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14 Printed Ephemera

14 Printed Ephemera   Reference library

Michael Harris

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
7,085 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
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1 Introduction 2 Some definitions 3 Collecting ephemera: ballads, chapbooks, almanacs, and newspapers ... More
ephemera

ephemera   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
19 words

Handwritten or printed papers which were not meant for posterity but which are now often valuable historical sources.

ephemera

ephemera   Reference library

A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
153 words

Deriving from the Greek ephēmeros (‘subject to what the day may bring’ or ‘lasting only a day’), the generic term

ephemera

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
19 words

Handwritten or printed papers which were not meant for posterity but which are now often valuable historical sources.

ephemera

ephemera   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
things that exist or are used or enjoyed for only a short time; items of collectable memorabilia, typically written or printed ones, that were originally expected to have only short-term ... More

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