Guide to the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Animals
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Animals
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1865-1934
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.76 Cubic feet
consisting of 3.5 boxes, 3 folder, 5 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material.
Repository:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Animals forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
There are also advertisements, caricatures, lithographs, newspaper clippings, papers pertaining to clubs, associations and organizations for the welfare of animals, licenses and books about the care of animals. The material dates from ca.1877- 1934
Materials in box one are general images of animals. Box two is arranged by type of material. Box three contains photocopies of advertisements for various products which use images of animals. Box four contains related publications.
This material is predominately comprised of visual content, featuring domesticated and wild animals in advertising or artwork, especially on trade cards, collecting cards, and postcards. It includes advertisements, caricatures, lithographs, newspaper clippings, papers pertaining to clubs, associations and organizations for the welfare of animals, licenses and books about the care of animals. A few keepsake items, such as greeting cards and small novelties are present. Within the dogs folder are a couple of items related to kennels, breeding, and licensure. The contents of the other animals folder is also image-centric with a variety of animals depicted: fowl, hooved, amphibian, fish.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Animals advertisements, caricatures, lithographs, newspaper clippings, papers pertaining to clubs, associations and organizations for the welfare of animals, licenses and books about the care of animals.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation note
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Animals, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Conditions Governing Use note
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Materials in the Archives Center
Materials in the Archives Center
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)

Forms Part Of
Forms Part Of

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Business ephemera Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera Type 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
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives