Guide to the John and Jane Adams Greeting Card Collection

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2007-12-04
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
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Phone: 619-594-6791

Guide to the John and Jane Adams Greeting Card Collection 1830/1970

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: John and Jane Adams Greeting Card Collection
Dates: 1830-1970
Identification: MS-0054
Physical Description: 5.00 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Ephemera

Personal Name:

Adams, Jane Ford -- Art collections
Adams, John R., 1900-1994 -- Art collections

Topical Term:

Christmas cards
Christmas cards -- Private collections -- California -- San Diego
Christmas cards -- Specimens
Greeting cards -- Private collections -- California -- San Diego
Greeting cards -- Specimens
Greeting cards.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, John and Jane Adams Greeting Card Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

Greeting cards are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1

Animals (2)

Box 1

Bells and Ornaments

Box 1

Booklets

Box 1

Candles

Box 1

Carolers

Box 1

Children

Box 1

Couples

Box 1

Creative (2)

Box 1

Drawings and Paintings

Box 1

Homes

Box 1

Humorous

Box 1

International

Box 1

Military

Box 1

Personalized

Box 1

Photographs (2)

Box 2

Plants and Trees (2)

Box 2

Poetry

Box 2

Religious (3)

Box 2

San Diego (2)

Box 2

Santa Claus (2)

Box 2

Seasons Greetings

Box 2

Snowman

Box 2

Universities

Box 2

Winter Scenes (2)

Box 2

Women

Box 2

Misc.

Box 3

Anniversary

Box 3

Birthdays (2)

Box 3

Calling Cards

Box 3

Confirmation

Box 3

Easter

Box 3

Father's Day

Box 3

Get Well Soon

Box 3

Graduation Announcements

Box 3

Hello Greeting Cards

Box 3

International

Box 3

Military Greeting Cards

Box 3

Mother's Day

Box 3

Religious Readings (Psalms)

Box 3

Reward of Merit

Box 3

Thank You and Congratulations

Box 3

Thinking of You

Box 3

Miscellaneous

Box 3

Animals

Box 3

Flowers

Box 3

People

Box 3

Settings

Box 3

Albums

Box 3

Playing Cards

Box 3

Scrapbook

Box 4

Early Nineteenth Century (3)

Box 4

Late Nineteenth Century

Box 4

First half of the Twentieth Century (3)

Box 4

Second half of the Twentieth Century (3)

Box 4

Nineteenth Century (Printed in Germany)

Box 4

Late Nineteenth Century (2) (Printed in Germany)

Box 4

Early Twentieth Century (Printed in Germany)