Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library poster collection
- 1804-2011, undated
- Majority of material found in 1960-1980
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
For a portion of the collection special handling is required; use surrogate images when possible and consult Houghton Public Services staff for appointments.
Extent20.6 linear feet (28 flat oversized boxes and 21 tube boxes)
Collection also includes: French Belle Époque art and advertisements; anti-drug posters from central and eastern Europe; posters for art exhibitions, musicals, theatrical and literary events; and political and propaganda posters dating from World War II to the early 2000’s
Detailed descriptions of material can be found in the scope and content note of each series
A portion of the collection is oversized or irregularly sized. Oversized material has been rolled for storage and needs special handling and an appointment to view
Biographical / Historical
Posters are arranged alphabetically by title within series.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Forms part of the Julio Mario Santo Domingo Collection
- Santo Domingo, Julio Mario, collector. Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library poster collection, 1804-2011, undated (MS Am 3135): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University
- 2018 June 29
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English
- Cataloging of this collection was made possible by the Ruth Miller Memorial Philanthropic Fund.
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.
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