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- Commercial art -- United States -- 20th Century 3
- Graphic arts 3
- Advertising -- United States 1
- Advertising cards 1
- Artists 1
- Chromolithographs 1
- Collecting cards 1
- Design 1
- Designers 1
- Popular culture 1
- Theater programs 1
- Trade cards 1
- Typographers 1
- United States -- Description and travel 1
- United States -- Social life and customs 1
- Volvelles 1 ∧ less
- Helfand, Jessica 2
- Drenttel, William, 1953-2013 1
- Kim, Sam 1
- Sutnar, Ladislav, 1897-1976 1
- White, Ken 1
The collection consists of illustrated 19th century trade cards (small printed cards, bearing tradesmen’s advertisements and including an illustration); early 20th century advertising cards which were distributed by merchants or manufacturers to advertise or promote their business or product; and a small number of collecting cards.
The collection contains pamphlets, brochures, and other ephemera on individual artists published by museums, galleries, and other institutions throughout the world.
The collection showcases the wide variety of materials designed by Sam Kim, including annual reports, corporate stationery, greeting cards, bumper stickers, and T-shirts.
The Ladislav Sutnar Collection documents the post-war graphic design career of Ladislav Sutnar from 1945 to 1975 through examples of publications and ephemera he designed for specific clients. Sutnar worked for a variety of clients, including RCA, Knoll, the AIGA, and the Museum of Modern Art. The collection also includes letterhead and promotional materials he designed for himself.
Jessica Helfand, a graduate of the Yale School of Art Graphic Design Program (MFA ‘89) and a respected critic of visual culture, collected hundreds of examples of the volvelle format. In December of 2004, Helfand donated the collection to the Arts Library.
The Ken White Collection documents the graphic design career of Ken White from 1964 to 1985 through examples of publications and ephemera he designed for specific clients. White worked for a variety of clients, including IBM, Better Homes and Gardens, and the Phoenix Art Museum.
The collection contains a variety of design-related printed ephemera collected by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand in the course of their work as principals of Winterhouse Design and later Winterhouse Institute.
This collection contains ephemera pertaining to Yale Repertory Theatre, Yale School of Drama, and other undergraduate theater organizations at Yale University.