Guide to the Archibald Picken Trade Card, circa 1890

Summary Information

Title: Archibald Picken Trade Card, circa 1890
Collection: AC.240
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

A trade card for Archibald Picken of Bristol, Tennessee. He was a watchmaker, silversmith, jeweler from London, England. This card illustrates migration patterns into the Appalachian Region as well as advertising of a professional.

Creator: Picken, Archibald

Biographical/Historical Note

Archibald Picken was a watchmaker, silversmith, jeweler from London, England.

Scope and Contents

A trade card for Archibald Picken of Bristol, Tennessee. He was a watchmaker, silversmith, jeweler from London, England. This card illustrates migration patterns into the Appalachian Region as well as advertising of a professional.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection received this collection from Bookworm and Silverfish in April 2005. The accession number is AC.2005.019. This collection was opened to the public in April 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, April 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, April 2005

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.240: Archibald Picken Trade Card, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Series I: Archibald Picken Trade Card.

Series Description: A Trade card for Archibald Picken of Bristol, Tennessee. He was a watchmaker, silversmith, jeweler from London, England. This card illustrates migration patterns into the Appalachian Region as well as advertising of a professional.

 Trade card. Box 1.1