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Michael Zinman collection of World's Fairs and Expositions material

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While national expositions had taken place in France since the end of the eighteenth century, the modern institution of what would come to be known primarily in the United States as the "world's fair" and, in most other regions, the "world exposition" properly began with the 1851 London Great Exhibition of the Works and Industry of All Nations. The Great Exhibition, as it would come to be known, took place in the famous Crystal Palace in Hyde Park and prominently featured the industrial achievements of the United Kingdom specifically and the western world generally. From then, world's fairs, expositions, and other internationally-oriented festivals became a veritable craze that lasted well into the twentieth century and continue to this day. In the nineteenth century, world's fairs/expositions generally followed the rubric established at London's Great Exhibition in 1851 whereby both national committees and private companies sought to showcase new technologies and industrial progress in general. Many world's fairs/expositions also centered around specifically nationalistic and at times generally western-imperial themes, such as the famous 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the 1899 First Greater America Colonial Exposition in Omaha, the 1922 Exposition nationale coloniale in Marseille, and the 1925 Empire Exposition in Johannesburg.

Beginning with the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair in New York City, the theme of which was "Dawn of a New Day," the institution of the world's fair/exposition took on a future-oriented perspective that focused on intercultural exchange in addition to industrial and national advancement. As consumerism took hold, these events also placed a premium on showcasing new products and the supposed capacity for corporations to improve the lives of people around the world. Of course, historian Robert W. Rydell points out in World of Fairs: The Century-of-Progress Expositions (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993) that this shift did not necessarily stem from a decisive move away from the "imperial dreams" of exposition organizers but rather reflected a need to marry "science and technology to the modern corporation as the blueprint for building a better tomorrow" (7). From the 1990s to today, the primary focus of world's fairs/expositions shifted again as these events began to center more on displays of national image and cultural achievement. World Expos, as they are now typically called, continue to be held every few years, have only grown in size and expense, and tend to center on themes that foreground challenges faced by humanity as a whole.

This collection was compiled and donated by Michael Zinman, and the bulk of its materials span from the years 1873 to 1992. For an extensive, critical study of world's fairs and expositions in general, see Paul Greenhaulgh, Fair World: A History of World's Fairs and Expositions from London to Shanghai, 1851-2010 (Winterbourne, UK: Papadakis, 2011). For studies of American world's fairs, see Robert W. Rydell, All the World's a Fair: Visions of Empire at American International Expositions, 1876-1916 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987) and Rydell, World of Fairs: The Century-of-Progress Expositions (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993).

This collection comprises written materials, memorabilia, and, to a more limited extent, other materials such as photographs and musical recordings from or related to world's fairs and expositions that took place between 1851 and 1992. Most expositions recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) are represented, as well as many that are not officially recognized by the BIE. The collection includes appreciable amounts of material related to some of the most historically significant world's fairs, such as the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, the 1900 Paris Exposition universelle, the 1933-1934 Chicago Century of Progress, the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair, the 1939-40 San Francisco Golden Gate International Exposition, the 1958 Brussels Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale, and the 1962 Seattle Century 21 Exposition. With regard to each exposition featured in the collection, the majority of materials included tend to be promotional and/or informational handbills, brochures, and booklets either relating to the exposition in general or to specific exhibits, companies, or nations represented at the exposition. Some non-world's fair events are also represented to a limited extent, such as the 1888 Cincinnati Flower Festival, the 1925 Scottish Motor Exhibition, and the 1957 Jamestown Festival. While materials from events that took place around the world are included in the collection, it primarily centers on expositions that occurred in the United States.

This collection is arranged chronlogically.

A significant amount of information relating to world's fairs and expositions, including digitized official records, monographs, publicity, artwork, and artifacts, as well as archival information can be found at http://www.worldsfairs.amdigital.co.uk

Gift of Michael Zinman, 2008

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University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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1851 - London - The Great Exhibition of the Works and Industry of All Nations: Articles about the exhibition, 1863, 1974.
Box 1 Folder 1
1851 - London - The Great Exhibition of the Works and Industry of All Nations: Replica Lane's telescopic view of the interior of the Great Industrial Exhibition, 1986.
Box 1 Folder 2
1873 - Vienna - Weltausstellung 1873 Wien: Company handbill mentioning the "Universal Exhibition of Vienna", undated.
Box 1 Folder 3
1876 - Philadelphia, PA - International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures and Products of the Soil and Mine: Company brochure, handbill, souvenir color print, and photograph.
Box 1 Folder 4
1881 - Atlanta, GA - International Cotton Exposition: Harper's Weekly print from sketches by Horace Bradley.
Box 7 Folder 1
1891 - Pittsburgh, PA - Pittsburg Exposition: The Dispatch handbill, 1891.
Box 1 Folder 5
1882 - Denver, CO - National Mining and Industrial Exposition: Exposition brochure.
Box 1 Folder 6
1883 - Boston, MA - The American Exhibition of the Products, Arts and Manufactures of Foreign Nations: Exposition program, informational brochure, and A Brief Statement of the Aims and Objects of the New England Manufacturers' and Mechanics' Institute with a Report of the Third Annual Meeting of the Stockholders, and Announcement of the Second Annual Grand Exhibition-Fair, 1882, 1883, undated.
Box 1 Folder 7 Box 7 Folder 2
1883 - Louisville, KY - Southern Exposition: Exposition program, 1883.
Box 1 Folder 8
1884 - New Orleans, LA - World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition: Nebraska: Her Resources, Advantages, Advancement, and Promises. Prepared and Compiled by Robt. W. Rurnas, State Commissioner for the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, La., December. 1884-May,1885., 1885.
Box 1 Folder 9
1884 - Nice - Exposition internationale de Nice: Color print clipping from Paris illustré.
Box 7 Folder 3
1888 - Cincinnati, IN - The Flower Festival: Festival program, 1888 June 8.
Box 1 Folder 10
1888 - Glasgow - International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry: Tourist guide featuring information on the Glasgow Exhibition, 1888 August.
Box 1 Folder 11
1888 - Richmond, VA - Virginia Agricultural, Mechanical, and Tobacco Exposition: Catalogue of the Exhibit of Relics and Antiquities at the Virginia Exposition, 1888.
Box 1 Folder 12
1889 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Magazines with articles about the exposition, magazine clippings, 1890, undated.
Box 1 Folder 13 Box 7 Folder 4
1892 - Madrid - Historical American Exposition: Circulo de Bellas Artes: Exposicion Bienal Inaugurada el Dia 11 de Mayo de 1891 y Celebrada en el Palacio de Cristal del Parque de Madrid, 1891 May.
Box 1 Folder 14
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Company souvenir booklets, 1893.
Box 1 Folder 15
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Company storybooks, 1893.
Box 1 Folder 16
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: State Buildings: Portfolio of Views, 1893.
Box 1 Folder 17
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: The Magic City: A Portfolio of Original Photographic Views of the Great World's Fair and its Treasures of Art Including a Graphic Representation of the Famous Midway Plaisance, 1894 January 15.
Box 7 Folder 5
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: The Art of the World: Illustrated in the Paintings, Statuary, and Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893.
Box 7 Folder 6
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Photographs, undated.
Box 1 Folder 18
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Lantern Slides, 1893.
Box 6 Folder unknown container
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Sheet music, 1893.
Box 1 Folder 19
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Sheet music.
Box 7 Folder 7
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Magazine featuring the exposition, magazines with articles about the exposition, magazine article clipping, 1893 September, 1893 December, 1992 February, undated.
Box 1 Folder 20 Box 7 Folder 8
1893 - Chicago, IL - World's Columbian Exposition: Company handbills, printed ephemera, large cardstock print, and commemorative coin, 1893, undated.
Box 1 Folder 21
1894 - Anvers - Exposition universelle: Exposition program, map, informational circular, and applications for admission, 1894.
Box 1 Folder 22
1894 - Madrid - Exposicion Internacional Arte-Industria: Informational pamphlet and print reproduction, 1894, undated.
Box 1 Folder 23
1894 - San Francisco, CA - California Midwinter International Exposition: Color print of the horticultural and agricultural building, 1894.
Box 7 Folder 9
1895 - Atlanta, GA - Cotton States and International Exposition: The Exhibit of the Smithsonian Institution at the Cotton States Exposition and centennial retrospective brochure, 1895, 1995.
Box 1 Folder 24
1897 - Nashville, TN - Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition: "Some Notes on Tennessee's Centennial," article by F. Hopkinson Smith with illustrations by the author, 1897.
Box 1 Folder 25
1898 - Omaha, NE - Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition: Exposition program, 1898.
Box 1 Folder 26
1898 - Omaha, NE - Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition: Views of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.
Box 1 Folder 27
1898 - Omaha, NE - Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition: Harper's Weekly print clipping, undated.
Box 7 Folder 10
1898 - Omaha, NE - Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition: Magazines with articles about the exposition, 1898 February, 1898 October.
Box 7 Folder 11 Box 1 Folder 28-29
1899 - Omaha, NE - First Greater America Colonial Exposition: Exposition program, 1899.
Box 1 Folder 30
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: "Address of Gurdon W. Wattles at Banquet at Auditorium Hotel, Chicago, to Hon. Ferdinand W. Peck, Commissioner General to Paris Exposition, Thursday Evening, December 8th 1898", 1898 December 8.
Box 1 Folder 31
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Paris 1900: The American Guide to the City and the Exposition and Exposition 1900: Guide offert aux visiteurs du Pavillon du Champagne Mercier, 1900.
Box 1 Folder 32
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Congrès internationale des bibliothécaires, tenu à Paris du 20 au 30 août 1900, 1900.
Box 1 Folder 33
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Souvenir booklet of prints, souvenir booklet of photographs.
Box 1 Folder 34
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Photograph album, undated.
Box 1 Folder 35
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Magazines with articles about the exposition, 1900 May 5, 1900 May 12.
Box 7 Folder 12
1900 - Paris - Exposition universelle: Report of the Commissioners Representing the State of New York at the Universal Exposition at Paris, France, 1900, 1901.
Box 1 Folder 36
1901 - Basel - Basler Gewerbe Ausstellung: Souvenir booklet of photographic prints, 1901.
Box 1 Folder 37
1901 - Buffalo, NY - Pan-American Exposition: Exposition programs, 1901.
Box 1 Folder 38
1901 - Buffalo, NY - Pan-American Exposition: Photograph, 1898.
Box 1 Folder 39
1901 - Buffalo, NY - Pan-American Exposition: Magazine featuring the exposition, 1901 May 16.
Box 7 Folder 13
1901 - Buffalo, NY - Pan-American Exposition: Stamps, printed ephemera, and commemorative coins, 1898, undated.
Box 1 Folder 40
1902 - Charleston, SC - South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition: Article clipping mentioning the exposition, 1991.
Box 1 Folder 41
1904 - St. Louis, MO - Louisiana Purchase Exposition: House of Representatives report on the exposition and World's Fair Bulletin, 1898 May 28, 1904.
Box 1 Folder 42 Box 7 Folder 14
1904 - St. Louis, MO - Louisiana Purchase Exposition: Three room cottage exhibit booklet, 1904.
Box 1 Folder 43
1904 - St. Louis, MO - Louisiana Purchase Exposition: Stamps and printed ephemera, 1904.
Box 1 Folder 44
1905 - Portland, OR - Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition: Brief Account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from St. Louis, Missouri to the Mouth of the Columbia River Oregon and Return, 1804-1806, with Illustrative Map: Exhibit of the Department of the Interior General Land Office, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland 1905, 1905.
Box 1 Folder 45
1905 - Portland, OR - Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition: Commemorative coin and print of exposition stock certificate.
Box 1 Folder 46
1907 - Norfolk, VA - Jamestown Exposition: House of Representatives report, 1906 April 20.
Box 1 Folder 47
1907 - Norfolk, VA - Jamestown Exposition: Exposition program, 1907.
Box 1 Folder 48
1907 - Norfolk, VA - Jamestown Exposition: The Jamestown Exposition and the Hampton Institute, 1907.
Box 1 Folder 49
1907 - Norfolk, VA - Jamestown Exposition: Magazine with article about the exposition, color prints from New York Sunday World, 1907 September, 1907 May 19.
Box 1 Folder 50
1907 - Norfolk, VA - Jamestown Exposition: Postcard, undated.
Box 1 Folder 51
1908 - London - Franco-British Exhibition: Magazine with article about the exposition, 1908 September 16.
Box 1 Folder 52
1909 - Seattle, WA - Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Magazines with articles about the exposition, 1907 July, 1907 August.
Box 2 Folder 1
1909 - New York City, NY and Alpine, NJ - Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Exposition programs and souvenir booklet, 1909.
Box 2 Folder 2
1909 - New York City, NY and Alpine, NJ - Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Magazine with article about the exposition, 1909.
Box 7 Folder 15
1909 - New York City, NY and Alpine, NJ - Hudson-Fulton Celebration: Postcards and promotional brochure, undated.
Box 2 Folder 3
1912 - Newark, NJ - Industrial Exposition: Exposition brochure, 1912.
Box 2 Folder 4
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Souvenir booklets, 1915.
Box 2 Folder 5
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Company and exhibit-specific booklets and brochures, 1915.
Box 2 Folder 6
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Panama Canal informational brochure, undated.
Box 2 Folder 7
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Magazines centering on the exposition, brochure with information on the Panama Canal.
Box 2 Folder 8
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Invitations, 1915.
Box 2 Folder 9
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Photographs, undated.
Box 2 Folder 10
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Lantern slides.
Box 6 Folder unknown container
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Gray's aero view of the Panama Canal, 1915.
Box 2 Folder 11
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Souvenir Model of the Panama Canal, 1911.
Box 2 Folder 12
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Sheet music, 1915.
Box 7 Folder 17
1915 - San Francisco, CA - Panama-Pacific International Exposition: Stamps, pin, and printed ephemera, 1915, undated.
Box 2 Folder 13
1915 - San Diego, CA - Panama-California Exposition: Exposition brochures and street guide of San Diego, 1915.
Box 2 Folder 14
1915 - San Diego, CA - Panama-California Exposition: The Most Ancient Skeletal Remains of Man: Special Edition for the Panama-California Exposition at San Diego, 1914.
Box 2 Folder 15
1920 - St. Louis, MO - Mississippi Valley Exposition: Exposition program, 1920.
Box 2 Folder 16
1922 - Marseille - Exposition nationale coloniale: L'Exposition nationale coloniale de Marseille, 1922, 1921.
Box 2 Folder 17
1924-1925 - London - British Empire Exhibition: London and suburbs road map featuring exhibition grounds, 1924.
Box 2 Folder 18
1924-1925 - London - British Empire Exhibition: Pageant of British Empire Souvenir Volume Presented by the London and North Eastern Railway, 1924.
Box 7 Folder 17
1925 - Edinburgh - Scottish Motor Exhibition: Official catalogue of the 24th Scottish Motor Exhibition, 1925.
Box 2 Folder 19
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: Exposition programs and brochures, 1926.
Box 2 Folder 20
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: Souvenir color poster, 1926.
Box 7 Folder 18
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: "Colonial Walks in the Heart of Old Philadelphia" brochure and The City We Visit: The Official Book of the Women's Division of the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition by Anna Robeson Burr, 1926.
Box 2 Folder 21
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: Exhibit-specific booklets and brochures, 1926.
Box 2 Folder 22
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: Souvenir golden book souvenir replica, 1926.
Box 2 Folder 23
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: Magazine featuring exposition buildings, 1926 October.
Box 2 Folder 24
1926 - Philadelphia, PA - Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition: Stamps and printed ephemera, 1926, undated.
Box 2 Folder 25
1929 - Seville and Barcelona - Exposición Ibero-Americana (Seville) and Exposición Internacional (Barcelona): Travel guides, 1929.
Box 2 Folder 26
1929 - Barcelona - Exposición Internacional: Exposition booklet and informational brochures, 1929.
Box 2 Folder 27
1929 - Barcelona - Exposición Internacional: Exhibit and nation-specific booklets, 1929.
Box 2 Folder 28
1929 - Barcelona - Exposición Internacional: Festivales Sinfónicos Ibero-Americanos Organizados por le Excma. Diputación Provincial de Barcelona, Octubre 1929, 1929 October.
Box 2 Folder 29
1929 - Barcelona - Exposición Internacional: Photograph prints, 1929.
Box 2 Folder 30
1929 - Barcelona - Expositión Internacional: Stamps, 1929.
Box 2 Folder 31
1929 - Poznan - Allegemeine Polische Landes Ausstellung: Exposition program, 1929.
Box 2 Folder 32
1930 - Stockholm - Stockholmsutställningen: Exposition program.
Box 2 Folder 33
1931 - Paris - Exposition coloniale internationale: Magazine, 1931 May 23, 1931 August 22.
Box 8 Folder 1
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: "Suggestions for Exhibits in Electricity and Magnetism" preliminary report to the physics sub-committee, Chicago Century of Progress 1933, undated.
Box 2 Folder 34
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Travel brochures, 1933.
Box 2 Folder 35
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Exposition booklets and brochures, 1933-1934.
Box 2 Folder 36
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Company and exhibit-specific booklets, brochures, and handbills, 1933-1934.
Box 3 Folder 1-2
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Souvenir photograph booklets, 1933, 1934, undated.
Box 3 Folder 3
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: A Century of Progress souvenir Bible booklets, 1933.
Box 3 Folder 4
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Souvenir sewing kit, 1934.
Box 3 Folder 5
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Novelty miniature ceramic toilets, 1933.
Box 3 Folder 6
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Souvenir playing cards with 53 views of the fair, 1933.
Box 3 Folder 7
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Souvenir photograph set, and Intimate Third-Dimension Views of A Century of Progress (3-D photographic prints with "magic glasses"), 1933-1934.
Box 3 Folder 8
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Magazines with articles about the exposition, and article clipping, 1932 May, 1933 May, 1933 October.
Box 3 Folder 9
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Sheet music, 1933.
Box 3 Folder 10
1933-1934 - Chicago, IL - Century of Progress: Stamps, postcards, and printed ephemera , 1933-1934, undated.
Box 3 Folder 11
1935 - Brussels - Exposition universelle et internationale: Exposition informational booklet, maps of exposition grounds, 1935, undated.
Box 3 Folder 12
1935-1936 - San Diego, CA - California Pacific International Exposition: Exposition program and brochure, 1935.
Box 3 Folder 13
1935-1936 - San Diego, CA - California Pacific International Exposition: U.S. Marines promotional booklet, 1935.
Box 3 Folder 14
1935-1936 - San Diego, CA - California Pacific International Exposition: The Country of Joyous Aspect: A Short History of San Diego, California, 1929.
Box 3 Folder 15
1935-1936 - San Diego, CA - California Pacific International Exposition: Photographs.
Box 3 Folder 16
1935-1936 - San Diego, CA - California Pacific International Exposition: Printed ephemera, 1935-1936, undated.
Box 3 Folder 17
1936 - Dallas, TX - Texas Centennial Exposition: Exposition brochure and booklet.
Box 3 Folder 18
1936 - Dallas, TX - Texas Centennial Exposition: Magazine featuring the exposition, 1936.
Box 3 Folder 19
1936 - Johannesburg - Empire Exhibition, South Africa: Exhibition announcement broadside.
Box 3 Folder 20
1936 - Johannesburg - Empire Exhibition, South Africa: Johannesburg: City of Achievement.
Box 3 Folder 21
1936-1937 - Cleveland, OH - Great Lakes Exposition: Exposition program, 1936.
Box 3 Folder 22
1936-1937 - Cleveland, OH - Great Lakes Exposition: Souvenir trivet, 1937.
Box 3 Folder 23
1937 - Paris - Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne: Magazines and magazine clipping, 1937 April, 1937 May 29, 1937 June 26, 1937 December 11.
Box 3 Folder 24 Box 8 Folder 2
1937 - Paris - Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne: Paris 1937: Revue officielle editee par le commissariat general de l'exposition and Paris 1937 Exposition via French Line, 1937.
Box 3 Folder 25
1937 - Paris - Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne: Van Gogh exhibit catalogue.
Box 3 Folder 26
1938 - Glasgow - Empire Exhibition, Scotland: Exhibition program, 1938.
Box 3 Folder 27
1939 - Liège - Exposition internationale de la technique de l'eau: Visit Belgium and the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg tourism booklet featuring the exhibition, undated.
Box 3 Folder 28
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Travel and tourism booklets and brochures relating to the east coast, New York City, and the World's Fair, 1939-1940.
Box 3 Folder 29
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Exposition booklets and brochures, 1939, 1940.
Box 3 Folder 30
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Timetable of free exhibits and pictorial map, undated.
Box 8 Folder 3
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Company and exhibit-specific booklets, brochures, and handbills, 1939-1940.
Box 3 Folder 31-32
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Nation-specific brochures and booklets, 1939-1940.
Box 4 Folder 1
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Architectural Models: Miniature Rooms by Mrs. James Ward Thorne, 1940.
Box 4 Folder 2
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: New York Advancing: World's Fair Edition, and letter to holders of certificates of deposit, 1939.
Box 3 Folder 3
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Souvenir trivet, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 4
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Magazine featuring the fair, 1939 March 5.
Box 8 Folder 4
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Newspaper clipping featuring print of world's fair buildings and sculptures, 1939 April 30.
Box 4 Folder 5
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: New York World's Fair in Pictures, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 6
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Stamps and printed ephemera, 1939, undated.
Box 4 Folder 7
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Retrospective pamphlet, 1989.
Box 4 Folder 8
1939-1940 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Miscellaneous non-world's fair brochure and non-world's fair printed ephemera, 1939, 1995, undated.
Box 4 Folder 9
1939-1940 - New York City, NY and San Francisco, CA - New York World's Fair and Golden Gate International Exposition (San Francisco): The American Academy in Rome at the New York World's Fair and the Golden Gate Exposition 1939 and Masterpieces of Art from the New York and San Francisco World's Fairs (Cleveland Museum of Art exhibition catalogue) , 1939, 1940.
Box 4 Folder 10
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: World's fair construction progress news, 1937-1939.
Box 4 Folder 11
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Travel brochure, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 12
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Exposition map, brochures, booklets, and handbill, 1939-1940.
Box 8 Folder 5 Box 4 Folder 13
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Company and exhibit-specific booklets and brochures, 1939-1940.
Box 4 Folder 14
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Nation-specific booklets and brochures, 1939-40, undated.
Box 4 Folder 15
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Almanac for Thirty-Niners, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 16
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Roads to Romance: Stamps of the West.
Box 4 Folder 17
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Fantum-vu image of San Francisco Bay, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 18
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Souvenir key-shaped thermometer, 1939-1940.
Box 4 Folder 19
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Souvenir photograph booklets, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 20
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: American Bar Association world's fair trip travel itinerary and related material, 1939.
Box 4 Folder 21
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Stamps, postcards, and printed ephemera.
Box 4 Folder 22
1939-1940 - San Francisco - Golden Gate International Exposition: Treasure Island Museum newsletter that mentions exposition, 1994.
Box 4 Folder 23
1951 - London - Festival of Britain: Exposition brochure, 1951.
Box 4 Folder 24
1951 - London - Festival of Britain: Magazines featuring festival, 1951 May 5, 1951 May 12.
Box 4 Folder 25
1957 - Williamsburg, VA - Jamestown Festival: Festival booklets, brochures, map, and printed ephemera , 1957.
Box 4 Folder 26
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: Travel booklets and brochures featuring exposition, 1958.
Box 4 Folder 27
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: Exposition booklets, brochures, maps, 1958.
Box 4 Folder 28
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: Nation and exhibition-specific booklets and brochures, 1958.
Box 4 Folder 29
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: Photographs and Viewmaster reels, 1958, 1993.
Box 4 Folder 30
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: Article clipping and magazine featuring exposition, 1958 April 12, undated.
Box 5 Folder 1
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: 8mm film, 1958.
Box 5 Folder 2
1958 - Brussels - Wereldtentoonstelling/Exposition universelle et internationale: Stamps, postcards, postal musicard, and printed ephemera, 1958.
Box 5 Folder 3
1959 - New York City, NY - Soviet National Exhibition: Exhibition program, 1959.
Box 5 Folder 4
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Travel and tourism brochures, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 5
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Exposition map and brochures, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 6
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Nation and exhibit-specific booklets and brochures, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 7
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Photograph booklets, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 8
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Magazines featuring exposition, 1961, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 9
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Stamps and printed ephemera, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 10
1962 - Seattle, WA - Century 21 Exposition: Retrospective brochure and newspaper article, 1987 June, undated.
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1962 - Toronto - Canadian National Exhibition: Exhibition program, 1962.
Box 5 Folder 12
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Fair booklets, brochures, and maps, 1964.
Box 5 Folder 13
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Company, exhibit, and nation-specific booklets and brochures, 1964-1965.
Box 5 Folder 14
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: The Fair in 1965 progress report, 1965.
Box 5 Folder 15
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Peter and Wendy See the New York World's Fair in POP-UP Action Pictures pop-up book, 1963.
Box 5 Folder 16
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Magazines featuring the fair, 1964 April 12, 1964 June 5, 1965 April 25.
Box 5 Folder 17
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Color slides, 1964-1965.
Box 5 Folder 18
1964-1965 - New York City, NY - New York World's Fair: Printed ephemera, 1964-1965.
Box 5 Folder 19
1967 - Montreal - International and Universal Exposition: Magazine featuring exposition, 1967 April 4.
Box 5 Folder 20
1967 - Montreal - International and Universal Exposition: Printed ephemera and Passeport pour la terre des hommes, 1967, undated.
Box 5 Folder 21
1968 - San Antonio, TX - HemisFair '68: Travel brochure, 1968.
Box 5 Folder 22
1968 - San Antonio, TX - HemisFair '68: Fair booklets and brochures, 1968.
Box 5 Folder 23
1968 - San Antonio, TX - HemisFair '68: Exhibit-specific booklet, brochures, and handbill, 1968.
Box 5 Folder 24
1968 - San Antonio, TX - HemisFair '68: Magazines featuring fair.
Box 5 Folder 25
1968 - San Antonio, TX - HemisFair '68: Printed ephemera and postal musicard, 1968.
Box 5 Folder 26
1974 - Spokane, WA - Expo '74: Travel brochure, 1974.
Box 5 Folder 27
1974 - Spokane, WA - Expo '74: Exposition map and brochures, 1974.
Box 5 Folder 28
1974 - Spokane, WA - Expo '74: Nation-specific brochures and exhibit-specific handbill, 1974.
Box 5 Folder 29
1974 - Spokane, WA - Expo '74: Dale Sings Songs of the Fair City album, 1974.
Box 5 Folder 30
1974 - Spokane, WA - Expo '74: Stamps and printed ephemera, 1974, undated.
Box 5 Folder 31
1984 - New Orleans, LA - Louisiana World Exposition: Travel brochure and printed ephemera, 1984, undated.
Box 5 Folder 32
1984 - New Orleans, LA - Louisiana World Exposition: Canadian participation documents, 1984.
Box 5 Folder 33
1985 - Tsukuba - The International Exposition: High Technology Guide, 1985.
Box 5 Folder 34
1985 - Tsukuba - The International Exposition: Printed ephemera, 1985.
Box 5 Folder 35
1986 - Vancouver - World Exposition of Transportation and Communication: Exposition booklet and brochure, 1986.
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1989 - Hiroshima - Sea and Islands Exposition: Exposition brochures, 1989.
Box 5 Folder 37
1992 - Chicago, IL - Chicago World's Fair: Feasibility study, 1985 January 22.
Box 5 Folder 38
1992 - Chicago, IL - Chicago World's Fair: Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement Among the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago, and the Chicago World's Fair - 1992 Authority for the 1992 Chicago World's Fair, 1984 May 31.
Box 5 Folder 39
1992 - Chicago, IL - Chicago World's Fair: Newspaper clipping, 1981 November 27.
Box 5 Folder 40
Booklets, newsletters, brochures, articles, and magazine on world's fairs in general, 1939-2000.
Box 8 Folder 7 Box 5 Folder 41
Unidentified world's fair printed ephemera, undated.
Box 5 Folder 42
Non-world's fair booklet and brochures, 1930-1980.
Box 5 Folder 43

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