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Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Album of late nineteenth-century chromolithographic trade cards and printed ephemera
Date(s):1880-1890
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0047
Abstract:This album bears an inscription on the first page, “For Mother, From Austin, With Kindish Christmas Greetings” and is predominantly comprised of chromolithographic trade cards, many originating from businesses in[...] Philadelphia and St. Louis.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--History--19th century
Creator:Davids, Richard W.
Title:Centennial Exposition scrapbook
Date(s):1876
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0015
Abstract:This scrapbook of advertisements, trade cards, and collectible ephemera from the 1876 Centennial Exposition was created by Richard W. Davids.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Nineteenth-century children's scrap album
Date(s):1880-1885
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0027
Abstract:The creator of this late nineteenth-century scrapbook is unknown, though the contents suggest that the compiler was a child who may have lived near Albany, New York. This scrap album[...] includes chromolithographed scraps, trade cards, religious cards, visiting cards, and larger color-printed images.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--History--19th century | African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Children's scrapbook belonging to "A.R."
Date(s):1850-1899
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0026
Abstract:This nineteenth-century children's scrapbook bears the initials "A.B." and the date 1891 in cross stitch on a small oval canvas label affixed to a red cloth cover. The scrapbook features[...] both German and English trade cards; collectible scraps of flowers, animals, children, and flowers; visiting cards; New Year cards; color printed cartoons of Grimm fairy tales and rhymes in German; and other color printed images.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--19th century
Creator:Harris, Ella, active 1875-1895
Title:Ella Harris nineteenth-century American scrapbook
Date(s):1875-1895
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0030
Abstract:This nineteenth-century American children's scrapbook bears the inscription "To Ella, Much Love from Edith and Edna." The scrapbook features trade cards; Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day, and New Year's greeting cards;[...] collectible scraps of flowers, animals, and children; one silk program for "Nunnemacher's Grand Opera" featuring a performance of Martha by the Milwaukee Philharmonic Society.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--United States--History--19th century
Creator:Creator unknown
Title:Fred's nineteenth-century British album of scraps and greeting cards
Date(s):1875-1885
Call No:MSS 0093, Item 0039
Abstract:This nineteenth-century scrap album, apparently compiled by a British child named "Fred," contains colorful scraps of animals, children, British sailors in uniform, rowers, flowers, birds, and other decorative items. There[...] are also a number of small printed images, Bible verses, and Christmas, New Year's, Easter, and birthday greeting cards. The cover of this album is embossed black and gold on red cloth in a Japonesque design of the Aesthetic Movement.
Subjects:Scrapbooks--Great Britain--History--19th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:World fairs and expositions collection
Date(s):1851-1967
Call No:MSS 0630
Abstract:This artificial collection comprises a variety of types of material documenting world fairs and expositions, spanning the dates between 1851 and 1967, with the bulk of the collection dating from[...] the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. Material consists of printed matter and ephemera, including newspapers, programs, invitations, maps, brochures, viewbooks, advertisements, stationery, contracts, bonds, trade cards, and a scrapbook; photographs and prints; and realia souvenirs.
Subjects:Exhibitions--United States--History--19th century | Exhibitions--United States--History--20th century | Exhibitions--England--London--History--19th century | London (England)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Nixon-Nirdlinger, Fred G. (Frederick G.), 1877-1931
Title:Frederick G. Nixon-Nirdlinger scrapbook
Date(s):1909
Call No:MSS 0431
Abstract:The Frederick G. Nixon-Nirdlinger Scrapbook chronicles the 1909 cruise taken by Philadelphia resident and theatrical manager Nixon-Nirdlinger and his wife from New York City to France, Spain, Morocco, Italy, Egypt,[...] Greece, Turkey, and Hungary. The scrapbook records various aspects of the early twentieth-century travel business and is particularly rich with theatrical ephemera, indicating Nixon- Nirdlinger's trip combined theatrical business interests with pleasure.
Subjects:Ocean travel--History--20th century | Cruise ships--History--20th century | Theater--History--20th century | Scrapbooks--United States--History--20th century