Hospital Postcard Collections, 1905-1923

Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.26

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Hospital Postcard Collection
    Creator: William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: Picture postcards of hospitals in the United States. This collection has postcards from 44 states plus Washington, D.C. Many are in color.
    Extent: 0.212 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    Picture postcards of hospitals in the United States, some having been sent. This collection has postcards from 44 states plus Washington, D.C. and many are in color. Some have different views of the same hospital.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Picture postcards of hospitals in the United States were common circa 1900 – 1960. Many were in color. This collection has postcards from 44 states plus Washington, D.C.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    Between 1970 and 2005: Hospital postcards from 44 states plus Washington, D.C. Some were donated by unknown donors. Purchased from unknown company.

    8 April 2015: 1 item: North Carolina hospital postcard (Quigless Clinic). Transferred from the Country Doctor Museum of Bailey, North Carolina.

    Acquisition Information

    Some purchased from unknown company. Some One transferred from the Country Doctor Museum of Bailey, North Carolina.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Hospital Postcard Collection (LL 02.26), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Initial inventory prepared by Charlotte Critcher, 2015; processed by Melissa Nasea, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina Access and Digitization Grant Program.

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