“Proctor Family Christmas Card Collection” features over two-hundred vintage Christmas cards collected by Maria Proctor, a notable Utica philanthropist who was one of the wealthiest women in the city.
The collection spans the 1880s through the 1930s and contains a sampling of the “Golden Age” of Christmas cards including many hand-made examples.
The History Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. For more information visit their website or call (315) 735-3642.
Photo of vintage christmas cards courtesy Oneida County History Center.