Greeting card scrapbook

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1898-1911

GUSN

GUSN-272612

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

correspondence
greeting cards
postcards
albums

Physical Description

1 album ; 8.5 x 11 inches : approx. 150 cards

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Date of Acquisition

2011-08-16

Reference Code

MS004.052

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

11 x 8.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan E. and Peter Zuger, 2011.

Record Details

Originator

Davis, Jennie Cheirs, 1897-1985 (Compiler)

Material Type

albums

Description Level

Item