Postcards--United States

David W. Hughes Collection—Postcards


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Unaddressed postcards

  1. Two chimpanzees
  2. Covered bridge in woodland setting, Paradise, CA.
  3. Aerial photo of Chico, CA.
  4. Greetings from Yosemite National Park—text on a backdrop of scenes from Yosemite.
  5. Portal of Grandeur (Yosemite National Park)—shows the east portal of the Wawona Road Tunnel with El Capitan and Bridal Veil Falls beyond (no.380).
  6. Big Trees Lodge in the Mariposa Grove (Yosemite National Park)—Single story wooden lodge with vehicle in front (no.381).
  7. Howdy Folks (Yosemite National Park)—Standing black bear (no. 338).
  8. The Fallen Monarch, Mariposa Grove of Big Trees (Yosemite National Park)—A fallen tree in forest with an automobile next to it (no. 350).
  9. "Wawona," Mariposa Big Tree Grove (Yosemite National Park)—Automobile driving through a tunnel in a tree that spans the road (no.329; vertical view).
  10. "Wawona," Mariposa Big Tree Grove (Yosemite National Park)—Automobile driving through a tunnel in a tree that spans the road (no.392; horizontal view).
  11. Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota, FL—Exterior view of building with landscaping. (no. B-25).
  12. Loggia at Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota, FL—View looking down loggia with a portion of gardens showing (no. S.4).
  13. Skyline of Madison, WI, showing capitol building (1987).
  14. View of five diners in the Stouffer's "Top of the Rock" restaurant in the Prudential Building, Chicago, IL. Chicago skyline seen through windows.
  15. Exterior shot of the Big House at Malabar Farm near Mansfield, OH, owned by author Louis Bromfield.
  16. Interior shot of the main entrance hall and stairs of the Big House (see 15 above).
  17. Picture of the million dollar staircase in the state capitol, Albany, NY.
  18. The pagoda of Mt. Penn (Reading, PA) with parking lot and people.
  19. The pagoda of Mt. Penn (Reading, PA) with parking lot and people (a different view)
  20. The Reading Museum and Art Gallery (Reading, PA) with Mirror Lake in foreground.
  21. The Rodin Museum (Philadelphia, PA)—View through gate.
  22. The Delaware River Bridge at sunset (Philadelphia, PA)
  23. Elfreth's Alley (Philadelphia, PA)—Vertical view showing narrow road with buildings on either side.
  24. Aerial view of central Philadelphia (c. 1972).
  25. The church and graveyard (Jamestown, VA)
  26. Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson (Charlottesville, VA)—View of entrance hall and balcony.
  27. Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson (Charlottesville, VA)—View of law office.
  28. Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson (Charlottesville, VA)—Interior of Honeymoon Lodge.
  29. Lambertville House (Lambertville, NJ)—Exterior view.
  30. Lafayette Inn (Cape May, NJ)—Note on postcard: "Hotel torn down October 1970."
  31. Lafayette Beach (Cape May, NJ)—Ocean in foreground, people on beach and buildings in background.
  32. Twelve separated postcards of Stanford University, CA in paper folder. 8 x 12 cm. Also in folder fifteen pictures from other places in California including San Mateo, Redwood City and Burlingame. 6 x 9 cm.


Addressed Postcards

  1. Picture of sculpture, "Speed" (rider on winged horse) from the New York World's Fair 1939. To: Frederick A. [Ashby?], Philadelphia, PA. From: David W. Hughes. Postmark: June 23, 1939.
  2. Drawing of African American child on a chamber pot holding a paper that says, "I'm on the go." To: John R. Noon, Philadelphia, PA. Postmark: April 16, 1951.
  3. The California Zephyr, a passenger train, in a Western landscape of snow-capped mountains in background; stream in foreground. Two copies; one not addressed. To: Mrs. John Noon, Wyncote [?], PA. Postmark: 1956, from Utah.
  4. Exterior view of Faneuil Hall (Boston, MA). To: Mrs. Frank Hughes (Lulu), Cape May, New Jersey. Postmark: Dec. 1966.
  5. Exterior view of City Hall (Philadelphia, PA). To: Dr. & Mrs. D. W. Hughes, Bruce Mines, Ontario. From: Anne. Postmark: June 5, 1975.
  6. Four views of San Francisco--Boulevard with gardens, Golden Gate Bridge, row houses, cable car (c1988). To: Dr. David Hughes. From: Cheryl. Postmark: Feb. 5, 1998.
  7. Cable car going up a San Francisco street. View of bay and Alcatraz in background (c1988). To: Dr. David Hughes, Sault Ste. Marie, MI. From: Barbara. Postmark: 1999.


Postcards from a Cross-Country Trip, 1951



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 21—David W. Hughes Collection


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