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Mercantile Library Building, Mercantile Library Association, 32 Summer Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.013.04.01.002 (RS198316)

Description

The Mercantile Library offers books, literary activities and entertainments to its members. Text on the card reads "The Association, the oldest of its kind in the country, was organized March 11, 1820; and, with the exception of the Public Library and Athenaeum, the Mercantile Library is the largest circulating library in Boston."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 x 5 1/2 inches
Dimensions
4x 5 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
287693
Reference Code
EP001.01.013.04.01.002

Record details

Originator
Mercantile Library Association (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Boston Athenaeum
Boston Public Library
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
libraries (buildings)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Subscription libraries
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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