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German poster and postcard collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1810

Scope and Contents

The German Poster and Postcard Collection consists of approximately 2400 posters and 150 postcards from East and West Germany depicting countercultural, political, and propaganda themes from the 1970s to 1990. A small number of newspapers and pamphlets are included in the collection.

Dates

  • 1970-1990

Language of Materials

The collection is in German.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Box 8, postcards, must be used under the supervision of a Public Services staff member at the front table.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Yale University Library for Manuscripts and Archives, 1993.

Extent

33.5 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1810

Overview

The German Poster and Postcard Collection consists of approximately 2400 posters and 150 postcards from East and West Germany depicting countercultural, political, and propaganda themes from the 1970s to 1990. A small number of newspapers and pamphlets are included in the collection.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the German Poster and Postcard Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
November 2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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