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Guide to the Records of the New York Exchange for Woman's Work
1878-2003
  MS 446

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Collection processed by Gabrielle Sanchez

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on August 24, 2012
Description is in English.

Container List

Series VIII: Advertising and Public Relations, 1918-2002

Scope and Contents note

This series contains advertising and public relations materials, as well as clippings, promotional materials, and business-related ephemera. It is divided into four subseries.

Subseries 1: Advertisements, 1918-1998

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains advertisements created by the Exchange. The earlier material (1918-1930) was originally placed in scrapbooks. These books have been disbound, but the materials remain in their original order. The later materials (1990-1998) consist of guidebooks and programs in which the Exchange placed advertisements.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Advertisements
1918-1922
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Advertisements
1922-1923
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Advertisements
1924
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Advertisements
1925
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Advertisements
1925-1926
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Advertisements
1927
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Advertisements
1929-1930
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Advertisements
1930
Box: 10 Folder : 9 City Guide
1990
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Blue Hill Troupe Programs
1996-1998
Box: 10 Folder : 11 New York Quick Guide
1998

Subseries 2: Relations Materials, 1990-2002

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains press releases, public relations handbooks, and public relations recommendations. It also contains press books which were originally housed in binders. These press books contain primarily clippings, press releases, and promotional items. The materials have been removed from the binders, but the original order has been preserved..

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Press Book
ca. 1990-1993
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Press Book
1993-2002
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Press Book
1993-2002
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Press Releases
1986-1994
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Public Relations Recommendations
1990-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Public Relations Handbooks
1991

Subseries 3: Clippings, ca. 1920-1999, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains newspaper and magazine clippings. Also included are magazines which featured stories about the Exchange. The album, 1965-1978, has been disbound and rehoused in its original order in Box 18. A facsimile of the bound volume is available in Box 16.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Volume: [3] Clippings
1934
Volume: [4] Album
1965-1978
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Clippings
1953-1989
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Clippings
1990-1999, n.d.
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Town & Country Magazine
1991
Box: 12 Folder : 2 People Magazine
1991
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Facsimile of disbound volume
1965-1978
Box: 18 Folder : 1-4 Scrapbook
ca. 1920-1953

Subseries 3: Promomotional Materials and Ephemera, 1988-1991, n.d.

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains materials such as stationary, postcards, bookmarks, shopping bags, stickers, tissue paper, and business cards featuring the Exchange logo. Also included are materials related to the redesign of the Exchange logo in 1991, including artwork, order forms, invoices from printers, and a sign that hung outside the shop on East 60th Street.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Promotional Materials
1988
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Logo
c1991
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Ephemera with New Logo
c1991
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Brochures
c1990s
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Business Materials/Ephemera
n.d.
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Drawing, illustration, template for wrapping paper
n.d.
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Display items, matted drawings, illustrations
1991, n.d.
Box: unboxed Plexiglass sign
n.d.

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