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News and Highlights: From the Vault (December 2005/January 2006)

Happy New Year!

May Happiness Come with the New Year

This holiday card was one of hundreds produced by the company Raphael Tuck & Sons in the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth century. It is part of a large collection of similar greeting cards located in our Maryland Manuscripts Collection. Raphael Tuck & Sons was a British company, but these postcards were most likely collected by a Maryland individual.

New Year's Greetings

Boy in Cart

To Thee

Additional Resources

The Maryland Manuscripts Collection consists of over 5000 individually cataloged letters, diaries, military and court records, ledger books, and printed ephemera (broadsides, handbills, etc.) related to the Maryland region--principally dating from 1750 to 1900. Individual items of significance include:

See previous From the Vault entries.