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Creators:
Whitman, John (President of Oakland Group, Inc.)
Dates:
1983 December 8
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0091
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of one 5 ½" x 5 ½" floppy diskette from John Whitman of Micromedia Software in Wellesley, MA, which purports to portray the first Christmas card. It is believed that J. C. Horsley designed the card in England in 1843. When displayed on computer screen the card reads. "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year you." Along wi...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
undated
1899-1917
Size:
1.2 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 11 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Christmas
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Christmas forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Gibbs, George L.
Watonga Mission, Oklahoma
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Item (leaf )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7581
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Graphic Arts
Conn, Nat
Tolman, Sarah
Tolman, Ruel P. (Ruel Pardee), 1878-1954
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Dates:
1920-1980
Size:
2 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0579
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of greeting cards, over 95% of them Christmas cards, received from the 1920s-1980s by two Washington, D.C. families, those of Ruel Tolman and Nat Conn.

A collection of greeting cards, over 95% of them Christmas cards, received from the 1920s-1970s by two Washington, D.C. families, those of Ruel Tolman and Nat Conn. Pictorial subject matter includes the categories listed below.

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Creators:
Turco, Lewis
O'Connell, George
Dates:
1966-2003
Size:
29 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.turclewi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twenty-seven Christmas and greeting cards created by Lewis Turco and others, and one newspaper clipping. Also included is an original design for a 2003 Christmas card by Turco and George O'Connell. Seventeen of the cards are illustrated with artwork by O'Connell.

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Dates:
1998
Size:
75 Color prints (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2009-09
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Images of Anthropology Department staff and others at the department's Christmas party, held at the J. W. Marriott Hotel on December 14, 1998. Some photos are annotated with staff names.

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Creators:
Enters, Angna, 1907-
Dates:
1943-1967
bulk 1958-1967 dates
Size:
15 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.enteangn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Seven Christmas cards made by Angna Enters, 1958 and 1959, 1961, 1963-1965, and 1967, consisting of a different watercolor self-portrait for each of the years represented; and printed material concerning Enters career in the theater, particularly reviews of mime performances.

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Creators:
Reisler, Lillian
Dates:
circa 1950-1953, 1985
Size:
11 Prints (color polaroid)
2 hand-colored Christmas cards
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Postcard (color halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-39
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Lillian Reisler in Korea circa 1950-1953. They depict Korean artifacts, including images of clothing, pipes, a hat, a purse, and a bamboo pillow, as well as a group of fortune tellers, a woman smoking a pipe, and a street scene with women bearing loads on their heads. The collection also includes a commercial postcard depicitn...

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Creators:
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-1993
Dates:
1951-1953
Size:
4 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.fortkare
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two original Christmas cards sent to Fortess, one from Helen Tobler, 1951, of a watercolor and ink drawing of a woman reading on a park bench, surrounded by squirrels, and the other, a color etching of trees and people, 1953, from Margaret Harvig (?). Also included are a "Holiday Greeting" card sent by the Fortess', with an abstract print on the co...

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Creators:
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970
Dates:
[ca. 1945]
Size:
11 Prints
Collection ID:
AAA.vonwicj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eleven Christmas cards illustrated by Von Wicht.

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