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Finding Aid

Sandy Ballasch Collection of Library Postcards
MsC 854
Collection Dates: 1913 -- 1947
.25 ft.

Shares a box with MsC856

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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Acquisition and Processing Information: Ths collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries in 2007 by Sandra Ballasch. The finding aid was posted to the Internet January 2007.

Photographs: Throughout






Carnegie Library, Monmouth, Illinois

Scope and Contents

A collection of 45 postcards showing libraries, mostly in the midwest, with the majority being from Nebraska, Kansas, and Illinois, though there are some from Pennsylvania, California, and Washington State. Many of them are Carnegie Libraries. Some of the cards have been written on and sent through the mail; most of them are blank. They date mostly from the nineteen-teens, clustering around 1914 -- 1916, though there is one from 1947.

J Roethler 1/2007

Box Contents List

Box 1

Library postcards