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Ackert Hall

Ahearn Field House

All Faiths Chapel (Memorial Chapel)

Anderson Hall

Art Building (Dairy Hall, Chemical Engineering Building)

Athletics

Auditorium, Old

Beck Dairy Barn

Bill Snyder Family Stadium

Calvin Hall (Domestic Science and Art Building)

Cardwell Hall

College Battalion

Denison Hall, Old (Physical Science Building)

Dickens Hall (Horticulture Hall)

Durland Hall

Dykstra Hall

Fairchild Hall

Farm Machinery Hall (Armory)

Formal Garden

Hale Library

Hollis House

Holton Hall (Agricultural Hall)

Holtz Hall (Chemical Laboratory, Womens' Gymnasium, Mathmatics Hall)

Justin Hall

Kedzie Hall

Leasure Hall (Vetrinary Science Building)

McCain Auditorium

Memorial Stadium

Myers Hall

Nichols Hall

Seaton Hall (Mechanics Hall, Mechanical Engineering Hall, Mechanics Arts Building, Engineering Building)

Seed House

Student Residences

Student Union

Waters Hall (New Agronomy Building)

Willard Hall

YMCA

Campus Scenes, East Gate

Campus Scenes, General

Campus Scenes, Looking West

Campus Scenes, Main Entrance

Campus Scenes, Lovers Lane

Campus Scenes, Main Walk East

Fort Riley, Kansas

Manhattan, Kansas

Collection from Human Ecology

Kansas



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Collection Overview

Title: Postcard collectionAdd to your cart.

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Arrangement: Alphabetically by building at Kansas State University, followed by Fort Riley, Manhattan, and Kansas postcards.

Subjects: Kansas life and culture, Kansas life and culture - Military history, Kansas State University history, Kansas State University history - Documentation of student life and culture

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This artificial collection includes postcards of subjects that include Kansas State University, Fort Riley, Manhattan, and Kansas.  Some cards are addressed and others are blank.

Subject/Index Terms

Kansas life and culture
Kansas life and culture - Military history
Kansas State University history
Kansas State University history - Documentation of student life and culture

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Physical Access Note: Original materials available during open hours of repository and digitized materials that are online are always available with Internet access.

Technical Access Note: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Postcard collection, Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Other Note:

The following postcards, marked U2015.13, were donated in loving memeory of Janet Lee Rees by devoted husband Richard:

KSAC Postcards:

1.  Anderson Hall: real photo card, postally used with student message about mid term exams, stamp cancellation but no postmark, divided back; library does not have this view.

2. College Battalion: real photo card, postmarked 3/26/1909 with student message about final exams; library has a battalion card with a closer view but of military band, not postmarked.

3.  Physical Science Hall: postmarked 9/6/1918; library has same view, not postmarked.

4. Physical Science Hall: real photo card, different view than #3, postmarked 3/14/1910; library does not have this view.

5. Horticultural Hall: color card postmarked 10/17/1910 with student message about studies; library does not have this view.

6.  Horticultural Hall: real photo card, postmarked 6/30/1909 with student message about being busy until finish course; library does not have this view.

7. Agricultural Building: real photo card, postmarked 9/22/1914 with student message has classes in this building; library does not have this view.

8. Agricultural Hall: not postally used, divided back, published by Duckwall Bros. Manhattan, Kas; library does not have this view.

9. Women's Gymnasium (Holtz Hall): postmarked 6/8/year missing, undivided back with brief message on front; library has same card with pinholes in each corner, not postally used.

10. Kedzie (Domestic Science Hall): color view of 2-story building, postmarked 2/29/?8, student message discusses much larger building being built; library has same view but not color, different label, undivided back, not postally used, pinholes in each corner.

11. Domestic Science & Art Bldg: view of 3-story building, postmarked 2/27/1909, student message spends most of her time in this building; library does not have a 3-story view.

12.  Domestic Science & Art Bldg: color view of 3-story building, postmarked 6/1/1913, message that person went through this building; library does not have this card.

13. Veterinary Science Building: color view of 3-story building, not postmarked, divided back, published by The Fleming Pharmacy, Manhattan, Kan; library does not have this view.

14. Nichols Gymnasium: color card, postmarked June but rest of date illegible; library does not have this view.

15. Van Zile Hall: color card, photo by Max Wolf Manhattan, Kansas; library has same card with different cloud formation and damaged back.

16. General View of Campus: color card, postmarked 12/16/?8, published by H.S. Willard & Co. Manhattan, Kans; library has this view, not color, different back. 

17. Lover's Lane: color card, image of lane is enhanced; library has similar view with different label and back.

18. Lover's Lane: divided back, postmark 6/7/1910, message discusses climbing Blue Mount Hill and writing card on shady  & cool Lover's Lane; library has similar view with different label and back.

19. New Agronomy Building: color card, postmarked 11/26/no year; library does not have this card.

20. KSAC Football Team 1909: real photo card, divided back; library does not have this card.

21. Military Band: color card, divided back, published by H.S. Willard & Co. Manhattan, Kans; library does not have this card.

22. Memorial Chapel: green ink etching by Charlotte H. Morton, divided back; library does not have this card.

23. YMCA: real photo, divided back, building became Saint Mary Hospital in 1936 and is where donor Richard D. Rees was born on 12/29/1938, mother's room was on main floor 1st window to the right of 11th Street entrance; this building is now the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house, library does not have this card.

24. YMCA: postmarked 6/30/13, divided back; library does not have this card.

Manhattan Postcards:

1.  Poyntz Avenue: color card, postmarked 9/11/1936, photo by Max Wolf, Manhattan, Kansas, view looking east from 4th Street.

2.  Poyntz Avenue: not postally used, divided back, early 1900's view of unpaved Poyntz looking west from 1st Street.

3.  Poyntz Avenue: postmarked 9/25/1912, early 1900's view of Poyntz with streetcar in center of street and horse & buggies along both curbs, student message about book costs and room & board.

4.  Riley County Court House & Wareham Hotel: color card, postmarked 9/7/1938.

5. Riley County Court House: earlier view of court house, postmarked 9/8/no year, student message that school just started.

6.  Riley County Court House: vertical color card, divided back.

7.  Hotel Gillett: color card, divided back.

8. Manhattan City High School: undivided back, postmarked 6/7/no year, brief message on front by girl attending some kind of instruction in the building.

9. Rebekah Home: real  photo card, divided back, postmarked 9/24/?0, message by person starting work apparently at KSAC since gave address as KSAC, Manhattan.

10. I.O.O.F. Home Eureka Lake: color card, divided back, appears that a child started scribbling an address.

11. Dripping Springs: color card, divided back.

12. Union Pacific Depot: sepia tone card, postmarked 9/23/1910.

13. Episcopal Church: divided back card.

14. First Methodist Church: color card, postmarked 3/15/15,

15. Post Office: color card, postmarked 6/5/52.

16. Castle Kimble: color card, divided back.

17. Union Bus Depot: color card, divided back, distributed by Wolf Studio, Manhattan, Kansas.

18. Old Military Crossing on Blue River: color card, postmark 1/24/1910, message by student studying gas engines.

19. Drive in City Park: real photo card, postmarked 11/17/1910, unpaved street in park with many trees, bench and obelisk monument.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Item:

[Item 1: Ackert Hall],
[Item 2: Ahearn Field House],
[Item 3: All Faiths Chapel (Memorial Chapel)],
[Item 4: Anderson Hall],
[Item 5: Art Building (Dairy Hall, Chemical Engineering Building)],
[Item 6: Athletics],
[Item 7: Auditorium, Old],
[Item 8: Beck Dairy Barn],
[Item 9: Bill Snyder Family Stadium],
[Item 10: Calvin Hall (Domestic Science and Art Building)],
[Item 11: Cardwell Hall],
[Item 12: College Battalion],
[Item 13: Denison Hall, Old (Physical Science Building)],
[Item 14: Dickens Hall (Horticulture Hall)],
[Item 15: Durland Hall],
[Item 16: Dykstra Hall],
[Item 17: Fairchild Hall],
[Item 18: Farm Machinery Hall (Armory)],
[Item 19: Formal Garden],
[Item 20: Hale Library],
[Item 21: Hollis House],
[Item 22: Holton Hall (Agricultural Hall)],
[Item 23: Holtz Hall (Chemical Laboratory, Womens' Gymnasium, Mathmatics Hall)],
[Item 24: Justin Hall],
[Item 25: Kedzie Hall],
[Item 26: Leasure Hall (Vetrinary Science Building)],
[Item 27: McCain Auditorium],
[Item 28: Memorial Stadium],
[Item 29: Myers Hall],
[Item 30: Nichols Hall],
[Item 31: Seaton Hall (Mechanics Hall, Mechanical Engineering Hall, Mechanics Arts Building, Engineering Building)],
[Item 32: Seed House],
[Item 33: Student Residences],
[Item 34: Student Union],
[Item 35: Waters Hall (New Agronomy Building)],
[Item 36: Willard Hall],
[Item 37: YMCA],
[Item 38: Campus Scenes, East Gate],
[Item 39: Campus Scenes, General],
[Item 40: Campus Scenes, Looking West],
[Item 42: Campus Scenes, Main Entrance],
[Item 41: Campus Scenes, Lovers Lane],
[Item 43: Campus Scenes, Main Walk East],
[Item 44: Fort Riley, Kansas],
[Item 45: Manhattan, Kansas],
[Item 46: Collection from Human Ecology],
[Item 47: Kansas],
[All]

Item 37: YMCAAdd to your cart.

Browse by Item:

[Item 1: Ackert Hall],
[Item 2: Ahearn Field House],
[Item 3: All Faiths Chapel (Memorial Chapel)],
[Item 4: Anderson Hall],
[Item 5: Art Building (Dairy Hall, Chemical Engineering Building)],
[Item 6: Athletics],
[Item 7: Auditorium, Old],
[Item 8: Beck Dairy Barn],
[Item 9: Bill Snyder Family Stadium],
[Item 10: Calvin Hall (Domestic Science and Art Building)],
[Item 11: Cardwell Hall],
[Item 12: College Battalion],
[Item 13: Denison Hall, Old (Physical Science Building)],
[Item 14: Dickens Hall (Horticulture Hall)],
[Item 15: Durland Hall],
[Item 16: Dykstra Hall],
[Item 17: Fairchild Hall],
[Item 18: Farm Machinery Hall (Armory)],
[Item 19: Formal Garden],
[Item 20: Hale Library],
[Item 21: Hollis House],
[Item 22: Holton Hall (Agricultural Hall)],
[Item 23: Holtz Hall (Chemical Laboratory, Womens' Gymnasium, Mathmatics Hall)],
[Item 24: Justin Hall],
[Item 25: Kedzie Hall],
[Item 26: Leasure Hall (Vetrinary Science Building)],
[Item 27: McCain Auditorium],
[Item 28: Memorial Stadium],
[Item 29: Myers Hall],
[Item 30: Nichols Hall],
[Item 31: Seaton Hall (Mechanics Hall, Mechanical Engineering Hall, Mechanics Arts Building, Engineering Building)],
[Item 32: Seed House],
[Item 33: Student Residences],
[Item 34: Student Union],
[Item 35: Waters Hall (New Agronomy Building)],
[Item 36: Willard Hall],
[Item 37: YMCA],
[Item 38: Campus Scenes, East Gate],
[Item 39: Campus Scenes, General],
[Item 40: Campus Scenes, Looking West],
[Item 42: Campus Scenes, Main Entrance],
[Item 41: Campus Scenes, Lovers Lane],
[Item 43: Campus Scenes, Main Walk East],
[Item 44: Fort Riley, Kansas],
[Item 45: Manhattan, Kansas],
[Item 46: Collection from Human Ecology],
[Item 47: Kansas],
[All]


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