JAPAN PAPER Co. Pamphlets, Printed Ephemera, and Paper Samples
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Guide to the Japan Paper Company Pamphlets, Printed Ephemera, and Paper Samples

Title: Japan Paper Company Pamphlets, Printed Ephemera, and Paper Samples

OCLC/RLIN No. (Unique ID): 1020494331

 Dates:             1914-1934

 Extent: 5 boxes; 4.3 linear feet

 Abstract: Pamphlets, printed ephemera, and paper samples issued by the Japan Paper Company.

 Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research use. Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact repository for requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce the materials.

Preferred Citation: [Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Japan Company Pamphlets, Printed Ephemera, and Paper Samples, 1914-1933, The Grolier Club of New York.

About the Finding Aid: This finding aid was prepared by Allison Hughes in Microsoft Word at the Grolier Club, January 2018.

 Provenance: Vol. 2 and Vol. 5 were gifts from the Japan Paper Company to the Grolier Club (date unknown)

Vol. 3 was a gift from S.N. Fairbanks to the Grolier Club (date unknown)

Vol. 4 was a gift from George A. Nelson to the Grolier Club (date unknown)

                                            
Biographical/Historical Note: The Japan Paper Company was a leading importer of hand-made papers from Asia and Europe. The company was active in the early twentieth century and based in New York, Philadelphia, and Boston.

 

Scope and Content Note: A collection of pamphlets, printed ephemera, and paper samples issued by the Japan Paper Company, primarily advertising the firm and its products. Includes five volumes (three bound; two portfolio) of paper samples; loose ephemera; and a Japanese tonsu chest.

 

Related Materials Note: Related materials may be found in the following items in this repository:

Paper: marbled, paste & Japanese, Japan Paper Company, New York: The Company, between 1920 and 1939?

           

Access Points:

 

Names

Japan Paper Company.

Subjects

Paper industry.

Genres

Ephemera.

Paper—specimens.

Paper, handmade—specimens.

Arrangement Note: This material is not arranged per any arrangement scheme.

Container List:

Box

Title

Date

1

Miscellaneous Loose Ephemera

1921-1933

2

Vol. 2: Untitled bound collection of paper samples

1922-1923

2

Vol. 3: The Grolier Club bound collection of paper samples

circa 1920s

2

Vol. 4: Hand Made Papers bound collection of paper samples

1928-1930

3

Vol. 5: Hand Made Papers portfolio of paper samples

1914

3

Vol. 1: Printing Papers portfolio of paper samples

1926-1934

4

Miscellaneous Oversize Ephemera

1923-1924

5

Tansu Chest

undated

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