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Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection, ca. 1854-1975

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Collector:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Creator:
Prang, Louis fl. 1880-1900
Designer:
Tuck, Raphael fl. 1880s
Ward, Marcus fl. 1880s
Publisher:
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company West Chester (Pa.)
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company Dedham (Mass.)
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.)
Norcross Greeting Card Company West Chester (Pa.)
Physical description:
6 cu. ft.: 17 document boxes and 1 flat oversize box
Type:
Greeting cards
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Valentines
Date:
1854
1975
ca 1854-1975
1850-1980
Summary:
Includes greeting cards primarily filed by season or occasion and by name of designer/manufacturer, e.g., Valentines, Christmas cards, and cards by Louis Prang, Raphael Tuck, Marcus Ward, and a number of 20th century designers and manufacturers. Includes mechanical, hand-drawn, cutout, and fringed cards. Also other types of material, such as postcards, calling cards, and scrapbooks of cards.
Cite as:
Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection, ca. 1854-1975, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Holidays
Holidays in art
Christmas
Local number:
1981.0595 (NMAH Acc. )
314637 (NMAH Acc. )
298784 (NMAH Acc. )
284831 (NMAH Acc. )
279559 (NMAH Acc. )
258259 (NMAH Acc. )
233749 (NMAH Acc. )
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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