Valentine cards

Ref: PE 30

Title: Valentine cards

Scope: Valentine cards, mostly from the United States, dating from the 1940s.

Dates: c.1830, 1945-1949
Level: Fonds
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator: Vanessa Toulmin

Administrative / biographical history:
The collection comprises 38 Valentine cards, mostly dating from the 1940s, and originating from the United States. One card dates from around 1830.

The cards were purchased by Professor Vanessa Toulmin from ‘Rare and Racy’ bookshop in Sheffield and donated to the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition at the University of Sheffield in 1994/1995. They were then transferred to the Special Collections Department in the University Library in 2008.

  • Source: Donated in 1994/1995
  • System of arrangement: As received
  • Subjects: Valentines
  • Names: Toulmin, Vanessa
  • Conditions of access: Available to all researchers, by appointment
  • Restrictions: None
  • Copyright: University of Sheffield
  • Finding aids: Listed