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