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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1801

Moll Flanders Memorial Collection of Trade Cards of Enterprising London Businesswomen

Collection of English and American "tart cards", cards placed in phone booths to advertise the services of call girls.

Dates

  • circa 1980-2018

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)

Collection of "tart cards", cards placed in phone booths to advertise the services of call girls, collected from identified areas of London (England), with a small group from the United States, occasionally accompanied by letters to the donor from collector-friends.

Arrangement

Arranged by nationality, then chronologically.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various donors on various dates.

Processing Information

Processed by Melanie Wisner, 2018.
Link to catalog
Title
Moll Flanders Memorial Collection of Trade Cards of Enterprising London Businesswomen, circa 1980-2018 (MS Eng 1801): Guide.
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Date
2018 November 19
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou03054

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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