Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

New Series Beautiful Birds, Much Improved And More Costly


One of the New Series Beautiful Birds cards was packed in each package of Arm and Hammer Soda and Saleratus. The company would send a complete set of 60 for six two-cent stamps. The following are in the Sliker Collection: No. 1 Common Troupial; No. 2 Florida-Jay; No. 5 White-Headed Dove; No. 7 Brewers Black Bird; No. 8 Mexican Star King; No. 11 Long Tailed Titmouse and Bearded Titmouse; No. 12 Common Linnet; No. 14 Red Shouldered Buzzard; No. 15 Blue Throated Warbler; No. 19 Stone-Chatter; No. 24 Varied Thrush; No. 28 Kingfishers; No. 30 Osprey Fish Hawk; No. 31 Redpoll Linnets; No. 34 Robins; No. 40 White-Winged Crossbill; No. 42 Wood Warbler; No. 46 Columbia Magpie; No. 50 American Goldfinch; No. 52 Crested Purple Finch; No. 53 Black-Tailed Parakeet; No. 58 Carolina Parrot; No. 58 Indigo Bunting; No. 59 Curvier's Kinglet; and a smaller version of No. 59 Curvier's Kinglet, which is 1 1/2" x 2 3/8".

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Arm and Hammer Baking Soda

Publisher: Arm and Hammer Brand Soda and Saleratus (New York, N.Y.)

1925 (ca.)

7.6 x 4.8 cm

Collecting Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: New Series Beautiful Birds, Much Improved And More Costly. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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