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Hispanic Society of America Postcard Collection

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.350

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

Approximately 150 postcards (3.5x5) of buildings and scenes from throughout Latin America including Cuba, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina and Uruguay as well as Spain published by the Hispanic Society of America.  The postcards are black and white photographs. The descriptions in the box and folder list in this finding aid are taken from the reverse side of the postcards.


  • Creation: 1921-1928

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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 photo box.)

Processing Information:

Accessioned by Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, in May 2011. Rehoused, arranged, and described by Katherine Thurlow, Special Collections Staff, in September-October 2013.

Guide to the Hispanic Society of America Postcard Collection
Special Collections Staff
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository