Die-Cut Advertising Literature Collection
Guide to the Die-Cut Advertising Literature Collection, ca. 1883-1960
Collection number: Mss 202Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Abington - Penna (Philadelphia, PA) - Abington High School football program, 1923. Shape: football.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges - Acorn Stoves promotional pamphlet, n.d. Shape: acorn.
Alliance Book Corporation (New York, NY) - description and order form for Satan in Top Hat: The Biography of Franz von Papen, n.d. Shape: top hat.
Alpine Evaporated Cream Co. (San Francisco,CA) - Alpine milk recipe book, [ca. 1930]. Shape: cow.
American Art Clay Products (Indianapolis, IN) - Amaco powdered tempera paint samples and price list,[ca. 1930]. Shape: paint can.
American Cereal Co. (Chicago, IL) - Quaker Oats promotional piece, [ca. 1895]. Shape: box.
American Committee for Shaare Zedek Hospital (Jerusalem, Israel) - donation through advertisement appeal to keep Shaare Zedek Hospital open, [ca. 1960]. Shape: ambulance.
American Snuff Co. (Memphis, TN)
Peach Sweet Snuff promotional book with note pages and jokes, n.d. Shape: can.
Honest Scotch Snuff promotional book with note pages and calendar, 1942-1943. Shape: can.
Ashland Lithia Springs (Ashland, OR) - promotional pamphlet on Ashland, OR, [ca. 1905]. Shape: glass.
Associated Importers of Havana Cigars in the United States (New York, NY) - Havana Cigars promotional pamphlet and US importers list, [ca. 1930]. Shape: cigar box.
Bain Peanut Co. (Wakefield, VA) - promotional picture book of peanut picking process, [ca. 1900]. Shape: peanut.
Ballantine Inn (New York) - Ballantine's Book of Ballads for New York World's Fair, 1939. Shape: beer stein.
Bardstown Distillery (Bardstown, KY) - "Ask for the Fiddle Bottle" promotional booklet with "Songs We Love to Sing" by Stephen Foster and a small description of the whiskey-making process, 1937. Shape: fiddle.
Barton's Candy Corporation (Brooklyn, NY) - Barton's promotional pamphlet with information on Chanukah, the menorah, and the dredel, n.d. Shape: Menorah.
Bernstein's Fish Grottos (San Francisco, CA) - Coo-Coo Clam recipe booklets, n.d. Shape: clam.
Blackhawk Mfg. Co. (Milwaukee, WI) - Blackhawk "Chief" socket wrench sets advertisement, n.d. Shape: socket.
Blue Onion Cafe (Santa Barbara, CA) - Blue Onion Cafe Drive-In Restaurants menu, n.d. Shape: onion.
The Brass Kettle Inn (Long Beach, CA) - Lunch and dinner menu for The Brass Kettle Inn, along with a poem, n.d. Shape: tea kettle.
Bull Fighting Illustrated -- illustrated book on bull fighting, . Shape: bull's head.
Business and Professional Women's Club (Seattle, WA) - Majorie Fraser Webster accomplishments from A to Z, 1958. Shape: book.
C. Aultman & Co. (Canton, OH) - Buckeye Works first prize promotional, [ca. 1890]. Shape: barn.
C. I. Hood & Co. (Lowell, MA)
Booklet of old proverbs and quotes, also quotes of satisfied customers for various Hood's products, 1900. Shape: book.
Hood's Sarsaparilla informational booklet, n.d. Shape: pansies.
Calavo Growers of California (Los Angeles, CA) - King Salad Avocado promotional booklet with avocado buying, caring, and preparation information and recipes with mailing envelope, 1946. Shape: avocado.
California Large Limas (California) - California Large Lima recipes, n.d. Shape : lima bean.
Canada Bread Co., Limited (Chicago, IL) - Genuine Butter-Nut Bread advertisement, n.d. Shape: loaf of bread.
Cella Commission Co. (St. Louis, MO) - instructional booklet on how to make money buying and selling corn, . Shape: book.
CIBA Company, inc. (New York, NY) - booklet for Coramine, a circulatory and respiratory stimulant, with caption "Be sure - It's in the bag." Shape: doctor's bag.
Cleaveland Macaroni Company (Cleveland, OH) - Golden Egg machine-dried macaroni, spaghetti, or short-cut macaroni recipe booklet, n.d. Shape: egg.
Coffee Pot Café (Williams, AZ) - Tourist information about the town and surrounding area, n.d. Shape: Coffee pot.
Continental Oil Co. [Conoco] - Conoco booklet on germ processed oil, 1931. Shape: oil can.
Corn Products Refining Co. (New York, NY) - Mazola salad cookbook, 1938. Shape: place mat and salad bowl.
Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) - Cornell Widow magazine with spook ads and articles, jokes, and actual ads, 1925. Shape: book.
Cudahy Packing Co. (Los Angeles, CA) - Suetene shortening cookbook, n.d. Shape: can.
Dapper Dan Club (Beaver Falls, PA) - "Rubinoff and His Violin" performance souvenir from a school concert, [ca. 1940]. Shape: violin.
Davenport Hotel (Spokate, WA) - Davenport Delicacy Shop menu and informational booklet, n.d. Shape: trout.
Diamond Brand (California) - Diamond Brand California Walnut cookbook, n.d. Shape: walnut.
Dr. Warner's Coraline Corsets (New York) - "Adjustable Flexible Hip" advertisement and endorsement from C.H. Parson's & Co., n.d. Shape: corset.
Dunbar - Dukate Co. (New Orleans, LA) - Original Dunbar Shrimp cookbook, n.d. Shape: can.
Eastern Corporation (Bangor, ME) - Hurricane Wrapping water-repellent wrapper advertisement, n.d. Shape: ream of paper.
Edison Electric Appliance Co., Inc. (Chicago, IL) - Hotpoint Waffle Iron instructions and recipes, n.d. Shape: waffle.
Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (New York, NY) - Equitable Life Insurance Policy advertisement, n.d. Shape: box.
Falstaff Brewing Co. (St. Louis, MO) - Falstaff Beer hanging score keeper, n.d. Shape: bottle.
Foster, Paul & Co. (Grenoble, France, Berlin, Germany, and New York, USA) - Foster's Kid Gloves advertisement, n.d. Shape: glove.
G. & C. Merriam Co. (Springfield, MA) - booklets on Webster's New International Dictionary, Webster's International Dictionary, and Webster's New International Dictionary with Reference History, n.d. Shapes: books.
Gamble - Skogmo, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) - Advertisement for Gamble's Home Guard Paint Headquarters with a sampler of nickel plated, rust proof, gold eyed needles, n.d. Shape: can.
Gold Label Coffee - Colonial Stop and Shop grand opening thank you gift with Queen Victoria needle sampler, n.d. Shape: cup and saucer.
Golden State Dairy Products (San Francisco, CA) - Informative booklet for Golden State Powdered Skim Milk and directions for use, n.d. Shape: can.
Gordon's (Rochester, NY) - Gordon's Popular Dry Good's House department listings,1883. Shape: book.
Grand Prix Exposition Universelle (Paris, France) - Promotional booklet for the exposition, 1900. Shape: desk.
Gulf Oil - "Hit of the Month" promotional booklet for Gulflex Lubrication and advertisement for Lee's Service Station in E. Hartford, Connecticut, n.d. Shape: vinyl record with sleeve.
H. Clifford Anderson (Stevenson, Connecticut) - GOP presidential election promotional, interactive cutout with assembly directions and multiple pieces, 1940. Shape: the White House.
H. O. Wilbur and Sons, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) - Wilbur's Cocoa recipe book, n.d. Shape: box.
Harrah's Club (Reno and Lake Tahoe, NV) - gaming guide and rule book, n.d. Shape: slot machine.
Hecker's Buckwheat - Hecker's Buckwheat advertisement, n.d. Shape: butterfly.
The Howard Tailoring Co. (Chicago, Illinois) - "The Story in a Nutshell" informative booklet for the Indianapolis, IN location, n.d. Shape: walnut.
Hupp Motor Car Corporation (Detroit, MI) - booklet on 1935 line of Huppmobiles, . Shape: car.
Idaho Russet Potatoes (Idaho) - promotional russet potato booklet highlighting the surrounding geographical landmarks, plus recipes, n.d. Shape: potato.
Illinois Canning Co. (Koopeston, Illinois) - promotional booklet for French Red Kidney Beans with recipes and reviews, 1895. Shape: can.
Indurated Fibre Ware Co. (Chicago, Illinois) - promotional booklet for indurated wood fibre products, n.d. Shape: pail.
Interstate Bakeries Corporation (Kansas City, MO) - The Executive Fruit Cake advertisement, n.d. Shape: round box.
J. C. Hubinger Bros. Co. (New Haven, CT) - Elastic starch hints for laundry and cleaning, 1914. Shape: box.
Jell-O (Le Roy, NY) - promotional booklet for flavored Jell-O, n.d. Shape: box.
Kitch-Kamp - general and camp recipe book, n.d. Shape: campsite.
Klamath County Potato Growers Association (Klamath Falls, Oregon) - recipe booklet using Klamath Netted Gem Potatoes, n.d. Shape: potato.
Knapp's Good Food (Garberville, CA) - Knapp's Good Food restaurant advertisement and map, [ca. 1934-1937]. Shape: cup.
Knott's Berry Farm Steak House (Buena Park, CA) - Buffalo Steak menu, [ca 1940]. Shape: buffalo.
Larousse (Paris, France) - advertisement for Larousse books with mini calendar, 1950. Shape: book.
Latz's Knife and Fork Inn (Atlantic City, NJ) - Latz's restaurant menu, n.d. Shape: lobster.
Lee - Lee Riders advertisement, n.d. Shape: pants, made of denim.
Lucky Stores (Los Angeles, CA) - Lucky grocery stores advertisement with needle sampler, n.d. Shape: can.
Margaret Burnham;s Cottage Candies (Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco, CA) - promotional booklet with bridge score cards and rules for play, 1929. Shape: cottage.
Marietta Chamber of Commerce (Marietta, OH) - picture book with captions on the historical sites of Marietta, n.d. Shape: cabin.
Maytag Co. - Promotional booklet for Maytag washers and ironers, 1937. Shape: padlock.
Medford Pear (Medford, OR) - Medford Pear recipe book, n.d. Shape: pear.
The Merchants Co-Operative Bank (Boston, MA) - "The Woman in the Case" promotional booklet, n.d. Shape: book.
Missouri River Apple Growers (Wathena, KS) - Missouri River Apple District informational booklet, n.d. Shape: apple.
Monarch Foods (Chicago, IL) - Informational booklet for Gold corn and other Monarch Foods products, 1930. Shape: corn.
Morris & Company (Los Angeles, CA) - Informational booklet for Morola Nut Margarine with various recipes, n.d. Shape: box.
National Broadcasting Co. (Chicago, IL)
Ding Dong School Coloring book for the television show, 1955. Shape: lunch bag.
Paul Whiteman and his Famous Orchestra booking flyer, 1931. Shape: man's head.
National Dairy Council (Chicago, IL) - milk advertisement, n.d. Shape: bottle.
National Distillers Products Co. (New York, NY) - Gilbrey's Dry Gin recipe book, n.d. Shape: bottle.
New Haven R.R. (Boston, MA) - advertisement for the preview of the movie, "This Is New England" with menu, n.d. Shape: train.
Noyo River Apple Land (Medocino County, CA) - advertisement for Noyo River Country, n.d. Shape: apple.
Olympia Oyster House (Olympia, WA) - Olympia Oyster House menu, n.d. Shape: oyster.
Orange County Board of Supervisors (Santa Ana, CA) - illustrated souvenir booklet of highlights of Orange County, n.d. Shape: orange.
Oregon Oyster Co. (Portland, OR) - Dan & Louis Oyster Bar menu, n.d. Shape: oyster.
Ortho - Ortho kit advertisement for contraceptive materials, n.d. Shape: toiletry bag with contents.
Otto Milk Co. (Pittsburgh, PA) - Otto Milk Cream Top Bottle advertisement, n.d. Shape: bottle.
P. Duff & Sons, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) - Duff's Bran Muffin Mix recipes, n.d. Shape: can.
Pacific Coast Borax Co. (New York, NY) - 20 Mule Team Brand Boric Spangles recipe book for preventative and curative medicine, n.d. Shape: box.
Paramount Pictures - advertisement for Rudolph Valentino movie, "Blood and Sand," n.d. Shape: book.
Passenger Department of the Salt Lake Route - promotional booklet for the Salt Lake Route (from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City), including travel information about the city stops along the route, n.d. Shape: orange.
R. N. Burgess Company (San Francisco, CA) - "The Mount Diablo Country" in Contra Costa County real estate promotion, [ca. 1900]. Shape: walnut.
Reid, Murdoch, & Co. (Chicago, IL) - Monarch Teenie Weenie Sweet Pickles advertisement, 1926. Shape: barrel.
Richard Hellman, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) - Blue Ribbon Mayonnaise Salad Suggestions cookbook, [ca. 1930]. Shape: jar.
Rod's Steak House (Williams, AZ) - Rod's Steak House menu, n.d. Shape: cow.
Rosicrucian Order (San Jose, CA) - "The Man Inside" booklet promoting Rosicrucian Brotherhood, n.d. Shape: man's head.
Schmidt's (Columbus, OH) - Schmidt's Sausage Haus and Restaurant in German Village, Ohio, menu, n.d. Shape: beer stein.
Shriners (Washington D.C.) - Photo book with captions of governmental buildings in Washington D.C., 1923. Shape: shriner's hat.
Southern California Gas Company - Promotional booklet, called the "Platter Patter," for the Home Service Department that contains entertaining tricks, songs, and recipes, n.d. Shape: vinyl record.
Southern Cotton Oil Trading Co. (New York, NY) - Wesson Oil Salad Dressing recipe book, [ca. 1920]. Shape: woman.
Standard/Chevron - booklet for RPM Supreme motor oil, with tissues to clean glasses. Shape: oil can.
Standard Rice Company, Inc. (Houston, TX) - White House Cereals recipe book, n.d. Shape: box.
Stormtight - Promotional booklet for Stormtight roofing cement with consumer testimonials, [ca. 1920]. Shape: building.
Stuft Shirt (Pasadena, CA) - Stuft Shirt Restaurant menu, n.d. Shape: shirt.
Swift & Company (Chicago, IL) - Brookfield Eggs sandwich and salad recipe book, [ca. 1925]. Shape: egg carton.
Sylvania Radio Tubes - Promotional cutout, n.d. Shape: rotary dial telephone.
Thoughts for the Year - Four seasonal poems and calendar, 1895. Shape: books.
Todd, Bancroft & Co. (Rochester, NY) - Kulture Shoes advertisement and places of interest in Buffalo for Pan-American Exposition, n.d. Shape: boot.
21 Brands, Inc. (New York, NY) - Tribuno Vermouth recipe book, [ca. 1940]. Shape: bottle.
Union Carbide Sales Company - Informative pages and order blanks, n.d. Shape: can.
Unique Novelty Co. (New York, NY) - advertisement for "Runaway June," n.d. Shape: mustache and beard.
Universal Credit Company - advertisement for "Authorized Ford Finance Plans" through UCC, n.d. Shape: sack.
Vie-Del Company (Fresno, CA) - Wine-Chef recipe book, n.d. Shape: barrel.
Virden Packing Co. (California) - Virden Camp Fire Brand Selected California Fruits recipe book, [ca. 1930]. Shape: can.
Vitamin Food Co. (Westfield, MA) - Vegex recipe book, ca. 1920. Shape: jar.
Voigt Milling Co. (Grand Rapids, MI) - Voigt's Crescent Brand Flour score card, n.d. Shape: sack.
W. E. Garrett & Sons (Philadelphia, PA) - Garrett Sweet Mild Snuff notebook and joke book, n.d. Shape: can.
W. J. McCahan Sugar Refining and Molasses Co. (no location) - McCahan's Sunny Cane Sugar recipe book, 1937. Shape: box.
Walter H. Woods Co. (Boston, MA) - booklet on Woods Tours in Europe, 1937. Shape: book.
WEAF (Manhattan, NY) - "Morning in Manhattan" radio show advertisement with toasts, n.d. Shape: slice of bread.
Wobbers, Inc. (San Francisco, CA) - snap shots of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915. Shape: box camera.
Women's Missionary Society (Philadelphia, PA) - Light Brigade missionary work advertisement, n.d. Shape: book.
Yakima Commercial Club (North Yakima, WA) - North Yakima and Yakima Country promotional picture booklet, 1907. Shape: apple.