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Guide to the Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertising Ephemera
1700-1990
 PR 31

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Description is in English.

 Finding aid revised by Marybeth Kavanagh 2020

Container List

Series I: SCRAPBOOKS

Scope and Contents note

Once she moved her collection to the New-York Historical Society, Landauer had the Society's bindery create large scrapbooks for her, which she filled with small ephemera, organized by the kind of product being advertised. Within the scrapbooks, there is rarely any further refinement of organization; a researcher looking for a specific business or product may need to consult each of the 4 or 5 scrapbooks compiled on the subject in order to complete an exhaustive search. In some cases, Landauer's own lists (in PR 149) may be of use, but so much of the material has been moved around since Landauer's time that those lists may not be of more help than exhaustively searching.

In addition to the scrapbooks she compiled, filled with pasted and taped-in small paper ephemera, Landauer collected scrapbooks that had been compiled by others. These are of various sizes and subjects and are filed at the end of the series, with brief descriptions found in the box and folder list. Some additional scrapbooks of ephemera, acquired by the N-YHS after Landauer's death, have been added to this set.

The following is a list of subject headings, under which material is filed. Each topic may have several scrapbooks.

ADVERTISING

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 1 Folder : 1-3 BCL Vol.1
Box: SB 2 Folder : 4-6 BCL Vol. 1

AGRICULTURE

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 3 Folder : 1-5 BCL Vol. 01 D
Box: SB 4 Folder : 6-9 BCL Vol. 01 E

ANIMALS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 5 Folder : 1-5 BCL Vol. 01 A
Box: SB 6 Folder : 6-7 BCL Vol. 01 A
Box: SB 7 Folder : 8-9 BCL Vol. 01 B

ANTIQUES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 8 Folder : 1-4 BCL Vol. 01 C

ART (including libraries, all museums, and autographs)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 9 Folder : 1-3 BCL Vol. 01 C-1/2

BEVERAGES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 10 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 02 A
Box: SB 11 Folder : 1-4 BCL Vol. 02 A 1/4
Box: SB 12 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 02 A 1/2
Box: SB 13 Folder : 5-8 BCL Vol. 02 A 1/2
Box: SB 14 Folder : 1-4 BCL Vol. 02 A 3/4

BUILDINGS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 15 Folder : 1-5 A-C, BCL Vol. 02 B
Box: SB 16 Folder : 1-4 D-H, BCL Vol. 02 C
Box: SB 17 Folder : 1-4 I-R, BCL Vol. 02 D
Box: SB 18 Folder : 1-4 S-Z, BCL Vol. 02 E

BUSINESS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 19 Folder : 1-4 BCL Vol. 02
Box: SB 20 Folder : 5-8 BCL Vol. 02
Box: SB 21 Folder : 1-4 BCL Vol. 02-1/2
Box: SB 22 Folder : 5-8 BCL Vol. 02-1/2

CLOTHING (including Ladies, Men's, Millinery, and Shoes)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 23 Folder : 1-5 Ladies-General-BCL vol. 03
Box: SB 24 Folder : 1-2 Ladies-General-BCL vol. 03 1/2
Box: SB 25 Folder : 3-4 Ladies-General-BCL vol. 03 1/2
Box: SB 26 Folder : 1-5 Corsets-BCL vol. 03 A
Box: SB 27 Folder : 1-4 Haberdashers-BCL vol. 03 G
Box: SB 28 Folder : 1-4 Men's-General A-F, BCL vol. 03 H
Box: SB 29 Folder : 1-4 Men's-General G-L, BCL vol. 03 I
Box: SB 30 Folder : 1-4 Men's-General M-Sl, BCL vol. 03 J
Box: SB 31 Folder : 1-4 Men's-General Sm-Z, BCL vol. 03 K
Box: SB 32 Folder : 1-4 Millinery, hosiery, hats and caps A-Q, BCL vol. 03 B
Box: SB 33 Folder : 1-4 Millinery, hosiery, hats and caps R-Z, BCL vol. 03 C
Box: SB 34 Folder : 1-5 Shoes A-F, BCL vol. 03 D
Box: SB 35 Folder : 1-4 Shoes G-R, BCL vol. 03 E
Box: SB 36 Folder : 1-4 Shoes S-Z, BCL vol. 03 F

CLUBS and SOCIETIES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 37 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 04
Box: SB 38 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 04

COTTON

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 39 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 05

DANCES and BALLS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 40 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 04-1/2

DRY GOODS (including Merchants and Textile labels)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 41 Folder : 1-3 Merchants A-C, BCL vol. 05 A
Box: SB 42 Folder : 4-5 Merchants A-C, BCL vol. 05 A
Box: SB 43 Folder : 1-5 Merchants D-Go, BCL vol. 05 B
Box: SB 44 Folder : 1-4 Merchants Gr-K, BCL vol. 05 C
Box: SB 45 Folder : 1-4 Merchants L-O, BCL vol. 05 D
Box: SB 46 Folder : 1-4 Merchants P-Sh, BCL vol. 05 E
Box: SB 47 Folder : 1-2 Merchants Si-Z, BCL vol. 05 F
Box: SB 48 Folder : 3-5 Merchants Si-Z, BCL vol. 05 F
Box: SB 49 Folder : 1-3 Textile labels, BCL vol. 05-1/2

ELECTRICITY

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 50 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 06
Box: SB 51 Folder : 4-6 BCL vol. 06

FOOD

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 52 Folder : 1-3 A-Bl, BCL vol. 06 A
Box: SB 53 Folder : 4-5 A-Bl, BCL vol. 06 A
Box: SB 54 Folder : 1-2 Bo-C, BCL vol. 06 B
Box: SB 55 Folder : 3-5 Bo-C, BCL vol. 06 B
Box: SB 56 Folder : 1-4 D-F, BCL vol. 06 C
Box: SB 57 Folder : 1-4 G-Gw, BCL vol. 06 D
Box: SB 58 Folder : 1-4 H-Ke, BCL vol. 06 E
Box: SB 59 Folder : 1-4 Ki-Me, BCL vol. 06 F
Box: SB 60 Folder : 1-4 Mi-Pr, BCL vol. 06 G
Box: SB 61 Folder : 1-2 Pu-S, BCL vol. 06 H
Box: SB 62 Folder : 3-4 Pu-S, BCL vol. 06 H
Box: SB 63 Folder : 1-4 Sugar, BCL vol. 06 J
Box: SB 64 Folder : 1-4 T-Z, BCL vol. 06 I
Box: SB 65 Folder : 1-3 Topps Chewing Gum, BCL vol. 06 I-1/2

FURNITURE

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 66 Folder : 1-5 BCL vol. 06 K
Box: SB 67 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 06 L

HARDWARE (including machinery, metals, mining, safes, locks)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 68 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 07
Box: SB 69 Folder : 4-6 BCL vol. 07
Box: SB 70 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 07 A
Box: SB 71 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 07 A-1/2
Box: SB 72 Folder : 4-7 BCL vol. 07 A-1/2

HOTELS and RESTAURANTS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 73 Folder : 1-3 A-C, BCL vol. 07 B
Box: SB 74 Folder : 4-5 A-C, BCL vol. 07 B
Box: SB 75 Folder : 1-3 D-Ho, BCL vol. 07 C
Box: SB 76 Folder : 4-5 D-Ho, BCL vol. 07 C
Box: SB 77 Folder : 1-2 Hu-M, BCL vol. 07 D
Box: SB 78 Folder : 3-4 Hu-M, BCL vol. 07 D
Box: SB 79 Folder : 1-4 N-P, BCL vol. 07 E
Box: SB 80 Folder : 1-2 Q-T, BCL vol. 07 F
Box: SB 81 Folder : 3-4 Q-T, BCL vol. 07 F
Box: SB 82 Folder : 1-3 U-Z, BCL vol. 07 G

HOUSEHOLD

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 83 Folder : 1 Ammonia, BCL vol. 09
Box: SB 83 Folder : 2 Carpets, BCL vol. 09
Box: SB 83 Folder : 3 Carpets, Picture frames, BCL vol. 09
Box: SB 83 Folder : 4-5 Picture frames, BCL vol. 09
Box: SB 84 Folder : 1-4 China and glass, BCL vol. 08
Box: SB 85 Folder : 1-5 Glue, cement, miscellaneous, BCL vol. 09 A
Box: SB 86 Folder : 1-4 Lamps and lighting, BCL vol. 08 A
Box: SB 87 Folder : 1-5 Laundry, BCL vol. 08 B
Box: SB 88 Folder : 1-2 Soap and Candles, BCL vol. 08 C
Box: SB 89 Folder : 3-4 Soap and Candles, BCL vol. 08 C
Box: SB 90 Folder : 1-3 Matches, polishes, twine, refrigerators, BCL vol. 09 B

INSURANCE

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 91 Folder : 1-4 A-Ha, BCL vol. 09 C
Box: SB 92 Folder : 1-4 He-N, BCL vol. 09 D
Box: SB 93 Folder : 1-4 O-Z, BCL vol. 09 E

JEWELRY

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 94 Folder : 1-5 BCL vol. 09 F
Box: SB 95 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 09 G

LEATHER GOODS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 96 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 10

LOTTERIES (arranged by state)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 97 Folder : 1 Foreign, Arkansas, Carolinas, California, Colorado
Box: SB 97 Folder : 2 Connecticut
Box: SB 97 Folder : 3-7 Delaware
Box: SB 98 Folder : 8 District of Columbia
Box: SB 98 Folder : 9 Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas
Box: SB 98 Folder : 10-12 Kentucky
Box: SB 98 Folder : 13-16 Louisiana
Box: SB 99 Folder : 17 Maine
Box: SB 99 Folder : 18-24 Maryland
Box: SB 100 Folder : 25 Massachusetts
Box: SB 100 Folder : 26 Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey
Box: SB 100 Folder : 27-30 New York
Box: SB 100 Folder : 31 Ohio
Box: SB 101 Folder : 32-34 Pennsylvania
Box: SB 101 Folder : 35 Rhode Island
Box: SB 101 Box : 36 Texas
Box: SB 101 Folder : 37 Vermont
Box: SB 101 Folder : 38 Virginia
Box: SB 101 Folder : 39 Wyoming

MILITARY

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 102 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 10-1/2
Box: SB 103 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 10-1/2

OIL

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 104 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 10 A

OPTICAL

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 105 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 10 A-1/2

PACKAGING

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 106 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 10 C

PAPER

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 107 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 11 B
Box: SB 108 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 11 B

PERIODICALS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 109 Folder : 1-5 BCL vol. 11
Box: SB 110 Folder : 1-6 BCL vol. 11 A

PHOTOGRAPHY

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 111 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 11 C
Box: SB 112 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 11 C

PLASTICS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 113 Box : 1-3 BCL vol. 10 B

PRINTING and ENGRAVING

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 114 Folder : 1-3 A-H, BCL vol. 13
Box: SB 115 Folder : 4-5 A-H, BCL vol. 13
Box: SB 116 Folder : 1-4 I-Q, BCL vol. 13 A
Box: SB 117 Folder : 1-4 R-Z, BCL vol. 13 B
Box: SB 118 Folder : 1-3 Modern material, BCL vol. 13 B-1/4

PROFESSIONS and OCCUPATIONS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 119 Folder : 1-4 Medical, BCL vol. 14
Box: SB 120 Folder : 1-3 Merchants, teachers, trade unions, etc., BCL vol. 14-1/4

PUBLICATIONS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 121 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 12
Box: SB 122 Folder : 4-5 BCL vol. 12
Box: SB 123 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 12 A
Box: SB 124 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 12 B

RADIUM, URANIUM, etc.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 125 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 14 A-1/2

REAL ESTATE

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 126 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 14 A
Box: SB 127 Folder : 5-7 BCL vol. 14 A

RELIGION, PHILANTHROPY, and HOSPITALS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 128 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 14 B
Box: SB 129 Folder : 4-5 BCL vol. 14 B

RUBBER

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 130 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 14-1/2

SCHOOLS and COLLEGES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 131 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 14 C
Box: SB 132 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 14 C
Box: SB 133 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 14 C-1/2

SEEDS and PLANTS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 134 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 14 D
Box: SB 135 Folder : 4-6 BCL vol. 14 D

SEWING MACHINES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 136 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 14 E

SPORTS, TOYS, and GAMES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 137 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 15
Box: SB 138 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 15 A
Box: SB 139 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 15 A
Box: SB 140 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 15 A-1/2

STATIONERY and VALENTINES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 141 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 15 B
Box: SB 142 Folder : 4-6 BCL vol. 15 B
Box: SB 143 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 15 C
Box: SB 144 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 15 C

STOVES, FURNACES and RANGES

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 145 Folder : 1-5 A-S, BCL vol. 15 D
Box: SB 146 Folder : 1-4 T-Z, BCL vol. 15 E

THEATRICAL ENTERPRISES (including Theatre, Motion pictures, Musical instruments, Fairs and expositions, Musicals, Lectures, Radio and television, Dance, Music, Skating)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 147 Folder : 1-5 Theatre, BCL vol. 16
Box: SB 148 Box : 1-5 Theatre, BCL vol. 16 A
Box: SB 149 Folder : 1-5 Motion pictures, BCL vol. 16 B
Box: SB 150 Folder : 1-3 Motion pictures, BCL vol. 16 B-1/2
Box: SB 151 Folder : 1-4 Motion pictures, BCL vol. 16 B-3/4
Box: SB 152 Folder : 1-5 Musical instruments, BCL vol. 16 C
Box: SB 153 Box : 1-4 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 D
Box: SB 154 Folder : 1-5 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 E
Box: SB 155 Folder : 1-4 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 F
Box: SB 156 Folder : 1-2 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 G
Box: SB 157 Folder : 3-4 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 G
Box: SB 158 Folder : 1-2 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 H
Box: SB 159 Folder : 3-4 Theatre, fairs and expositions, musicals, musical instruments, and lectures, BCL vol. 16 H
Box: SB 160 Folder : 1-2 Radio and television, BCL vol. 16 I
Box: SB 161 Folder : 3-4 Radio and television, BCL vol. 16 I
Box: SB 162 Folder : 1-2 Dance, BCL vol. 16 K
Box: SB 163 Folder : 3-4 Dance, BCL vol. 16 K
Box: SB 164 Folder : 1-2 Music, BCL vol. 16 L
Box: SB 165 Folder : 3-4 Music, BCL vol. 16 L
Box: SB 166 Folder : 1-3 Skating, dance, fairs and expositions, BCL vol. 16 M

TOBACCO

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 167 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 17
Box: SB 168 Folder : 1-2 BCL vol. 17 A
Box: SB 169 Folder : 3-4 BCL vol. 17 A
Box: SB 170 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 17 B
Box: SB 171 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 17 C
Box: SB 172 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 17 D

TOILET ARTICLES and BEAUTY AIDS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 173 Folder : 1-5 BCL vol. 18
Box: SB 174 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 18 A

TRANSPORTATION

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 175 Folder : 1-3 Automobiles, buses, taxis, etc. BCL vol. 19
Box: SB 176 Folder : 4-5 Automobiles, buses, taxis, etc. BCL vol. 19
Box: SB 177 Folder : 6-8 Automobiles, buses, taxis, etc. BCL vol. 19
Box: SB 178 Folder : 1-3 Aviation BCL vol. 19 G
Box: SB 179 Folder : 1-2 Aviation BCL vol. 19 G-1/2
Box: SB 180 Folder : 1-4 Bridges, canals, Civil War, ferries, and local transit tickets and passes A-N, BCL vol. 19 B
Box: SB 181 Folder : 1-2 Local transit tickets and passes O-Z, BCL vol. 19 C
Box: SB 182 Folder : 1-3 Carriages BCL vol. 19 D
Box: SB 183 Folder : 1-2 Express companies BCL vol. 19 F
Box: SB 184 Folder : 1-2 Railroads BCL vol. 19 A
Box: SB 185 Folder : 3-4 Railroads BCL vol. 19 A
Box: SB 186 Folder : 1-2 Railroads BCL vol. 19 A-1/2
Box: SB 187 Folder : 3-4 Railroads BCL vol. 19 A-1/2
Box: SB 188 Folder : 3-4 Railroads BCL vol. 19 A-3/4
Box: SB 189 Folder : 1-4 Ships BCL vol. 19 E
Box: SB 190 Folder : 1-3 Ships BCL vol. 19 E-1/2
Box: SB 191 Folder : 1-2 Ships BCL vol. 19 E-3/4
Box: SB 192 Folder : 3-4 Ships BCL vol. 19 E-3/4

UNDERTAKERS, CEMETERIES, COFFIN MAKERS, and FUNERALS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 193 Box : 1-2 BCL vol. 20

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT (including Lawyers and Suffrage)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 194 Folder : 1-3 BCL vol. 20 A
Box: SB 195 Folder : 4-5 BCL vol. 20 A
Box: SB 196 Folder : 1-4 BCL vol. 20 B

WAREHOUSES and WATERWORKS

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 193 Folder : 3 BCL vol. 20

WOOL

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 193 Folder : 4 BCL vol. 20

WORLD WAR I

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 197 War letters, 1917-1919, bound vol. 1 (BCL vol. 23.1)
Box: SB 198 War letters, 1917-1919, bound vol. 2 (BCL vol. 23.1)
Box: SB 199 Folder : 1-9 BCL vol. 23.2

WORLD WAR II

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: SB 200 Folder : 1-5 1939-1940, BCL vol. 23.3
Box: SB 201 Folder : 1-7 1940-1941, BCL vol. 23.4
Box: SB 202 Folder : 1-10 1940-1942, BCL vol. 23.5
Box: SB 203 Folder : 1-9 1942, BCL vol. 23.6 A
Box: SB 204 Folder : 1-4 1942, BCL vol. 23.6 B
Box: SB 205 Folder : 1-2 1942-1943, BCL vol. 23.7 A (pages 1-78)
Box: SB 206 Folder : 3-4 1942-1943, BCL vol. 23.7 B (pages 79-157)
Box: SB 207 Folder : 1-3 1943-1951, BCL vol. 23.8
Box: SB 208 Folder : 1-3 Marshall Plan, etc., BCL vol. 23.9
Box: SB 209 Price Lists from various merchants and wholesalers
1757-1863

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