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Collection Description

The collection includes greeting cards and postcards from 1893 to the present, social calling cards, wedding invitations, and invitations to various local functions from the 1860s. The bulk of the collection is from the Bessie Hibarger Family Collection from the 1890s through the 1940s. Many cards are Victorian collectors’ items. Most of the social calling cards are from the Jackman Collection dating 1870 through 1880. Also included in the Greeting Cards Collection are dance cards and greeting cards for various occasions.


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