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Register of the Southwest Postcard Collection
MSS 0235  
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  • DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY
  • Preferred Citation
  • ABSTRACT
  • SCOPE AND CONTENT

  • DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

    Title: Southwest Postcard Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1968
    Collection number: MSS 0235
    Extent: 0.40 linear feet (2 card file boxes)
    Repository: Mandeville Special Collections Library, Geisel Library, UC, San Diego
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
    Shelf Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Preferred Citation

    Southwest Postcard Collection, MSS 0235. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    ABSTRACT

    A collection of ca. 500 postcards bearing images of the southwest United States and Baja, California. The collection is arranged geographically by name of the location represented on the postcard. Sites of interest include Ensenada, La Paz, Tijuana, Del Mar, San Diego, and Santa Barbara. The majority of the postcards date between 1900 and 1930.

    SCOPE AND CONTENT

    An artificial collection constructed by Mandeville staff from two or more accessions of postcards featuring images of southwestern and Baja California sites. The collection is added to as postcards are received.