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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
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Container List

Series I. Geographic Locations | United States (except New York), circa 1898-1965 (bulk, 1900-1950). 21.39 Linear feet (in 39.5 boxes)

Arrangement

Cards are filed alphabetically by U.S. state and thereunder by city or geographical feature. Extensively represented cities are subdivided by building types, streets and other subjects.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 1 Alabama

Scope and Contents

Mobile
Montgomery
General

Box: 96-A Alabama | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile

Box: 1 Alaska
Box: 96-A Alaska | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Alaska

Box: 1 Arizona

Scope and Contents

A-G
Grand Canyon
H-O
Phoenix
Prescott
P-S
T-Z
General

Box: 96-A Arizona | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Grand Canyon National Park & Arizona

Box: 1 Arkansas
Box: 1 California

Scope and Contents

A-C
Berkeley
Catalina Island
Coloma

Box: 2 California (continued)

Scope and Contents

D-L
Hollywood
Lake Tahoe
Long Beach
Los Angeles
M
Missions
Monterey
Mt. Lassen
Mt. Lowe
Mt. Shasta
Mt. Tamalpais
Mt. Watkins
Mt. Wilson
N-P
Palo Alto
Pasadena
Pebble Beach
Q-R
Riverside

Box: 3 California (continued)

Scope and Contents

S

San Diego
Panama-California Exposition, 1915
General

San Francisco
Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915
Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939
General

Santa Barbara
Santa Cruz
Santa Monica
T-Z
Yosemite National Park

Box: 4 California (continued)

Scope and Contents

General

Box: 96-A California | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

California Missions
California Redwoods
California the Golden State
Catalina Island
Disneyland
Hollywood
Homes of Movie and Television Stars
Homes of Movie Stars
Lake Tahoe
Land of Oranges
Los Angeles
Mount Lowe
Muir Woods and California Redwoods
Pasadena

San Francisco
Fascinating San Francisco
Panama-Pacific International Exposition, 1915
The Queen City
World's Greatest Bridges
20 Post Cards

San Joaquin Pioneer Museum & Haggin Art Galleries
Santa Barbara
Southern California

Yosemite National Park
Scenic Gems
Souvenir Folding Postcard

Box: 97 (folder 1) California | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Los Angeles

Box: 98 California | Miniature

Scope and Contents

Oakland and Berkeley
Points of Interest on Gray Line Tours

Box: 4 Colorado

Scope and Contents

A-D
Canyons
Cave of the Winds
Colorado Springs
Denver
E-L
Garden of the Gods
Lookout Mountain
M-S
Manitou
Parks
Pikes Peak
Royal Gorge
T-Z
Telluride
Miscellaneous

Box: 96-A Colorado | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Buffalo Bill Museum & Lookout Mountain
Colorado Midland
Colorado Museum of Natural History
In the Clouds
Moffat Road
Pike's Peak
Royal Gorge
unidentified

Box: 97 (folder 1) Colorado | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Denver

Box: 5 Connecticut

Scope and Contents

A-B
Bridgeport
C-D
Danbury
E-G
Greenwich
Groton
Guilford
H-L
Hartford
Lakeville
Litchfield
M-N
Milford
Mystic
New Canaan
New Haven
New London

Box: 6 Connecticut (continued)

Scope and Contents

New Preston
Norwalk
Norwich
O-R
S-V
Stamford
Twin Lakes
W
Waterbury
Winsted

Box: 96-A Connecticut | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Derby
Wesleyan University

Box: 6 Delaware

Scope and Contents

A-M
N-R
New Castle
S-V
W-Z
Wilmington
Winterthur

Box: 96-A Delaware | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Till Delaware Minnet [Swedish for "In Remembrance of Delaware"]

Box: 6 District of Columbia

Scope and Contents

A-E
American Red Cross
Arlington Cemetery
Bridges
Capitol
Churches
Corcoran Art Gallery
F-L
Historic Houses

Box: 7 District of Columbia (continued)

Scope and Contents

Hotels
Library of Congress
Lincoln Memorial
M-O
National Gallery of Art
P-Z
Rock Creek Park
Smithsonian Institution
Soldiers Home
State, War & Navy Building
Thomas Circle
United States Post Office
United States Supreme Court
United States Treasury
Union Station
Views
Washington Monument
White House
General

Box: 96-A District of Columbia | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Beautiful Washington, D.C., the Nation's Capital
Folger Shakespeare Library
Greetings from Washington (2)
Pan-American Union

Box: 97 (folder 1) District of Columbia | Oversize
Box: 7 Florida

Scope and Contents

A-E
Boca Grande
Bradenton (Bradentown)
Clearwater
Daytona Beach
F-L

Box: 8 Florida (continued)

Scope and Contents

Jacksonville
M-P
Miami
Orlando
Palm Beach
R-S
St. Augustine

St. Petersburg
Hotels
Parks
Residences
Street Scenes
General

Tampa

Box: 9 Florida (continued)

Scope and Contents

T-Z
General

Subjects
Animals
Flora
Lakes, Rivers, etc.
Residences
Seminoles
Tropical Scenes

Box: 96-A Florida | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Beautiful Florida
Marine Studios Marineland
Miami Beach
St. Augustine (2)
Silver Springs
Singing Tower
Tarpon Springs

Box: 97 (folder 1) Florida | Oversize
Box: 9 Georgia

Scope and Contents

A-G
Atlanta
Augusta
H-L
M-R
S-Z
Savannah
General

Box: 9 Hawaii

Scope and Contents

General
Honolulu

Box: 96-A Hawaii | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

"Aloha" Hawaiian Islands

Box: 97 (folder 1) Hawaii | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Hilo City

Box: 9 Idaho

Scope and Contents

A-M
N-Z

Box: 9-10 Illinois

Scope and Contents

A-C

Chicago
Art Institute
Beaches
Buildings
"Century of Progress" World's Fair, 1933-1934
Chicago Harbor
Chicago Historical Society
Churches
Field Museum
Garfield Park
Grant Park
Hotels
Humbolt Park
Jackson Park
Lake Shore Drive
Lincoln Park
Michigan Avenue and Boulevard
Monuments
Municipal Pier
Parks
Residences
Restaurants
State Street
Street Scenes
University of Chicago
Washington Park
World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
General

D-L
M-R
S-Z
General

Box: 96-A Illinois | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Chicago at Night
Chicago "Queen of the Lakes"

Box: 97 (folder 1) Illinois | Oversize
Box: 10 Indiana

Scope and Contents

A-I
Indianapolis
J-M
Madison
N-P
Q-S
South Bend
T-Z
Terre Haute

Box: 11 Iowa

Scope and Contents

A-D
Des Moines
E-L
M-R
S-Z

Box: 96-A Iowa | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Grotto of the Redemption, West Bend, Iowa

Box: 11 Kansas

Scope and Contents

A-M
N-Z
General

Box: 11 Kentucky

Scope and Contents

A-F
Frankfort
G-L
Lexington
Louisville
M-Z
Mammoth Cave
General

Box: 11 Louisiana

Scope and Contents

A-N
New Orleans
O-Z

Box: 96-A Louisiana | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Quaint Old New Orleans
Souvenir of New Orleans, La., "The Crescent City"

Box: 97 (folder 1) Louisiana | Oversize
Box: 11 Maine

Scope and Contents

A-B
Bangor
Bar Harbor
Bethel

Box: 12 Maine (continued)

Scope and Contents

Brunswick
C-D
Cousins Island
E-G
H-K
Kennebunkport
L-N
Monhegan Island
Mt. Desert Island
Norway
O
P-R
Paris
Portland
Rockland
S-V
Stoneham

Box: 13 Maine (continued)

Scope and Contents

W - Z
General

Box: 96-A Maine | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert Island (2)
Portland (2)
State of Maine

Box: 97 (folder 1) Maine | Oversize
Box: 98 Maine | Miniature

Scope and Contents

Portland

Box: 13 Maryland

Scope and Contents

A-B
Annapolis
Baltimore
C-E
Cumberland
F-K
Frederick
L-R
S-Z
Westminster

Box: 96-A Maryland | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Annapolis
Baltimore
Cambridge

Box: 97 (folder 1) Maryland | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Annapolis
Ocean City

Box: 13 Massachusetts

Scope and Contents

A
Amherst
B
Berkshire Hills

Box: 14 Massachusetts (continued)

Scope and Contents

Boston
Arboretum
Buildings
Churches
Commons
Copley Square
Faneuil Hall
General Views
Copp's Hill Burying Ground
Harbor
Harvard University - Law and Medical Schools
Hotels
King's Chapel
Market
Monuments
Museum of Fine Arts
Parks
Public Garden
Public Library
Railroad Stations
Paul Revere
State House
Street Scenes
General

C

Cambridge
Harvard University
General

Cape Cod
Concord

Box: 15 Massachusetts (continued)

Scope and Contents

D
Deerfield
Dedham
Duxbury
E-G
Edgartown
Fairhaven
Gloucester
Great Barrington
Greenfield
H-I
Hadley
Holyoke
J-L
Lenox
Lexington
M

Box: 16 Massachusetts (continued)

Scope and Contents

Marblehead
Martha's Vineyard
Mohawk Trail
Mount Hermon
N
Nantucket
New Bedford
Newburyport
Northampton
Northfield
O-P
Pittsfield
Plymouth
Provincetown

Box: 17 Massachusetts (continued)

Scope and Contents

Q-S
Salem
Springfield
Stockbridge
Sudbury
T-V
W-Z
Williamstown
Worcester
General

Box: 96-A Massachusetts | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Boston (4) Cape Ann, Gloucester, and Rockport
Lawrence
Mohawk Trail
Pilgrim Plymouth
Whipple House, Ipswich
Worcester (3)

Box: 97 (folder 1) Massachusetts | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Martha's Vineyard (steamer)
Pittsfield (5-foot long "Extension Post Card")

Box: 18 Michigan

Scope and Contents

A-D
Detroit
E-M
Mackinac Island
N-S
Saginaw
T-Z

Box: 18 Minnesota

Scope and Contents

A-D
Duluth
E-M
Minneapolis
N-S
St. Paul
T-Z
Virginia
General

Box: 18 Mississippi

Scope and Contents

A-M
N-Z

Box: 19 Missouri

Scope and Contents

A-K
Kansas City
L-S
St. Louis
General

Box: 96-A Missouri | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Fort Leonard Wood (2)

Box: 19 Montana

Scope and Contents

A-E
Augusta
Bozeman
F-M
Flathead
Glacier National Park
Missoula
N-Z
Virginia City
General

Box: 96-A Montana | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Glacier National Park

Box: 97 (folder 1) Montana | Oversize

Scope and Contents

West Missoula

Box: 19 Nebraska

Scope and Contents

A-L
Lincoln
M-O
Omaha
P-Z

Box: 20 Nevada

Scope and Contents

A-M
N-Z
General

Box: 96-A Nevada | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Las Vegas

Box: 97 (folder 1) Nevada | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Las Vegas

Box: 20 New Hampshire

Scope and Contents

A-C
Concord
D-E
Dublin
Exeter
F-H
Hanover
I-K
Keene
L-M
Lake Sunapee
Lebanon
Monadnock Lake and Mountain
N-O
Newport
North Conway
P-R
Peterboro
Portsmouth
S-T

Box: 21 New Hampshire (continued)

Scope and Contents

U-Z

White Mountains
Bretton Woods
Crawford Notch
Dixville Notch
Franconia Notch
Mt. Washington
Pinkham Notch
General

General

Box: 96-A New Hampshire | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Hampton Beach
Lake Winnipesauke (2)
Mt. Washington, White Mountains

Box: 97 (folder 1) New Hampshire | Oversize

Scope and Contents

North Conway

Box: 21 New Jersey

Scope and Contents

A

Asbury Park
Arcade
Avenues
Beach
Boardwalk
Buildings, Public
Casino
Churches
Convention Hall
Deal Lake
Esplanade Review
Fishing Pier
Hotels
Ocean Scene
Parades (includes Baby Parade)
Restaurant
Sunset Lake
Wesley Lake
General

Box: 21-22 New Jersey (continued)

Scope and Contents

Atlantic City
Avenues
Beach
Boardwalk
Churches
Civic Buildings
Convention Hall
Hotels
Lighthouse
Ocean Scenes
Piers
Restaurants
Views
General

B-C
Camp Dix
D-E
Elizabeth
F-J
Jersey City
K-L

Box: 23 New Jersey (continued)

Scope and Contents

Lake Hopatcong
Lakewood
M
Madison
Montclair

Morristown
Banks
Buildings
Churches
Clubs
Fire Department
Fort Nonsense
Hospitals
Lakes, Ponds, Rivers
Library
Monuments
Morse Telegraph
Museums
Parks
Railroad
Residences
Restaurants
Revolutionary War Places
Schools
Streets, Avenues, etc.
Washington's Headquarters
Views
General

N-P
Newark

Box: 24 New Jersey (continued)

Scope and Contents

New Brunswick
Ocean Grove
Palisades
Paterson
Plainfield
Princeton
Q-R
Red Bank
S-T
Somerville
Trenton
U-Z
General

Box: 96-A New Jersey | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Asbury Park
New Jersey Turnpike (2)
Old Barracks, Trenton
Princeton University
Toms River

Box: 97 (folder 1) New Jersey | Oversize

Scope and Contents

Fort Lee

Box: 24 New Mexico

Scope and Contents

A-F
Albuquerque
G-L
M-R
S-Z
Santa Fe
General

Box: 96-A New Mexico | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

New Mexico (2)

Box: 72 North Carolina

Scope and Contents

A-E
Asheville
F-L
M-S
Pinehurst
Raleigh
Southern Pines
T-Z
General

Box: 96-A North Carolina | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Great Smoky Mountains National Park (3)

Box: 72 North Dakota

Scope and Contents

A-L
Badlands
M-S
T-Z
General

Box: 72 Ohio

Scope and Contents

A-C
Cincinnati

Cleveland
Bridges
Buildings
Business Squares
Business Streets
Lakes
Monuments
Museum
Parks
Residential District
Rivers
General

Columbus

Box: 73 Ohio (continued)

Scope and Contents

D-L
Dayton
Lithopolis
M-R
Marion
S-Z
Springfield
Zanesville
General

Box: 98 Ohio | Miniature

Scope and Contents

Cleveland

Box: 73 Oklahoma

Scope and Contents

A-G
Guthrie
H-O
Oklahoma City
P-Z
General

Box: 96-A Oklahoma | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Oklahoma, the Sooner State
Oklahoma City

Box: 73 Oregon

Scope and Contents

A-C
Columbia River Highway
Crater Lake
D-M
Jacksonville
Mt. Hood
N-P
Portland
Q-Z
General

Box: 96-A Oregon | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Columbia River Highway

Box: 73 Pennsylvania

Scope and Contents

A-B
Altoona
Allentown
Bethlehem
Buck Hill Falls
C
Carlisle
Chester

Box: 74 Pennsylvania (continued)

Scope and Contents

D
Delaware Water Gap
E-G
Easton
Erie
Gettysburg
H-I
Harrisburg
Hazleton
J-L
Lancaster
M-O
Mauch Chunk
Montrose
New Geneva

Box: 75 Pennsylvania (continued)

Scope and Contents

P
Pennsburg

Philadelphia
Alms House
Banks
Carpenter's Hall
Centennial 1873
Churches
City Hall
Fairmount Park
Founders Week
Historic Houses
Hotels
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell
Libraries
Schools
Sesqui-Centennial 1926
State House
Streets and Avenues
Theatres
U.S. Mint
General

Box: 76 Pennsylvania (continued)

Scope and Contents

Pittsburgh
Hotels
Parks
Residences
Streets and Avenues
Schools
General

Poconos
Q-S
Reading
Scranton
T-V
Uniontown
Valley Forge
W
Washington
Wilkes-Barre
Williamsport
X-Z

General
Pennsylvania Highways

Box: 96-A Pennsylvania | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia (2)
Anthracite Coal Mines
Gettysburg
Friendship Hill (home of Albert Gallatin)
Hershey
Philadelphia (2)
Pittsburgh
Sesqui-Centennial and Philadelphia
Valley Forge

Box: 97 (folder 1) Pennsylvania | Oversize
Box: 98 Pennsylvania | Miniature

Scope and Contents

Philadelphia
Valley Forge

Box: 77 Rhode Island

Scope and Contents

A-B
Block Island
C-G
H-N
Narragansett Pier

Newport
Beaches
Buildings
Churches
Historic Houses
Hurricane, 1938
Old Stone Mill
Parks
Residences
General

O-P

Providence
Athenaeum
Brown University
Churches
Libraries
Parks
State House
Streets and Avenues
General

Q-T
U-Z
Watch Hill
Westerly
General

Box: 96-B Rhode Island | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Newport (3; one showing extent of damage from 1938 New England Hurricane)

Box: 97 (folder 1) Rhode Island | Oversize
Box: 77 South Carolina

Scope and Contents

A-C

Charleston
Battery
Buildings
Churches
Gardens
Powder Magazine
Street Scenes
General

Columbia
D-L
M-S
T-Z
General

Box: 96-B South Carolina | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Magnolia Gardens

Box: 78 South Dakota
Box: 78 Tennessee

Scope and Contents

A-C
Chattanooga
D-M
Memphis
N-S
Nashville
T-Z
General

Box: 96-B Tennessee | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Morris Dam and Tennessee Valley

Box: 78-79 Texas

Scope and Contents

A-D
Dallas
E-F
Fort Worth
G-H
Houston
I-M
N-R
S
San Antonio
T-Z
General

Box: 96-B Texas | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Corpus Christi
Houston
San Antonio

Box: 79 Utah

Scope and Contents

A-C
Bryce Canyon
Cedar Breaks
D-L
M-S

Salt Lake City
Monuments
Mormon Temple and Tabernacle
State Capitol
General

T-Z
Zion National Park
General

Box: 97 (folder 1) Utah | Oversize
Box: 80-81 Vermont

Scope and Contents

A-B
Bellows Falls
Bennington
Brattleboro
Burlington
C-L
Lakes
Lake Bomoseen
M-O
Manchester
Newport
P-R
Plymouth
S-V
W-Z
Windsor
Woodstock
General

Box: 97 (folder 1) Vermont | Oversize
Box: 81 Virginia

Scope and Contents

A-C
Alexandria
Arlington
Ash Lawn
Charlottesville

Box: 82 Virginia (continued)

Scope and Contents

D-F
Fredericksburg
Fort Monroe
G-K
Hampton
Hot Springs
Jamestown
L-N
Lexington
Luray
Monticello

Box: 83 Virginia (continued)

Scope and Contents

Mount Vernon
Natural Bridge
Newport News
Norfolk
O-R

Richmond
Churches
Historic Houses
Hotels
Monuments and Memorials
General

S-V

Box: 84 Virginia (continued)

Scope and Contents

W
Williamsburg
Winchester
Yorktown
General

Box: 96-B Virginia | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Arlington (3)
Historic Virginia Churches (3)
Kenmore, Fredericksburg
Mariner's Museum, Newport News
Monticello
Mount Vernon (5)
Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive
Williamsburg (3)

Box: 84 Washington

Scope and Contents

A-M
Lake Washington
Mount Washington
N-R
Ranier National Park
S-Z
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
General

Box: 96-B Washington | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Spokane
Tacoma

Box: 97 (folder 1) Washington | Oversize
Box: 84 West Virginia

Scope and Contents

A-M
Charleston
Harper's Ferry
N-Z
General

Box: 85 Wisconsin

Scope and Contents

A-G
H-M
Lake Superior
Milwaukee
N-S
T-Z
Wisconsin River
General

Box: 85 Wyoming

Scope and Contents

A-M
N-Z
Yellowstone National Park
General

Box: 96-B Wyoming | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Overland Route
Wild Animals of Yellowstone Park

Box: 96-B United States, general | Souvenir Folders & Sets

Scope and Contents

Images of the Civil War
U.S. Army

Box: 85 United States | Unidentified locations

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