September 26, 2003, 174 items, 0.25 cubic feet; Collection (1909-1925, n.d.) of postcards and greeting cards received by Miss Gracie A. Fulk, of Timberville, Virginia, from family and friends, during the period when she grew from childhood to adulthood, including birthday cards, Civil War battlefield cards, World War I training scenes, parks, vacations, and holidays including Christmas, Easter, New Year, Thanksgiving & Valentine's Day cards, showing Virginia, California, Florida, Maryland, New York City, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, & Ontario, Canada, scenes, etc. Color & Black & White. See preliminary inventory attached. Donor: Anonymous
Note to Researchers
A majority of the cards in the collection have received some water damage. 90 cards are so severely damaged that they are virtually inaccessible pending further conservation.
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Gracie A. Fulk Collection (#938), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Mark Custer, January 14, 2008;
Processing, inventory, and finding aid by Sarah Taylor, April 21, 2011;
Finding aid revised by Spencer Tart, June 6, 2012;
Finding aid revised by Jonathan Dembo, 6/26/2012;
Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, 6/26/2012;
Encoding revised by Jonathan Dembo, 7/23/2012.
Gracie A. Fulk received these postcards from her friends and family, including her older brothers and sisters Charles, Olivia, Lizzie, Bob, Grover, Jacob, and Maxine throughout her childhood in Timberville, Virginia.
The collection includes postcards arranged by various themes: Birthday, Christmas, World War I, Easter, New Year, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving, Greeting, Vacations and places, and a card that shows the Gettysburg Battlefield.
The Gracie A. Fulk Collection is arranged in original order in a single series.