Guide to the University Archives Postcard Collection, 1905-ongoing
The University Archives Postcard Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources. The collection consists of approximately 500 black and white and color postcards depicting various buildings and campus scenes of Duke University and Trinity College. Dates of the postcards range from 1905 to the present, but many are undated.
- Record Group
- University Archives Postcard collection
- Duke University. University Archives
- 0.75 Linear Feet, 500 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
The University Archives Postcard Collection spans the years 1905 to the present, but many of the postcards are undated. The approximately 500 black and white and color postcards depict various buildings and campus scenes of Duke University (East and West Campuses) and Trinity College including the Duke Chapel, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, dormitories, statues and administration buildings. Also included are a few postcards of the Duke Homestead and various Duke residences. The collection is arranged alphabetically, with the exception of Box 2 which consists entirely of loose oversized postcards and souvenir folders. Selected images from the collection have been digitized and are available in the Duke Yearlook photoset on Flickr.
Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.
All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.
Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
The University Archives Postcard Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources.
- University Archives Photograph Collection, 1861-ongoing. (University Archives, Duke University.)
- Duke University Archives Photographic Negative Collection, 1855-1995. (University Archives, Duke University.)
[Identification of item], University Archives Postcard Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The University Archives Photograph Collection received by the University Archives from a variety of sources.
Processed by Mary Samouelian, March 2008
Encoded by Mary Samouelian, March 2008
The University Archives Postcard Collection received by the University Archives from a variety of sources. Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.