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Paper, Ephemera
This category covers Ephemera which is any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved. The word derives from the Greek, meaning things lasting no more than a day. Some collectible ephemera are advertising trade cards, airsickness bags, bookmarks, catalogues, greeting cards, letters, pamphlets, postcards, posters, prospectuses, defunct stock certificates or tickets, and zines.

   
 
An Introduction to Collecting Ephemera
Old paper items are a valuable source of history and are very collectible. For the purposes of this article, ephemera refers to paper items meant to last only a short period of time. These include advertisements, baseball cards, bookmarks, broadsides, concert tickets, greeting cards, magazines, maps, newspapers, photographs, postcards, sheet music, trade catalogs, etc.

 
Ephemera - Wikipedia
Ephemera (singular: ephemeron) is any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved. This is an article that discusses the definition of the different forms of Ephemera.

 
The Ephemera Society of America
The Ephemera Society of America, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed in 1980 to cultivate and encourage interest in ephemera and the history identified with it; to further the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of ephemera by people of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of interest; to promote the personal and institutional collection, preservation, exhibition, and research of ephemeral materials; to serve as a link among collectors, dealers, institutions, and scholars; and to contribute to the cultural life of those who have an interest in our heritage as a nation or a people, both nationally and internationally.