Guide to the Hallye M. Cornelius and Glendora Horne Collection of Cigarette Packages
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0826
Creators:
Cornelius, Hallye Mercer
Horne, Glendora
Dates:
1945.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.12 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Seventy-three (73) cigarette pack labels from the World War II years. The manufacturers include American, British, Chinese, and Japanese tobacco companies.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of seventy –three cigarette pack labels from the World War II years. Manufacturers include America, British, Chinese, and Japanese tobacco companies. The cigarette pack labels are listed alphabetically by brand name in the container list. If available, the tobacco company name and geographic location, are provided.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Donors were ephemera collectors.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Glendora Horne on November 7, 2002.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Hallye M. Cornelius and Glendora Horne Collection of Cigarette Packages, 1945, 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.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
The cigarette packages were originally collected by a U.S. Navy captain named McCollum, from an officer's club in the Philippines frequented by Japanese soldiers. Capt. McCollum's widow sold the collection to Hallye M. Cornelius. Glendora Horne inherited the collection upon the death of Ms. Cornelius.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Tobacco -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Packaging -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ephemera -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cigarettes -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Labels Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Packaging 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