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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the Royal Palm Artifacts and Ephemera Collection 19th-20th century

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Royal Palm Artifacts and Ephemera. Collection

Size:

2.25 linear feet (2 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This collection contains a variety of artifacts and print ephemera. Included are political items from the 20th century, University of Chicago and Hyde Park memorabilia, a small collection of recipes and information on home remedies, and patriotic memorabilia. The cigar box in which this material was found is also included.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Royal Palm Artifacts and Ephemera. Collection, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

This collection contains a variety of artifacts and print ephemera. Included are political material from the 20th century, University of Chicago and Hyde Park memorabilia, a small collection of recipes and information on home remedies, and patriotic items. The cigar box in which this material was found is also included.

Related Resources

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http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/select.html

Artifacts. Collection

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1    Folder 1

University of Chicago, ceremonial ribbons and centennial pin, 20th century

Box 1    Folder 2

Hyde Park Hotel pencil and Hotel del Prado postcard, 19th-20th century

Box 1    Folder 3

Political ephemera, Workers Party, Dewey-Bricker, Carol Moseley Braun, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 20th century

Box 1    Folder 4

Patriotic ephemera, early 20th century

Box 1    Folder 5

Clippings, broadsides and correspondence regarding recipes and home remedies, ca. late 19th-early 20th century

Box 1    Folder 6

Lowell Offering, fragment of cover, 1845

Box 1    Folder 7

F.X. Jungwirth, Ansicht von München vom Gasteigberg, reproduction of 1766 print, undated

Box 1    Folder 8

Menu, bookmark and Valentine's Day cards, ca. 1930s-1960s

Box 2

Royal Palm cigar box, circa 1970s

Box 2

University of Chicago, James R. Watkins, signature printing block, 20th century

Box 2

University of Chicago, public relations awards medals, 20th century

Box 2

University of Chicago, pins, 20th century

Box 2

Centennial medals, 1889

Box 2

Political ephemera, Frank O. Lowden, ca. 1920s