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Handmade valentines


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Valentines collection is an artificially assembled collection which spans from approximately 1850 to 1940. The collection consists of both handmade valentines meant for a sweetheart and vinegar valentines designed to insult the recipient. See file descriptions for more information on individual items.


  • Creation: 1840 - 1940


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.


From the Collection: 0.31 Cubic Feet (1 flat box (14.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 inches), 1 clamshell binder (12.25 x 12 x 2.5 inches))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA