Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Philip N. Williams, 1999
The collection includes 20 advertising cards, brochures, and other ephemeral items distributed by local merchants. Materials date from 1887 to 1976. The bulk of the items are undated. Also in the collection are tickets and invitations to an autograph party, a special program on James Whitcomb Riley, an industrial facility, and theatrical events. A pledge card from a temperance meeting is included.
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
1887 PD, advertising card, Flint & Walling Mfg. Co., Kendallville, IN
1892 PD, advertising card for Cyclorama
Ca. 1893 PD, 20 page promotional booklet about Blickensderfer distributed by Dixon Edgerton, Central State Agent Indiana, Fort Wayne, IN
189[?] PD, Temperance Pledge from the campaign of J.B. Stanley, Evangelist and Grand Chief Templar I.O. of G.T. of Indiana, Logansport ,IN
27-29 Dec 1905 PD, ticket, Indiana State Teacher’s Association in honor of James Whitcomb Riley, at Tomlinson Hall, Indianapolis
13 Dec. 1952 PD, pass to visit Studebaker’s Mammoth Carriage & Wagon Shops
12 Dec. 1976 Pd, invitation to attend author-artist autograph party at Rowland Printing, 877 W. Clinton St., Noblesville, IN
n.d. Fan, distributed by Boltinghouse, corner of 6th St. and Morton, in Bloomington, IN
n.d. PD, advertising card for “Girls from the Follies” at the Majestic Theater
n.d. Art card of Sherman’s Business Lunch, Sherman’s English Restaurant, Sherman’s Café and Sherman’s Exchange Restaurant
n.d. PD, announcement of a new address for William P. Nichols, diamond importer, in association with Reis, Inc.
n.d. Advertising card for Spice Rack Collies and China and Oil Painting, operated by Estella Thomas, Marshall, IN
n.d. PD, two tickets for the English Opera House, Indianapolis
n.d. PD, advertising card in the shape of a bouquet for Dr. Warner’s Model Moulded Corset
n.d. PD, brochure from the Eclipse Mfg. Co., Middlebury, IN
n.d. Christmas greetings card from the National Casket Co., J.S. McCullough, Indianapolis
n.d. PD, brochure for Columbia brand food products
n.d. PD, art card & advertising card for H.T. Conde, Indianapolis
n.d. PD, brochure for “The New Vibrator,” made by Nichols & Shepart Company, Battle Creek, Michigan
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1887-1976
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None