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Christmas cards collection

 Collection — Folder: 2100
Identifier: S2100

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Christmas cards from various people in Indiana ranging from 1886 to 1939 regarding the Christmas season, New Year, Christianity, as well as "General Jackson's Holiday Season 1814-1815," and "General Washington's Christmas 1776" regarding their wartime accounts.


  • 1886-1939

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

Christmas cards in this collection include those with connections to Indiana University and Brown County. Including ones from Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Menger author of "German Vocabulary," Agnes Duncan Kuersteiner wife to an Indiana University professor, and Ada and Adolph Shulz whose paintings are part of the IU Digital Library. Also in the collection are accounts regarding both General Washington and General Jackson's Christmas' pieced together from various authors by Nora and Laurance Chambers as a Christmas greeting.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation on 1967/12/01.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/03/14 by Danielle Adams. EAD finding aid created 2014/03/14 by Danielle Adams.
Christmas cards collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.