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Dan Bowmar collection on tobacco cards, 1910

Part of Dan Bowmar collection on tobacco cards

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2012ms616 Dan Bowmar collection on tobacco cards, circa 1910-1911 2012ms616 Tobacco Cards (Dan Bowmar collection) Finding aid prepared by Deirdre A. Scaggs University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-14T17:18-0500 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Dan Bowmar collection on tobacco cards 2012ms616 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.25 Cubic feet 31 items circa 1910-1911 A collection of trade cards issued by tobacco manufacturers to stiffen cigarette packaging and advertise cigarette brands, this particular series is Kentucky baseball players, circa 1910-1911. Preferred Citation note 2012ms616 : [identification of item], Dan Bowmar collection on tobacco cards, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Historical note Tobacco (or cigarette) cards were available in the early 19th century as premiums, enclosed in the product packaging. They were issued as collector cards to increase purchase of particular cigarette brands. Typically, the small cards featured illustrations on one side and advertising text on the other. Scope and Contents note Thirty-one Kentucky baseball players represented on tobacco trading cards. Included are cards from Old Mill Cigarettes; Piedmont, the Cigarette of Quality; and Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, The Standard for Years. Bowmar, Ethel N. (Daniel), Mrs. Advertising. Baseball players Baseball--Kentucky. Cigarette cards Collecting cards Sports cards Bluegrass League Series I. 1910-1911 Frankfort Subseries A. Cornell (Old Mill) 1 1 Hicks (Old Mill) 1 2 Hoffmann (Old Mill) 1 3 Lexington Subseries B. Badger (Old Mill) 1 4 Heveron (Old Mill) 1 5 L'Heureux (Old Mill) 1 6 Sinex (Old Mill) 1 7 Yancey (Old Mill) 1 8 Maysville Subseries C. Stengal (Old Mill) 1 9 Paris Subseries D. Chapman (Old Mill) 1 10 Harold (Old Mill) 1 11 Kuhlman (Old Mill) 1 12 Kuhlman (Old Mill) 1 13 Scheneberg (Old Mill) 1 14 Richmond Subseries E. Creager (Old Mill) 1 15 Elgin (Old Mill) 1 16 Moloney (Old Mill) 1 17 Olson (Old Mill) 1 18 Thoss (Old Mill) 1 19 Whitaker (Old Mill) 1 20 Wills (Old Mill) 1 21 Shelbyville Subseries F. Kircher (Old Mill) 1 22 Van Landingham (Old Mill) 1 23 Womble (Old Mill) 1 24 Winchester Subseries G. Barney (Old Mill) 1 25 Cornell (Old Mill) 1 26 Goosetree (Old Mill) 1 27 Kircher (Old Mill) 1 28 Louisville players Series II. Delehenty (Piedmont) 1 29 Puttman (Piedmont) 1 30 Theilman (Sweet Caporal) 1 31