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Historical postcard collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1101

Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of postcards, totaling approximately 6,000 items, transferred from the Schneelock-Bacon family, Gilman family, Beecher-Scoville family, and Pforzheimer papers, and miscellaneous additions.

Dates

  • 1862-1980

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

May only be used under the supervison of a reference archivist.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Arrangement

Arranged by family name, individual, or subject.

Extent

4 Linear Feet (17 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1101

Overview

An artificial collection of postcards, totaling approximately 6,000 items, transferred from the Schneelock-Bacon family, Gilman family, Beecher-Scoville family, and Pforzheimer papers, and miscellaneous additions.

General note

No further transfers of postcards from collections will be made. Additions to this collection may consist of postcards accessioned individually or en masse, which do not warrant collection status.
Title
Guide to the Historical Postcard Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Christine Connolly
Date
March 2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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