Cover of: Postcards in the Library | Norman D. Stevens

Postcards in the Library

Invaluable Visual Resources (Monograph Published Simultaneously As Popular Culture in Libraries , Vol 3, No 2) (Monograph Published ... Popular Culture in Libraries , Vol 3, No 2)
  • 233 Pages
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  • English
Haworth Press
Special collections, Postcards, Non-Book Materials In Libraries, Language Arts & Disciplines, Reference, Language, United States, Library & Information Science, Libraries, Libraries and pic
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL8614924M
ISBN 101560247762
ISBN 139781560247760

Postcards, individually and collectively, contain a great deal of information that can be of real value to students and researchers. Postcards in the Library gives compelling reasons why libraries Postcards in the Library book take a far more active and serious interest in establishing and maintaining postcard collections and in encouraging the use of these :// Postcards in the Library asserts that, in most cases, existing postcard collections are a vastly underutilized scholarly resource.

Editor Norman D. Stevens urges librarians to help change this since postcards, as items for mass consumption and often with no apparent conscious literary or social purpose, are a true reflection of the society in Get your hands on a customizable Library Book postcard from Zazzle.

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VINTAGE TRAVEL POSTERS postcard set of Post cards depicting the original ss ://   The Newberry collection includes postcards received as part of family papers, business archives; and as collections formed by individuals, focusing for example on travel postcards, the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and the city.

Inthe Curt Teich Postcard Archives Collection was transferred to the Newberry from the Lake County Discovery Museum, in Discover Newberry Library Postcard Collection in Chicago, Illinois: Rifle through images of skyscrapers, Worlds Fairs, and more in the largest public postcard repository in :// Postcards collection.

Both 'carte de visite' photographic cards and drawn and coloured picture postcards originated in the mid-nineteenth century and rose in popularity. Individuals would have a photographic portrait made into a postcard format by a photographer to send to family and friends.

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The average card size is 3 inches by 5 :// The Flora Collection contains 50 stunning color postcards selected from the vast collection Postcards in the Library book original botanical artworks held at the the Library of London's Natural History Museum, London.

Stored in a chunky keepsake box with an internal ribbon, this collection represents the fascinating history of plants and flowers through exquisite botanical prints to keep, send or  › Books › Arts & Photography › History & Criticism.

Holds may be picked up at the drive-up windows at the Library Center, Library Station, and the Schweitzer Brentwood, Republic and Willard branches a.m p.m. Monday-Saturday. Materials may be returned to the book drops at those branches during the hours the drive-up windows are open.

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All other branches remain closed at this time. Read :// Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Postcards | Open Library The Library holds one of the best collections of diaries and letters written by Australian men and women who served in the First World War.

In latethese intimate accounts of war were included on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World :// /ww1-commemoration/memorabilia/postcards-from-ww1. Collection of photographic postcards, purchased in by the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and documenting Jewish Synagogues in Europe prior to World War II ( – ).

Jewish Synagogues featured are from Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Italy, Czech The Falmouth Public Library is fortunate to have been given two collections of postcards. These collections provide a wonderful view of the town of Falmouth over the years.

Falmouth Historical Postcard Collection The Anita Gunning Postcard Collection is available at the Digital Commonwealth. This collection includes cards from the early s. [ ] Holds may be picked up at the drive-up windows at the Library Center, Library Station, and the Schweitzer Brentwood, Republic and Willard branches a.m p.m.

Monday-Saturday. Materials may be returned to the book drops at those branches during the hours the drive-up windows are open. All other branches remain closed at this :// if you're going to read this book, i highly recommend doing it the way i did it (if possible). i bought this from a library book sale, which means i spent $ on it, rather than whatever astronomical price it probably is normally.

it also, more importantly, meant at least one person had read it before me. this book is made up of a series of postcards creatively inscribed with anonymous :// Buy Postcards: A Collector's Guide (Miller's Collecting Guides) 01 by Connor, Chris (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible :// Book, library and reading theme post card variety pack. Made in USA. Postcard Set 24pcs Small Forest People by Elsa Beskow Vintage Kids Book Illustration Art. Inspirational and Motivational Postcards in Retro" Chalkboard/Blackboard Style" Set of 28 Postcards.

28  › Office Paper Products › Cards & Card Stock › Postcards. In Postcards from the Boys, Ringo presents 51 postcards that were sent to him by John, Paul and George from the late s through the late s. Both the front and back of each card is shown along with all personal messages and drawings that were on :// Postcards in the Popular Culture Library / Alison M.

Scott --Sites Abroad: Picture Postcards and a Late Nineteenth Century Woman's Sketchbook of the Grand Tour / Claudia Hill --Researching the View Cards of Mount Vernon / Barbara L.

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Anderson --"Patriotic and Profitable": The World War I Postcards in the Hoover Institution Archives / Elena S   Promo Postcards: The Story Behind the Images Here is more information about the lovely images featured on the postcards used to promote the introduction of Waikato Reading Lists.

Most of the originals are held in our Rare Books Room - if you would like to see these, or want to know more about any of these images please contact our New Zealand   The Library produces a range of postcards, featuring images of items from the Library's :// Susan Cushman is the author of Friends of the Library published by Köehler Books.

Friends of the Library is a Finalist in the American Book Awards for Short Stories. Susan Cushman is also the author of Tangles and Plaques (a memoir) and Cherry Bomb (a novel) and she has edited two books that are collections of essays and an ://   The Pingry School Library 50 Country Day Drive Short Hills, NJ How to Participate in Postcards to the Library: • During the summer send picture postcards to the library at the above address.

• A picture postcard can be sent from anywhere – even from your own hometown or from Grandma’s house. • Send one postcard for each bookIn cooperation with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, Pomegranate Calendars & Books has published a book of 30 postcards, For the Love of Libraries, featuring photographs and anecdotes by Diane Asseo Griliches.

The introduction is by Center for the Book Director John Y. Cole. The photographs, captions, and quotations in For the Love of Libraries are from the author's Library Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My :// Send these in solidarity to your friends. Send them to Congress.

Send them to younger women and girls. Share them with allies. Frame them for your walls. Hang them all up in your cubicle and surround yourself in a feminist fort.

Or just flip through them to remind yourself that you're never going to give up. Phrases i   Every so often we like to draw attention to one of our awesome digital collections.

Our current pick is the Māori Postcards ca collection which contains images of commercially released postcards that show aspects of the life and activities of :// The latest postcards handwritten by published authors and mailed to "Postcards and Authors" are on display chronologically and by :// The Postcards from Memphis Collection continues to evolve.

Donations are accepted through the Memphis & Shelby County Room where the physical cards are maintained in our Bluff City Collection.

If you would like to donate postcards or view the collection in person, please contact the History Department at Benjamin L.

Hooks Central. The postcards were selected primarily from the collections of the Joplin Public Library, with additional cards from the Joplin Museum Complex and the Post Art Library.

After starting work on the project, the Library was given the digitization rights to two very large private collections belonging to Rodney Blaukat and Galen Perhaps the darkest was the use of postcards to record lynchings, the subject of the chilling book, Without Santuary, published in In that context, it’s not surprising that it’s possible to trace the course of the waves of the Russian Revolution through postcards, as the Bodleian Library does here with nearly 90 cards, all but two Alice in Wonderland Book lovers Home activities Literary London Love Libraries Map lovers Science Fiction The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasures of the British Library.

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