SpColl 11B: Ann & Billy Wilkinson Ice Cream Card Collection

Scope and Content

This collection of ice cream themed greeting cards was donated by Ann Wilkinson and varies in topics ranging from Birthday to Get Well and even Valentine's Day. The collection also includes some iconic characters such as Snoopy and the characters of Peanuts, Cathy from the comic strip of the same name, Barbie, and the ever lovable Garfield. The cards span the late 1980s through 1990s and are comprised of publishers such as Portal, Hallmark, and Tenderness as well as some homemade cards. The collection is arranged by topic and overall theme.

Contents complied by Jasmine Carter, July 2012. Scope and Content description by Amber Bryan, January 2013.

Inventory

Box 1
Subject Description
Birthday General Birthday Cards with an Ice Cream Theme (40 bags, #1 — 40)
Box 2
Subject Description
Birthday General Birthday Cards with an Ice Cream Theme (31 bags, #41 — 71)
Box 3
Subject Description
Birthday General Birthday Cards with an Ice Cream Theme (26 bags, #72 – 97)
Box 4
Subject Description
Diet/Guilt Diet Reward & Diet Guilt Cards (21 bags, #220 — 240)
Blank Blank Cards with an Ice Cream Theme (29 bags, #241 — 269)
Pop-Up Blank Pop-Up Card with an Ice Cream Theme (1 bag, #270)
Box 5
Subject Description
Mother's Day Mother's Day, Best Aunt, Grandmother's Day, & Mother-To-Be Cards (5 bags, #128 - 132)
Anniversary Wedding anniversary cards (7 bags, # 133-140)
Father's Day Father's Day & Grandfather's Day Cards (5 bags, #141 — 145)
Holiday Merry Christmas, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, & New Year's Cards (9 bags, #146 — 154)
Invitation/Postcards Invitations Cards & Invitation Cards with Postcard Backs (3 bags, #192 -194)
Greeting Cards What's the Scoop? & General Greeting Cards (7 Bags, #195 — 201)
Thank You General Thank You Cards (3 Bags, #202-204)
Congratulations Good Luck, & Graduation Congratulation Cards (3 bags, #205 — 207)
Get Well Tonsils and General Get Well Cards (7 bags, #208 — 214)
Thinking of You General Thinking of You Cards (4 bags, #215 — 218)
Box 6
Subject Description
Valentine's Day Valentine's Day (Husbands/Wives/Fathers/Mothers/Etc.) (29 bags, #98-126)
Friendship General Friendship Cards (13 bags, #155 — 167)
Love Love & Endearing Cards (24 bags, # 168 — 191)