Bertram Cohen Collection on Marble Memorabilia.

Bertram Cohen Collection on Marble Memorabilia.

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7 boxes.
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Range 8, Bay 5, Shelf 4 through Range 8, Bay 5, Shelf 6, Box 1-7
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Range 89, Bay 6, Shelf 3, Postcard Box B
Includes: patents, ads, comics, periodicals.
Postcards, greeting cards, trade cards, etc. are all filed together in Postcard Box B.
Patent - United States Patent Office. Patent for game board to J. T. Edson of Stowe, MA. Dated 4/25, 1865 (photocopy). --
[Collection of 41 comic strips illustrating marbles] --
[Color print] "Grandpa's Lucky Day" --
[Poem] "Go Ahead-Shoot! / by Richard Armour published in Family Circle, March 1955 --
Pages from book "A Story of Our Gang" / by Eleanor Lewis Packer (1929) showing 'Little Rascals' playing marbles. Caption reads "The Lucky Harry Won all the Marbles" [photocopy] --
[Stan Block list of items he has in his scrapbooks "Table of Contents" for books I - VIII] [photocopy] --
Fiber Optic Glass Marble ad and letter from Bertram Cohen, January 1989 --
[School Days] Drawing showing 2 boys with marble game in background - Caption reads "Bill wants to trade. He has a pencil which he does not want anymore, and Jackie has some very fine marbles which Bill would like to have. Jackie likes the pencil but he likes his marbles more, so he does not trade." [photocopy] --
[Pages from Science is Learning / by Wilbur L. Beauchamp showing science experiments with marbles] [photocopy] --
"Sets of Marbles" [photocopy from children's math textbook using marbles for problems] --
Article - "The Many Joys of Varied Toys" published in Life, November 23, 1959, shows marbles on page 120. --
"Bill Kloss is America's Best Marble Player : Canton, Ohio, Honors him with Medal", published in Life, April 25, 1938, pages 54 - 56 --
"Games in America: A New York Illustrator Updates Bruegel's List", published in Life, August 20, 1951 (children playing marbles is #67 - see key) --