Hospital Postcard Collection

1905-1923, undated
Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.26
Creator(s)
William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library
Physical description
0.212 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
Hospital Postcard Collection (LL 02.26), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
Laupus Library History Collections
Access
No restrictions

Picture postcards of hospitals in the United States. This collection has postcards from 44 states plus Washington, D.C. Many are in color.


Biographical/historical information

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.


Scope and arrangement

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.


Administrative information
Custodial History

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

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

Source of acquisition

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

Processing information

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

Copyright notice

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


Container list
Box 1 Folder 110 Eleanor Moore Hospital, Boone, Iowa, 1907
Box 1 Folder 224 Hospital, Somerville, Massachusetts, 28 October 1907
Box 1 Folder 287 City Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 8 August 1912
Box 1 Folder 460 Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, undated
Box 1 Folder 462 St. Joseph's Hospital, Broad Street, Providence, Rhode Island, 4 March 1918
Box 1 Folder 463 St. Joseph's Hospital, Broad Street, Providence, Rhode Island, undated
Box 1 Folder 594 Clark Hospital, Nennah, 1910