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Greeting card scrapbook

MS004.052 (RS182825)

Description

This album is comprised of postcards and greeting cards collected by Jennie Cheirs Davis over the course of several years, approximately at the turn of the twentieth century until about 1910. The cards were either recieved or collected by Davis. Cards include those for Christmas, New Year's Day, and other holidays, birthdays, valentines, and good luck or best wishes. There are many general or miscellaneous cards for any occassion, including Army service, bachelors, and even minding one's own business. The album is accompanied by color photographs of the contents of the album.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Dates
1898-1911
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
2011-08-16
Physical Description
1 album ; 8.5 x 11 inches : approx. 150 cards
Dimensions
11x 8.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Susan E. and Peter Zuger, 2011.
GUSN
272612
Reference Code
MS004.052

Record details

Originator
Davis, Jennie Cheirs, 1897-1985 (Compiler)
Descriptive Terms
correspondence
greeting cards
postcards
Material Type
albums

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