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Shleppey, John W., 1901-1975

 Person

biographical statement

Tulsa area businessman and collector who owned and operated Shleppey Outdoor Advertising. Later he owned a bookstore in Seattle. He was a lifelong acquirer of things, beginning when he was a child before 1920. His extensive collection of books, artifacts, and papers was bequeathed to the University of Tulsa by the Shleppey family following his death in September 1975.

Found in 918 Collections and/or Records:

A New Map of Texas, Oregon and California, 1846

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 8, map: 8.11
Identifier: 1500.026.4.8.11
Scope and Contents

....with the Regions Adjoining, Compiled from the most recent authorities. Map shows Texas, Oregon, Upper California, Missouri Territory and the Indian Territory covering most of Kansas and Colorado.


Color engraving with ornate borders, printed on paper. A pocket map removed from the accompnaiment to the map, bound into cloth-covered boards.


Published by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, PA.


Scale is approximately 300 miles to the inch.

Dates: 1846

Acapulco menu

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1975-002-6.1-6-1-003

Alioto's menu

 Digital Image
Identifier: 1975-002-6.1-6-1-005

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Object 512
Digital Record 394
Collection 9
Unprocessed Material 3
 
Subject
Restaurants 706
Menu design. 632
Menu design -- United States -- History -- 20th century 577
Restaurants -- United States -- Menus 573
Restaurants -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Menu 250
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Souvenirs (Keepsakes). 97
Souvenirs (Keepsakes) -- United States 93
Restaurants -- Oklahoma 61
Restaurants -- Canada -- Vancouver -- Menu 60
Hotels Advertising. 47
Hotels. 47
Restaurants -- California -- Los Angeles 44
Restaurants -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- Menu 42
Hotels -- History. 39
Restaurants -- California -- San Francisco -- Menu 27
Restaurants -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Menu 27
Restaurants -- Texas -- Dallas -- Menu 15
Restaurants -- Cuba -- Havana -- Menu 14
Restaurants -- New York -- Menu 14
Restaurants -- United States -- Purchasing 14
Restaurants -- Oregon -- Portland -- Menu 13
Palm Springs (Calif.) 12
Restaurants -- Texas -- Houston -- Menu 12
Restaurants -- Florida -- Miami Beach -- Menu 11
Restaurants -- Missouri -- Kansas City -- Menu 11
Sales promotion -- United States. 10
Cherokee Indians. 8
Cherokee Language. 7
Restaurants -- Missouri -- St. Louis -- Menu 7
Alaska -- Description and travel 6
Correspondence. 6
Space Needle (Seattle, Wash.) 6
Space Needle Restaurant 6
Advertising 5
Comic books, strips, etc. 4
Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States 4
Grand Canyon (Ariz.). 4
Hotels -- California -- Los Angeles 4
Palm Springs (Calif.) -- Maps. 4
Restaurants -- Hawaii -- Menu 4
Restaurants -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Menu 4
Restaurants -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Menu 4
United States. Army -- Officers. 4
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Detroit -- Menus 3
Restaurants -- Washington (State) -- Bellevue -- Menu 3
Tourism -- Marketing. 3
Advertising, Public service -- United States -- History 2
Aeronautics -- Safety measures. 2
Arts and crafts 2
Cruise ships -- Mediterranean Region. 2
Eureka (Calif.) 2
Grand Canyon National Park (Agency : U.S.) 2
Hotels -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa 2
Indians of North America. 2
Mendenhall Glacier (Alaska). 2
Natural gas. 2
Nightclubs -- California -- Los Angeles 2
Pacific Northwest. 2
Real estate agents -- California. 2
Real estate agents. 2
Restaurants -- Alaska -- Menu 2
Restaurants -- Kansas -- Wichita -- Menus. 2
Restaurants -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Menu 2
Restaurants -- Washington, D.C. -- Menus. 2
Seattle (Wash.) 2
Seattle World's Fair (1962). 2
Travel agents 2
Tulsa (Okla.) -- Photographs 2
United States -- Maps. 2
United States. Department of the Interior. 2
United States. Government Printing Office 2
Aeronautics 1
Alabama -- Coushatta Tribes of Texas 1
All American Indian Days 1
Amateur films 1
Apache Indians 1
Book design. 1
Catholic Church -- Doctrines. 1
Cattle trade -- West (U.S.). 1
Cayuga Indians. 1
Cemeteries -- Oklahoma 1
Cherokee Indians -- Photographs. 1
Cheyenne Indians. 1
Chickasaw Indians -- History -- Sources 1
Chickasaw Indians -- Photographs. 1
Chickasaw Indians. 1
Chinook Indians. 1
Choctaw Indians -- Photographs. 1
Choctaw Indians. 1
Creek Indians -- Photographs 1
Creek Indians. 1
Creek Language. 1
Crow Indians. 1
Dakota Indians. 1
Delaware Indians. 1
Erotica -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
Erotica -- United States. 1
Fine books -- Specimens. 1
Fox Indians. 1
Grant County (Or.) 1
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