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Guide to the Superior Match Company matchbook advertising catalog and sales representative's forms, 1958-1960

Abstract

The Superior Match Company was founded by Harold Meitus in 1932 in Chicago, Ill, and manufactured Union Label Advertising matchbooks.

Collection comprises the company's matchbook advertising catalog no. 956 (192 pp., in binder), along with twenty sales representative's forms, including business and dealer identification cards, commission request forms, mailing labels, business reply and rush order envelopes, order pads, and a brief case order form. The order pads hold copies of a few orders placed in 1960 for businesses in Youngstown, Ohio.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Superior Match Company.
Title
Superior Match Company matchbook advertising catalog and sales representative's forms 1958-1960
Language of Materials
English
Extent
1 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection comprises the company's matchbook advertising catalog no. 956 (192 pp., in binder), along with twenty sales representative's forms, including business and dealer identification cards, commission request forms, mailing labels, business reply and rush order envelopes, order pads, and a brief case order form. The order pads hold copies of a few orders placed in 1960 for businesses in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Contents of the Collection

Historical Note

The Superior Match Company was founded by Harold Meitus in 1932 in Chicago, Ill, and manufactured Union Label Advertising matchbooks.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Superior Match Company matchbook advertising catalog and sales representative's forms, 1958-1960, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Purchase, 2009

Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, June 2010

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, June 2010

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2009-0080

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

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.