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Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection

Creator:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))  Search this
Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))  Search this
Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))  Search this
Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))  Search this
Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s  Search this
Ward, Marcus, fl. 1880s  Search this
Source:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Former owner:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
6 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Greeting cards
Valentines
Scrapbooks
Date:
ca. 1854-1975.
Scope and Contents note:
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.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arranged roughly by type.
Provenance:
These cards are from a variety of donors and accessions, from the 1960s through the 1970s.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Christmas  Search this
Holidays in art -- 1850-1980  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Genre/Form:
Greeting cards -- 1850-1980
Valentines
Scrapbooks
Citation:
Division of Domestic Life Greeting Card Collection, ca. 1854-1975, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0109
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0109
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  • Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
  • Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
  • Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
  • Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900
  • Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))
  • Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
  • Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s
  • Ward, Marcus, fl. 1880s
  • Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
  • Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
  • Norcross Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
  • Prang, Louis, fl. 1880-1900
  • Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (Dedham (Mass.))
  • Rust Craft Greeting Card Company (West Chester (Pa.))
  • Tuck, Raphael, fl. 1880s
  • Ward, Marcus, fl. 1880s
  • Archives Center, National Museum of American History