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Scrapbooks of nineteenth and twentieth century greeting and advertising cards

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: CA Sc16

Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks of nineteenth and twentieth century greeting and advertising cards is a scrapbook that mainly features color drawings of children, flowers, and women. In the front of the book there are clippings from the nineteenth century, which appear to be from a variety of sources. In the back of the book ther are magazine clippings and pages from the 1930s with a small selection of drawings and photos from the time.


  • circa 1890-1900

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use note

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.


0.8 linear feet (1 container) : 1 portfolio

Language of Materials



The collection contains clippings, arranged and pasted in a bound book.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

A large section of the spine has come loose, but binding appears mostly intact. Numerous pages are loose, and a few of the clippings have lost their adhesive.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Immediate souce of acquisition is unknown.

Processing Information

Originally processed by staff. Revisions completed by Paige Kosa, 2019.

Guide to the scrapbooks of nineteenth and twentieth century greeting and advertising cards collection
Complete Description
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team. Revised by Paige Kosa.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA