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American picture postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-103

Content Description

This artificially created collection contains approximately 660 picture picture postcards, dating from 1895 to 1970, with the bulk of the cards dating between 1900 and 1920. The collection contains illustrated postcards, real photo postcards, advertising postcards, and occasional postcards, addressed to a variety of individuals.

Dates

  • 1895 - 1970
  • Majority of material found within 1900 - 1920

Access to Materials

Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.

Extent

1.5 Linear feet (660 postcards in 3 boxes)

Title
American picture postcard collection, RHC-103
Author
Special Collections & University Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
Seidman House
1 Campus Drive
Allendale MI 49401 United States
616-331-8726