Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Reitz, J.M. ODLIS : online dictionary for library and information science, July 29, 2014 |b (ephemera: From the Greek ephemeron, meaning "something short-lived." The printed materials of everyday life, generally regarded as having little or no permanent value because they are produced in large quantities or in disposable formats for a specific limited use. The category includes ballots, baseball cards, bookmarks, broadsides, bumper stickers, comic books, coupons, decals, fliers, greeting cards, invitations, lapel buttons, leaflets, menus, pamphlets, paper toys, performance programs, playbills, postage stamps, postcards, tickets, visiting cards, etc. Ephemeral items are sometimes retained and exhibited for their graphic qualities or for their association with a specific person, event, or activity. Also refers to material of brief currency that has reference value or sufficient literary or historical importance to merit permanent archival storage, for example, academic course catalogs and schedules, newsletters, staff directories, etc.)
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Correspondence, Pamphlets, Articles, Meetings
Scope and Contents The collection is a resource for those researching the history Saratoga Springs, the history of education for women in the second half of the 19th century and genealogists.While the majority of the documents concern Temple Grove Seminary (owned and operated by Charles F. Dowd from the period 1968 to 1900) there are some catalogs and ephemera about two schools related to Temple Grove. One was a school pre-existing Temple Grove in Saratoga Springs, the Saratoga Ladies Seminary,...
Dates: 1855 - 1930
Scope and Contents This material documents the activities of the University Without Walls at Skidmore from its inception in 1970 to its demise in 2011. Included are finances, budget summaries, student listings, course listings, schedules, ephemera, photographs, newspaper clippings and photocopies, student papers, student publications, faculty publications, faculty participation information, testimonials from former students, survey responses, VHS tapes, and CDs/DVDs. Material covers the Middle States review of...
Dates: 1969 - 2013