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Ernest Dudley Chase Papers, 1930s-1940s

view Ernest Dudley Chase Papers, 1930s-1940s digital asset number 1
Artist:
Chase, Ernest Dudley fl. 1920s
Donor:
Holland, Frederic
Holland, Frances
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Type:
Diaries
Collection descriptions
Maps
Greeting cards
Letters (correspondence)
Valentines
Watercolors
Love letters
Poems
Travel diaries
Paintings
Date:
1930
1950
1930s-1940s
20th century
1930-1940
1940-1950
1900-1950
Notes:
Map maker, greeting card designer, greeting card company executive, author of an early history of the greeting card.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Ernest Dudley Chase Papers, 1930s-1940s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Frederic and Frances Holland
Topic:
Courtship
Love
Local number:
2005.3066 (NMAH Acc.)
2010.3046 (NMAH Acc.)
2011.3064 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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