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Guide to the Bella C. Landauer Writings and Reference Collection
Ca. 1856 - 1972 (bulk 1926-1950)
 PR 149

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 02, 2022
Description is in English.

Administrative Information


Gift of Bella C. Landauer, 1926-1960, with later additions by her son, James D. Landauer.

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers.

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The copyright law of the United States governs the making of photocopies and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials. Unpublished materials created before January 1, 1978 cannot be quoted in publication without permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Bella C. Landauer Writings and Reference Collection, PR 149, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at the Department of Prints, Phootgraphs, and Architecture at the New-York Historical Society

The Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera (PR 031) at the New-York Historical Society is the reference point for most of the material in this collection. Landauer also donated ephemera to many other institutions. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution, New York Public Library, Dartmouth College library, Library of Congress, and Baker Library at Harvard University all hold Landauer collections.


General note


Missing Title

  1. Black, Mary. American Advertising Posters of the Nineteenth Century from the Bella C. Landauer Collection of the New-York Historical Society. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1976.
  2. Landauer, Bella C. "Collecting and Recollecting." New-York Historical Society Quarterly Bulletin. Vol. XLIII, No. 3, July 1959. Pp. 335-349.
  3. Shadwell, Wendy. "Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Art at the New-York Historical Society." in Cameo Cards and Bella C. Landauer. Schoharie, NY: The Ephemera Society of America, 1992.