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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Postcard Collection [graphic]
circa 1898-1965 (bulk, 1900-1950)
 PR 54

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Jennifer Lewis (2002) and Joseph Ditta (2018-2022).

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: New-York Historical Society postcard collection [graphic]
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1898-1965
Abstract: The New-York Historical Society Postcard Collection contains approximately 62,000 postcard views of the United States, New York State, New York City and international geographic locations, depicting, buildings, historical scenes, modes of transportation, tourist attractions, holiday greetings and other subjects. The collection is strongest for New York City.
Quantity: approximately 57 Linear feet (in 105 boxes)
Language: Postcard captions and messages are primarily in English. Postcards of non-American locations are usually printed in the language common to that locality.
Call Phrase: PR 54