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Guide to the Anspach Travel Bureau Collection of Tourism Literature, 1942-2000 and undated

Abstract

Real estate and travel company founded in 1932 by brothers Herman and Robert Anspach in Highland Park, Ill. Currently part of Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc.

Collection spans 1942-2000 with the bulk of materials dating from the 1960s-1980s. Primarily brochures, leaflets and other take-away direct marketing materials advertising resorts, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, and other services and destinations comprising the travel and tourism industry. Also includes newsletters, itineraries, and some correspondence. All continents and ocean regions are represented. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Anspach Travel Bureau
Title
Anspach Travel Bureau Collection of Tourism Literature, 1942-2000 and undated
Language of Material
English
Extent
12.0 Linear Feet, 2,000 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection spans 1942-2000 with the bulk of materials dating from the 1960s-1980s. Primarily brochures, leaflets and other take-away direct marketing materials advertising resorts, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, and other services and destinations comprising the travel and tourism industry. Also includes newsletters, itineraries, and some correspondence. All continents and ocean regions are represented.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Capers Club, 1971-1987 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 1
Cesia Travel Service, 1974
Box 1
Club Med, 1974
Box 1
Cruises, 1966-1975 and undated
Box 1
Joseph Edmund, 1980-1981
Box 1
Lindblad Explorer, 1981-1983 and undated
Box 1
Northwest Orient Tours, undated
Box 1
Society Expeditions, 1982-1985
Box 1
Swan Hellenic, 1983-1984
Box 1
William D. Buckman's Travel Time, 1983-1985
Box 1
Africa/Antarctica, 1985
Egypt, 1981-1984 and undated
Box 2
Ethiopa, 1966-1974
Box 2
General, 1963-1985
(2 folders)
Box 2
Kenya, 1973-1985 and undated
Box 2
Morocco, 1965-1974 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 2
Senegal, 1970 and undated
Box 2
South Africa, 1964-1983 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 3
Tanzania, 1965 and undated
Box 3
Zambia, 1982 and undated
Box 3
Bhutan, 1975
Box 3
Burma, 1959-1981
Box 3
Cambodia, undated
Box 3
Cities, undated
Box 3
General, 1979-1984 and undated
Box 3
Provinces and regions, 1984 and undated
Box 3
Sights, undated
Box 3
General, 1982-1985
Box 3
Hong Kong, 1967-1982 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 4
Cities--Delhi, 1958-1968
Box 4
Cities--Other, 1957 and undated
Box 4
General (includes Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan), 1957-1984 and undated
Box 4
Hotels and maps, 1966-1975 and undated
Box 4
Regions and sights, 1957-1975 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 4
Tourism and travel agent materials, 1970-1980
Box 5
General, 1966-1976
Box 5
Irian Jaya, circa 1970s
Box 5
Java, 1981 and undated
Box 5
Israel, 1942-1984 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 5
ADA Handbook, Japan and Hong Kong, 1969
Box 5
General, 1957-1975 and undated
Box 5
Hotels, 1957-1975 and undated
Box 6
Maps, 1957-1975 and undated
Box 6
Sightseeing, 1957-1975 and undated
Box 6
Korea, 1957-1981
Box 6
Malaysia, 1969 and undated
Box 6
Nepal/Tibet/Himalaya, 1967-1982
Box 6
Pakistan/Iran/Turkey, undated
Box 6
Singapore, 1969-1981 and undated
Box 6
Sri Lanka (Ceylon), circa 1950s-1970s
Box 6
Taiwan (Formosa), 1960-1973
Box 7
Thailand, 1969-1981
(2 folders)
Box 7
Yemen, 1984
Box 7
General, 1968-1976
Box 7
Antigua, 1965-1976 and undated
Box 7
Aruba, 1965-1968 and undated
Box 7
General, 1966-1979 and undated
Box 7
Hotels and sights, 1965-1980 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 7
Barbados, 1962-1972 and undated
Box 8
Bermuda, 1964-1980 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 8
Bonaire, 1957-1982
Box 8
Cayman Islands, 1967-1982 and undated
Box 8
Dominican Republic, 1974-1976 and undated
Box 8
General, 1947-1983
Box 8
Grenada, 1961-1971
Box 8
Guadeloupe, 1969 and undated
Box 8
Haiti, circa 1965-1975
Box 8
Jamaica, 1961-1974 and undated
(1 of 2 folders)
Box 8
Jamaica, 1961-1974 and undated
(2 of 2 folders)
Box 9
Martinique, 1968-1980 and undated
Box 9
Miscellaneous islands (includes Curaçao, Dominica, Nevis, St. Vincent Grenadines, Turks and Caicos), 1967-1972 and undated
Box 9
Puerto Rico, 1962-1975 and undated
Box 9
St. Lucia, 1969-1974
Box 9
St. Martin, 1974-1979
Box 9
Sint Maartin, 1970-1980 and undated
Box 9
Trinidad/Tobago, 1958-1971 and undated
Box 9
Miscellaneous, 1970-1975 and undated
Box 9
St. Croix, 1962-1973 and undated
Box 9
St. Thomas, 1963-1975 and undated
Box 10
Tortola, 1969 and undated
Box 10
Virgin Gorda, 1972-1985 and undated
Box 10
Belize, undated
Box 10
Costa Rica/El Salvador, 1969 and undated
Box 10
General, 1991
Box 10
Dale Nichols, Magnificent Mystery: Tikal, and The Mayan Mystery, 1970, 1973
Box 10
General, 1958-1977 and undated
Box 10
Honduras, 1996-2000
Box 10
Nicaragua, undated
Box 10
Panama, 1964-1997
(2 folders)
Box 10
Belgium, 1975 and undated
Box 11
England/Great Britain, 1977-1984 and undated
Box 11
General, 1979-1982
Box 11
General--Car rentals, 1983
Box 11
Tours and cruises, 1975-1984
Box 11
Athens, 1963-1970 and undated
Box 11
Corfu, 1963-1981 and undated
Box 11
Cruises, 1983-1984
Box 11
Miscellaneous, 1956-1973 and undated
(3 folders)
Box 11
Rhodes, 1963-1969 and undated
Box 12
Holland/Netherlands, 1959-1974 and undated
Box 12
Hungary, 1969-1973 and undated
Box 12
Ireland, 1967-1981 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 12
Costa Smeralda/Sardegna (Sardinia), 1967-1977 and undated
Box 12
Dolomites/Dolomiti, 1970 and undated
Box 12
Florence/Firenze, 1965-1982 and undated
Box 12
Lago di Como, 1966-1973 and undated
Box 12
Lago di Gardia/Sirmione, 1970-1981 and undated
Box 12
Lago Maggiore/Stresa, 1959-1981 and undated
Box 12
Miscellaneous, 1958-1983 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 13
Portofino, undated
Box 13
Positano, 1973 and undated
Box 13
Riviera, undated
Box 13
Rome/Roma, 1958-1982 and undated
Box 13
Santa Margherita Ligure/Golfo Tigullo, 1967-1981 and undated
Box 13
Sicily, 1957-1983 and undated
Box 13
Venice/Venezia, 1967-1982 and undated
Box 13
Malta, 1978
Box 13
Algarve, 1966-1973 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 13
Estoril, 1962-1973 and undated
Box 14
Lisbon/Lisboa, 1963-1974 and undated
Box 14
Miscellaneous, 1966-1984 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 14
Russia/USSR (Moscow), undated
Box 14
Denmark, 1959-1982 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 14
Finland, 1972-1976 and undated
Box 14
Miscellaneous, 1962-1981 and undated
Box 14
Norway, 1960-1981 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 14
Sweden, 1967-1981
Box 15
Scotland, 1974-1977 and undated
Box 15
Barcelona, 1967-1974 and undated
Box 15
Canary/Balearic/Madeira islands, 1964-1972 and undated
Box 15
Malaga/Torremolinos, 1964-1972
Box 15
Marbella, 1966-1982 and undated
Box 15
Miscellaneous, 1970 and undated
Box 15
Sotogrande, 1965-1971 and undated
Box 15
Gaudí, 1968 and undated
Box 15
Madrid, 1963-1980
Box 15
Mallorca/Majorca, 1960-1974 and undated
Box 16
Miscellaneous, 1960-1982 and undated
(3 folders)
Box 16
Paradores, 1964 and undated
Box 16
Spain/Portugal, 1980-1981
Box 16
Grindelwald, 1969 and undated
Box 16
Interlaken/Victoria/Jungfrau, 1967-1970 and undated
Box 16
Lausanne, 1970 and undated
Box 16
Lucerne, 1970 and undated
Box 16
Miscellaneous, 1966-1979 and undated
Box 16
Montreux/Vevey, 1960-1970 and undated
Box 17
Zurich, 1977 and undated
Box 17
Dubrovnik/Croatia, 1962-1983 and undated
Box 17
Miscellaneous, 1969-1983 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 17
Montenegro, 1972-1983 and undated
Box 17
Acapulco, 1966-1975 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 17
Baja California, 1971-1976 and undated
Box 17
Cancun, 1975-1980 and undated
Box 17
Guadalajara, 1967-1973 and undated
Box 18
Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, 1979 and undated
Box 18
Manzanillo, undated
Box 18
Mazatlan, 1969-1975 and undated
Box 18
Mexico City, 1966-1973 and undated
Box 18
Michoacan, 1966 and undated
Box 18
Miscellaneous, 1967-1973 and undated
Box 18
Morelos, undated
Box 18
Puerto Vallarta, 1969-1982 and undated
Box 18
Quintana Roo (includes Cozumel, Isla Mujeres), 1969-1975 and undated
Box 18
Yucatan, 1967-1977 and undated
Box 18
General, 1964-1973
Box 19
Great Barrier Reef/Cairns, 1960s-1973 and undated
Box 19
Maps, undated
Box 19
Sights and hotels, 1964-1973 and undated
Box 19
Easter Island, 1974-1975
Box 19
Fiji, 1965-1972 and undated
Box 19
Galapagos, 1968-1984 and undated
Box 19
General, 1950s-1975
Box 19
Hawaii (Big Island), 1967-1983 and undated
Box 19
Kauai, 1962-1981 and undated
Box 20
Lanai/Molokai, 1975 and undated
Box 20
Maui, 1962-1983 and undated
Box 20
Oahu, 1960-1981 and undated
Box 20
Miscellaneous island reports, undated
Box 20
New Zeal and, 1960-1973 and undated
Box 20
Norfolk Island/Melanesia, undated
Box 20
Papua/New Guinea, 1971-1981 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 20
South Pacific Islands (includes Laulasi, Micronesia, New Hebrides, Rabaul, Solomon Islands), 1969-1972 and undated
Box 21
Tahiti/Bora Bora, 1964-1977 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 21
Argentina, 1960 and undated
Box 21
Brazil, 1950s-1977 and undated
Box 21
Chile, 1957-1972 and undated
Box 21
Colombia, 1966-1970 and undated
Box 21
Maps, 1956-1966
Box 21
Miscellaneous tours, 1966-1981 and undated
Box 22
Peru, 1958-1974 and undated
Box 22
Various countries (includes Bolivia, British Guiana, Surinam, Uruguay), 1973 and undated
Box 22
Colorado, 1966-1971 and undated
Box 22
Boca Raton, 1980 and undated
Box 22
Fort Lauderdale, 1972-1974 and undated
Box 22
Keys, 1969-1973 and undated
Box 22
Miami, 1964-1976 and undated
Box 22
Miscellaneous, 1970-1982 and undated
Box 22
Palm Beach, 1958-1972 and undated
Box 22
Pompano Beach, 1972-1983 and undated
Box 23
Port St. Lucie, 1965-1971
Box 23
St. Petersburg, 1972-1974
Box 23
Sanibel Beach, 1974 and undated
Box 23
Sarasota, 1965-1974 and undated
Box 23
Louisiana--New Orleans, 1963 and undated
Box 23
Michigan, 1965-1981 and undated
Box 23
Miscellaneous A-Z, 1966-1983 and undated
Box 23
Missouri, 1963-1966
Box 23
Nevada, 1969-1974 and undated
Box 23
New Mexico, 1971-1977 and undated
Box 23
South Carolina, 1970-1983 and undated
Box 23
Vermont, 1972-1977
Box 23
Virginia, 1964-1975 and undated
Box 23
Wyoming, 1970-1977
Box 23
Wisconsin, 1962-1966 and undated
Box 23

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Anspach Travel Bureau Collection of Tourism Literature, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Anspach Travel Bureau Collection of Tourism Literature were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, December 2012

Encoded by Richard Collier, December 2012

Accession 2012-0203 is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.