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Postcard collection, Undated

Identifier: 1976-023

Scope and Contents

Consists of postcards collected from a variety of individuals including Lilah Lindsey, John W. Shleppey, and Richard Tenney. The collection is housed in 12 document boxes and is grouped into 7 categories: United States, American Indians, People (identified and unidentified), Transportation (airplanes, trains, automobiles, ships), Art and Artifacts, Greeting Cards and Business Advertisements, Foreign Countries, and oversize material.

Postcards for the United States are grouped alphabetically by state; Oklahoma postcards are grouped alphabetically by city or town.

In addition to oversize materials, Box 12 also contains a photocopy of an article "Short Historic Survey of the Postcard In The USA" by Donald R. Brown, Compiler, State Library of Pennsylvania, and a photocopy of a newspaper article "There's a Deltiologist Among Us."


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These materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader. Most of this material is housed off-site and will require advance notice of 1 business day for use.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.


7 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Physical Location

Collection shelved at off-site storage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gathered together from various sources.
Postcard collection, Undated
Milissa Burkart
1989 August
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 USA
(918) 631-2496