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American picture postcard collection

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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.

Angus family papers

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Identifier: RHC-60
Collection Description This collection of family papers contains family history information, marriage certificates, deeds, a friendship book belonging to Alice Griffin, and correspondence between Alice, her friends and family and her future husband J.J. Angus. Routine correspondence and the friendship book includes mention of women’s rights, abolition, Quakers, and the Sodus Bay Phalanx utopian community. Patents of J.J. Angus and schoolwork of D.J. Angus are included in the family papers.Correspondence...

Philo Holcomb, Jr. World War I postcards

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Identifier: RHC-140
Scope and Contents Collection contains numerous postcards and souvenir postcard booklets, as well as travel guides, maps, and other ephemera, primarily depicting locations, art, and architecture in France and Germany. The collection also contains a smaller amount of similar materials relating to Monaco, Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. While most postcards are blank, some contain personal notes from their collector, Philo Holcom, Jr., and others contain messages that Holcomb sent home to his family in...

Humphrey family World War II papers

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Identifier: RHC-86
Content Description Collection contains correspondence and personal papers of Frederick G. Humphrey and William F. Humphrey, Jr. relating primarily to their military service during World War II. Also included are photographs of the twins as boys and in their uniforms. The collection also contains additional family papers including a diary with entries dating from 1942-1943 from the twins' first cousin, Eloise Jennifer Humphrey and World War I era post cards to their aunt, Pearl (Humphrey) Keene, from her future...

Otto Kuxhaus World War II collection

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Identifier: RHC-57
Collection Description Collection includes documents, articles, postcards, photographs, brochures and other printed materials, badges and memorabilia collected by Kuxhaus. Materials document his tour of duty with the 81st Squadron and his leisure time activities. Some photos of family and friends are also included.

Michigan Soldiers’ Home postal cancellations and postcards

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-53
Collection Description The collection includes envelopes and postcards cancelled by the Michigan Soldiers’ Home post office. Each page of the collection contains the item and a typed explanation of the cancel. The collection also includes images of the Soldiers Home and letters and postcards to and from residents of the home collected separately.

Postcard album, South Range, Michigan

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Identifier: RHC-129
Scope and Contents One postcard album, 147 x 210 cm. 24 leaves. Black pebbled cloth over thin boards with "Souvenir Postals" stamped in gold on cover. Label on rear paste-down: "Manufactured by the Heinn Co., Milwaukee, Wis." Each leaf has die-cut slots, within a white art nouveau tendril border, to accommodate one postcard per side. Contains 42 black-and-white photographs, mostly Real Photo Post Cards (RPPC); 25 are stamped "[William J.] Goodfellow" and one "[John H.] Taylors Studio." Both photographers...

Shumway-Kummerwold letters

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Identifier: RHC-113
Scope and Contents 297 letters, postcards, and greeting cards for the most part sent and received by members of the Shumway and Kummerwold families of Duluth, Minnesota. These date from July 1940 to early 1946, with a smaller grouping from 1953 to 1954. Most are postmarked Duluth, Minnesota; some contain newspaper and magazine clippings and photographs.The 80 letters sent to Robert Shumway from his parents Claude and Luella relate details of life at home and frequent news of relatives, friends,...

Clara Stoup WWI YMCA documents, photograph albums, and uniform

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Identifier: RHC-141
Content Description Documents, photograph albums, and a uniform related to Clara Stoup's (later Crossley) YMCA service during World War I. She was mostly active in France. One photograph album appears to document Clara's family life after the War.

Conrad Thornquist papers

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Identifier: RHC-35
Collection Description The Thornquist papers include handwritten and bound class notes from his Harvard Law School coursework with annotations, newspapers with headlines of significant events including World War I and U.S. presidential politics. He also has a small collection of picture postcards and art cards from European travels. The collection also includes Justice Court docket book from Ottawa County, Michigan, Oct. 22, 1849–April 3, 1862 of cases heard by Justices of the Peace Henry Pennoyer, 1849-1851, George...