Register of the Southwest Postcard Collection

Mandeville Special Collections Library 0175S
UC, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
Phone: (858) 534-2533
Fax: (858) 534-5950
Email: spcoll@ucsd.edu
Repository Website: http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/
© 1997
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Register of the Southwest Postcard Collection, 1900-1968

MSS 0235

Mandeville Special Collections Library

GEISEL LIBRARY



UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO

La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

Contact Information:

  • Mandeville Special Collections Library 0175S
  • UC, San Diego
  • La Jolla, CA 92093-0175
  • Phone: (858) 534-2533
  • Fax: (858) 534-5950
  • Email: spcoll@ucsd.edu
  • Repository Website: http://orpheus.ucsd.edu/speccoll/
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
This file last updated: October 1997.

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.