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University of Tennessee Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0765

This collection contains postcards of print images of the University of Tennessee, a good number of them with messages and stamps. The cards have a copyright date of 1903. While most are postmarked no later than 1920, two are postmarked 1949.

Dates

  • 1903

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains postcards of print images of the University of Tennessee, a good number of them with messages and stamps. The cards have a copyright date of 1903. While most are postmarked no later than 1920, two are postmarked 1949.

Biographical/Historical Note

Publishers of these postcards include S.H. Kress & Co., Rafael Tuck & Sons, and Standard News Agency. These are "penny postcards," known to cost only one penny in the early 20th century (however, the price increased to 2 cents) between 1917 and 1919).

Related Archival Materials

Interested researchers may also wish to consult:

Missing Title

  1. AR.0474: University of Tennessee Postcard Collection
  2. AR.0755: University of Tennessee Postcards Collection
  3. AR.0763: Postcard of an areoplane view of University of Tennessee
  4. MS.3115: University of Tennessee College of Agriculture Postcard
  5. MS.3489: Souvenir Postcards Regarding Knoxville (Tenn.)

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480