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Guide to the New York World's Fair Collection
Mss 244  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: New York World's Fair Collection
    Dates: 1939-1940
    Collection number: Mss 244
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains brochures, pamphlets, and other ephemera relating to the fair and its exhibits.
    Physical location: Del Sur.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    New York World's Fair Collection. Mss 244. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Transfer from MIL, 2006.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains brochures, pamphlets, and other ephemera relating to the fair and its exhibits, and to companies such as Bell Telephone Laboratories, F.A.O. Schwarz, Ford Motor Company, General Electric, H. J. Heinz Company, Lionel Corporation, Pennsylvania Railroad, and Texaco; also brochures, with house plans, for "The Town of Tomorrow."
    There is no container list for this collection.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)