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Betty Asher papers, 1860-1999

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Asher (Betty) Papers
Series IV. Collections, 1865-1994, undated 5.17 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
This series comprises Asher's collections of cards, including postcards, trade cards, playing cards, and varia.
Arrangement
Arranged by category of card (i.e., postcard, trade card, play card) and by theme (i.e., animals, domesticity, cups), with an occasional sub-theme (i.e., cup/cats).
box
21-23 Postcards with cups, 1890-1994
Most postcards feature cups, not necessarily as the main subject.
box folder
21 1 Advertising
21 2 Animals
21 3 Animals: Breakfast in bed
21 4-5 Animals: Cats
21 6 Animals: Dogs
21 7 Cafe and diner signs
21 8 Children
21 9 Children: Dutch
21 10 Children: Humorous
21 11 Disney
21 12 Domesticity
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22 1 Fortune telling
22 2 Fortune telling: Opening
22 3 Gibson girls
22 4 Historic
22 5 Holidays: Birthdays
22 6 Holidays: Christmas and New Years
22 7 Holidays: Thanksgiving
22 8 Holidays: Valentines: Dutch
22 9 Holidays: Valentines and Easter
22 10 Humorous
22 11 Humorous: Rhymes and slogans
22 12 Love and marriage
22 13 Novelty cards
22 14 Orientalism
box folder
23 1 Photographs
23 2 Photographs: Hand tinted
23 3 Photographs: Photo sequences
23 4-5 Table settings
23 6 Table settings: Advertisements
23 7 Table settings: Cafes and restaurants
23 8 Table settings: Cornish and Devonshire
23 9 Table settings: Dutch
23 10 Travel
23 11 Varia
23 12-14 Postcards without cups, undated
23 12 Palettes
23 13 Playing cards
23 14 Varia
box
26, 27 Advertisements, undated
box folder
26 5 Decals, 1930-1950
26 7 Greeting cards, 1910-1950
26 2-4 Labels, 1910-1950
26 2 Cigar
26 3 Cocoa
26 4 Coffee
box folder
25 7 Playing cards, undated
box folder
26 7 Rubber stamp stampings, 1970-1990
box folder
25 8 Scrap, 1870-1890
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24-26 Trade cards with cups, 1865-1910
box folder
24 1 Animals: Cats
24 2 Animals: Dogs and other animals
24 3 Birds
24 4 Booklets
24 5-6 Children
24 7-8 Die-cut cups
24 9 Die cut cups: Chase and Sanborn
24 10 Domesticity and servants
24 11 Faces: Opening
24 12 Orientalism
box folder
25 1 Pop-ups
25 2 Table settings
25 3 Varia
25 4 Trade cards with palettes, 1880-1890
25 5 Trade cards with teapots, 1880-1890
25 9 Varia with cups, 1880-1890
25 6 Trade cards without cups, palettes or teapots


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