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Collection TitleMC 11 Trade Cards/ Greeting Cards/ ManualsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:Aug. 8, 2007
Extent2.5 linear feet

MC 11 - Trade Cards/ Greeting Cards/ Manuals contains greeting cards, Special event themed postcards for major holidays and sewing machine manuals.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Envelope contains 8 Christmas themed postcards.PostcardsD49
Series of 5 Valentines Day Cards.Greeting CardE01
Valentines Day Card with an inscription "To A Flapper" with a drawing of a girl.Greeting CardE0201
Heart shaped valentine with a purple floral and lace motiff and an inscription inside.Greeting CardE0202
Christmas Carols BookletGreeting CardE0203
Series of 15 Valentines Day Cards from the 1940s.Greeting CardsE03
Series of 7 picture greeting cards that have been framed.Greeting CardsE04
Square shape valentine. Opens up for a verse.Greeting CardE0501
Folding picture-cut out, Nativity sceneGreeting CardE0502
Fold out Valentine Card, inscription To My Valentine.Greeting CardE0503
Photo from East Hill 1862, inscription Elmira, NY compliments of the Chemung County Historical Society, Inc. to its members 1949.Trade CardE0504
Advertising Fan for Bennett Dairies.FanE0505
Advertising card for the Great Atlantic Pacific Tea Company (A & P), inscription A feather in her capTrade CardE0506
Packet contains miscellaneous greeting cards for Christmas and Valentine's Day.Greeting CardsE06
Booklet - Dr. A. W. Chase's Candy Book, compliments of W.P. Colvin's Pharmacy, ca. 1890s.BookletF0515
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