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Holy Childhood Association Christmas card collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-026

Scope and Content

This collection contains Christmas cards that were drawn, painted, or otherwise created by children as part of the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 Holy Childhood Association annual Christmas artwork contest. The cards primarily depict nativity scenes, Madonna and Child, and other Christmas themes. Original artwork was displayed in the Marian Library gallery in 2007.

Dates

  • 2005-2007

Creator

Access to Materials

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Marian Library reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

Copyright Notice

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Biographical / Historical

History of the Marian Library

  1. The Marian Library was established in 1943 by Marianists at the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. The library contains a comprehensive collection of materials related to the Blessed Virgin Mary (including books, visual resources, primary source materials, and multimedia) and aims to promote study, research, and devotion. The library maintains a website, The Mary Page, which may be found at themarypage.org.

The Holy Childhood Association

  1. The Missionary Childhood Association, formerly the Holy Childhood Association, is a Catholic organization founded in 1843 by Bishop Forbin-Janson and affiliated with the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States. As of 2013, the association continues to run the annual Christmas artwork contest.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 card box)

Abstract

This collection contains Christmas cards that were drawn, painted, or otherwise created by children as part of the 2005/2006 and 2006/2007 Holy Childhood Association annual Christmas artwork contest. The cards primarily depict nativity scenes, Madonna and Child, and other Christmas themes. Original artwork was displayed in the Marian Library gallery in 2007.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by artists' last name.

Acquisition Information

Donated to the Marian Library.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jillian Slater in 2012.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Holy Childhood Association Christmas card collection, 2005-2007
Status
Completed
Author
Jillian Slater
Date
October 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Marian Library

Repository Details

Part of the Roesch Library Repository

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