John High collection
Note on Non-Postcard Materials in the High Collection
This finding aid currently only describes the postcard and volume collection donated by John High. The non-postcard collection, which has a finding aid created by the Lake County Discovery Museum, includes many framed items which are at this writing unavailable, and the size and scope is undetermined.
Identification Note Postcards in this collection include the prefix "JH" before the item number.
- approximately 1890s-1910s
- High, John (Person)
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.
19.8 Linear Feet (32 boxes and 10 volumes)
This collection is a gift from New York actor John High, and consists of pre-World War I postcards, including a premier collection of woven silks and Stevengraphs. Other categories in this collection include Alphonse Mucha, Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland, jigsaw puzzles, “hold-to-lights” and copper windows, the four seasons, twelve months of the year, and crosswords.
4 adjacent to artifacts cage
Donated by the Lake County Forest Preserve District as part of the Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection at the Newberry Library.
- John High collection, approximately 1890s-1910s
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