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Donald Karp Postcard Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: Donald Karp Postcard Collection-(Main)

Content Description

Newark native Donald M. Karp, an attorney, bank executive, and business consultant, is a noted collector of printed items, graphics, manuscript material, and artifacts relating to Newark history. He has made several donations of material from his collection to the Newark Public Library. These postcards are arranged alphabetically by topic. The categories vary widely in size, with some containing only one or two cards and others several dozen. The large sections on Buildings and Streets are further subdivided. The categories are as follows: Advertisements Airport Amusement Parks Bridges Buildings: Apartment Bldgs; Armory, Roseville; Banks; Churches; City Hall; Clubs; Commercial; Court House; Factories; Fireman's Building; Hospitals / Medical; Hotels; Institutions, Misc.; Multiple Buildings; Newark Public Library; Post Office; Prudential Insurance Co.; Public Buildings, Misc.; Schools; Stores/Shops; Theaters/Concert Halls; YM-YWCA; YM-YWHA Cemeteries Centre Market Monuments/Statues Parks Railroads Restaurants/Night Clubs River/Port Souvenirs/Events/Greetings Souvenir Folders/Oversize Streets: Broad St.; Market St.; Washington St.; Other Streets Miscellaneous - Non-Newark


Donald Karp

Restrictions Apply



  • c. 1900s-1950s


1000 Photographic Prints (c. 1000 postcards (prints only choice in software))