Friendship Cards

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1962

GUSN

GUSN-169723

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Description

In the 1880s and 1890s, the friendship card was one of the most popular ways of showing affections. The brightly colored cards were treasured not only for the meaning they held, but for their collectability. These cards were stored in albums and cherised for years, sometimes lasting longer than the friendship.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 99

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1962.053.190.002

Abstract

In the 1880s and 1890s, the friendship card was one of the most popular ways of showing affections. The brightly colored cards were treasured not only for the meaning they held, but for their collectability. These cards were stored in albums and cherised for years, sometimes lasting longer than the friendship.

Date Notes

Volume 53, Number 190 (Fall, 1962)

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Record Details

Originator

Evelyn Miller Ingalls (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1962). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England