Series - Posters and Related Material

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Posters and Related Material

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  • [pre-1943] (Creation)

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Physical description

12.5 cm of textual records and other material.

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Scope and content

Series consists of posters of calendars, clocks, climactic maps, and statistical charts in differing stages of completeness. There are posters of calendars of different religions and cultures and of calendars used in ancient times. There is a set of posters that has been used by Cotsworth for demonstration purposes, and it mostly consists of statistical charts, clocks, different types of calendars, and his own 13-month calendar. There are photographs of many of the different kinds of posters. Many of the images on the posters can be found in Cotsworth's publications.

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Immediate source of acquisition


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Language and script note

Some of the other kinds of calendars are written in Chinese, Hindi, Latvian/Estonian, and Latin. Some of the posters have been translated into French, German, and Spanish from the English.

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General note

Very few of the posters in this series are dated. It is difficult to determine the period of time that Cotsworth was working on these posters.

General note

Oversize "Mohammedan" calendar is located in flat storage.

Physical description

The physical extent does not include photographs and/or negatives.

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