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Mary Strahan Post Card Albums

Mary Strahan Post Card Albums

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mary Strahan Post Card Albums
Creator: Strahan, Mary
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1930
Language: English
Extent: 3.6 Linear Feet (7 volumes in 3 oversized boxes)
Collection Number: ms212
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mary Strahan was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Strahan of the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. The Strahan family lived in the brick professors' dwelling, which formerly stood on the site of the present Law Library at the University of Georgia. Dr. Strahan was professor of civil engineering. Miss Mary Strahan taught French and Spanish at the University of Georgia after her father's retirement.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of seven volumes of picture postcards, most of them from European trips made by Miss Mary Strahan.

Organization and Arrangement

Organized into seven volumes: (1) Trip #1 vol. 1, 1925, (2) Trip #1 vol. 2, 1925, (3) Trip #1 vol. 3, 1926, Jan.-Mar., (4) Trip #1 vol. 4, 1926, (5) Trip #2, 1928, (6) Trip #3, 1930, (7) Trip #4, after 1930 ; Arranged in chronological order.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Strahan Post Card Albums, ms212, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Picture postcards.
Postcards -- Europe.
Strahan, Mary -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Trip no. 1, volumes 1-2, 1926
2Trip no. 1, volumes 3-4; trip no. 2, 1926, 1928
3Trip no. 3; trip no. 4, 1930 and after