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postcards

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

2023-24.ms.0190_001: Ruth J. Stocking Lynch papers accrual, 1910 - 1972

 File — Box 25: [Barcode: 31151030051886], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents

Postcards sent by Ruth Stocking to family members, family photographs (including two that have been overpainted), correspondence on the donation of family heirlooms to cultural institutions, notes and essay drafts, and a timeline of personal historical events for David Wilkins Stocking and Ada Harvey Stocking.

Dates: 1910 - 1972

Adolf Katzenellenbogen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0040
Abstract Adolf Katzenellenbogen, internationally known art historian, was born in Germany in Frankfurt-am-Main on August 19, 1901. He was educated at the universities of Freiburg, Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt and Giessen in 1924, and he received a doctor of philosophy degree in 1933 at the University of Hamburg. Katzenellenbogen joined the faculty of Vassar College in 1940 and remained there until 1958 when he came to Johns Hopkins University as full professor and department chairman. A specialist in...
Dates: 1933-1964

Amy Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0026
Abstract

Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.

Dates: 1907 - 1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

"Bullfighting in Mexico" postcards

 Collection — Box BW-3: [Barcode: 31151030133338], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0680
Abstract

Numbered series of fifteen chromolithographic postcards depicting bullfighting in Mexico, circa 1900.

Dates: approximately 1900

Charlotte Tufts library and book postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0689
Abstract

A collection of about 1,000 20th century postcards, chiefly depicting libraries but also featuring about 100 postcards depicting scenes related to book reading, bookselling, and book collecting. The collection was named in honor of Charlotte Tufts, the librarian and deltiologist who created the collection.

Dates: 20th century

Communist propaganda poster reproduction postcards

 Collection — Box BW-2: [Barcode: 31151034438071], Folder: 13
Identifier: MS-0823
Abstract

This collection contains seventeen postcards published by the Central Museum of the Revolution in Moscow, printed in Leningrad in approximately 1932. There is no biographical or historical information available on the creator at this time.

Dates: approximately 1932

Corporal Bernard E. Rabinowitz papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030066769]
Identifier: MS-0566
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 399 letters written from Corporal Bernard E. Rabinowitz (179th Infantry Band)to his family in Baltimore, MD. The letters are dated from 1942-1945 and were sent from US bases, Sicily, North Africa, France, and Italy. This collection gives a first-hand account of one soldier's experiences during World War II. There are 230 letters, 140 V-mail, and 29 postcards.

Dates: 1942-1945

Correspondance adressee a Berthe Schuster, marraine de guerre [Correspondence addressed to Berthe Schuster, war godmother]

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030118974]
Identifier: MS-0736
Abstract Starting in the spring of 1915, during World War I, some women in unoccupied France volunteered for the role of "war godmothers," marraines de guerre. To provide the moral support these men, so-called "war orphans," could not receive from their families, women in unoccupied areas became their pen pals. Berthe Schuster was one of these war godmothers and lived during the war on 51 Malakoff Avenue in Paris. This collection includes 124 pieces of correspondence, including illustrated letters,...
Dates: 1912 - 1919

Djuna Barnes collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0977
Scope and Contents

A collection of postcards writer Djuna Barnes sent to family and friends, as well as photographs of her taken by Berenice Abbott.

Dates: 1918 - 1957

Emory Hamilton Niles scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030055572]
Identifier: MS-0233
Scope and Contents The scrapbook (1914) which forms this collection was assembled by Baltimore judge, Emory Hamilton Niles. Many of the items in the scrapbook are in German and reflect a brief but historically significant few months (July to November) leading up to World War I in 1914. The scrapbook contains tickets, postcards, photographs, and newspaper clippings collected in Europe prior to and immediately following the outbreak of World War I. Tickets and photographs in the scrapbook indicate that...
Dates: 1914

Finocchio's Club ephemera

 Collection — Box BW-10: [Barcode: 31151034382071], Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-1006
Content Description This collection contains ephemera and memorabilia from Finocchio’s Club, a drag club that operated in San Francisco, CA from 1936-1999. Contents include a Finocchio’s branded matchbox cover; seven postcards of various casts of performers from approximately the 1970s through 1990s; two brochure menus for Fabulous Finocchio’s from approximately the 1960s with a drink menu on the back and a picture of the cast inside; a trifold souvenir booklet circa 1960s showing cast members Lestra LaMonte,...
Dates: 1945 - 1999

Floyd-Urner family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0629
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, ephemera, a small collection of material related to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina," photographs, and a scrapbook. Correspondence is primarily written by and to members of the Floyd and Urner families from the 1890s to the 1930s. The small collection of materials relating to the "Colored Normal Industrial Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina" spans 1896 to 1915 and...
Dates: 1800-1984; Majority of material found within 1800 - 1945

French or German "Naughty Hold-to-the-light" cards

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030134492]
Identifier: MS-0705
Abstract

Copied from dealer description: [Erotic Art] A Set of 8 1920s French or German Naughty 'Hold-to-the-Light' Cards. An interesting set of 8 'hold-to-the-light' cards with French & German instructions stamped at the top, featuring ladies in various states of undress doing various things with various props. One features Josephine Baker in her banana dress. The effect of the hold to the light feature is oddly unimpressive. 8 cards. 3.5"x5.5". Minor soil, light wear.

Dates: 1920s

G. Sternfeld Affaire Dreyfus postcards

 Collection — Box BW-1: [Barcode: 31151034393011], Folder: 3
Identifier: MS-0976
Content Description

A series of 12 numbered black-and-white postcards published by G. Sternfeld depicting scenes associated with the second trial of the Dreyfus affair. Depicted individuals include Alfred Dreyfus, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Godefroy Cavaignac, Henri Rochefort, Émile Zola, Fernand Labory, Georges Clemenceau, Auguste Scheurer-Kestner, and Georges Picquart. Contains two copies of card #3.

Dates: 1897-10-29 - 1898-10-29

Hopkins Amateur Radio Club records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-155
Abstract The Hopkins Amateur Radio Club (HARC) was founded prior to 1932, likely around 1927, although the exact date has not been established. In addition to allowing access to equipment for those interested in ham radio operation, the club allows foreign students free air time to call home. The records of the Hopkins Amateur Radio Club (HARC) span the years 1927 to 2016. The period from 1932 to 1956 include station log books. In addition to log books, this record group contains meeting records,...
Dates: 1927-2016

Jeffrey Brooks collection of Russian postcards and prints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0990
Abstract

A collection of 341 Russian postcards dating from approximately 1905 to 1989, as well as a cabinet card from 1882, produced by a variety of publishers, likely primarily for sale at Russian museums. The images on the postcards are mostly reproductions of art, in color and black and white, on a variety of themes ranging from Russian folklore to meditations on labor, war, and death. The collection also contains lubki prints dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Dates: circa 1870s-1992

Johns Hopkins University African American real photo postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0583
Abstract

This is an artificially assembled collection of approximately 1018 real photo postcards portraying African-Americans, dating from approximately 1905 to approximately 1946. Each postcard is approximately 3½ by 5½ inches with a black-and-white photograph on one side and a postcard format on the reverse. The collection was left in original order and is organized by subjects or subject matter.

Dates: Approximately 1905-1946

Johns Hopkins University alumni collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0683
Abstract

This collection includes donations from Johns Hopkins University alumni that document student life, frequently reflecting the donor's personal experience as a student at Johns Hopkins University. The collection includes photographs, letters, student notes, and other material. The collection spans the 19th and 20th centuries.

Dates: 1840-1994

Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0844
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.

Dates: approximately 1870-1950s

Johns Hopkins University Josephine Jacobsen collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Abstract

Josephine Jacobsen was a poet, short story writer, and literary critic. She was educated by private tutors at Roland Park Country School and graduated in 1926. Jacobsen's papers include drafts of her works, correspondence, photographs, and other materials. They range from the 1920s to 1982.

Dates: 1920s-1982

Johns Hopkins University Russian postcards collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0690
Abstract

This is an artifically assembled collection of Russian-made postcards, with materials selected by the curators of Special Collections. The postcards date from approximately 1900 to the 1930s.

Dates: approximately 1900-1930s

Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0857
Abstract

The Johns Hopkins University women's suffrage collection documents the history of the women's suffrage movement both in the United States and abroad from 1879 to approximately 1970, with the bulk of the material dating from 1900 to 1920. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.

Dates: 1879-approximately 1970s; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Johns Hopkins University World's Fair collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0545
Abstract

This artificially-assembled collection consists of materials relating to international World's Fairs and Expositions, including photographs; postcards; written travelogues or personal accounts of the fairs; ephemera, including programs and printed souvenirs; lithographs and engravings; and physical objects. The materials date from the 1830s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1830s-1967

Kent Roberts Greenfield papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0022
Abstract

Kent Roberts Greenfield (born 1893) was Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and chief architect of the official United States Army History of World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, lecture notes, student notes, student papers, writings and research notes, printed material, and photographs and postcards. The bulk of the material covers his work as an army historian (1942-1945, 1946-1958).

Dates: 1900-1966

"Lernt Deutschland kennen!" postcard collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034440440], Folder: 4
Identifier: MS-0837
Abstract

This collection includes postcards from a series titled "Lernt Deutschland kennen!" which depict images and descriptions of German towns and landmarks. The cards were created between 1930 and 1963 and are pre-printed with stamps of Paul von Hindenburg, Adolf Hitler, and Martin Luther.

Dates: 1930-1963