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Guide to the New York University Stern School of Business Collection of Pig Memorabilia MC.234

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Source: Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Title: New York University Stern School of Business Collection of Pig Memorabilia
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1900-2013
Abstract: The New York University Stern School of Business Collection of Pig Memorabilia contains approximately 571 three-dimensional objects discovered by New York University facility workers in a crawl space under the auditorium of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business. The collection consists of pig figurines made of various materials ranging from glass, porcelain, and cloth, to soap and marzipan. Some objects are utilitarian, including piggy banks, salt and pepper shakers, ashtrays, gravy boats, pitchers, and jewelry boxes. The objects likely date between 1900 and 2013, and originated from all over the world.
Quantity: 30 linear feet in 30 record cartons
Quantity: 571 items
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: The majority of inscriptions and labels are in English with some written in German.
Call Phrase: MC.234