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Guide to Western American Ephemera MS.R.055
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  • Title: Western American ephemera
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.055
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.8 Linear feet (7 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1970
    Abstract: This collection consists of historical ephemera from the western United States and Canada, specifically excluding the state of California. Types of materials include road maps and geographical maps, pamphlets, brochures, guides, articles, magazines, souvenirs, scrapbooks, city information sheets, fact books, gazetteers, and other odd bits of ephemera. Most items are of a promotional nature directed at tourism for the state, county, city or region. National parks and state history comprise the bulk of the subject matter. All decades from 1900 through the 1960s are well represented throughout the collection, though not necessarily for every state; several items date from the late 1800s.

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    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection consists of historical ephemera from the western United States and Canada, specifically excluding the state of California. Types of materials include road maps and geographical maps, pamphlets, brochures, guides, articles, magazines, souvenirs, scrapbooks, city information sheets, fact books, gazetteers, and other odd bits of ephemera. Most items are of a promotional nature directed at tourism for the state, county, city or region. National parks and state history comprise the bulk of the subject matter. All decades from 1900 through the 1960s are well represented throughout the collection, though not necessarily for every state; several items date from the late 1800s.