[A Christmas Card from Boyce Ditto] Metadata

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  • Main Title [A Christmas Card from Boyce Ditto]


  • Digitized: 2006-06


  • English


  • Content Description: Christmas card sent to Mrs. Weaver, signed "Boyce Ditto." The front cover has a picture of greenery decorated with red bells and silver balls; at the top it says "To A Special Friend." The inside has a similar illustration in the center with text on either side. The text on the left says, "Friends as fine/ as you are/ Don't often come/ one's way./ And special times/ like Christmas/ Don't happen every day." The text on the right continues: "And so this/ Christmas greeting/ Is coming to extend/ This wish--/ 'A Merry Christmas/ To a very/ special friend!'"
  • Physical Description: 1 card : col. ill. ; 16 x 12 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Customs - Holidays - Christmas
  • Keyword: cards
  • Keyword: bells
  • Keyword: greeting cards
  • Keyword: Christmas cards

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
  • Time Period: mod-tim


  • Name: Palo Pinto County Album
    Code: PPCC


  • Name: Boyce Ditto Public Library
    Code: BDPL


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Artwork


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: PPCA_0238


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Epson Perfection 4990 Photo