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Russell Chimeno Postcard Collection

Identifier: AC-839

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of postcards depicting places and events in Texas history. The single postcards are arranged by the geographic location. There is also a large album of vintage postcards of early twentieth century Texas.


  • Creation: 1978

Conditions Governing Use

The Tyrrell Historical Library holds copyright. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsiblity for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.

Biographical / Historical

This collection is comprised of vintage post cards depicting historical cities, specific locations, and events in Texas. Several of these include depictions of Beaumont, Austin, Houston, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and San Augustine Texas. This collection would be of interest to anyone interested in postcards, as well as vintage artwork of historic Texas.


.25 Cubic Feet

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This collection consists of postcards depicting historical places and events in Texas. These primarily include local areas such as Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange, Texas. However, there are also post cards from Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Galveston, and Waco, as well. There is also an album of postcard reproductions, depicting cards that would have been sent from 1900 to 1925.


Series 1: Texas Postcards

Finding Aid for Russell Chimeno Postcard Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Tyrrell Historical Library Archives Repository