Scope and Contents
Series 1: Advertising contains informational and visual materials of items marketed by Klein and Robbins, as well as, publishers montage items. These materials cover products such as Toleware, Craftmaster, Paint the Number and Palmer Paint.
Series 2: General Motors contains random information about the General Motors Corporation.
Series 3: Newspaper Articles contain newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the use and popular culture surrounding Paint-By-Numbers. These articles display advertisement and marketing campaigns used by Klein and Robbins.
Series 4: Photographs contains numerous images of the Paint By Number product from factory construction to exhibit designs, as well as, images of Max Klein, Arthur Godfrey and Jimmy Durante. One image is a demo personal portrait usage by Ike and Mamie Eisenhower.
Series 5: Sketch Transparency with color information (approx. 8.5" x 11") small contains unpainted sketches with transparencies.
Series 6: Blank Sketches with colored pictures (approx. 9.5" x 12") medium contains a series of matching blank sketches accompanied by a colored picture version.
Series 7: Blank Boards contains various numbered Paint-By-Number boards.
Series 8: Completed Paintings contains painted images of various. Series 9: Colored Picture with Sketch contains painted images of various scenes.
Series 10: Colored Pictures painted images of various images and scenes accompanied by transparencies and sketches.
Series 11: Blank Sketches contains blank imagine graphics laid out in typical Paint-By-Numbers scheme.
Series 12: Scrapbooks contains bound and loose leaf pages of materials pertaining to Paint-By-Number advertisement and popular culture.
Series 13: Paint-By-Numbers Kits contains materials used to package and market the Paint-By-Numbers product.
Series 14: Sheet Music contains a score composed by Frank and Dorothy Daniels regarding the possibilities of Paint-By-Number.