Ephemera collection of the National Collection
Collection materials in format
The Ephemera Collection contains publications related to activities of organisations, such as guides, guidelines, exhibition catalogues and timetables.
The Ephemera Collection contains publications related to activities of organisations, such as guides, guidelines, exhibition catalogues and timetables. The collection also contains publications related to communications, such as brochures, reports, actions plans, ads, product brochures, invitations, catalogues, price lists and telephone directories. There are materials from the 1800s to today and the collection continues to grow. (Selections from the collection have also been digitised in Doria publication archive).
The Ephemera Collection has been organised in groups based on the topic. The collection also includes groups formed on the basis of the publication type, such as annual reports, advertisements, ex librises and posters.
When ordering a copy of ephemera it is important to mention the name of the publisher, the publishing year or decade, the industry of the publisher and the domicile of the publisher or the location in which it has operated or operates. You can also include source information.
The materials for researchers will be delivered to Special Collections Reading Room.
Legal deposit copy collection
Accrues statutorily as legal deposit copies, see Act on Collecting and Preserving Cultural Materials (Laki kulttuuriaineistojen tallettamisesta ja säilyttämisestä 1433/2007), http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2007/20071433.