The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Not on view
Miniature booklets from the "Histories of Poor Boys and Other Famous People" series (N79), issued in a set of 50 booklets in 1888 to promote W. Duke Sons & Co. brand cigarettes. Each booklet consists of 16 pages with covers and includes the rags to riches biography of a famous figure.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of cover: Life of Printed text along lower edge of cover: EZRA CORNELL.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)