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Guide to the Patriotic Envelope Collection
[1861-1865], 1898
 PR 117

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Collection processed by Janet Murray, Susan Benz, and Alexandra Bernet; database migrated to Archivist Toolkit by Jennifer Gargiulo, 2016

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 20, 2019
Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Patriotic Envelope Collection
Dates [inclusive]: [1861-1865], 1898
Abstract: Patriotic printed envelopes, dating from the Civil War and the Spanish American War. Civil War examples include both Union and Confederate envelopes, with several hundred by New York printer Charles Magnus.

The Civil War envelopes have been digitized and are available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.
Quantity: 2.6 Linear feet (9 Boxes)
Location: Department of Photographs, Prints, and Architectural Collections
Call Phrase: PR 117