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Picture postcards

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Bartlett Cowdrey papers

Identifier: MSS 0556
Abstract The papers of American art historian Mary Bartlett Cowdrey comprise nine linear feet of notes; correspondence; manuscripts of published and unpublished books and articles; engravings and lithographs from published sources; photographs of paintings and engravings; postcards; clippings from books, exhibition catalogs, magazines, and newspapers, for approximately 1,600 American artists active during the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries. The collection is arranged in five series that...
Dates: 1834-1963; Majority of material found within 1930-1954

Delaware postcard collection

Identifier: GRA 0138

The Delaware postcard collection houses examples of many of the different types of postcards produced from the late nineteenth century to the modern era, including real photo postcards, linen postcards, and photochrome or chrome postcards. It also serves as a visual record of the historic and geographic changes in Delaware over this time period.

Dates: circa 1881-2014

John W. Jordan, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0093-Item 0025
Abstract John Woolf Jordan (1840-1921) was a Philadelphia historian specializing in genealogies and personal histories, especially those of Pennsylvania families. This scrapbook comprises a single volume containing clippings of John W. Jordan's travel narrative, "Random Notes of a Week's Visit to England" from an unknown publication; also included are picture postcards and photographic illustrations of the ships on which he traveled and locations he visited, several of which are accompanied by...
Dates: 1911

John Masefield letters to Mary Jerrold

Identifier: MSS 0768

This collection comprises John Masefield’s letters to English actress Mary Jerrold, a selection of privately printed poems, and a few photographic postcards.

Dates: 1911-1941

Gordon A. Pfeiffer Delaware postcard and ephemera collection

Identifier: GRA 0146

Gordon A. Pfeiffer is a Delaware book, postcard, book art, and ephemera collector and an original founder of the Delaware Bibliophiles. The Gordon A. Pfeiffer Delaware postcard and ephemera collection comprises over 1500 postcards depicting Delaware cities and towns, landmarks and events, and advertisements of goods and services in the First State between 1860 and 2008. The collection also contains over 250 QSL broadcasting cards used for promotional purposes by state radio stations.

Dates: 1895-2008

Ezra Pound postcard written to H. L. Pound

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0750

Autograph note written by Ezra Pound to his father, H. L. Pound on a picture postcard of Venice, dated July 23, 1908.

Dates: 1908 July 23

Gregory C. Wilson collection of postcards and trade cards depicting stereotypes of African Americans

Identifier: GRA 0148

Gregory C. Wilson is a white collector and dealer of antiquarian material. The Gregory C. Wilson collection of postcards and trade cards depicting stereotypes of African Americans contains over 450 items, the majority of which are examples of negative stereotypes and racist portrayals of Black people in general and African Americans specifically.

Dates: 1870s-2000s