Nancy K. Smith collection of Georgia hospital and amusement park postcards
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Nancy K. Smith collection of Georgia hospital and amusement park postcards

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Smith, Nancy K.
Title: Nancy K. Smith collection of Georgia hospital and amusement park postcards
Dates: 1906-1960
Extent: 0.2 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 1808

Biographical/Historical Note

Nancy K. Smith lives in Connecticut and began collecting postcards during the 1970s.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains 76 postcards of hospitals located in Georgia. Locations of hospitals include Albany, Atlanta, Augusta, Brunswick, Camp Stewart (known as Fort Stewart), Columbus, Decatur, Fort Benning, Milledgeville, Macon, Rome, Sandersville, Savannah, Thomasville, and Waycross. There are also nine postcards of the Ponce de Leon/White City amusement park in Atlanta and one of the casino at Thunderbolt. Several of the postcards were sent through the mail and include postmarks dating from 1906 to 1956. A few of the postcards are hand-colored.


Index Terms

Albany (Ga.)
Amusement parks--Georgia--Atlanta.
Atlanta (Ga.)
Augusta (Ga.)
Brunswick (Ga.)
Columbus (Ga.)
Decatur (Ga.)
Fort Benning (Ga.)
Fort Stewart (Ga.)
Hospitals--Georgia--Albany.
Hospitals--Georgia--Atlanta.
Hospitals--Georgia--Augusta.
Hospitals--Georgia--Brunswick.
Hospitals--Georgia--Columbus.
Hospitals--Georgia--Decatur.
Hospitals--Georgia--Fort Benning.
Hospitals--Georgia--Fort Stewart.
Hospitals--Georgia--Macon.
Hospitals--Georgia--Milledgeville.
Hospitals--Georgia--Rome.
Hospitals--Georgia--Sandersville.
Hospitals--Georgia--Savannah.
Hospitals--Georgia--Thomasville.
Hospitals--Georgia--Waycross.
Macon (Ga.)
Milledgeville (Ga.)
Postcards.
Rome (Ga.)
Sandersville (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
Smith, Nancy K.
Thomasville (Ga.)
Waycross (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.