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Church Postcard Collection

 Collection
Call Number: RG 315

Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographic postcards showing church buildings primarily in New England but also elsewhere throughout the United States. Many denominations are represented but Baptist and Congregational churches predominate. The postcards are arranged by denomination, then by state, then by city. Many of the Baptist, Congregational, and Methodist church postcards were digitized through the Atla Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative and are available online through the Atla Digital Library. URLs for available digital versions are noted in the finding aid.

Dates

  • circa1900-1960

Conditions Governing Access

The material is open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of the postcards were received from the Andover Newton Theological School when its library collections came to the Yale Divinity Library in 2017.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/divinity.315

Overview

The collection includes photographic postcards showing church buildings primarily in New England but also elsewhere throughout the United States.
Title
Guide to the Church Postcard Collection
Author
Yale Divinity Library staff
Date
2021

Part of the Yale Divinity Library Repository

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