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Thomas R. Carper
Congressional Papers

See below for collection citation and reference information.

III.D. Personal Files -- Ephemera, 1986-1987 and n.d.


Extent: 6 items

Box: 84

Contents: Realia.

Model of a United Parcel Service delivery truck, "1913 Model T Our First Delivery Vehicle'," affixed to wood mount with brass name plate engraved "Hon. Thomas R. Carper, Newark, August 28, 1986."

Model of a fireman's hat (metal) set upon a wooden stand. Inscription on hat read "Honorary Fire Chief, Congressional Fire Services Caucus, Est. 1987." Inscription on stand reads "Compliments of Volunteer Firemen's Insurance Services, Inc., York, Pennsylvania."

American flag and Delaware state flag with brass stand; name plate for "Tom Carper" affixed to the stand.

Japanese doll - painted wood (from trip to Southeast Asia, 1991?)

Rolodex cards from Tom Carper's congressional office, n.d.

Metal car parking tag for congressional parking lots, "102nd Congress H-221."


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citation and reference information:

Thomas R. Carper
Congressional Papers

1979 - 1993
(bulk dates 1982 - 1992)

Manuscript Collection Number: 399
Accessioned: Gift of Thomas R. Carper, 1992, 1998-1999
Extent: 84 linear ft. and oversize material
Content: Legislation, correspondence, reports, documents and publications, memoranda, speeches, photographs, audio-visual material, newsletters, news clippings, and ephemera.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: November 1997 - December 1999 by Rebecca J. Altermatt with assistance from Rob Costello; edited by L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin.

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