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Valentines collection

 Collection — Box: SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 278
Identifier: MS0278

Scope and Contents

Mid-nineteenth century valentines. Both are ivory colored and lacy in design and texture. One (n.d.) is heart-shaped with a purse-like attachment that opens to read, "I'll share with thee thy sorrow And thou thy joy with me." The other (1862) is rectangular-shaped and decorated with ribbon and fabric. It shows a young woman in a garden setting; the handwritten inscription reads "I received this Valentine feb 14 1862 A. L. C." These may have been sent anonymously, as neither is signed by its sender.

Dates

  • 1862

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Mid-nineteenth century valentines. Both are ivory colored and lacy in design and texture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Julian Mason, 1998. [NOTE: a former UNC Charlotte student, now deceased, gave these valentines to Dr. Mason (UNCC professor of English emeritus) during the 1970s. Their origin is uncertain but may be local.]

Related Materials

Wilkes Family Papers (UNCC Manuscript 38).

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, August, 1999.
Title
Valentines collection
Status
Completed
Author
Randy Penninger
Date
1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte 28223 United Stated