A Guide to the Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card, late 1860s-early 1900s (likely c. early 1870s) Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card Ms2012-046

A Guide to the Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card, late 1860s-early 1900s (likely c. early 1870s)

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-046


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Processed by: Alison Hight, Graduate Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-046
Title
Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card, late 1860s-early 1900s (likely c. early 1870s)
DIGITAL CONTENT
This collection has been digitized and is available online.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Myers Bros. & Co. (Richmond, Va.)
Language
English
Abstract
The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card, Ms2012-046, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased by Special Collections.

Alternate Form Available

Letters and any available transcripts have been digitized and are available online.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Myers Bros. & Co. Trade Card was completed in September 2012.


Historical Note

The Myers Bros. & Co. was located in Richmond, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The Myers Bros. and Co. Trade Card shows a Confederate soldier swapping tobacco with a Union soldier in exchange for a bag of coffee. The back includes dialogue for the scene and is imprinted by the product's Boston agent.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • History of Food and Drink
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1