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1Title:  Calendar collection, 1858-ongoing (bulk 1878-1989) Requires cookie*
 Accession:  Assembled 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  The calendar collection contains calendars in a variety of formats including those intended to be displayed on a wall or desk and those designed to be carried in a pocket. Many were produced as advertising pieces for individual companies or for specific products. Those represented repeatedly in the collection include Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, Hood's Sarsaparilla, E.W. Hoyt & Co., Tiffany & Co. Jewelers and Silversmiths and the Gale Research Co. Numerous insurance agents are represented with generic calendars on which they could imprint their contact information. Subjects of the calendar artwork include nature scenes, historic artwork, women, and cartoons representative of the time periods. 
 Subjects:  Insurance companies | Automobile industry and trade | E.W. Hoyt & Co. | Gale Research Company | Hood, C.I., & Co. | Perry Mason & Co. | Tiffany and Company | Youth's companion. | Calendars 
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2Title:  Robert Propst Papers, 1952-1998 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2010.83 
 Creator:  Propst, Robert 
 Abstract:  This collection covers the professional and personal life of noted industrial designer Robert L. Propst. Propst is best known for his work with Herman Miller and for designing the "Action Office," an office furnishing system which became the basis for the modern cubicle. Materials include reports, design photographs, design drawings, and blueprints, as well as personal photographs, writings, and artwork. 
 Subjects:  Propst, Robert | De Pree, D.J. (Dirk Jan De Pree), 1891-1990 | De Pree, Hugh | De Pree, Max | Houy, Chuck (Charles) | Kelley, Jack | Stumpf, Bill (William) | Wodka, Michael (Mike) | Herman Miller, Inc. (HMI) | Herman Miller Research Corporation (HMRC) | Herman Miller Research & Design | Michigan State University | The Propst Company | Propst Design Company | Propst Forestry System Corporation (PFSC) | Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) | University of Massachusetts | Chairs | Children's furniture | Furniture | Furniture design | Furniture designers | Hospital beds | Industrial design | Living room furniture | Logging | Lumbering | Medical offices | Office chairs | Office furniture | Playground equipment | Seating (Furniture) | Travel | China | Japan | Tibet | United States, Ann Arbor (Michigan) | United States, Denver (Colorado) | United States, Redmond (Washington) | United States, Zeeland (Michigan) | Advertisements | Artwork | Audiocassettes | Blueprints (reprographic copies) | Brochures | Calendars | Color negatives | Color photographs | Color slides | Color transparencies | Design drawings | Drawings | Engineering drawings | Financial records | Floppy disks | Journals | Manuals | Microfiche | Microfilm | Negatives (photographic) | Pamphlets | Patents | Photograph albums | Photographic prints | Portraits | Posters | Promotional materials | Publications | Reports | Sketches | Slides (photographs) | Sound recordings | Technical drawings | Transparencies | Videocassettes 
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