Loretta Thomsen Smith Picture Postcard Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0147
Creators:
Smith, Loretta Thomsen (collector)
Dates:
1900-1970.
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
2 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two scrapbooks containing postcards, stamps, and hand-written information about various states of the United States. The initial pages in volume 1 contain information about the early history of postcards in Europe and the United States.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Loretta Thomsen Smith, 1980.
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from Division of Extractive Industries (now Division of Work and Industry), 1984. Possibly combined with Warshaw Collection until 1985/03. Originally collected from the donor by John Hoffman as curator of Collection of Business Americana.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Loretta Thomsen Smith Picture Postcard Collection, 1900-1970,Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Picture postcards -- 20th century -- Europe Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Picture postcards -- 20th century -- United States Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postage-stamps -- 1900-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tourist trade -- 1900-1970 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 20th century Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
https://americanhistory.si.edu/archives