Sekerak Family Collection

Identifier: MSS.0582

Scope and Contents

This .21 linear feet collection contains 60 individual travel postcards and four souvenir booklets, in 27 file folders. Some of the postcards were mailed and others are blank. The majority of the mailed cards were addressed to Mary, Anna, or George Sekerak in Cleveland, Ohio. The cards are arranged alphabetically by state, then by location within the state. The years that are indicated in the finding aid are from the postmarked date on the mailed cards.

These postcards were donated by Sally Gross.


  • 1943-1956

Language of Materials



.42 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Sekerak Family Collection
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


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