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Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031)

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Books and Pamphlets

Newspapers

Sheet Music

Periodicals

Ephemera

Correspondence

Regalia

Magnetic Media

Personal Papers

Photographic Materials



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Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031), 1885-1996 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By Andrea Degener, Washington University Special Collections Staff

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Collection Overview

Title: Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection (MGHL 00031), 1885-1996Add to your cart.

ID: MGHL/mghl00031

Extent: 39.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by material type.

The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Books and Pamphlets

Series 2: Newspapers

Series 3: Sheet Music

Series 4: Periodicals

Series 5: Ephemera

Series 6: Correspondence

Series 7: Regalia

Series 8: Magnetic Media

Series 9: Personal Papers

Series 10: Photographic Materials

Series 11: Framed Works

Date Acquired: 10/14/2013. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Posters -- 20th century., Propaganda World War 1914 1918, World War, 1914-1918.

Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Louis and Jodi Atkin Family Collection contains World War I posters and memorabilia. The collection includes over 400 recruitment and propaganda posters produced from 1915 – 1918 by the major countries engaged in the war: America, Britain, France, Italy, Russia, Czechoslovakia and Germany. In addition to posters, the collection also includes books, newspapers, photographs, and military clothing.

Subject/Index Terms

Posters -- 20th century.
Propaganda World War 1914 1918
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: There are some access restrictions.

Use Restrictions:

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

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 Notifcation of Intent to Publish Modern Graphic History Library Materials from.

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 the Louis & Jody Atkin Family in June 2013.

Preferred Citation: Louis & Jodi Atkin Family Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Spceical Collections

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Loren Wright in January 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History:

The finding aid was entered into Archon by Andrea Degener in February 2016.

Finding aid updated by Andrea Degener in April 2018.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Books and Pamphlets],
[Series 2: Newspapers],
[Series 3: Sheet Music],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Ephemera],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Regalia],
[Series 8: Magnetic Media],
[Series 9: Personal Papers],
[Series 10: Photographic Materials],
[All]

Series 4: PeriodicalsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Whole IssuesAdd to your cart.
Box 23Add to your cart.
Item 1: The Century, September 1916Add to your cart.
Item 2: The Red Cross Magazine, October 1918Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Charles Sarka
Item 3: The Red Cross Magazine, January 1918Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Coles Phillips
Item 4: Das Plakat, March 1919Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Mayer Lukas
Item 5: The Independent, June 21, 1919Add to your cart.
Item 6: Deutsch-Amerika, April 14, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 7: Deutsch-Amerika, April 21, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 8: Deutsch-Amerika, June 2, 1917Add to your cart.
Item 9: Leslie's, June 21, 1919Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg
Item 10: Leslie's, January 27, 1916Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Charles Sarka
Item 11: Leslie's, July 13, 1918Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Gordon Ross
Item 12: Leslie's, July 20, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 13: Leslie's, March 29, 1919Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Joseph Cummings Chase
Item 14: Scientific American, July 27, 1918Add to your cart.
Item 15: Scientific American, February 23, 1918Add to your cart.
cover illustrated by Ralph P. Coleman
Item 16: Leslie's, March 6, 1913Add to your cart.
Item 17: The Gas Attack, February 1919Add to your cart.
illustrated by C. C. Beall and published by Camp Wadsworth YMCA; cover text reads "!home again!" and "the 'let's beat it' girl"
Sub-Series 2: Tear SheetsAdd to your cart.
Box 24Add to your cart.
Item 1: Ladies' Home Journal: "For Those Who Did Not Return", July 1919Add to your cart.
illustrated by Victor C. Anderson; a crowd people with bowed heads are gathered outside in front of a preacher, wounded soliders standing behind him, who has his hands clasped with his head raised upward and eyes closed
Item 2: Ladies' Home Journal cover, March 1919Add to your cart.
illustrated by Gayle Porter Hoskins; a red white and blue ship full of soldiers in uniforms waving
Item 3: Leslie's: "Peace", 1919Add to your cart.
Soldier in uniform and bride with bouquet of white lilies stand, arms linked, under an archway adorned with flags of different countries as a dove flies over thier heads
Item 4: Ladies' Home Journal: "When Peace Came", 1919Add to your cart.
illustrated by Franz Lesshaft; caption reads "England Released Her Four Years' Strain With Such Jubilant Celebrations as This One in Piccadilly Circus, London"
Item 5: The Boy Who Did a Good JobAdd to your cart.
illustrated by C. Leory Baldridge; soldier with cigarette in his mouth sits in front of a background of red white and blue stars and stripes.
Item 6: Ladies' Home Journal cover, October 1918Add to your cart.
illustrated by Harold Brett; caption reads "The Y.M.C.A. Girl 'Over There'"
Item 7: Ladies' Home Journal cover, July 1917Add to your cart.
illustrated by Marion Powers; "The Girl I Left Behind Me"
Item 8: Leslie's, 1917Add to your cart.
illustrated by C. Leory Baldridge; two soldiers in a uniform, soldier on left is smoking a pipe while soldier on right lights a cigarette
Item 9: Saturday Evening Post cover, June 9, 1917Add to your cart.
illustrated by H.J. Soulen; soldiers in uniform lead horses through water
Item 10: Ladies' Home Journal cover, February 1918Add to your cart.
illustrated by Brett; a snow-covered scene outside of a church where a soldier in uniform rides in a sleigh with woman in red coat and hat
Item 11: Ladie's Home Journal cover, November 1918Add to your cart.
illustrated by Brett; three soldiers in a trench look at a framed portrait of a woman, held by the soldier in the middle
Item 12: Ladies' Home Journal, 1918Add to your cart.
sticker sheet; "Paste One of These on the Back of the Letter to Your Boy or Girl in Service"
Item 13: Ladies' Home Journal, March 1918Add to your cart.
illustrated by Paul Stahr; "You too can have the charm of 'A Skin You Love to Touch'"

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Books and Pamphlets],
[Series 2: Newspapers],
[Series 3: Sheet Music],
[Series 4: Periodicals],
[Series 5: Ephemera],
[Series 6: Correspondence],
[Series 7: Regalia],
[Series 8: Magnetic Media],
[Series 9: Personal Papers],
[Series 10: Photographic Materials],
[All]


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