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1Title:  Business Card collection, 1899-circa 1965 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  Assembled 
 Creator:  Benson Ford Research Center 
 Abstract:  Business cards are defined as, "small cards produced since the 19th century bearing the name and address of a business concern and one of its representatives, and intended more for information than advertisement". Cards in this assembled collection date from 1899-circa 1965. 
 Subjects:  Business cards | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Circus 
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2Title:  F. Gibson Butler Collection, 1919-2006 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2009.42 
 Creator:  Butler, Frederick Gibson, 1915-2006 
 Abstract:  Frederick Gibson Butler was a noted Oldsmobile designer employed at the Oldsmobile Research and Development Center in Lansing, Michigan. The papers and film primarily reflect Butler's personal interests in nature, the circus, the environment and family activities, with a smattering of business related material. There are four series. The Correspondence series is comprised of family, professional, and social correspondence. The Personal Interests series details Butler's amateur cinematography and editing processes, along with drafts of papers, speeches, and clippings. The Greeting Cards series is a collection of cards and notes sent to Butler and his family. The Film and Audio series contains mainly family related footage such as holiday gatherings and vacations, along with some business related footage. Also included are clips of circus performances, nature and wildlife. 
 Subjects:  Butler, Frederick Gibson, 1915-2006 | Butler Family | Automobile industry and trade | Cinematography | Circus | Holidays | Vacations | Photographs | Film | Greeting cards 
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3Title:  Leab Kyes Family Scrapbook Collection, 1903-2009 Requires cookie*
 Accession:  2010.85 
 Creator:  Leab family 
 Abstract:  The Leab Kyes Family Scrapbook Collection, 1909-2009, contains 46 scrapbooks documenting a family's travels throughout the United States and Europe, mainly Germany, Switzerland, and England, from 1961-2007, as well as an oral history interview with Daniel J. Leab. Extent: 33.5 cubic ft. (35 boxes). The collection is open for research. 
 Subjects:  Leab, Daniel J., 1936-2016 | Leab, Katharine Kyes, 1941-2020 | Kyes, Carolyn | Kyes, Helen J., 1904-2003 | Kyes, Roger M., 1906-1971 | Leab, Abigail E. | Leab, Constance M. | Leab, Herta, 1901-1981 | Leab, Leo, 1897-1979 | Leab, Marcus Rogers | American Book Prices Current | Hedda Maar Beauty Aids | American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 | Expo 67 | Airplanes | Airports | Auctions | Booksellers and bookselling | Botanical gardens | Cable cars (Streetcars) | Cemeteries | Circus | Concorde (jet transports) | Conference proceedings | Genealogy | Helicopters | Hotels | Ice skating | Lectures and lecturing | Motion pictures | Museums | Passports | Railroad trains | Restaurants | Seminars | Ships | Skis and skiing | Theaters | Zoos | Austria | Belgium, Brussels | Belgium, Ostend | Bulgaria, Varna | Canada, Montreal | Denmark, Copenhagen | France | Germany | Germany, Bad Dürkheim | Germany, Berlin | Germany, Bremen | Germany, Cologne | Germany, Düsseldorf | Germany, Falkenstein | Germany, Frankfort | Germany, Freiburg | Germany, Göttingen | Germany, Hamburg | Germany, Hannover | Germany, Köln | Germany, Munich | Germany, Nuremburg | Germany, Stuttgart | Germany, Tübingen | Hungary, Budapest | Italy | The Netherlands | The Netherlands, Amsterdam | The Netherlands, Rotterdam | Russia, Moscow | Switzerland, Basel | Switzerland, Bern | Switzerland, Engelberg | Switzerland, Geneva | Switzerland, Lucerne | Switzerland, St. Moritz | Switzerland, Zurich | United Kingdom, England | United Kingdom, England, London | United States, Detroit (Michigan) | United States, Georgia | United States, New York (New York) | United States, Palm Beach (Florida) | Albums (books) | Business cards | CD-ROMs | Clippings (information artifacts) | Conference materials | Correspondence | Greeting cards | Maps | Menus | Notebooks | Photographic prints | Postcards | Receipts | Stationery | Trade catalogs 
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