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Dr. Amey Chappell Valentine card collection

Identifier: ahc.MSS714f

Scope and Content

This collection of greeting cards was collected by Dr. Amey Chappell and do not appear to have a personal connection to her. The six Victorian die-cut paper Valentine cards have 3-D images that raise from the surface. The motifs of the cards include couples, flowers, cherubs, hearts, and puppies. One card has a date of 1866 handwritten on the back and the rest are undated. Four of the cards are inscribed to "Miss Adams," from various people. One card is inscribed to "Mother" and one is inscribed to "Meryl."


  • 1866, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Amey Chappell (5 November 1900- 24 March 1986) was born in Rhode Island and moved with her parents, Elwin E. and Mary M. Chappell, to Atlanta, Georgia, before she was ten years old. In the 1920s, she attended Oglethorpe University and Emory University. She became a doctor and practiced medicine in Atlanta. She was a trustee of Piedmont College in the 1950s. Emory University School of Medicine and the YWCA of Greater Atlanta set up scholarships in Dr. Chappell's name. Additional biographical information about Dr. Amey Chappell has not been determined.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1987

Related Archival Materials

Dr. Amey Chappell visual arts collection, MSS 46, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
Dr. Amey Chappell Valentine card collection
Carla Ledgerwood
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305