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Union Camp Famous Personalities Series

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Union Camp Corporation.
Title: Union Camp Famous Personalities Series
Inclusive Dates: circa 1966
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Promotional items created by Union Camp to showcase their fine paper products
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Union Camp Corporation was an American pulp and paper company established in 1956 through the merger of Union Bag and Paper Company (founded 1881) and Camp Manufacturing Company (founded 1887). In 1999 the company was acquired by International Paper. In the mid-1960s, to showcase and publicize their fine paper products, Union Camp issued a series of promotional items, each consisting of a folder containing items printed on various stocks of UC paper, with text and items based on the life of a famous person. At least two of the sets in the series included small phonodiscs printed on paper.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

Union Camp's Famous Personalities Series contains promotional items created to showcase the paper company's products. At present the collection contains only one set of items, relating to New York City Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia. More may be acquired in future.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Original order, as issued.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947.

Corporate Bodies

Union Camp Corporation.


Campaign paraphernalia.
Paper -- Specimens.
Paper industry -- United States.
Papermaking -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Promotional materials.
Sound recordings.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Union Camp Famous Personalities Series,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2013.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 15 Mar 2019
Revision history:

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Famous Personalities series
SC 845 Fiorello H. LaGuardia circa 1966 - folder containing items printed on various stocks of UC paper, including tie with Statue of Liberty, a "Little Flower" lapel item, a Little Orphan Annie cartoon, and a small phonodisc, "Mayor LaGuardia Reads the Funnies" (1945) (ID#: uc_famous_pers_001)

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