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George and Elenora Adams diaries, letters, and other material

 Collection
Identifier: 7086
Abstract The George and Elenora Adams diaries, letters, and other material contain 39 diaries, four letters, and various personal documents and ephemera kept by George E. Adams and his wife Elenora Martin Learned Adams. Throughout the course of their lives--as documented in their journals--George and Elenora worked as farmers, teachers, and store owners in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine before moving to Duarte near East Los Angeles in 1887. In California, George and Elenora tried their luck...
Dates: 1856 - 1909

American advertising ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6067
Abstract

A collection of advertising fliers, brochures, booklets and catalogs for household appliances and products, all aimed specifically at women, dating from the 1860s to the 1930s. The collection includes trade catalogs for heating sources, stoves, porcelain sinks, vacuums, "wear-ever" cookware, carpet sweepers, irons, wringers, and "ready to eat" food products; fliers for labor-saving laundry soap, and a dryer that dries without a wringer; a commercial laundry price list; and brochures.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Boeckmann Center Iberian and Latin American poster collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0580
Abstract The Boeckmann Center Iberian and Latin American poster collection consists of posters and prints from Argentina, Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the United States acquired by the Boeckmann Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies. The posters from Argentina and Cuba are mostly related to cinema, including approximately 100 Cuban posters created by the Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC). However, the collection also holds political posters from...
Dates: 1936 - 2015

Collection on racism and religious intolerance in American advertising

 Collection
Identifier: 6233
Abstract A collection of sixty-one advertisements featuring racist stereotypes of Black, Indigenous, and other people of color -- along with a 1937 booklet advocating against marriages between two individuals of differing faiths and a 1950 flyer promoting the opening of a restaurant. The collection includes a 1950 flyer promoting the opening of the Santa Clara Kitchen, advertising "Home Cooking by a Genuine Colored Cook"; an advertisement for Lautz Bros' & Co's Soaps, in which a man is showing...
Dates: 1880 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1900

John Cork collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2594
Abstract The John Cork collection contains a wide variety of both produced and unproduced material related to the James Bond phenomenon. Primarily, the collection focuses on the James Bond films from 1962 (Dr. No) until 2002 (Die Another Day), and their impact on worldwide society and culture. Contents of the collection include scripts, call sheets, photographs, periodicals, clipping files, fan magazine content, merchandise, and other collected material. Much of the material comes from Cork's...
Dates: 1960 - 2010

John Henry Nash brochures, folders, and fine books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0387
Abstract This small collection consists of announcements, brochures, pamphlets, greeting cards, poems, sketches, fine books, folders, and engravings by various hands designed and printed by San Francisco fine printer John Henry Nash. Nash was a well-known designer, typesetter and printer working in San Francisco in the first decades of the 20th century. He opened his own shop in 1915 after working for and in partnership with some of the better known printers and publishers in San Francisco; the...
Dates: 1915 - 1939

Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut

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Identifier: 6183
Abstract The Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut consists of two items relating to women's history during the American Victorian and Edwardian eras. The first item is an 1874 letter from Cecile R. Parker to Mrs. Evaline Price regarding Parker's marriage, divorce, and her new life after leaving her former husband. The second item is a two-part advertising embossed die-cut portraying a woman wearing bloomers and riding a bicycle. The die-cut was created circa 1900 and includes an...
Dates: 1874, circa 1900

Product labels and packaging collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6252
Abstract A collection of 610 product labels and packaging created between 1929 and 1930. The material in this collection had been sent to the United States Patent Office by companies to copyright their artistic and literary creations. After the U.S. Patent office deaccessioned the labels and packaging, they were held in a private collection for over a decade. The labels and packaging in the collection were used for advertising and packaging a wide variety of products, including toilet paper,...
Dates: 1929 - 1930

Neil Reagan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2266
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of American radio station manager, CBS senior producer, and senior vice president of the advertising agency network McCann Erickson, Neil Reagan (1908-1996). Materials include radio scripts for the western "Death Valley Days," as well as video tapes including commercial advertisements.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Travel and tourism ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: 7105
Abstract The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards....
Dates: 1896 - 2013

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USC Libraries Special Collections 8
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Subject
Brochures 3
Fliers (printed matter) 3
Pamphlets 3
Advertising -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 2
Correspondence 2
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Prints 2
Scripts 2
Advertising -- Electric household appliances -- Archival resources 1
Advertising -- Soap -- Archival resources 1
Advertising -- United States -- 19th century -- Archival resources 1
Advertising cards 1
Anti-fascist movements -- Spain -- Posters 1
Beaches -- California 1
Bond, James (Fictitious character) -- Archival resources 1
Books 1
Branding (Marketing) -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
California, Southern -- Archival resources 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Clippings 1
Comic books 1
Cycling for women -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Diaries 1
Die cutting 1
Discrimination in the advertising industry -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Divorce -- United States -- 19th century -- Archival resources 1
Duarte (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Archival resources 1
East Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- Archival resources 1
England -- Description and Travel 1
Ephemera 1
Film posters, Argentine -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Film posters, Cuban -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Fine books -- Archival resources 1
Folders (printed matter) 1
Food -- Labeling -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Interfaith marriage -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Interviews 1
Interviews (Sound recordings) 1
James Bond films -- Archival resources 1
Labels (identifying artifacts) 1
Lithographs 1
Long Beach (Calif.) -- Postcards 1
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Description and travel -- Archival resources 1
Los Angeles County (Calif.) -- Archival resources 1
Marriage -- United States -- 19th century -- Archival resources 1
Memorabilia 1
Mexican American posters -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Migration, internal -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Motion picture art directors -- Archival resources 1
Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Motion picture locations -- Archival resources 1
Motion picture producers and directors -- Archival resources 1
Motion pictures -- Archival resources 1
Motion pictures -- Periodicals 1
Motion pictures -- Setting and scenery -- Archival resources 1
Motion pictures and architecture -- Archival resources 1
Newspapers 1
Novels 1
Outdoor Recreation -- California -- Yosemite National Park 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific -- Archival resources 1
Package printing -- Archival resources 1
Packaging -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Periodicals 1
Personal correspondence 1
Photographic postcards 1
Photographs 1
Picture postcards 1
Political posters 1
Political posters, Cuban -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Political posters, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Political posters, Spanish -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Los Angeles County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Orange County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Pasadena -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California -- Riverside County -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- California, Southern -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Postcards -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Posters 1
Posters -- Honduras -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Posters, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Posters, Puerto Rican -- Archival resources 1
Printed ephemera 1
Printing -- California -- San Francisco -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Printing -- Specimens 1
Prints, Mexican -- Archival resources 1
Private presses -- California -- San Francisco -- Archival resources 1
Product labels 1
Product packages 1
Promotional materials 1
Propaganda in art -- Archival resources 1
Propaganda, Mexican -- 20th century -- Posters 1
Puerto Rico -- Description and travel -- Posters 1
Racism -- United States -- 19th century -- Archival resources 1
Racism -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
Racism against Asians -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Racism against indigenous peoples -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Radio -- Archival resources 1
Radio producers and directors -- United States -- Archival resources 1
Radio programs -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources 1
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Language
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
ASARO (Group of artists) 1
Adams, Elenora Martin Learned, 1845-1921 1
Adams, George Everett, 1845-1887 1
Almeida, Lourdes 1
Almeida, Luis, 1946- 1