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Guide to the Italian National War Loan (Prestito Nazionale) Campaigns ephemera, approximately 1914-1919

Summary

Collection includes postcards, placards, booklets and other printed materials advertising and advocating for participation in Italy's war and savings bonds programs to finance war activities and pay off debts during World War I. Materials feature iconic and military graphic designs, governmental propaganda referencing victory, prosperity and Italian independence movements. Institutions represented include Credito Italiano and Banca Italiana di Sconto. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11572
Title
Italian National War Loan (Prestito Nazionale) Campaigns ephemera
Date
approximately 1914-1919
Creator
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in Italian

Collection Overview

Collection includes postcards, placards, booklets and other printed materials advertising and advocating for participation in Italy's war and savings bonds programs to finance war activities and pay off debts during World War I. Materials feature iconic and military graphic designs, governmental propaganda referencing victory, prosperity and Italian independence movements. Institutions represented include Credito Italiano and Banca Italiana di Sconto. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.

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Collection is open for research.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Italian National War Loan (Prestito Nazionale) Campaigns ephemera, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Bookseller description, undated
Box 1
Banca Italiana de Sconto placard, undated
Box 1
Il Cuore e il portafoglio, 1918
Box 1
Per Li Indipendenza d'Italia--I Proclami, approximately 1919
Box 1
Postcards, undated
Box 1
Regno d'Italia M.L.1, undated
Box 1
 

Related Material

Related materials may be found in the following Hartman Center collections:

R.C. Maxwell Company records;

United War Work Campaign;

War Effort Mobilization Campaigns Poster collection;


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Provenance

The Italian National War Loan (Prestito Nazionale) Campaigns ephemera were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, Jan. 2018;

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2017-0031