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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #11354

Title: Ephemera Collection

Dates:
ca. 1870-2018

Collection Number:
11354

Quantity:
12 feet (including oversize in map drawer) and 48 digital files (0.266 GB)

Abstract:
The ephemera collection contains a variety of materials which are arranged first by size, then by topic (in alphabetical order). The collection primarily consists of printed material such as posters, tickets, programs, brochures, and pamphlets. The first group of materials is letter size or smaller, the second group is larger than letter size and smaller than 11x17" and the third group is larger than 11x17".

Provenance:
The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the Ephemera Collection from various donors (see accession records for more detail). Each ephemera donation was originally assigned a unique collection number. These collections were combined into MSS 11354 in 2018.

Property rights:
The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights:
Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researcher should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94‑553, Title 17 U.S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access:
This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation:
Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Transfer:
Publications were separated from the collection and cataloged. Artifacts were offered to the Museum Division of the SHSND in 2018.

BOX/FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Advertisements ca. 1880-1981
2 Agriculture 1915-1976
3 Air Shows ca. 1936
4 Alumni 1900-1978
5 Art shows and events 1982-2008
6 Auctions ca. 1915
7 Banks 1884-1932
8 Bicentennial (U.S.) 1976
9 Building dedications 1962-1981
10 Business cards ca. 1880-ca. 1950
11 Businesses ca. 1880-2018
12 Calendars 1897-1988
13 Calendars 1990-2016
14 Cemeteries 1952-1990
15 Chautauqua 1897-1983
16 Churches 1902-2001
17 Churches 1902-2001
18 Citizenship 1906-1917
19 City anniversaries 1935-1986
20 Civil War ca. 1870
21 Colleges and Universities 1914-1990
22 Commencement programs, by city: B 1888-1971
23 Commencement programs, by city: D-K 1909-1971
24 Commencement programs, by city: M-R 1915-1968
25 Commencement programs, by city: S-W 1893-1976
26 Commencement programs, miscellaneous 1894-1960
27 Community organizations ca. 1941
28 Courthouses 1913-2002
29 Dairies and creameries ca. 1920-1976
30 Education  n.d.
31 Energy ca. 1920-1982
32 Envelopes 1902-1997
33 Fairs/Expositions/Celebrations 1897-1991
34 Extradition documents 1933
35 Floods and flood relief 1997
36 Forms ca. 1900-ca. 1940

Box 2:
1 Greeting cards: Christmas ca. 1900-ca. 1990
2 Greeting cards: Christmas ca. 1900-ca. 1990
3 Greeting cards: Valentine's Day ca. 1910-ca. 1940
4 Greeting cards: Valentine's Day ca. 1910-ca. 1940
5 Greeting cards: Miscellaneous ca. 1900-1954
6 Health and health insurance    1918-1933
7 Hospitals ca. 1950-ca. 1980
8 Hotels ca. 1880-1980
9 Immigration ca. 1920
10 International Peace Garden  1958-1975
11 Invitations 1883-1919
12 Ku Klux Klan ca. 1918
13 Land development 1879-1909
14 Legal 1978-2002
15 Letterhead ca. 1900-ca. 1920
16 Letterhead ca. 1900-ca. 1920
17 Libraries 1944-1989
18 Life insurance ca. 1934
19 Military 1918-1994

20 Minimum wage ca. 1932-1978
21 Monuments 1914-1968
22 Musical groups and music 1915-2017
23 Newspapers 1885-1919
24 Newspapers: Bismarck Tribune 1909-1929
25 North Dakota Governors' inaugural programs 1907-1993
26 Obituaries and memorials      1902-1962
27 Performances (non-theatrical) ca. 1920-2018
28 Photographers ca. 1920-1981
29 Political: Democratic Party 1900s
30 Political: Democratic Party 1930s
31 Political: Democratic Party 1930s
32 Political: Democratic Party 1950s
33 Political: Democratic Party 1960s
34 Political: Democratic Party 1970s

Box 3:
1 Political: Democratic Party 1970s
2 Political: Democratic Party 1970s
3 Political: Democratic Party 1970s
4 Political: Democratic Party 1980s
5 Political: Democratic Party 1980s
6 Political: Democratic Party 1980s
7 Political: Democratic Party 1980s
8 Political: Democratic Party Convention, Fargo (N.D.): Election campaign materials 6/1980
9 Political: Democratic Party Convention, Fargo (N.D.): Delegate information 6/1980
10 Political: Democratic Party 1990s
11 Political: Democratic Party 1990s
12 Political: Democratic Party 1990s
13 Political: Democratic Party 1990s
14 Political: Democratic Party 1990s
15 Political: Democratic Party 1990s
16 Political: Democratic Party 2000s

Box 4:
1 Political: Democratic Party        2000s
2 Political: Democratic Party        2000s
3 Political: Democratic Party        2000s
4 Political: Democratic Party        2010s
5 Political: Democratic Party        n.d.
6 Political: Republican Party         1890s
7 Political: Republican Party         1900s
8 Political: Republican Party         1910s
9 Political: Republican Party         1920s
11 Political: Republican Party       1930s
12 Political: Republican Party       1940s
13 Political: Republican Party       1940s
14 Political: Republican Party       1950s
15 Political: Republican Party       1960s
16 Political: Republican Party       1970s
17 Political: Republican Party       1970s
18 Political: Republican Party       1970s

Box 5:
1 Political: Republican Party 1980s
2 Political: Republican Party 1980s
3 Political: Republican Party 1980s
4 Political: Republican Party 1980s
5 Political: Republican Party 1990s
6 Political: Republican Party 1990s
7 Political: Republican Party 1990s
8 Political: Republican Party 2000s
9 Political: Republican Party 2000s
10 Political: Republican Party 2000s
11 Political: Republican Party 2010s
12 Political: Republican Party n.d.
13 Political: County Commissioners ca. 1934-ca. 2000
14 Political: County Offices 1930s
15 Political: County Offices, Nonpartisan positions, Judges, City Officers, School Board
16 Political: School Board
17 Political: School Board

Box 6:
1 School Board
2 School Board
3 Political: Socialist Party 1911
4 Political: Other parties 1946-2004
5 Political: Other parties 1946-2004
6 Political: Unknown party ca. 1910-2004
7 Political: Issue based material 1880s-1890s
8 Political: Issue based material 1900s-1920s
9 Political: Issue based material 1930s-1940s
10 Political: Issue based material 1950s-1960s
11 Political: Issue based material 1970s
12 Political: Issue based material 1980s
13 Political: Issue based material 1990s
14 Political: Issue based material 2000s
15 Political: Issue based material 2010s
16 Political: Ballots and election information 1924-1988
17 Political: Ballots 1910s
18 Political: Ballots 1920s
19 Political: Ballots 1930s
20 Political: Capitol removal 1932
21 Political: Presidential ca. 1932-2004
22 Post Offices 1998
23Prohibition and alcohol ca. 1936
24 Radio ca. 1969
25 Railroads 1900-ca. 1993
26 Reading 1915-ca. 2015
27 Religion 1904-1928
28 Restaurants and menus ca. 1885-1974
29 Rodeos 1924-1976
30 Sakakawea ca. 1906
31 School programs 1915-2000
32 Schools 1912-1932
33 Seals n.d.
34 September 11, 2001 (9/11)     2002
35 Space 1971
36 Sports ca. 1910-2017
37 Stamps n.d.
38 Telephone 1930
39 Television 1985

Box 7:
1 Theaters and plays, performances 1911-1996
2 Theaters and plays, performances 1911-1996
3 Theodore Roosevelt/Theodore Roosevelt National Park 1938-2016
4 Tickets 1893-2004
5 Tobacco 1933
6 Tourism/Promotional 1923-2018
7 Tourism/Promotional 1923-2018
8 Tourism/Promotional 1923-2018
9 Tourism/Promotional 1923-2018
10 Tourism/Promotional 1923-2018
11 Transportation 1910-ca. 1980
12 Transportation 1910-ca. 1980
13 Transportation schedules 1882-1985
14 Transportation schedules 1882-1985
15 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) ca. 1920
16 Wedding announcements      1916-2017
17 Lawrence Welk ca. 1970-1996
18 Women's Suffrage ca. 1917
19 World War, 1914-1918
20 World War, 1914-1918
21 World War, 1914-1918
22 World War, 1914-191               

Box 8:
1 World War, 1914-1918
2 World War, 1914-1918
3 World War, 1914-1918                1939-1945
4 World War, 1939-1945 (WWII) rations 1939-1945
5 World War, 1939-1945 (WWII) rations 1939-1945
6 World War, 1939-1945 (WWII) rations 1939-1945
7 World War, 1939-1945 (WWII) rations 1939-1945

Box 9:
1 Agriculture ca. 1910-1983
2 Air Shows 1978
3 Arts/Humanities 1929-2017
4 Auctions 1897-1986
5 Calendars 1960-1989
6 Churches 1922
7 City and state anniversaries 1934-2014
8 Colleges and Universities 1993-1994
9 Dances 1921-1933
10 Fairs/Expositions/Celebrations 1884-1961
11 Health ca. 1920
12 Music 1924
13 Native Americans ca. 1980-2005
14 Political: Democratic Party 1930s-1940s
15 Political: Democratic Party 1970s-1980s
16 Political: Democratic Party 1990s-2010s
17 Political: Republican Party 1900s-1930s
18 Political: Republican Party 1940s-1960s
19 Political: Republican Party 1970s

Box 10:
1 Political: Republican Party 1980s
2 Political: Republican Party 1990s-2010s
3 Political: Republican Party n.d.
4 Political: Unknown party ca. 1970-ca. 1990
5 Political: American Independent Party 1960s
6 Political: Socialist Party 1980s
7 Political: Nonpartisan positions 1895-1976
8 Political: Issue based material 1920s-1930s
9 Political: Issue based material 1940s-1960s
10 Political: Issue based material 1970s-2010s
11 Political: Ballots/Ballot measures 1930-1956
12 Political: Forms/Registration Enrollment book ca. 1915
13 Political: Bumper Stickers ca. 1970-ca. 2000
14 Political: National Elections ca. 1952-2010s
15 Political: Miscellaneous 1932-2017
16 Rodeos ca. 1947
17 Restaurants ca. 1980
18 Theaters and plays, performances 1908
19 Sports 1986
20 Tourism/Promotional ca. 2004
21 Transportation 1907-ca. 1980
22 Wanted posters 1983
23 World War, 1914-1918 ca. 1918

MAP DRAWERS
1 Air Shows ca. 1923-ca. 1990
2 Air Shows ca. 1936
3 Arts/Humanities: Events 1982-1991
4 Arts/Humanities: Exhibits 1981-2008
5 Arts/Humanities: Film, TV and Radio 1979-2017
6 Arts/Humanities: Music and Performances ca. 1940-2017
7 Auctions 1932-1977
8 Businesses ca. 1890-2017
9 Calendars 1940-2010
10 Chautauqua 1907-2004
11 Churches ca. 1962
12 Cities 1883-1983
13 Fairs/Expositions/Celebrations 1884-1982
14 Fairs/Expositions/Celebrations 1884-1982
15 Fairs/Expositions/Celebrations 1884-1982
16 Fairs/Expositions/Celebrations 1884-1982
17 Health 1948-ca. 1965
18 Military ca. 1917-1998
19 Monuments/Statues 1914
20 Native Americans 1882-2005
21 Parks 1936-1989
22 Political: Democratic Party      ca. 1940-1970s
23 Political: Democratic Party      1980s
24 Political: Democratic Party      1990s
25 Political: Democratic Party      2000s-2010s
26 Political: Republican Party       ca. 1909-1940s
27 Political: Republican Party       1950s-1970s
28 Political: Republican Party       1980s
29 Political: Republican Party       1990s-2010s
30 Political: Socialism, nonpartisan positions, issue based materials, unknown parties ca. 1880-ca. 2000
31 Political: Non-Partisan League (NPL) 1921-1944
32 Political: Rosters of county officials and 2003 legislature 1953-2003
33 Rodeos ca. 1894-1975
34 Sports ca. 1960-1990
35 Statehood and state history  1889
36 Theodore Roosevelt/Theodore Roosevelt National Park ca. 1958
37 Transportation 1888-2006
38 Women's Suffrage ca. 1917
39 World War, 1914-1918 ca. 1914
40 World War, 1939-1945 (WWII) ca. 1940

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