David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards


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  1. View of city showing the bridge of Mont-Blanc and the cathedral.
  2. United Nations building. Black & white.



  1. Grindelwald. First—Five views of the chair lift and sights seen on the ride. Mountains and chalets.
  2. Grindelwald – First—Five views, two showing the chair lift, one with cattle, children in traditional dress, mountain scenery.
  3. Grindelwald, die Firstbahn—Chair lift with three mountain peaks in background. Black & white.
  4. View of the mountain Fiescherwand. Black & white. Addressed to: Doctor David Hughes, Wyncote, PA. From: Fred. June 6, 1957.


Jungfrau Region

  1. Jungfraubahn, Jungfraujoch—Six views of the area including the train station, train, and snow-covered mountain peaks. Picture captions in German. Black & white.
  2. View of Jungfraujoch from the Hotel Berghaus. Three crows(?) in foreground. Black & white.
  3. Jungfraujoch with buildings and Mönch peak in background. Black & white.
  4. Die Jungfrau—Two postcards. One addressed: Mrs. John R. Noon, Wyncote, PA. From: Jack. Aug. 23, 1958.
  5. Interlaken with Jungfrau in background.
  6. Interlaken viewed from high trail. Children in traditional dress in foreground; city below; Mönch and Jungfrau in background.
  7. Interlaken with Jungfrau and Mönch in background. Black & white.
  8. Beatenberg bei Interlaken with Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau peaks in background. Black & white.
  9. Four mountain peaks—Mürren, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Black & white.
  10. Man with Swiss flag on hill. Die Jungfrau in background. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: David. Aug. 22, 1958.
  11. Postcard booklet—Jungfraubahn, Berner Oberland. Ten separate pictures including the Jungfrau and other peaks, research institute buildings, sled dog, and train, in paper folder. Black & white. 7 x 9 cm.


Lake Geneva

  1. Lac Léman (Lake Geneva) in foreground with the Dents du Midi mountains in background. Black & white.



  1. Locarno, Lungolago. City along shoreline with boat on lake.
  2. Locarno-Muralto—City in foreground; Lake Maggiore in background.



  1. Lugano-Paradiso—Panorama of city and mountains. Flowering tree in foreground. Black & white.
  2. Lugano-Panorama printed on front of card. City with mountains in background. Black & white.
  3. Lake Lugano—Dock with striped posts in foreground. Black & white.
  4. Lugano with Monte San Salvatore.



  1. Lucerne and the Mountains—Two-spired church in foreground.
  2. Lucerne and Mount PilatusLake in foreground.
  3. Lucerne, Chapel Bridge and Mount Pilatus—Two postcards. One addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: David. Aug. 20, 1958.
  4. Grand Hôtel National.
  5. The Lion Monument (Löwendenkmal). Black & white.
  6. The Lion Monument (Löwendenkmal) with pool in foreground. Black & white.
  7. Hotel Montana. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. Postmark [Aug. or Sept.] 1958. No other writing on postcard.



  1. Magnolia blossoms in March.
  2. Castle of Châtelard, Montreux-Clarens and the Alps of Savoy in April.
  3. April in Montreux. View of people, lake with boat, and the Dents-du-Midi in background.
  4. Souvenir du Château de Chillon—Six view, one of castle interior.
  5. Castle of Chillon and Dents-du-Midi in April.
  6. Castle of Chillon and Dents-du-Midi. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. Frank R. Hughes, Cape May, NJ. From: David. Aug. 23, 1958.
  7. Montreux Church and Dents-du-Midi. Vineyard in foreground, lake, mountains. Fall colors.
  8. Montreux-Territet.
  9. Narcissi fields in Caux above Montreux.
  10. Territet-Montreux-ClarensNine views. Addressed to: The Hughes Family, Cape May, NJ. From: Mother. July 8, 1954.
  11. Montreux and Dents-du-Midi.
  12. Passenger boat in foreground; le Rochers de Naye in background. Black & white. Addressed to: Mrs. John R. Noon, [Sr.?], Wyncote, PA. From: Jack. Postmark: 1958.
  13. Montreux and Rochers-de-Naye, beginning of October.
  14. Two men in vineyard.
  15. Montreux-Palace (no. 875). Black & white.
  16. Hotel Eden. Black & white.



  1. Painting—St. Gotthardpost by Rudolf Koller—Horse-drawn coach racing down a mountain trail with a calf running in front. Postcard from the Hotel St. Gotthard.
  2. Hotel St. Gotthard.
  3. Hotel St. Gotthard—Interior view showing the Hummer- and Austern-Bar.
  4. City view showing two-steepled church. Postcard from Haus Zum Rüden restaurant.



  1. Four storks on chimney nest. Addressed to: John R. Noon Jr., M.D., Wyncote, PA. From: Lulu. June 29, 1954.



Collection                        David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards


Collection Location          Kenneth J. Shouldice Library

                                        Lake Superior State University

                                        Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783


Library Location              Special Collections Box 20—David W. Hughes Collection


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