Pan-American Exposition (1901: Buffalo, N.Y.) Search this
Panama-California Exposition (1915-1916 : San Diego, Calif.) Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915: San Francisco, Calif.) Search this
Scottish National Exposition (Edinburgh, Scotland: 1908) Search this
Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.) Search this
Sydney International Exhibition (Sydney, Australia: 1879) Search this
Texas Centennial Central Exposition (Dallas, Texas: 1936) Search this
Universal Exhibition (1873 : Vienna, Austria) Search this
Western Pennsylvania Exposition (1915 : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Search this
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 Search this
World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.) Search this
46 Cubic feet (123 boxes and 10 oversize folders)
Motion pictures (visual works)
Scope and Contents:
Memorabilia of fairs and World's Fairs throughout history, both in the United States and abroad, including photographs, stereographs, panoramas and slides; printed materials; postcards; sheet music; philatelic material; stationery and greeting cards; menus and food service items; posters; shopping bags; motion picture films; and other items.
The collection is divided into three series.
Series 1: World's Fair Materials
Series 2: Reference and Miscellaneous Materials
Series 3: Larry Zim Materials
Biographical / Historical:
Larry Zim, whose actual name was Larry Zimmerman, was an industrial designer, a historian of World's Fairs who wrote extensively on the subject, and a collector of World's Fair memorabilia.
Collection by bequest of Larry Zim.
Collection is open for research.
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.