Map maker, greeting card designer, greeting card company executive, author of an early history of the greeting card.
A collection of greeting cards given by artist Ernest Dudley Chase to Clara Holland during their courtship and later marriage. The cards were hand painted by Chase in watercolor with cut-paper details. Many of the cards include romantic letters or poems composed by Chase. The 2010 addendum includes six pictorial maps designed and signed by Chase, and nine bound travel diaries. The 2011 addendum consists of twenty one pictorial maps designed and signed by Chase.
Ernest Dudley Chase Papers, 1930s-1940s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Frederic and Frances Holland