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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection

Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Extent:
19 Cubic feet (50 boxes, 7 map-folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Calendars
Ephemera
Fashion plates
Newspapers
Photographs
Postcards
Advertising cards
Account books
Date:
1800-1978
Scope and Contents note:
The bulk of the collection contains a wide range of ephemera, such as calendars, postcards, advertising cards, magazines, newspapers and fashion plates; also photographs and business and household account books. Also some of Mrs. Holton's personal papers, including correspondence relating to activities with organizations such as the Home Bureaus and War Council, scripts from her radio programs, business cards, and personal licenses. The remainder of the collection is arranged by subjects related to the museum exhibitions Mrs. Holton worked on, including research notes, articles relating to subjects, exhibition layouts, labels, photographs, and posters.
Arrangement:
Divided into 2 series: (1) Chronologically organized materials; (2) Fashions and advertising: magazines and catalogs.
Biographical/Historical note:
Gladys Reid Holton was born June 29, 1898 in Auburn, New York. She began a teaching career in the 1920s. During the 1930s-1940s she was heavily involved in traditional household arts and crafts. Holton was curator of History of the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1950s-1960s. She retired from the Strong Museum in 1976. She amassed this private collection over a period of some 30 years. Her reason for collecting such material was to give added dimension to exhibits of museum objects and to produce creative explanations for exhibits.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Jane Des Grange on October 13, 1992.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Calendars
Ephemera
Fashion plates
Newspapers
Photographs -- Archives Center
Postcards
Advertising cards
Account books
Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0466
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0466
Additional Online Media:

[Christmas gift ideas for men : color advertsement]

Advertiser:
Sibley's  Search this
Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (11" x 17".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Advertisements
Place:
Rochester (N.Y.)
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents:
Pages 48 and 49 of Sibley's 1977 Christmas catalog showing gloves, belts, razor, socks and an African American man modeling a bathrobe; photographer unidentified.
Local Numbers:
AC0466-0000022.tif (AC Scan)
General:
In Box 15, Folder 8.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Men's clothing  Search this
Gifts  Search this
African Americans in advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1970-1980 -- Reproductions
Advertisements
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1023

Miscellaneous newspapers

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1800-1887
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1012

Miscellaneous newspapers

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1852-1899
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1013

Rochester Memorabilia

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1864-1911
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1014

Rochester Memorabilia

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930s-1940s
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1015

Rochester Memorabilia

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 22, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1953-1979
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1016

Large memorabilia

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1929-1979
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1017

History of Rochester, clippings

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1018

Clippings, Rochester women, Mabel Boll, Blanche Scott and Megiddo Mission

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1019

Rochester Illustrated Press

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912-01-07
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1020

Newspaper sections

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 50, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1894-1979
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1021

New York State political memorabilia

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 46, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1960s-1970s
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1022

Extra-large fashion plates and pattern

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1869-1899
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref589

Skiing: Exhibit photo, labels, notes; clippings

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 48, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1000

Soccer: article, note

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1001

Softball: notes, sign

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1002

Squash: notes

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1003

Surfing, water skiing: clippings

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 28, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1004

Swimming: post cards, old photos, movie publicity stills; photo of exhibit; exhibit labels and notes; clippings

Collection Creator:
Holton, Gladys Reid, 1898- (museum curator)  Search this
Des Grange, Jane  Search this
Container:
Box 48, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site.,Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of material in this collection varies.,Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Collection Citation:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection, 1800-ca. 1978 (Gift of Jane Des Grange), Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Gladys Reid Holton Ephemera Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0466-ref1005

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