Gracie A. Fulk Collection, 1909-1925, undated

Manuscript Collection #938

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Gracie A. Fulk Collection
    Creator: Fulk, Gracie A.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1909-1925, undated ) 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 and Black & White.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 1 archival container, 175 items , postcards, greeting cards, birthday cards, civil war battlefields cards, World War I postcards, holiday cards, vacation cards
  • Description
     

    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.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    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.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    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

    Acquisition Information

    Anonymous gift

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Gracie A. Fulk Collection (#938), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    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.

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