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Guide to the Friedberg Collection of Business Cards & Ephemera
circa 1880s-2017
 PR 350

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Friedberg, Neal M.
Title: Friedberg collection of business cards & ephemera
Dates: circa 1880s-2017
Abstract: The Friedberg collection largely includes business cards dating from about 1982 to 2017. There are also a substantial number of trade cards and business cards dating from circa late 1800s through the early decades of the twentieth century. These cards cover a wide number of businesses, non-profits, governmental bodies, and educational institutions. The subject matter ranges widely and includes, among many others, restaurants, artists, galleries, antiques, jewelry, books, and clothing. New York City organizations are a significant component of the collection, but the geographic scope is much broader and includes both other parts of the United States and several international areas, perhaps especially western Europe and Asia.
Quantity: 6.0 Linear feet in six record cartons
Language of Materials Note: Most of the collection is in English. Many of the cards are in French or in Asian languages.
Call Phrase: PR 350