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Guide to the Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera
 PR 31

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 22, 2022
Description is in English.

 Finding aid revised by Marybeth Kavanagh 2020

Administrative Information


Gift of Bella C. Landauer between 1926 and 1960, with later additions by her son, James D. Landauer. Other advertising ephemera by a variety of donors, as well as material with no attributed provenance, were added to the collection after Landauer's death.

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit

Open to qualified researchers by advance appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Print Room Librarian at

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. See guidelines in Print Room for details.

Use Restrictions

Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to: Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194, Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Copyrights and other proprietary rights may subsist in individuals and entities other than the New-York Historical Society, in which case the patron is responsible for securing permission from those parties. For fuller information about rights and reproductions from N-YHS visit:

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera, PR 031, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials at the New-York Historical Society

Bella C. Landauer Writings and Reference Collection PR 149 contains scrapbooks, indices, monographs, articles, and correspondence which comprise an archive for the Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera at the New-York Historical Society, as well as for other collections of Landauer's that she deposited at other institutions.

Additional advertisements and ephemera are held in the Ephemera File, PR 264.

Additional materials donated by Bella Landauer are held in the library's general collections and in the museum collections.