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Yale and New Haven postcard collection

Call Number: RU 687
Scope and Contents

The materials consist of souvenir postcards of Yale and New Haven, Connecticut. Most of the postcards depict buildings and grounds; some are reproductions of well-known 18th and 19th century views of Yale College and the New Haven Green, such as the Doolittle and Barber views. Also included are postcards depicting Yale athletics, symbols, and student life. Many are photographic scenes taken by Samuel Chamberlain for the American Scene postcard series.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession 2016-A-014 was gift of David A. Northrop, 2015.


Arrranged by building (region/chronology) code.

circa 1890-1960
3.06 Linear Feet (12 boxes)
Related Names
Chamberlain, Samuel, 1895-1975
Language of Materials