Guide to the Donald Rouland Ephemera Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0705
Creators:
Rouland, Donald
Dates:
citca 1940-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.5 Cubic feet
3 boxes
Repository:
Collection consists of restaurant placemats and menus (including some from hotels, motels, and tourist venues), and baseball and miscellaneous programs.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of placemats, menus, and programs. The placemats are arranged alphabetically and are printed with menus, maps, historical trivia, and tourist attractions. They are printed in color and black and white and are approximately 11" x 15" or smaller.
The menus are arranged alphabetically by name of restaurant and are approximately 11" x 17" or smaller.
The programs are divided into two subseries—baseball programs and miscellaneous—and are arranged alphabetically. The miscellaneous programs include a theatre show
Hello Hollywood Hello!
and materials from the Illinois State Fair. Not all materials are dated.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The materials are arranged into three series.
Series 1: Place Mats
Series 2: Menus
Series 3: Programs

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Alison Oswald, 2003.
Author
Alison Oswald
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Donald Rouland,1998.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Donald Rouland Ephemera Collection, circa 1940-circa 1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Motels Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Placemats Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menus Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera -- 1940-1970 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taverns (Inns) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Restaurants Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baseball Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs 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