Charles Sheldon Papers
Sheldon, Charles Gates, 1899-1960
The collection documents the work of Charles G. Sheldon, the illustrator who created beautiful images of women for the "Breck Girls" advertising campaign from 1936-1957. Includes photographs of sitters, Breck advertising materials, Breck Company internal publications and newsletters, magazines with cover illustrations by Sheldon, a high school yearbook, internal papers from …
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints
Salo, Matt, Dr.
Haberstich, David E., 1941-
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015
1930 - 1943
This collection contains 273 silver gelatin photoprints (Series 1), most of which apparently were made during the 1930s and early 1940s, contemporaneously with the original negatives. All are 8" x 10" or slightly smaller, unmounted except for flush mounted linen on the backs of some prints. The photographs were made primarily in two locations, New York …
Superman Comic Book Collection
Siegel, Jerry (cartoonist)
Shuster, Joseph (cartoonist)
The collection includes numerous newspaper clippings of the Superman comic strip, 1940-1950, promotional material using the Superman character, Superman comic books, 1944-1978 and illustrations of Superman drawn by Terry Austin in 1984. Dramatic scripts for TV and movie portrayals of Superman in 1977 and 1982 as well as a novel by George Lowther about Superman …
Jean Clairmook Radio Scrapbook
One homemade scrapbook documenting the radio career of young Jean Clairmook. The book contains letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The creator of the scrapbook is unknown.
Lloyd A. Strickland Collection of 1936 Olympics Souvenir Materials
Strickland, Lloyd A.
Lloyd A. Strickland purchased these souvenir cards while attending the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany.
Bernard Levine Sample Book Collection
Modern Vogue Company, Inc.
Orchard Paper Company
American Lace Paper Company
Five sample books from the 1930s: (1) Christmas wrapping paper manufactured by Gift Wrap, (2) shelf paper made by the American Lace Paper Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, (3) confectionery bag samples and stock designs for printing by the Orchard Paper Company of Saint Louis, (4) gift wrapping paper made by Modern Vogue Co., Inc., and …
Lilian MacKendrick papers
1 Linear foot (Addition)
Correspondence; biographical data; diaries; engagement books; desk calendars and notebooks with addresses; financial records; a scrapbook; account books; photographs; and record books.
Martin and Morris Music Company Records
Morris, Necey, Mrs.
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
The Martin and Morris Company Records date from ca. 1930 to 1985 and document a neglected part of the American music historical record. The collection is particularly important because of the company's contributions to the field of Gospel music. According to Horace Boyer (in We'll Understand It Better....), Martin and Morris Music …
Dr. Edward H. Angle Orthodontics Papers
Angle, Edward H. (Edward Hartley), 1855-1930
Business and professional papers of Dr. Edward H. Angle, relating to his pioneering work in orthodontics. The papers include letters to and from Dr. Angle; photographs, subjects including Angle, his patients, equipment, skulls and jawbones and other demonstration photographs of orthodontic subjects, including some x-ray photographs (radiographs); notes and writings …
Doc Cheatham Papers
Papers documenting Cheatham's career as a jazz trumpeter. The papers include passports, appointment and address books; photographs, both personal and professional; a transcript of an interview of Cheatham; sheet music, including parts for various instruments; home movies from Cheatham's travels; awards and certificates; printed material including posters, programs, clippings.