Balch Institute Jewish greeting cards collection

The Balch Jewish greeting cards collection is comprised of over one thousand pre-printed greeting cards and postcards, most of which have Jewish themes, including religious holidays and other cultural references. Most of the cards are signed with handwritten notes of a few words or more. All the car...

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Corporate Author: Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Creator)
Collection:Balch Institute Jewish Greeting Cards Collection
Collection Number:3140
Format: Manuscript
Language:Hebrew
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110 2 |a Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies  |e creator 
245 1 |a Balch Institute Jewish greeting cards collection  |f circa 1986-circa 1992 
300 |a 3.6 Linear feet  |f ; 9 boxes 
506 |a The collection is open for research. 
520 |a The Balch Jewish greeting cards collection is comprised of over one thousand pre-printed greeting cards and postcards, most of which have Jewish themes, including religious holidays and other cultural references. Most of the cards are signed with handwritten notes of a few words or more. All the cards in the collection date from the 1980s and 1990s. They have been roughly arranged into groups by holidays and events. General cards not associated with particular holidays, as well as miscellaneous cards, have been placed at the end of the collection. Some cards feature Hebrew or the Yiddish language. 
524 8 |a Cite as: [Indicate cited item or series here], Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies greeting card collection (Collection 3140), Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 
540 1 |a All cards are likely under copyright, and permission to use any images contain therein would have to be obtained from any given publishers. Please direct any questions pertaining to copyright to our Rights & Reproductions department. 
541 1 |a This is an artificial collection consisting of multiple accessions that were put together over time by staff of the former Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies. 
544 |a At the Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Historical Society of Pennsylvania collection of greeting cards (Collection 1553) 
555 |a Finding Aid Available Online:  
650 7 |a Birthday cards.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Congratulatory cards.  |2 Local sources 
650 0 |a Fasts and feasts--Judaism. 
650 0 |a Get-well cards. 
650 0 |a Greeting cards--United States. 
650 7 |a Greeting cards.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Hanukkah cards.  |2 Local sources 
650 0 |a New Year cards.  
650 7 |a Passover cards.  |2 Local sources 
650 0 |a Rosh ha-Shanah cards. 
650 7 |a Sympathy cards.  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Balch Institute Jewish Greeting Cards Collection  |l 3140 
856 4 2 |y Link to finding aid  |u http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/j/Jewishcards3140.html