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Name of Collection: Hatcher (Mary Ellen Becker) Card Collection          

Accession Number: AM15-60                               

Given By: Bettie Hatcher Cox via De Grummond Collection   

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Date of Receipt: July 31, 2013  

Extent: 14 cards          

Inclusive Dates: circa 1920s and 1930s

Transferred from De Grummond Collection DG1325, Accession Number 2011-130 and Accession Number 2013-094.

Form of Material (Letters, Minutes, etc.):

All cards are to Miss Mary Becker in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Card are in order of postdate, with undated cards last:

  1. Easter postcard mailed April 16, 1924, signed by Aunt Laura, postmarked New Orleans, Louisiana.
  2. Easter Postcard mailed April 18, 1924, by Mrs. Cannon, postmarked Meridian, Mississippi.
  3. Christmas card mailed December 24, 1929, by Virginia Guthrie, postmarked Memphis, Tennessee. Envelope is lined with tissue paper.
  4. Birthday card mailed February 20, 1933, by Lucie, postmarked Brookhaven, Mississippi. Envelope is lined.
  5. Christmas card mailed December 2, 1935, signed by Isahel, postmarked Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
  6. Christmas card mailed December 21, 1935, by Marion, postmarked Brookhaven, Mississippi.
  7. Christmas card mailed December 22, 1935, by Aunt Donie and Uncle Henry, postmarked Birmingham, Alabama. Card has a tissue paper insert.
  8. Christmas card mailed December 23, 1935, by Jane, postmarked Brookhaven, Mississippi.
  9. Christmas card mailed December 23, 1935, signed by Edwin McGregor, postmarked Brookhaven, Mississippi. Envelope shows signed of insect damage.
  10. Christmas card mailed December 23, 1935, signed by Ruth Jinger, postmarked Oxford, Mississippi. Envelope if lined.
  11. Birthday card without envelope signed Aunt Laura.
  12. Christmas card without envelope imprinted Ida Williams Tippins.
  13. Birthday card without envelope signed by Mary.
  14. Birthday card without envelope signed by Mary.


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