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David Toms Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: TL013

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The David Toms Collection consists of 1,059 transportation-related items from 123 airlines and cruise lines. The collection primarily consists of airline menus and safety cards, with a strong secondary component of airline-related ephemera and cruise ship menus. Items in the collection are in 27 languages; most items are in two or more languages. Materials in the collection range from the 1950s to the early 2000s.

Dates

  • 1952-2008
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1952-2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers wishing to review the physical collection must contact the Transportation Library at (847) 491-5273 for appointment.

Extent

1059.00 items

0.00 Linear Feet

Abstract

The David Toms Collection consists of 1,059 transportation-related items from 123 airlines and cruise lines. The collection primarily consists of airline menus and safety cards, with a strong secondary component of airline-related ephemera and cruise ship menus.

Arrangement Note

Items are arranged by corporate body, then by material type. Finding aid authored by Emily K. Abram and Paul R. Burley.
Title
Guide to the David Toms Collection
Author
Emily K. Abram, Paul R. Burley
Date
07/08/2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Transportation Library Repository

Contact:
Northwestern University Library (Level 5, North tower)
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208- US
847-491-5273