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Calling cards

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Albert H. Vestal collection

Identifier: L352
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is invitations, programs, and announcements for social events in Washington, D.C. Other items include clippings related to Albert H. Vestal’s work in Congress; his diary and other materials from his trip to California and Alaska (1927); speeches; a record of assistance given to World War I veterans and their families in his congressional district; and a transcript of headlines made by Vestal during 1917.
Dates: 1899-1932, bulk 1917-1932

Calling cards collection

Identifier: S2099
Scope and Contents This collection includes calling cards from Chas. A. Wilder, Charles Levi, Gen. John Morton, Will F. Hasson, Tom L. Yandes, and Mrs. J.H. McKerman in Indiana ranging from 1873 to 1882 regarding New Years.
Dates: 1873-1882

Hibben family papers

Identifier: L069
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, invitations and calling cards, accounts, stamps, newspaper clippings, membership cards, legal documents, and other papers, as well as photographs, negatives, lantern slides, artwork, textiles, and realia from members of the Hibben and Ketcham families in Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, and Europe ranging from circa 1840 to 1937 regarding family, military, legal, and social matters. Much of the early correspondence belonged to Sarah...
Dates: circa 1840-1937

Indianapolis Bar Association collection

 Collection — Folder S1596
Identifier: S1596
Scope and Contents There are two cards in this collection. One is a calling card for the Indianapolis Bar Association, Citizens National Bank, 11-13 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1878-1879. The officers printed on the card are: Napoleon B. Taylor, President; John T. Dye, Vice President; and John A. Henry, Secretary.

The second item is larger and is a blank application for membership card. The annual dues printed on the card were $5.00.
Dates: 1878

Lola Elmore collection

 Collection — Folder S3242
Identifier: S3242
Scope and Contents This collection consists of early childhood material from the life of Lola Elmore.
Dates: 1915-1921

Mary Adaline Denny collection

 Collection — Folder S2567
Identifier: S2567
Scope and Contents This collection includes Sunday School cards, picture advertisement cards, Victorian calling cards and calling cards from 1893 World's Columbian Exposition (circa 1855 to 1900). The cards were originally glued in a scrapbook and the collection includes the front cover of the book with a note written by Miss Denny: "The Sunday School Cards in this book were saved by me, beginning with the first one I ever received, when about 6 years, 1855." Most of the picture advertisement cards are glued...
Dates: circa 1855-1900

May Wright Sewall collection

 Collection — Folder S1759
Identifier: S1759
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, clippings, and a calling card from May Wright Sewall in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1902 to 1931 regarding speaking engagements and the Propylaeum.
Dates: 1902-1931

McMurray family collection

 Collection — Folder S1876
Identifier: S1876
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence ranging from 1880 to 1885, with the bulk of the letters sent by members of the McMurray family of Boone County, Indiana to the Burget and Burgett families of Johnson County. There are also two letters from Fannie Young of Lebanon to Lou (Louisa) Burgett; a letter sent by James J. Warren of Nechesville, Texas to his Uncle James Richardson; undated calling cards of Dillard A. Burget, Tillas Burget, William M. Burget, Edwin Burgett, Miss Lou Burgett, Docia...
Dates: 1880-1921, undated

Moellmann family papers

Identifier: L188
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal papers and correspondence of Wilhelm Moellmann from 1825 to 1839, including a diary of his voyage to the United States, as well as the personal papers and correspondence of his wife, Wilhemina Moellmann, Augustus Mollmann, Carl Barus, and other family members from 1840 to 1901. The collection also includes a variety of New Year's cards, including a pop-up card, ranging from 1889 to 1902; miscellaneous invitations and programs ranging from 1879 to 1909; and 2...
Dates: 1825-1909

Sarah P. Walker Dorsey collection

 Collection — Folder S1936
Identifier: S1936
Scope and Contents This collection includes twenty five calling cards and invitations given to Sarah "Sallie" P. Walker and William L. Dorsey of Princeton, Indiana (1848-1857). The bulk of the calling cards contain short notes requesting the company of the recipient to attend social events in the community. The collection also includes the minutes kept by Mr. Dorsey regarding an August 11, 1864 "Rebel Raid Meeting" of the citizens of Princeton and vicinity for the purpose of organizing a company to protect...
Dates: 1848-1864