Ephemera and posters are mostly American, chiefly 19th century but into the 20th century: extensive scrapbook collection, valentines, Christmas cards, Easter cards, post cards, trade cards, bookplates, concert and theater programs, theater playbills, posters. Also Currier and Ives prints and British political cartoons and caricatures, including Cruikshank.
Watkinson Currier & Ives prints arranged by the number from the Gale Catalogue Raisonné
Watkinson Currier & Ives prints arranged by subject
The posters collection covers a wide range of topics, but most notable are United States World War I posters and Russian posters from World War I and the early Soviet era. For a partial listing of the Russian posters, click here: