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[Mary Murphy postcard collection, from the Jay DeFeo papers].
BANC PIC 1998.021--PIC
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Title:

[Mary Murphy postcard collection, from the Jay DeFeo papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Murphy, Mary DeFeo, creator, collector.

Abstract:

Postcard views and souvenir minature view sets, chiefly of scenes in Oregon, California, and elsewhere in the American West. Most are "real photo" postcards or miniature photographic print sets, but some are color photomechanical prints. Miniature view sets comprise: Virginia City, Nevada; Yellowstone National Park; the Columbia River Highway (by Sawyer's); Vancouver Island; and Hoover Dam. Postcards include views of redwoods; miscellaneous California views; several of the Cedarville, Calif. region (by J.H. Eastman); Oregon; Colorado; the Grand Tetons (by H.B. Burton); and miscellaneous views.

Date:

1920 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Redwoods -- Photographs
West (U.S.) -- Photographs
Oregon -- Photographs
California -- Photographs
Cedarville (Calif.) -- Photographs
Virginia City (Nev.) -- Photographs
Columbia River Highway -- Photographs
Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Collected by Mary DeFeo Murphy, mother of artist Jay DeFeo.
No correspondence is present on postcards.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.
Mary Murphy postcard collection, BANC PIC 1998.021, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of the Jay DeFeo Trust ; 1997.
Transferred from the Jay DeFeo papers (BANC MSS 98/56 c).

Type:

graphic
Postcards.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 100 items in 1 box : chiefly black and white photographic prints ; 9 x 14 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1998.021--PIC

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Jay DeFeo papers : DeFeo, Jay, : 1929-1989