Ephemera Collection, 1800-2014
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Brief Description: The Ephemera Collection contains material primarily acquired for teaching. It includes material in various formats, most of which have been previously published. The collection is currently being processed and new items will be added on an ongoing basis. For this reason, the indicated date range is approximate at this point.
Held at:
Special Collections Research Center
Earl Gregg Swem Library
PO Box 8794
Williamsburg, VA 23187 8794
Phone: 757-221-3090
Email: spcoll [at] wm.edu
Record Series Number: 01/Mss. 1.02
Volume: 3.7 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 01/15/2009. Additions are being made to this collection on an ongoing basis.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Subject Index
Advertising--United States--History
American poetry--19th century
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976--Virginia
Card games
Chicago (Ill.)--Industries--Pictorial work
Desert Storm, Operation, 1991
England--Description and travel--20th century
Ford, Henry, 1863-1947
Jamestown 400th Anniversary
Labor and laboring classes--Illinois--Chicago--Pictorial works
Lead arsenate
Logging--Maine--Pictorial works
Logging--Washington (State)--Pictorial works
Lotteries--United States
Methodist Church--Virginia
Methodist Church--Virginia--History--19th century
Miller and Rhoads (Richmond, Va.)
National parks and reserves--United States
Oysters--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
Oysters--United States--History--Pictorial works
Paper money
Postcards--Southern States
Presidents--United States--Inauguration
Prices--Washington Metropolitan Area.
Publishers and publishing
Richmond (Va.)--History
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century
Scottish Widows' Fund and Life Assurance Society
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Sears, Roebuck and Company--Pictorial works
Tobacco industry--Massachusetts
United States. President (2009- : Obama)
Virginia. State Lottery Dept.
Whitehead and Hoag Company (Newark, N.J.)
Women--Employment--Pictorial works
World War, 1939-1945--Germany
Yellowstone National Park
Genres/Forms of Material
Advertising blotters
Advertising cards
Card games (game sets)
Checks (bank checks)
Cigarette cards
Clippings (information artifacts)
Lottery puffs
Postage stamps
Price lists
Printed ephemera
Religious texts
Stereoscopic photographs
Title pages
Trading cards
Visiting cards
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Physical Access Notes: The fragile nature of Mss. Acc. 2009.530 may limit handling.
Acquisition Notes: Various gifts and purchases.  

Acc. 2009.015 is a gift received January 2009.

Acc. 2009.175 was purchased May 2009. Acc. 2009.261 is a gift received June 2009. For technical reasons, accession information for items received after June 2009 are not displayed here. Please ask a staff member for assistance.2008.62 Purchased.  2006.45 gift from Hope Yelich.

PreferredCitation: Ephemera Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.