Miscellaneous memorabilia collection

Miscellaneous memorabilia collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Miscellaneous memorabilia collection
Dates: after 1840
Quantity: 8.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms910

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of miscellaneous memorabilia: a lorgnette; two fans; pocket knife; Telamon Cuyler’s handkerchief from the Berlin Trade Exhibition of 1896; miniature calendar (1921); Piso's Pocket Book Almanac, the world's smallest almanacs (1910, 1917); and piece of embroidery (given to Cora Urquhardt Potter when she was on tour in India). Also included in the collection are war ration books presented to William Tate, Susan Barrow Tate, Benjamin Barrow Tate, and William Jefferson Tate of Athens, Georgia (1942-1943); and Russell A. Price, Helen B. Price, Kenneth E. Price, and Harold L. Price of Frostburg, Maryland (1942-1943).


Index Terms

Ephemera.
History--19th century.
History--20th century.
Memorabilia.
Ration books.
Tate family

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Miscellaneous memorabilia collection, ms 910. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Lorgnette, 19th century
 
2Two ivory-like fans
 
3Robeson brand pocket knife
 
4Handkerchief, 1896
 
5Minature Calendar, 1921
 
6Piso's almanac, 1910, 1917
 
7Embroidery
 
8Ration books, 1937-1943