Guide to the Pamphlet Files


Title:
Pamphlet Files
Repository:
Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives
Phone: 937-775-2092
http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/
Creator:
Wright State University. Special Collections & Archives
Dates:
1900-2013
Quantity:
43 linear feet
Abstract:
The Pamphlet Files consist of brochures, flyers, newspapers clippings, booklets, reports, serials, and other ephemera documenting the history of aviation, the Miami Valley, and the Wright Brothers. The items' intrinsic values render them unsuitable for individual processing or formal cataloging; however, they are retained primarily for their informational value.
Identification:
PAM
Language:
The records are in English

Scope and Content

The Pamphlet Files consist of brochures, flyers, newspapers clippings, booklets, reports, serials, and other ephemera documenting the history of aviation, the Miami Valley, and the Wright Brothers. The items' intrinsic values render them unsuitable for individual processing or formal cataloging; however, they are retained primarily for their informational value.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 10 series:
Series I: Aviation
Series II: Civic Organizations
Series III: Events
Series IV: Health
Series V: Industry
Series VI: Miscellaneous
Series VII: People
Series VIII: Places
Series IX: Wright Brothers
Series X: Oversize

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on accessing materials in this collection.

Subject Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects:

Aeronautics--History

Family Names:

Wright family

Places:

Miami River Valley (Ohio)--History

Material Types:

Articles
Leaflets (printed works)
Pamphlets
Printed ephemera

Preferred Citation

[Description of item, Date, Box #, Folder #], PAM, Pamphlet Files, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Acquisition Information

This artificial collection was received from various sources over the years.

Processing Information

In some cases, items in this collection may be reproductions, and the source or whereabouts of the originals may or may not be known. Refer to specific folders for details.

The collection was processed by several individuals over the years. Finding aid written according to DACS standards by Lisa Rickey, February 2021.


Other Finding Aid

Item-level titles and/or descriptions of materials contained within the folders listed in this finding aid can be found in the Pamphlet Files Database; contact archivist for assistance.

The finding aid is available on the Special Collections & Archives, Wright State University Libraries web site at
https://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/collectionguides/files/pam.pdf.