Guide to the Collection of the 1937 Paris International Exhibition, 1937Manuscript MS-1015

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Title:

Guide to the Collection of the 1937 Paris International Exhibition, 1937

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1015

Collection Dates:

1937

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear ft.)

Abstract:

The Paris International Exhibition opened on May 25, 1937. Contains memorabilia from the Expo.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains memorabilia from the 1937 Paris International Exhibition consisting of maps, pamphlets, postcards, exhibit guides, a menu, and magazine clippings.

History

The Paris International Exhibition opened on May 25, 1937. It was the last Expo held in Paris. It was notable for the juxtaposition of the Nazi and Soviet pavilions which were situated across from each other and for the pavilion of the Second Spanish Republic featuring Pablo Picasso's "Guernica."

Box & Folder List

Box: 1

Includes a map of the Paris underground, pamphlets and postcards advertising specific events, guides and maps to exhibits, a cafe menu, and magazine clippings documenting the event.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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