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Jay T. Last Collection of American Transportation Prints and Ephemera: Finding Aid
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The Jay T. Last Collection of American Transportation Prints and Ephemera contains more than 730 printed items that relate to land-based modes of transportation primarily in the United States from the 1820s to the early 1900s. The bulk of the collection dates from 1840 to 1905 and consists largely of advertising and promotional materials, business records, and illustrations produced for or pertaining to the bicycle, carriage and wagon, railroad, and freight and passenger transport industries.
approximately 740 items
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.