Wade Hall Postcard Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains postcards written by a variety of people in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. For the most part, they convey news about where they are, have been, or are going, as well as asking about friends and family.
Conditions Governing Access
Access to portions of this collection has been restricted by Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact University Libraries Special Collections at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205.348.0500 for information on access to the restricted portions of this collection.
Biographical / Historical
A postcard is generally a small rectangular piece of heavy (cardstock) paper or thin cardboard intended for writing and mailing without an envelope. In many places, it costs less to send a postcard than a regular letter.
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Language of Materials
Collection of postcards from around the US containing correspondence between friends and family
gift of Wade Hall
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- Guide to the Wade Hall Postcard Collection
- May 2018
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