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McLeary Postcard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NWK McLeary-(Main)

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of ca. 350 postcards, in two ring binders. All but one or two of the images are of Newark. Topics include street scenes, public buildings, commercial and industrial buildings, schools, hospitals, churches, theaters, parks, monuments, railroad and other stations, street scenes, and souvenir images. There are very few interiors (of restaurants, public buildings, etc.), views of private residences, or scenes featuring people. The Library does not have further information on the collector or the circumstances of the donation of the collection.


  • c. 1900s-1950s

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


2 Volumes (2 albums)

Language of Materials


No finding aid text from and catalog entry
Language of description
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

3rd Floor
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St.
Newark NJ 07102 United States