New York World's Fair (1939-1940 New York, N.Y.)
- Existence: April 30, 1939 - October 27, 1940
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1687
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence from Ethel Grace "Billie" Shutter Davis to her mother, G. W. Shutter, documenting Ethel Davis's trip to and life in New Haven and Woodmont, Connecticut, while her husband was an Alfred Sloan Fellow in traffic engineering at Yale University. Topics include daily life in New Haven and Woodmont, social life at Yale for the fellows and their wives, and trips the family took around Connecticut and New York, including observations of the 1939 World's Fair in...
Dates: 1939-1994, bulk 1939-1940
Call Number: GEN MSS 734
Abstract: The collection consists of photographs, picture postcards, printed ephemera and other printed material collected by Alfred E. Heller documenting international fairs and exhibitions held around the world between 1851 and 2005. Photographs, picture postcards, and printed ephemera depict the locations and attractions of individual fairs and exhibitions, particularly those held in Europe and America during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Highlights include: photographs of the...
Call Number: MS 820
Abstract: The collection includes printed matter and publicity material related to the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago (1933-1934) and the New York World's Fair (1939-1940), including such miscellaneous administrative records of the New York World's Fair as the annual report for 1938 and organizational charts. A main strength of the collection is the printed material from more than one thousand exhibitors at both fairs, comprising business, non-profit institutions, and...