Guide to the Archives Center Business Americana Collection
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0404
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
Ravnitzky, Michael
Dates:
circa 1900-present
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
29 Cubic feet
55 boxes
Repository:
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
Scope and Contents
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
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject categories.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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
Author
Susan Strange
Accruals
The Archives Center continues to add to this collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was compiled by the Archives Center from many sources including curatorial units, the public, and Smithsonian Institution staff.
Processing Information
Initially processed by Susan Strange, archivist, 2014. Addenda processed by Jack Barral, Caroline Kleiner, Thalia Chrysanthis, Abigail Phelps, and Erin Wiebe, interns, 2019.
The Archives Center Music Collection (NMAH.AC.0795) and the Archives Center Sports Memorabilia Collection (NMAH.AC.0796) now form part of this collection.
Custodial History
The Archives Center Music Collection (NMAH.AC.0795) and the Archives Center Sports Memorabilia Collection (NMAH.AC.0796) now form part of this collection.

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

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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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