History of mass tourism
Provides an in-depth look at the evolution of European and American working class tourism from 1850 to 1980. Contains brochures, guidebooks, photo albums, and tourist ephemera supplemented by printed books, travel agency records, handwritten journals, leaflets, promotional films, and government correspondence.
Featured Online Exhibition
Avery’s Architectural Ephemera Collections
In addition to rare architectural materials, Avery Library has a significant collection of architectural ephemera, a selection of which you can enjoy exploring in this exhibition.
Featured Digital Collection
The Real Estate Record and Builder's Guide
This magazine detailing building activity in metropolitan New York City began publication in the late 1860s. A weekly report of sales, mortgage, conveyance, and other data as well as illustrated articles on buildings and neighborhood development.