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California State Railroad Museum Postcard Collection
MS 849  
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Description
The CSRM Postcard Collection contains about 15,000 postcards depicting railroads primarily of the United States and Canada, railroad related subjects and is dated between 1905 and the 1970's.
Background
Besides being a form of correspondence, postcards were bought for the scenes and events that were important at the time. The collection has been developed by donations from individuals who believed the cards had relevance to railroads and railroading, as well as other subjects throughout the United States.
Extent
10.5 Linear Feet (25 postcard boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.