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Printed Ephemera: Three Centuries of Broadsides and Other Printed Ephemera
- An item printed solely as a means of advertising a product or service, but not an event (See Programs).
- Blank forms
- Forms that have been printed blank, which may or may not have been filled in; the document was typically meant to be returned to the publisher (e.g., subscription lists, petitions).
- Single-sheet notices or announcements printed on one or both sides, intended to be read unfolded.
- Simple or descriptive list.
- Objects with physical evidence suggesting extraction from a larger entity (e.g., books, newspapers).
- Unbound volumes with fewer than five pages.
- Items printed solely for use as menus (i.e., a program that includes a dinner's bill of fare has been called a program, not a menu).
- Published, non-serial volumes with no cover or with a paper cover; usually five or more pages and fewer than 49.
- Printed ephemera
- Printed matter of a more general nature, not readily fitting into any other category.
- Official or general notices in which the word "proclamation" is used in the heading.
- Lists of the events, pieces, performers, speakers, etc., of an entertainment, ceremony, or the like.
- Items printed solely for use as timetables (e.g., train schedules).