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Postcard Collection Edit


WASH 037
Finding Aid Author
Tracey O'Kelly
Finding Aid Date
November, 2017, updated June 2019
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Edition Statement
June 2019 update is due to new acquisition of purchased materials.


  • 1919 – 1987 (Creation)


  • .21 Linear Feet (Whole)



  • Abstract

    This collection is composed of postcards with images of sights and tourist attractions in the larger Southern Utah area and Saint George, Utah more specifically.

  • Scope and Contents

    The many postcards in this collection depict various historical tourist attractions and sights of Saint George, Utah and Southern Utah. Several Saint George businesses and buildings are featured that are no longer around. On the postcards are motels, restaurants, houses, golf courses, public buildings, and national parks. The majority of the postcards are undated and blank with the exception of a few that were sent in the mail and are dated via postmarks.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The postcards in this collection are from various photographers and printers. They were not collected by any one person, or for a particular reason. The collection was assembled from several small donations and some were purchased.

  • Arrangement

    Alphabetical order.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item description & date, WASH 037 Postcard Collection, Dixie State University Special Collections & Archives.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Reproduction and use of the materials in this collection are subject to copyright law. Dixie State University Library Special Collections and Archives holds the copyright to unpublished material in the collection that is not in the public domain. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from the Special Collections Librarian and Archivist and a correct citation provided. A user may be asked to submit a "Request for one-time use of photocopies or reproductions" form in order to obtain reproductions.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open and freely available to researchers during Special Collection’s hours or by appointment.


  • Type
    Still Images
    Container 1 Type
    Container 1 Indicator
    Container 1 Barcode
    Container 2 Type
    Container 2 Indicator