Burris and Byrd Family Card Sample Case

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0126
Creators:
Burris, Jeanne
Burris, Charlene
Byrd, James
Byrd Family
Byrd, Kathryn
Dates:
ca. 1920
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 folder
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
A pocket sample case of greeting cards and postcards offered for sale by the Ohio Card Company of Cadiz, Ohio.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Ohio Card Company was a dealer in postcards, namecards, fine art pictures, games, novelties, etc. The company offered a way of ordering namecards and postcards via the mail using sample books. Acquired in the 1920s (probably in Atlanta, Georgia) by Charlene J. Burris's grandparents (Milton and Mary Lola Johnson) to hold a lock of hair from Ms. Burris's mother (Ouida LaRuth Johnson, b. 1918).

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by C.A. Orr, 1989
Author
C.A. Orr
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Jeanne and Charles Burris and James and Kathryn Byrd and Family, date unknown.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Burris and Byrd Family Card Sample Case,1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Jeanne and Charles Burris and James and Kathryn Byrd and Family.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Card samples Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Atlanta (Ga.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picture postcards -- 20th century -- United States Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade literature Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Greeting cards Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ohio Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sample books Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Traveling sales personnel Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu