Delaware postcard collection


Date(s): circa 1881-2014
Call Number: GRA 0138
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: The Delaware postcard collection houses examples of many of the different types of postcards produced from the late nineteenth century to the modern era, including real photo postcards, linen postcards, and photochrome or chrome postcards. It also serves as a visual record of the historic and geographic changes in Delaware over this time period.
Physical Description: 1.75 linear feet (7 boxes)
Source: Transfer, gift, and purchase. See "Scope and Content Note" for further acknowledgments.
Processing: Processed by Anita Wellner and department staff. Encoded by Jaime Margalotti, July 2014; revised April 2020.

This collection was originally processed and cataloged with the call number PPI 0100.

Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Alternative Format: Digital copies of many of the postcards are available through the University of Delaware Library's Digital Collections website at Artstor Public Collections. Not all postcards are available digitally, as they are still under copyright to their creator.