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Inventory of the Holy Card Collection, c. 1908 -
GTU 91-5-01  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical/Historical Description
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Holy Card Collection,
    Date (inclusive): c. 1908 -
    Accession number: GTU 91-5-01
    Shelf location: 2/A/1
    Size: Number of containers: 1 (microform size) box

    Linear feet: .2 linear feet
    Type of material: Holy cards, bookmarks, handmade cards, postcards, prayer cards, ordination cards, memorial cards, greeting cards
    Repository: The Graduate Theological Union.
    Berkeley, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Graduate Theological Union. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Graduate Theological Union as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Holy Card Collection, GTU 91-5-01, The Graduate Theological Union Archives, Berkeley, CA.

    Access Points

    Holy Cards

    Biographical/Historical Description

    The collection consists of various types of holy cards and book marks, some handmade. Additions are made at infrequent intervals.

    Scope and Content

    These cards have been collected by Library Staff from books donated as gifts to the GTU Library. If, while processing the book for inclusion in the library collection, a holy card is found, it is added to the collection. There is no particular theme to the collection. Various languages are included. Of interest are the older, handmade cards and the memorial prayer cards for John Kennedy and Robert Kennedy.