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Marian holy cards collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-031
Abstract

This collection contains approximately 10,000 holy cards and printed ephemera related to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian titles, and Marian shrines.

Dates: circa 1675-present; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1950

Marian postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-006
Abstract The Marian postcard collection contains approximately 41,000 photographic and picture postcards (as of 2019) documenting: Marian shrines around the world, Marian artwork, and Marian themes. The shrine postcards include images of shrine statues and art works; interiors and exteriors of structures including churches, basilicas, sanctuaries, and grottos; pilgrimages and celebrations at shrines; and other images related to Catholic shrines and churches in over 70 countries. The countries that...
Dates: circa 1900-present; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

Marian print ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: ML-032
Abstract This collection contains Catholic and Marian printed ephemera including postcards, Christmas cards, greeting cards, photographs, souvenirs, brochures, pamphlets, marketing materials, and clippings. The images date from circa 1850 through 2011 and depict the Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child, events in the life of Jesus and Mary, Marian shrines, and Marian titles. In some cases, the images include text such as a prayer or advertisement. The materials in this collection primarily date...
Dates: 1850-2011