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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Complete, nonperiodical printed works generally of fewer than 80 pages, often with a paper cover, sometimes short treatises on arguments or topics of current interest. For smaller printed works, of one sheet folded and not stitched or bound, use "leaflets." An independent publication consisting of a few leaves of printed matter fastened together but not bound.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. John Keto Papers

Identifier: MS-118
Abstract The Dr. John Keto Papers consists of materials collected throughout his professional career as a research scientist. Dr. Keto was known for his work developing airborne radar equipment during World War II, pioneering the field of bionics, and heading the Aeronautical Systems Division on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio as the Chief Scientist in the 1960s. The collection includes correspondence, pamphlets, research reports, speeches, and symposium papers covering such topics as...
Dates: 1951-1981

Kettering Family Papers (MS-363)

Identifier: MS-363
Abstract The Kettering Family Papers contain materials documenting the life of Charles F. Kettering, as well as his son Eugene Kettering, daughter-in-law Virginia Kettering, and their children. The Kettering family was heavily involved in the industrial and, later, philanthropic make-up of the city of Dayton during the 20th century, and were greatly influential in the city's more recent history. Made up primarily of photographs, correspondence, family keepsakes such as holiday cards, photo albums and...
Dates: 1876-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1972

A Legend Rare of Frigidaire

Identifier: SC-271

This collection consists of a single promotional pamphlet produced by Delco/Frigidaire in 1926. The pamphlet contains a story-poem to describe a fictional story of Aladdin and his "cold chest" [i.e. refrigerator]. This pamphlet provides insight into the creative nature of some of Delco/Frigidaire's promotional material.

Dates: 1926

Miami Valley Atomic Energy Show Collection

Identifier: MS-484
Abstract This collection contains papers and photographs regarding the Atomic Energy Show "Living with Atomic Energy" that was held April 29-May 1, 1948 in the auditorium and gymnasium of Miamisburg High School, Miamisburg, Ohio. The event was free and open to the public. This three-day event strove to inform the public of the development, tools and use of atomic energy. With the help of Monsanto Chemical Company and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, exhibits were developed and lectures given to...
Dates: 1948

Miami Valley Personnel and Guidance Association Records

Identifier: MS-171

Founded in 1967, the Miami Valley Personnel and Guidance Association was concerned with promoting and supporting personnel management professionals. Records include meeting minutes, newsletters, correspondence, printed materials, and membership lists.

Dates: 1967-1987

Pamphlet Files (PAM)

Identifier: PAM
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1900-2013

Series II: Subject Files

Scope and Contents

Series II: Subject Files documents events, places, and things - any news item that is not a person.

Dates: 1890 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Series VI: Library, 1913 - 1997

Scope and Contents The Library series contains books, pamphlets, draft and final reports, and brochures that were part of the Journal Herald and Dayton Daily News working library. Some books on local topics of high interest, such as the Miami Conservancy District and the 1913 Flood, are cataloged separately and available in the reading room. These items have a note in the catalog record indicating their provenance with the Dayton Daily News Archive. The library series is divided into 29 subseries reflecting...
Dates: 1913 - 1997

Reed Smith Wright State University Peace Studies Collection (UA-1)

Identifier: UA-1

Dr. Reed Smith was a professor at Wright State University from 1969 – 1995. In that time he built up a Peace Studies program at WSU and held several conferences on Peace Activism. This collection contains grant applications and proposals, biographies of speakers at conferences, research papers that he and others had written, and a large collection of periodicals on Peace Activism or relating to the Peace Movement.

Dates: 1972 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1992

Socialist Feminist Conference Records

Identifier: MS-141

Records in this collection document the planning and organization of a national Socialist Feminist conference held in July, 1975, at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Materials include organizational papers, steering committee minutes, correspondence, working papers, registration details, women's movement pamphlets, printed materials, and audiocassettes relating to the conference. Nine socialist-feminist organizations sponsored this event.

Dates: 1974 - 1975