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Arrow Collar Collection, 1800-2001 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Andrea Degener

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Title: Arrow Collar Collection, 1800-2001Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:bulk 1880-1920

ID: MGHL/mghl00032

Primary Creator: Murphy, Michael

Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet


Items are arranged by material type.

The contents of the colleciton are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Scrapbooks

Series 2: Catalogs

Series 3: Collars

Series 4: Advertisements

Date Acquired: 01/29/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Advertising--1860-1900., Advertising--1900-1910., Advertising--1920., Advertising., Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes published materials and ephemera relating to American illustrator J.C. Leyendecker (1874-1951). The collection is focused on Leyendecker's work for the Arrow Collar advertising campaign that took place from 1907-1931.The collection was compiled by Michael Murphy and many of the materials were used for his dissertation research. Murphy's dissertation is titled White Collared: Fashioning Masculinity in American Visual Culture.

Subject/Index Terms

Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions to access.

Use Restrictions:

Some restrictions, please contact the Modern Graphic History Library Curator at (314) 935-7741 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

Users of the collection must read and abide by the Rules for the use of Modern Graphic History Library materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent to publish Modern Graphic History Library materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: The collection was donated to the Modern Graphic History Library by Michael Murphy in January 2015.

Related Materials: The Walt Reed Illustration Archive: contains tear sheets and magazines with the work of J.C. Leyendecker. For more information please see http://archon.wulib.wustl.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=776&q=walt+reed.

Preferred Citation: Arrow Collar Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Andrea Degener in March 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Andrea Degener in March 2016.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Scrapbooks],
[Series 2: Catalogs],
[Series 3: Collars],
[Series 4: Advertisements],

Series 1: ScrapbooksAdd to your cart.
Scrapbooks contain magazine tear sheets, photocopies, printouts, photographs and other ephemera relating to Arrow Collar.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: ca. 1820-1880Add to your cart.
31 pages
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: ca. 1890-1900Add to your cart.
110 pages
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: ca. 1910-1920Add to your cart.
74 pages

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