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Cards and Illustrations Scrapbooks

Identifier: Ms-2023-093

The scrapbooks in this collection contain holiday cards, advertising and trade cards, and illustrations of people, animals, and flowers. One of the scrapbooks and some pages belonged to the Bennett family of Kansas. Some of the loose scrapbook pages were likely created by the Parmelee family of Connecticut. The owners and creators of the other scrapbooks and loose pages are unidentified.

Dates: [ca. 1880s-1940s]

Alice Ross Culinary Ephemera Collection

Identifier: Ms-2017-008

The Alice Ross Ephemera Collection includes more than 2,000 pieces of ephemera related to food & culinary history, advertising/marketing, food production, agriculture, holidays and celebrations, and domestic culture, dating from the mid-19th to the mid/late 20th century.

Dates: c.1860s-1960s

Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection

Identifier: Ms-2023-097
Abstract The Shaver and Schaeffer Family Collection consists of a variety of materials, which range in dates from 1872 to 1977. The collection includes photographs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute memorabilia, printed materials, such as coupons, advertisements, and pamphlets, ledgers, scrapbooks, correspondences, diplomas, certificates, family papers, ephemera, publications, newspaper pages, newspaper clippings, calling cards, pay stubs, church offering stubs, and additional materials collected by the...
Dates: 1872-1977