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Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: Transient everyday items, usually printed and on paper, that are manufactured for a specific limited use, then often discarded. Includes everyday items that are meant to be saved, at least for a while, such as KEEPSAKES and STOCK CERTIFICATES.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Birthday ribbon and note, Harriet B. Coolidge to Britannia W. Peter Kennon, 1905 January 27

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 06
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection consists of papers collected by various members of the Peter families. It includes letters from George Washington, letters of condolence to Martha Washington after George Washington’s death, estate documents, Major George Peter’s military papers, land plats and surveys, photo albums, letterbooks, and notebooks that tell of the life of this prominent family in Virginia and the City of Washington.

Dates: 1905 January 27

Certificate, Galt and Brothers reproduction of Mount Vernon cream ladle, 1909 February 16

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 07
Scope and Contents

Engraved form ceritifying that "Cream Ladle No 68944 is an exact reproduction of one onwed by General and Mrs. Washington and used for a number of years at Mr. Vernon." The ladle was produced by Galt & Bro. Jewellers, Silversmiths, Stationers, Washington D.C..

Dates: 1909 February 16

Engraving of George and Martha Washington printed by C. S. Holland, 1838

 Item — Box 1, Folder: PRINT 1
Identifier: 2018-SC-079
Scope and Contents

Portraits of George and Martha Washington engraved by G. F. Storm. Border, featuring engraving of Mount Vernon, Residence of Washington, by T. Pollock. Includes an engraved biography of George Washington. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1838 by G. F. Storm & T. Pollock in the Clerks office of the District Court of Massachusetts. Printed by C. S. Holland.

Dates: 1838

First-day cover commemorating George Washington as First President, 1986 May 22

 Item — Box 1, Folder: FIRST 1
Identifier: 2018-SC-081
Scope and Contents

First-day cover with authorized gold stamp replica of a portrait of George Washington designed by the United States Postal Service and liscensed by the Postal Commemorative Society.

Dates: 1986 May 22

Geo. Gregory Smart collection of Washington and Mount Vernon ephemera

Identifier: 2016-SC-038
Scope and Contents Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: 1793-2017, undated

George Washington macerated currency bust, 1911

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: 2018-SC-046
Scope and Contents

With paper label affixed to the back: "Made of United States Bank notes redeemed and macerated at the U.S. Treasury, Washington, D.C. Estimated $15,000."

Dates: 1911

George Washington macerated currency medallion, circa 1900

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: 2018-SC-050
Scope and Contents

Made by the National Currency Souvenir Co., Washington, D.C. Stamped on verso, "Made of money destroyed by U.S. Treasury estimated at $3,000."

Dates: circa 1900

Historic ephemera collection

Identifier: SC-EC
Scope and Contents

This collection includes ephemera from 1796-1986, and contains a variety of formats that primarily relate to the portrayal of George Washington.

Portions of this collection have been digitized, as noted in the item-level descriptions.

Dates: 1796-1986

Invitation to Virginia Day the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 August 9

 Item — Box 11, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents

Invitation from The Board of World's Fair Managers of Virginia inviting Britannia W. Peter Kennon to be present at the ceremonies of Virginia Day at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Enclosed with an envelope and the calling card of Mrs. William Radford Beale.

Dates: 1893 August 9

Publisher's prospectus for steel engraving of Martha Washington by J. C. Buttre, 1865

 Item — Box 1, Folder: PUBLISH 1
Identifier: 2018-SC-087-002
Scope and Contents

Reduced copy of a steel engraving of Martha Washington presented to subscribers of the fortieth part of "The American Portrait Gallery." The engraving was presented with the pamphlet "Martha Washington" by Benson J. Lossing (New York : J. C. Buttre, 48 Franklin Street, 1865).

Dates: 1865

Realia of George Washington, 1732-1799

 Item — Box 3
Identifier: 2021-SC-006-011
Scope and Contents

Includes paper fan with image of George Washington and George Washington model kit.

Dates: 1732-1799

US Bicentennial 13c stamp of Washington at Princeton 1777 by Peale, 1970s

 Item — Box 2
Identifier: 2018-SC-065-003
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection includes ephemera from 1796-1986, and contains a variety of formats that primarily relate to the portrayal of George Washington.

Portions of this collection have been digitized, as noted in the item-level descriptions.

Dates: 1970s