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Postcard Collection

Identifier: RG8


A collection of cards, mostly from Europe and the United States. Many vintage cards were collected beginning in 1900 to form a historic record. A Hollinger box of Information Files accompanies the collection.


  • Majority of material found within 1890 - 1940

Conditions Governing Access

Available by appointment only. Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied or photographed without permission from library staff.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


10.11 Cubic Feet (Arranged in a filing cabinet-9 drawers)

Language of Materials



Arranged by subject (6 drawers) and 3 drawers of oversized postcards, arranged alphabetically by subject.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Nearly all postcards were acquired as gifts. Others were purchased at museum shops.

Related Materials

NJ and Newark Postcard Collection, Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library.

Processing Information

Inventoried by Nadine Sergejeff, January 2020.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, Newark Public Library Repository

5 Washington Street
PO Box 630
Newark NJ 07102 USA