Memorial Cards collection, circa 1800s

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-4166

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/fhz4x


Descriptive Summary

Title: Memorial Cards collection, circa 1800s
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 118
Extent: 0.13 cubic ft. (2 folders)
Abstract:Consists of two albums containing a total of 86 memorial cards.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Memorial Cards Collection, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Jackie W. Ammerman and Nancy H. Watkins, 1991, 1996.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two albums containing a total of 86 memorial cards. The cards are of Victorian-Edwardian style. The albums were catalogs used by funeral directors for the purpose of allowing customers to select memorial cards that were customarily distributed following the burial of the deceased.



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