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Montgomery postcard collection

Title
Montgomery postcard collection [graphic].
Author
Montgomery, Marshall Hugh, 1909-2000
Publication
1873-1985.
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Description
100,000 postcards in 171 boxes : color and black and white; postcards 18 x 28 cm or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Postcards.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Some are filed by publisher; Connecticut and Florida are especially well-represented.
  • A small number are leather, metal and wood.
Biography (note)
  • Marshall Hugh Montgomery was born May 16, 1909 in New York.
Call Number
AZ 14-721
OCLC
880618822
Author
Montgomery, Marshall Hugh, 1909-2000, collector.
Title
Montgomery postcard collection [graphic].
Imprint
1873-1985.
Summary
Over 100,000 mostly color postcards compiled by Marshall Hugh Montgomery. Topics include geographic places, both United States and foreign, greeting cards, boats, bridges, children, costumes, humor, lighthouses, military and naval, roads, roadside America, and World War I. There is a secondary set of topics and several small collections within the larger: the Wieland Collection (compiled by George Reber Wieland), the Flora Downing Collection and "Detroits" (Detroit Publishing Co.). There are also a few notes, clippings, pricelists, newsletters, catalogs, and other publications, as well as a number of books relating to postcards and postcard collecting.
Biography
Marshall Hugh Montgomery was born May 16, 1909 in New York. He received a B.A. from Middlebury College, Vermont and married Prudence Ingham in 1933. Montgomery worked in the finance industry and was Senior Vice-president of Aubrey G. Langston & Co. from 1951-1974. He began collecting postcards when he retired in 1974. Montgomery was also an amateur genealogist and local historian and lived in Connecticut and Delray Beach, Florida. He died in Delray Beach on Oct. 11, 2000 at age 91.
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Added Author
Downing, Flora, collector.
Wieland, G. R. (George Reber), 1865-1953, collector.
Detroit Publishing Co.
Research Call Number
AZ 14-721
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