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Postcards

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope 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 24 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Nelson papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20170602

Irma Jean Bowman scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 227
Abstract Irma Jean Bowman's scrapbook contains with clippings, programs, playbills, postcards, and ticket stubs documenting various cultural events at Purdue University and the surrounding region in Northwestern Indiana.
Dates: 1935 - 1980

William J. Cable papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 36
Scope and Contents The William J. Cable papers document Cable's involvement in the 1955 General Electric Mathematics Fellowships for Secondary School Teachers which took place June 20 through July 30, 1955 at Purdue University. It also contains later issues of G.E.M.F. News, a roster of participants from 1953-1958, and pamphlets, brochures and booklets from engineering and mathematics departments of several universities. The collection also consists of photographs William Cable took of the Purdue campus in 1955,...
Dates: 1954 - 1958

Charles and Alice Shaw Major papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 82
Scope and Contents The Charles and Alice Shaw Major Papers (1847-1949; 51.25 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Charles Major and his wife Alice Major. Charles Major was an author and a member of the Purdue University board of trustees. The papers consist of Charles Major's literary works, materials from various theatrical productions, poetry written by Major, sketches, and materials from Major’s law career. The Majors' personal life is represented by the materials collected by Alice...
Dates: 1847-1949; Majority of material found within 1890-1924; Event: Date acquired: 11/30/1926

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20121031.2

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20130107

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 11

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20180605

Harvey Dart papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 375
Scope and Contents One scrapbook containing photos of the Purdue campus, people, social events such as parades and sport, and machinery. The scrapbook also contains souvenirs and documents from Dart's trips to places including Niagara Falls and the Field Museum. There are also various documents from his time at Purdue, such as letters, reciepts, sports tickets, and event programs/notices.
Dates: 1915 - 1917

Phoebe Farris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 471
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the career of Phoebe Farris. It covers her publications, as well as her contributions to art shows and exhibitions.
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Heavilon Hall postcard

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 9
Identifier: 20151210.2
Dates: August 21, 1939

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Scope and Contents The Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps document the history of aviation and flight through postage stamps, postmarks and envelopes collected from all over the world. The collection spans the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail. The stamps are housed in 67 albums and total near 68,000 stamps, envelopes, postmarks and postcards. The collection was assembled over a period of 20 years, with...
Dates: 1870 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990

Robert Lee Matthews collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 167
Scope and Contents The Robert Lee Matthews collection documents Matthews' time as a student at Coyne Trade and Engineer School and at Purdue and his alumni relations with Purdue. The collection includes personal records and artifacts, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1909 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1953

Heather Moberly Collection of Purdue Ephemera

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 56, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 284
Abstract Ephemera documenting Purdue's campus in the late 1940s
Dates: 1948

Norman Nitschke postcard collection

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20190927.1

Purdue and Lafayette postcards

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20181209

Purdue Convocations Educational Travel Program records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20160901.3

Collection of Purdue Photos and Ephemera

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 286
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one colored Purdue campus postcard, one student ID card from the mid-1940s belonging to Helen Neher, and two black-and-white photographs. One photographs shows four gentlemen, two of them possibly athletes shaking hands with two men in suits. The other photograph shows Golden Girl Adelaide Darling with giant household appliances.
Dates: ca. 1945 - 1960s

Red-Crown Mini-Museum history and post card

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSP 58
Scope and Contents The Red Crown Mini-Museum history and post card documents the chronological history of the museum. The collection consists of an 8 ½" x 11" sheet of paper detailing the chronological history, along with three copies of a picture post card of the Red Crown Mini-Museum.
Dates: 1927 - 1991

Charles M. Romanowitz papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 345
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1907 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1911

Ralph H. Schneck Military collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 123
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, high school and military artifacts documenting the childhood, military training and United States Army Air Forces career of Ralph H. Schneck.
Dates: 1854 - 1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2013

Stockton family collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 22
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Purdue alumni James W. Stockton and Ann Stockton, 1919-1947. Includes one postcard of Theta Xi house at Purdue University, one report card for James W. Stockton, and one newspaper clipping on Ann Stockton's injury in the Purdue bleachers collapse.
Dates: 1919 - 1947

Wagner Collection of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 491
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight volumes of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers, containing an extensive and unique look into the stamps and first day covers of the early era of flight and space. They are primarily United States issued, but the collection also contains numerous international first day covers.  Binder one begins with a stamp, issued July 20, 1969 and includes a "memorandum for the vice president, as Chairman of the Space Council to be in charge of...
Dates: 1961 - 1986; Other: Majority of material found within 1969

William Whalen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 100
Scope and Contents The William Whalen papers includes personal correspondence and materials created during Whalen’s service during and after World War II, as well as a small number of assorted documents related to his time as director of the Purdue University Press.
Dates: 1943 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1947

Charles Zergiebel collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 18
Identifier: MSA 244
Scope and Contents Dance cards from Tau Chapter of Phi Delta Chi Fraternity, programs, certificate of entrance to Purdue, military special orders and miscellaneous items from Charles Zergiebel's time as a student at Purdue University from 1918-1923.
Dates: 1918 - 1924