Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Cards on which a message may be written or printed for mailing without an envelope, usually at a lower rate than that for letters in envelopes.
Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:
Yale University album of architectural views
Call Number: RU 954
Overview: The album, probably compiled by John T. Windrim, consists of black and white photographs and postcards documenting the buildings and grounds of Yale University. Included are notes and drawings related to floor plans and a note on the stone used to build Harkness Hall. An announcement for a dinner in honor of architect James H. Windrim is also included.
Dates: circa 1928
American Fund for French Wounded Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 56
Overview: The American Fund for French Wounded (AFFW), founded in 1915, by American women living abroad, was a women's relief agency to aid wounded soldiers in France in World War I. The materials in this collection originated from the Paris Depot of the organization and include correspondence, circulars, newsletters, and images.
Charles McLean Andrews papers
Call Number: MS 38
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, research files (including notes, transcripts, and photocopies of historical documents), writings, photograph albums, and memorabilia relating to the personal life and professional career of American historian Charles McLean Andrews; his wife, Evangeline Walker Andrews; and other family members. More than half the correspondence is between family members. Charles Andrews's education and early career are detailed in correspondence with his parents, wife, and...
Architecture Postcard Collection
Call Number: VRC 10
Overview: Collection of black and white and color commercial postcards from the 19th and 20th centuries largely of buildings and architectural views worldwide.
Dates: ca. 1880-1960
Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant letters to Kenneth Clark and Jane Clark
Call Number: MSS 39
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence from the artistic partners, Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, to the art historian Kenneth Clark and his wife, Elizabeth “Jane” (née Martin).
Dates: ca. 1920-ca.1969
Robert Bogdan Disability Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 61
Overview: The collection contains real photo postcards, commercial postcards, photographs, pamphlets and ephemera related to people with disabilities, mostly from the United States, collected by Professor Robert Bogdan, a pioneer in the teaching of disability studies.
Dates: 1820s-1990s, 1900-1940
Ralph Clement Bryant papers
Call Number: MS 877
Overview: Photographs, negatives, and postcards showing logging and lumbering operations in the United States, Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, Sweden and Switzerland.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Ralph Clement Bryant papers
Stanley B. Burns, M.D., historic medical photography collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 76
Overview: The collection includes photographic plates and prints collected by Stanley B. Burns, M.D., that document medical practice and medical practitioners circa 1840 through the 1970s. The collection includes items created using multiple photographic techniques and supports including daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, lantern slides, photographic negatives, cartes de visite, cabinet photographs (cabinet cards), stereoscopic photographs, panoramic photographs, picture postcards, gelatin silver...
Dates: Circa 1840-1979
Alfred C. Burrill papers
Call Number: MS 1657
Overview: The papers consist of letters, photographs, postcards, and clippings, which document Alfred C. Burrill's summer of 1903, when he was a student at Yale's summer school of forestry in Pennsylvania. Burrill's work on a study of poplar trees, which was conducted in Maine later in that summer, is also described in these papers, as are a few student essays from 1900.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Alfred C. Burrill papers
Solomon D. Butcher photographs and photographic postcards of Nebraska
Call Number: WA Photos 1273
Overview: Photographs and photographic postcards created by Solomon Devore Butcher of Nebraska, circa 1870-1916. Identified locations include Alliance, Anselmo, Ansley, Arcadia, Arnold, Bayard, Broken Bow, Callaway, Cozad, Crawford, Gibbon, Gothenburg, Kearney, Maxwell, Merna, Oconto, Pleasanton, Seneca, Shelton, and Wood River. Depicted are towns, businesses, events, sod houses, and landscapes.
Included are postcards of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.
Included are postcards of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and South Dakota.
Dates: circa 1870-1916
Caribbean and Latin American postcard collection
Call Number: MS 2020
Overview: This collection consists of postcards and photos from 1890 to 1920 from countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, including Barbados, Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, and Madeira. It also includes a small number of postcards depicting Gibraltar, photographs of the building of the Panama Canal, and artistic postcards from Chile published in 1984.
Samuel Chamberlain postcard and photograph collection documenting Yale University
Call Number: RU 638
Overview: The collection consists of postcards and photographs of Yale University. The postcards are part of the American Scenes Postal Card series; the photographs are print copies of the postcard scenes. Included are negatives as well as some non-Yale images.
Dates: circa 1940
Church Postcard Collection
Call Number: RG 315
Overview: The collection includes photographic postcards showing church buildings primarily in New England but also elsewhere throughout the United States.
Found in: Yale Divinity Library > Church Postcard Collection
Leicester Craig Clark Family Papers
Call Number: MS 1137
Overview: Family of descendants of Justin Ely (1739-1817) with branches in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Ohio. More than half the papers consists of family correspondence and printed matter (1883-1920) collected by Leicester Craig Clark. The printed matter (ca. 1900-1920) includes advertising brochures, greeting cards, picture postcards, and pamphlets from religious and charitable organizations, which offer a sample of American popular culture for the period. Clark's sister, Margaret Clark Neal, and...
Tom and Judy Dawson Collection of Playing Card Ephemera
Call Number: GEN MSS 1608
Scope and Contents: This collection contains playing card-related material collected by Tom and Judy Dawson over 35 years. Its focus is on the playing card industry but also explores the popular culture of playing card imagery and its social impact. A highlight of the Dawsons' collection is early standard American and Canadian playing cards and ephemera related to the cards and their makers. Ephemera includes sample books, billheads, correspondence, advertising materials, trade cards, calendars, invitations,...
Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive
Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951
Isabella Graham Foster papers
Call Number: MS 220
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of Isabella G. Foster's correspondence and reflects her life as the daughter of well-to-do parents in New Haven, her career as a student at Vassar College, from which she graduated in 1899, and her teaching experiences in the New Haven public schools and at a seminary in Pennsylvania.
Francis Willoughby Frost papers and photographs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1733
Overview: Correspondence, photographs, postcards, scrapbooks, and others papers compiled by Francis Willoughby Frost relating primarily to travel while accompanying United States Secretary of War William Howard Taft on a 1905 diplomatic mission resulting in the Taft-Katsura Agreement. Locations visited include Manila, Philippines, and Tokyo, Japan.
Dates: 1878-1919, bulk 1905
Fulton-Wheatland Family Correspondence
Call Number: Ms Coll 38
Overview: Lucia Pickering Wheatland married John Fulton, who was in Oxford on a Rhodes fellowship, in 1923. The collection contains correspondence from Lucia and John Fulton in Oxford to Lucia's parents, Richard and Mary Wheatland, in Massachusetts. John Fulton was named professor of physiology at Yale in 1929.
Dates: 1921-1930, bulk 1923-1925
German poster and postcard collection
Call Number: MS 1810
Overview: The German Poster and Postcard Collection consists of approximately 2400 posters and 150 postcards from East and West Germany depicting countercultural, political, and propaganda themes from the 1970s to 1990. A small number of newspapers and pamphlets are included in the collection.