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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Related Materials
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Title: Postcard Collection
    source: Sawyer, Preston, 1899-1968
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.467
    Physical Description: 21.6 Linear Feet 61 boxes
    Date (inclusive): circa 1870-1990

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.

    Preferred Citation

    Postcard Collection. MS 467. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Much of this collection originates from the Preston Sawyer Collection, which was purchased by the UCSC Library in 1965. The collection has been supplemented by donations of postcards from local historian Esther Rice, and others.

    Biographical / Historical

    Preston Sawyer (1899-1968) was a collector, writer, and photographer who lived in Santa Cruz, CA in the first half of the 20th century.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains postcards and postcard packets from the Santa Cruz area, California counties, the United States, and some international locations.

    Additional Collection Guide

    An inventory to the collection is available: MS 467 inventory 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sawyer, Preston, 1899-1968