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Guide to the
Mike Thornton Collection of Military Uniform Postcards
circa 1915-1960
 PR-408

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 28, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open to qualified researchers by appointment only.

Use Restrictions

Permission to reproduce any Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections holdings through publication must be obtained from: Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024. E-mail: rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. Phone: (212) 873-3400 ext. 282.

Preferred Citation

This item should be cited as the "Mike Thornton Collection of Military Uniform Postcards, PR-408, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society."

Related Materials

Duplicate copies of the sets "American Troops at Fort Ticonderoga, 1775–1776–1777, by Colonel Harry C. Larter Jr., U.S.A.", "British Regiments, Ticonderoga, 1758–1777, by Alex. R. Cattley / The Royal Regiment of Artillery, Ticonderoga, 1758, 1759 and 1777", and "French Regiments Stationed at Fort Carillon (Fort Ticonderoga), July 8th, 1758, by Col. Harry C. Larter Jr., U.S.A." may be found in the New-York Historical Society Postcard Collection, PR-054, Sub-series II.A, Box 96-B.

Separated Materials

Two stereoscopic view cards that came with the collection, depicting buildings in London and Florence, have been transferred to the New-York Historical Society's Stereograph File, PR-065.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mike Thornton, 2017 (accession no. PPAC.2017.70).

Processing Information

Archivist Joseph Ditta arranged and described this collection in January 2020.