New England Postcard albums

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1910-1915

Location Note

photo album 141 a & b

GUSN

GUSN-193761

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Description

Two postcard albums of approximately 800 scenic and architectural views throughout New England, 1910-1915. Compiled by D. M. Wheeler.

Volume A has scenic and architectural views of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Postcards are black and white with some colored. Mounting pages are deteriorating, but postcards are in excellent shape. Lots of town, city, country, ocean and mountain views. Major cities of each state are included as well as small towns and mountain vistas.

Volume B has approximately 420 postcards with scenic and architectural views of Massachusetts including beach, mountains, industrial, city and country views, architectural scenes of schools and colleges, hotels, business and municipal buildings as well as some residential. Mounting pages and cards are in reasonable shape although last few pages of book have deterioration from dampness.

Details

Descriptive Terms

historic buildings
boats
schools (buildings)
hotels (public accommodations)
municipal buildings
landscapes (representations)
monuments
cemeteries
beaches
lighthouses
mountains
photograph albums
postcard albums
postcards

Additional Identification Number

album number 141

Physical Description

2 photograph albums; 13 1/2 x 9 5/16; 14 1/4 x 9 5/8 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.141

Places

Maine (United States)
New Hampshire (United States)
Vermont (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Connecticut (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)

Record Details

Originator

Wheeler , D. M. (Compiler)

Material Type

photograph albums
postcard albums
postcards

Descriptive Terms

Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Vermont
Rhode Island
Connecticut

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo album 141 a & b