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The Benefical Company and Hodson Trust archives spans 1920-1997. The collection includes annual reports, executive correspondence, public relations materials (including advertising), training manuals, photographs (including interior and exterior shots of Beneficial offices), video tapes, and corporate give-aways.
In 1765, a building was erected on an adjacent site of today's Lyceum Theatre by the architect James Payne for exhibitions and, later, for other entertainments. The theatre finally became a licensed house in 1809. One of these entertainments was that of the exhibition of an American Elk in 1792, as noted in this broadside printed in 1792 in London.
Broadside advertising London exhibition of engraved plates depicting Jean-Baptiste Wicar's Florentine art
This collection contains booklets, pamphlets, die-cuts, paper dolls, transformation cards, and other ephemeral materials advertising corset and bustle fashions in the 1880s. There is no specific creator information because this holding includes an assortment of creators: manufacturers, printers, and clothing companies.
The collection consists of ephemera related to various aspects of consumer financial services from the early nineteenth century through the Second World War. The items are arranged chronologically.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.
This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript items selected by curators in Special Collections. This collection contains diaries, postcards, letters, and other material related to history and life in Maryland, 1818-2015 (Bulk: 1818-1957).
John Mawe (1764-1829) was a British mineralogist who became known for his practical approach to the discipline. The collection includes an engraved paper trade card for "J. Mawe, Free Museum, Matlock. Mineral and Shells, Amethystine fluor and Black Marble ornaments, elegantly engraved or plain, chimney pieces etc." The trade card dates to the early 1800s, likely 1800.