides & Printed Ephemera Collection, 1836-2014Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1876-1940
ID: 01/AR0857
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Items are arranged chronologically by accession number.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2015. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

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Abstract

Miscellaneous documents and memorabilia from Texas and beyond.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Various documents and printed memorabilia from the 1800s through the 2010s, which include items such as journal pages, handwritten letters, locale brochures, political pamphlets, event programs, local histories, government publications, personal interviews, serials, advertisements, and post-slides. Geographical overage is mainly Texas, though there are some other state and international materials.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2015-057, 2015-060, 2016-010, 2018-001, 2018-004, 2018-010, 2018-026
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice.
Acquisition Source: Albert Peters, Ron Pearson, Mike Cox
Acquisition Method: Purchase
Separated Materials: Oversized items have been separated out into Box 3 - Oversized. They are identified under the corresponding box/folder listing below where they have been removed from, as well as in the Box 3 listing.
Preferred Citation: Broadsides & Printed Ephemera Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 1Add to your cart.
 
Box 1Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 707987
Folder 1: Ron Pearson purchaseAdd to your cart.

Accession #: 2015-057

Handwritten sheet listing some of the included purchased items is provided.

Folder 2 to 6: Albert Peters purchaseAdd to your cart.
Accession #: 2016-010
Folder 7 to 15: Mike Cox acquisition, 1836-2014Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2017-053

Folder 7-8: Celebration and Commemorative

--> Oversized item separated: "San Angelo, Texas - The First One Hundred Years" newspaper (1 total)

Folder 9-10: Local Attraction Guides and Brochures

--> Oversized items separated: "A Guide to Washington County..." newspaper and "Fort Davis Exchange" vacation issue paper (2 total)

Folder 11-13: Miscellaneous (meeting pamphlets, historical society publications, directories...)

Folder 14-15: Universities and Schools

--> Oversized items separated: "Flag Song of Texas" booklet (1 total)

Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 707993
Folder 1 to 8: Mike Cox acquisition, 1836-2014Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2017-053

Folder 1-4: Serials/Magazines/Newsletters

--> Oversized items separated: "Weekly Digest - State Fair" newsletter, "The Daily Texan Centennial" paper, and "the H-SU Brand" paper (3 total)

Folder 5-8: Texas History/Government Publications

--> Oversized items separated: "Natural Hazards of the Texas Coastal Zone" booklet and "Hardeman County - Agricultural" printing (2 total)

Folder 9 to 13: Historical Ads and Denton Printings, circa 1870s - 1980sAdd to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-001

--> Oversized items separated: Attendance Certficate, 1901 (1 total)

Folder 14: Denton-Area Postcards + Printings, 1891-1943Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-004

Contains 7 postcards, an event program, and a party invitation, all from Denton, Texas or local towns

Folder 15: Local Texas Printings, 1876-1952Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-004

Texas high school programs and yearbook, tourist pamphlets, newspaper copies, and political publications

Folder 16: World's Fair/Expositions, 1893-1904Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-004

Contains items from 3 World's Fairs:

World's Columbian Exposition - Chicago, IL - 1893

Pan American Exposition - Buffalo, NY - 1901

Louisiana Purchase Exposition - St. Louis, MO - 1904

Folder 17: World's Fair/Expositions, 1933-1968Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-004

Contains items from 4 World's Fairs:

A Century of Progress Exposition - Chicago, IL - 1933-34

New York World's Fair - New York, NY - 1939

The Golden Gate International Exposition - San Francisco, CA - 1939-40

HemisFair '68 - San Antonio, TX - 1968

Folder 18: Texas Centennial + Misc., circa 1936Add to your cart.
Accession #: 2018-004
Box 4Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708009
Folder 1 to 11: Mike Cox acquisition (2nd), 1880-2001Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-010

Includes - maps/brochures/adverts, local Texas newsletters, Chris Emmett papers, events and celebrations, publications, documents/correspondence, record books, and cotton invoices.

Folder 12: Chicago Grand Opera Company, circa 1933Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-026

Ads for the Company's performances at the New York Hippodrome

Folder 13: Montague County, TX, 1890-1990Add to your cart.

Accession #: 2018-026

Bank calendar with historical photos and information about Montague County, TX

Series 2: OversizedAdd to your cart.
 
Box 3: Oversized (15x18)Add to your cart.

From Box 1:

--Folder 7 to 8: "San Angelo, Texas - The First One Hundred Years" newspaper (1 total)

--Folder 9 to 10: "A Guide to Washington County..." newspaper and "Fort Davis Exchange" vacation issue paper (2 total)

--Folder 14 to 15: "Flag Song of Texas" booklet (1 total)

From Box 2:

--Folder 1 to 4: "Weekly Digest - State Fair" newsletter, "The Daily Texan Centennial" paper, and "the H-SU Brand" paper (3 total)

--Folder 5 to 8: "Natural Hazards of the Texas Coastal Zone" booklet and "Hardeman County - Agricultural" printing (2 total)

--Folder 9 to 13: Attendance Certficate, 1901 (1 total)

Barcode: 708002
Box 5: Oversized (16x20)Add to your cart.

From Box 1:

Folder 1 --"Velasco Daily Times" newspaper, 1892

Separate Items:

--Accession #: 2015-060 - "State of Texas" Census, 1850

Barcode: 712298

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