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German poster and postcard 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.

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.

33.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials