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SERIES Identifier: Vis 29

Series VIII. Advertising posters

Scope and Contents

Series contains a variety of nineteenth-century and twentieth-century American advertising posters, as well as a group of 37 Italian advertising posters from the 1950s, advertising Olivetti typewriters, Singer Sewing Machines, various food products, and travel. The Italian Posters were previously identified as Exhibit 113. Some of these posters are available to view in VIA, Harvard University's Visual Information Access catalog.


  • 1800-1970

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Some materials may be stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact for more information.


18 linear feet (45 boxes, 3 map case drawers)

Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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