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Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut

 Collection
Identifier: 6183

Content Description

Two items: (i) an 1874 letter from Cecile R. Parker to Mrs. Evaline Price regarding Parker's marriage, divorce, and her new life after leaving her former husband and (ii) an embossed die-cut advertisement, created circa 1900, portraying a woman wearing bloomers and riding a bicycle.

Dates

  • 1874, circa 1900

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut consists of two items relating to women's history during the American Victorian and Edwardian eras. The first item is an 1874 letter from Cecile R. Parker to Mrs. Evaline Price regarding Parker's marriage, divorce, and her new life after leaving her former husband. The second item is a two-part advertising embossed die-cut portraying a woman wearing bloomers and riding a bicycle. The die-cut was created circa 1900 and includes an advertisement for Celluloid Starch on the reverse side.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Electibles, January 8, 2019.

Processing Information

The Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut comprise an artificial collection. The two items in the collection are only related by subject and immediate source of acquisition. Cecile R. Parker, the author of the 1874 letter, had no direct role in the creation or collection of the liberated woman die-cut.

Title
Finding aid for the Cecile R. Parker letter and liberated woman die-cut
Status
Completed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2019 March
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

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