Finding Aid for the Shapiro Family collection of ephemera, 1792-1939

Processed by Aislinn Sotelo, March 2007; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Shapiro Family collection of ephemera
Date (inclusive): 1792-1939
Collection number: 1749
Creator: Shapiro Family
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear feet) 3 oversize boxes
Abstract: The Shapiro Family collection of ephemera is part of a book collection of mostly children's books from the early part of the twentieth century. The ephemera collection consists of postcards, newspapers, sheet music, some of which contains the name Shapiro, pamphlets, a hand written textbook, a scrapbook, puzzles and cardboard cutouts.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Sandra Shapiro, 2007.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Shapiro Family collection of ephemera (Collection Number 1749). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

Collection contains holiday and generic postcards from the 1930s, one photograph in an envelope, newspapers dated 1792, 1888, 1794, 1861, 1802, 1827, 1840, newspaper clippings, a broadside, sheet music, a Yale University Bi-centennial, 1701-1901 metal pin with blue ribbon, pamphlets, a magazine, a textbook, a scrapbook from 1898, horse puzzles, and cardboard cutouts of a town scene.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Postcards
  2. Newspapers and Clippings
  3. Broadside
  4. Sheet Music
  5. Books, Magazines, Pamphlets
  6. Puzzles and Cutouts

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Genres and Forms of Material

Ephemera.


Container List

 

1: Postcards

Box 1, Folder 1

Postcards

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Holiday and generic postcards; envelope with photograph
 

2: Newspaper and Clippings

Box 1, Folder 2

Newspapers

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

7 newspapers dated 1792, 1888, 1794, 1861, 1802, 1827, 1840; 7 newspaper clippings
Box 1, Folder 3

Newspapers

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

Newspaper Clippings

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1, Folder 13

Artifact

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Yale University Bi-centennial, 1701-1901 metal pin with blue ribbon. (Sharp pin exposed)
 

3: Broadside

Box 1, Folder 5

Broadside

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

4: Sheet Music

Box 1, Folder 6

Sheet Music

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 7

Sheet Music

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Sheet Music

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1, Folder 9

Sheet Music

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 10

Sheet Music

Physical Description: 5 items.
 

5: Books Magazines, Pamphlets

Box 1, Folder 11

Pamphlets and Small Books

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1, Folder 12

Magazine

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 14

Scrapbook [1898]

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 1

Textbook

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

6: Puzzles and Cutouts

Box 3

Horse puzzles

Box 4

Cardboard cutouts of town scene