Skip to main content

Ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Bgtchm
Scope Note: Transient everyday items, usually printed and on paper, that are manufactured for a specific limited use, then often discarded. Includes everyday items that are meant to be saved, at least for a while, such as keepsakes and stock certificates. (or receipts)

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

A. W. Sutton papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.34
Scope and Contents The A. W. Sutton papers contain receipts from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) for room and board, subscriptions to "The College Speculum", and enrollment fees from 1881-1883. The collection also contains a few pieces of handwritten poetry as well as quotes.
Dates: 1881 - 1883

Advocates for Latino Students Advancement in Michigan Education records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 623
Scope and Contents The Advocates for Latino Students Advancement in Michigan Education records consist of bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, promotional materials, and ephemera from both the predecessor organization College Recruitment Association for Hispanics (CRAH) and Advocates for Latino Students Advancement in Michigan Education (ALSAME).
Dates: 1980 - 2006

Amos Adams Lawrence papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-15
Scope and Contents This collection contains five reels of microfilm consisting of Amos Lawrence's personal and business correspondence, legal papers, accounts, political tickets, newspaper clippings and other papers related to Lawrence's business, political, educational, and charitable interests. Subjects include New England Emigrant Aid Company; slavery; politics and education in Kansas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts; New England manufacturing, the tariff; and national politics. Correspondents include George S....
Dates: 1857 - 1859

Andrew Hunt collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00113
Scope and Contents The Andrew Hunt collection includes tax receipts (1844-1866) for land in Ingham County, Michigan, a road district labor assessment for Ingham Township, Ingham County, Michigan (1882), a copy of American Swineherd for July 1891, a People's Party state ticket for New York (circa 1870), a National Greenback ticket (circa 1884), and a brochure (1872) describing the Dodge Reaper and Mower.
Dates: 1844 - 1891

Angolan political ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 283 large
Scope and Contents These are items produced by MPLA (Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola) and UNITA (Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola) for 2012 National Assembly election—only the third since independence. Materials include: 5 badges, 3 ball caps, 1 bracelet, 4 flags, 1 key chain, 1 musical bottle opener, 1 pen, 1 pendant, 1 plastic bag, 1 polo shirt, 1 sun hat, 3 t-shirts, 1 tie clip, 1 tote bag, 1 umbrella, and 1 USB drive.
Dates: 2012

Barbara and John Dewey papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.326
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents of John H. Dewey and Barbara Davis Dewey during their time as students at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) from 1949 to 1951. Included in the collection are commencement ceremony programs, tickets, programs, and scorecards for MSC football and baseball games, and tickets and programs from the MSC Lecture-Concert Series. Of particular note are publications from the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, including a book of songs, and newspaper...
Dates: 1949 - 1951

Berrien County train tickets

 Collection
Identifier: c-00382
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of miscellaneous tickets, most of them for railroad use. There are tickets from the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway Company, Michigan Central Rail Road; Peoples Transit Company; Chicago & Michigan Lake Shore Rail Road; The North-Western Line; Chicago & North-Western Railway. Also there is a lottery ticket and advertisements for the Railroad Hotel of Detroit and Pan American Exposition souvenirs.
Dates: 1868 - 1918

Bob Stein collection of leftist political ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 563 large
Scope and Contents The Bob Stein collection of leftist political ephemera consists of newsletters, mailings, meeting agendas, and other printed ephemera and personal notes relating to U. S. leftist political organizations. Organizations and publications represented within the collection include the Students for a Democratic Society, POLIT, Student Representative Party (SRP), Maroon Chicago, and the Federation of American Scientists (F.A.S.) newsletter. Subjects include anti-McCarthyism, anti-nuclear weapons,...
Dates: 1940 - 1967

Carolyn Mund papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.376
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 1966 Water Carnival program and ticket.
Dates: 1966 - 1966

Catherine and Russ Hunt papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.319
Scope and Contents The collection consists a booklet titled "The Technique of Good Manners: a handbook for College Men" by Mary Perin Barker (1935), a June 1932 commencement program, a MSC Concert Course program featuring George Barrere, Lewis Richards and Michael Press (March 2, 1932), "Songs of Michigan State College" (1931), a Green Splash Women's Swimming Club program (April 27, 1932), and an oversize sheet of red tissue paper with Japanese characters.
Dates: 1930-1935, 1940