Small display of images of valentines from a "collection in honor of Esther Howland, a Mount Holyoke [College] alumna credited with having established the commercial valentine industry in the United States. ... The exhibit contains a selection of original valentines made by her New England Valentine Co., as well as some by George TC. Whitney, the designer who bought Howland's increasingly popular company in the early 1880's." From Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections.