Columbia University Archives

Will Csaplar Postcard Collection, 1900-1950s, bulk 1910-1925

Series IV: Special or Unusual Postcards

This series contains postcards that contain unusual design features or unique imagery. Some unusual design features include images raised slightly in relief, postcards to be held to the light, non-paper materials (leather, fabric), and irregular sizes. Postcards with unique imagery include F. Earl Christy's university boy and girl illustrations, Columbia pennants and seals, and historical images of the Morningside Campus.

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Box 2 Aerial view of campus with description on front

Aerial view of campus with stamp for Bicentennial

Campus squirrel

Columbia pennant

(some in relief)

Columbia and Barnard seals

(in relief)

Eaton's Fine Letter Papers postage stamps of New York City



Football alumni ticket application

Grounds with baseball field and field house

Hold to light

In relief

Irregular size

(housed along the side of the box)

Joseph Pulitzer stamp on illustration of Low Library


Low Library in artist's palette illustration

Map of Morningside campus

Photographs of students and alumni

Postcard with Menu attached

Presidents of Columbia, 1754 and 1904, 1754, 1904

Requests for information and invitations

South Hall/Butler Library with sundial intact

Summer session information cards

University boy and girl illustrations

View of subway and tracks