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Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards/Ads

 Collection — Container: Folder 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-011

Scope and Contents

The Penn Treaty Elm trading cards/ads consists of two small trading cards. The cards feature illustrations of the storied 1682 meeting between Lenape chiefs and William Penn used to advertise "Indian Chewing Gum" made by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston, and "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral" made by J.C. Ayer & Co of Lowell, Massachusetts

Dates

  • Undated.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

In 1682, under the shade of an elm tree on the banks of the Delaware River, William Penn met with a group of Lenape chiefs to draft what would become the Treaty of Amity and Friendship, whereby both parties agreed upon a plan for jointly occupying the territory that became known to the colonists as Pennsylvania.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

The Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards feature illustrations of the storied 1682 meeting between Lenape chiefs and William Penn used to advertise "Indian Chewing Gum" made by the Goudey Gum Company of Boston, and "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral" made by J.C. Ayer & Co of Lowell, Massachusetts

Arrangement

The cards are stored together in one manila folder.

Processing Information

Processed by Phillip Norman; completed April, 2019.
Title
Penn Treaty Elm Trading Cards, undated
Author
Phillip Norman
Date
April, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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