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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the General Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Card MSS.3205

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

December 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-12-21T11:53-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

General Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Card

Unit ID:

MSS.3205

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

circa 1885

Abstract:

A 2" x 4" scalloped card, possibly handmade, memorializing General Ulysses S. Grant.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Preferred Citation:

General Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Card, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2010

Access Restrictions:

none

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a 2" x 4" scalloped edge card with an embossed picture pasted on it of General Ulysses S. Grant on horseback surrounded by flowers and a waving banner depicting the United States flag. At the bottom of the picture is a banner that reads "In Memory Gen. Grant." The edges of the card are beveled and show a blue interior. The card appears to have been pasted in a scrapbook or on a larger card.

Source(s)

Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Memorial Card Box SC0041 Folder 3205.01