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Wilmington, Delaware and vicinity postcards

1908-1922 undated
 Collection
Accession: 1991-249

Abstract

Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware located on the Christiana and Brandywine Rivers. Postcard views of miscellaneous sights in and around Wilmington, Delaware.

Dates

  • 1908-1922
  • undated

Extent

15 item(s)

General Physical Description

15 photomechanical prints : postcards ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Historical Note

Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware located on the Christiana and Brandywine Rivers. Originally colonized by the Swedish, Dutch and English in the seventeenth century. Wilmington was incorporated in 1731 and received a city charter in 1832.

Scope and Content

Postcard views of miscellaneous sights in and around Wilmington, Delaware. They include two views of Brandywine Springs Park, statues and monuments, a mill race, Public School 24 and Wilmington High School, Eden Hall and the Union National Bank, and the "Brandywine," a Wilson Line ship.

Location

GL Box 1.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Wilmington, Delaware and vicinity postcards
Status:
Date:
2014
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA
302-658-2400