Ephemera

Ephemera

Ephemera (singular: ephemeron ) are any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved. The word derives from the Greek ephemeros , meaning "lasting only one day, short-lived". [1] 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 .