Guide to the Archives Center Business Americana Collection
NMAH.AC.0404
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0404
Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Ravnitzky, Michael
Dates:
circa 1900-present
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
29 cubic feet
83 boxes
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
This collection contains a variety of business ephemera similar to that found in the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana. The material in the Business Americana Collection is newly acquired ephemera received from many sources including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian Institution staff.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
An artificial collection of material organized with the same subject headings as the Warshaw Collection, i.e., generally by product type. Additional subject headings will be added as needed. New material, much of it from the second half of the twentieth century, is added regularly to this collection. This collection is sometimes informally called "Warshaw Junior" by the staff and researchers.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
This collection is arranged by subject categories.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
This collection contains miscellaneous business ephemera. The material is similar to that found in the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, but no new material is incorporated into the Warshaw Collection. The material in the Archives Center Business Americana Collection is newly acquired ephemera received from many sources, including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian staff.

Administration
Processing Information note
Initially processed by Susan Strange, Archivist. The Archives Center continues to add to this collection. This collection is an open collection, processed by Archives Center staff.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Susan Strange
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
This collection was compiled by the Archives Center from many sources including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian Institution staff.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Archives Center Business Americana Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use note
Possible copyright and/or trademark restrictions on material in collection. Consult repository.
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open for research.

Related Archival Materials note
Materials in the Archives Center
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana (AC0060)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Collection (AC1146
Cincinnati Boss Company Records, 1900-1990 (AC0741)

Accruals note
Accruals note
The Archives Center continues to add to this collection.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Abrasives industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertising cards Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aged--Care Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alternative medicine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Buildings--Maintenance Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Business ephemera Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calendars Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Children's clothing Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Commercial imagery Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Computers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Credit Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Disabilities Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Easter Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ecology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Europe Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Franchises (Retail trade) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freight and freightage Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Halloween Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interior decoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Internet Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letterheads Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Maps--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mental health Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Parades Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
People with disabilities Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs--20th century Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Print advertising Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Puerto Rico Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Storage and moving trade Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade catalogs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Vegetarianism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weight loss Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu