Guide to the Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0468
Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
circa 1880-circa 1960
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 Cubic feet
48 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera. Included are: (1) trade cards for thread, tobacco, barbers, sewing machines, toiletries and shaving products, tobacco, undertakers and patent medicine; (2) images of women, children, pets, and flowers; (3) greeting cards celebrating Christmas, birthdays, Halloween, and St. Patrick's Day; and (4) postcards from the United States and around the world. Some of the items in the scrapbooks are comical or picturesque. Most of the scrapbooks were created by women. Also included are several twentieth century diaries, including two travel diaries written by women.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Unarranged.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Transfer.,1997/09/19.,1997.3004.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection, ca. 1880- ca. 1960, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Jersey Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Shaving Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Women -- History -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women -- History -- 19th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wit and humor Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives