Long Island Historic Postcard Collection
Manuscript Collection 346

Description
1 cubic ft.
Organization: Alphabetical by town and village.

Introduction

The Long Island Historic Postcard Collection consists of approximately two-hundred postcards of towns and villages in Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties of New York dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection is comprised of two boxes of materials (one cubic foot) and is arranged alphabetically by town and/or village. Postcards featuring images of Queens County follow the Long Island listing. The collection was donated by Mr. Cornell Jaray in the 1980s.

Processed by Kristen J. Nyitray, Head, Special Collections and University Archives and Jian Zhong and Scott Lesko, graduate student assistants, in July 2002.

Collection Note

This collection was digitized by the University Libraries' Digitization Team in 2003 utilizing ContentDM software.

Container Listing

Box 1

Long Island

Location: Aquebogue
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Arverne
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Astoria
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Babylon
Number of Postcards: 4

Location: Baldwin
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Bayshore
Number of Postcards: 9

Location: Camp Upton
Number of Postcards: 6

Location: Cap Tree Island
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Centerport
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Centre Moriches
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: City Island
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Cold Spring Harbor
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Cutchogue
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: East Hampton
Number of Postcards: 3

Location: East Islip
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Elmhurst
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Fire Island
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Farmingdale
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Far Rockaway
Number of Postcards: 4

Location: Freeport
Number of Postcards: 5

Location: Glen Cove
Number of Postcards: 5

Location: Greenport
Number of Postcards: 9

Location: Hempstead
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Huntington
Number of Postcards: 28

Location: Islip
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Long Beach
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Lindenhurst
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Mattituck
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Melville
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Mineola
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Montauk
Number of Postcards: 4

Location: Mt. Sinai
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Napeague Beach
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: New Suffolk
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Oak Beach
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Ocean Beach
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Oyster Bay
Number of Postcards: 4

Location: Patchogue
Number of Postcards: 5

Location: Port Jefferson
Number of Postcards: 6

Location: Port Washington
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Quogue
Number of Postcards: 11

Location: Richmond Hill
Number of Postcards: 3

Location: Riverhead
Number of Postcards: 3

Location: Rockaway
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Rockaway Beach
Number of Postcards: 6

Location: Rockaway Park
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Roslyn
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Sag Harbor
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Sea Cliff
Number of Postcards: 6

Location: Shelter Island
Number of Postcards: 3

Location: Shelter Island Heights
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: South Norwich
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Sound Shore
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Stony Brook
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Wading River
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Water Mill
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Westbury
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: West Hampton
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Woodhaven
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Woodmere
Number of Postcards: 1

Location: Unidentified Postcards
Number of Postcards: 4

New York City Postcards

Location: Brooklyn
Number of Postcards: 2

Location: Flushing
Number of Postcards: 3

Location: Jamaica, Queens
Number of Postcards: 8

Location: Manhattan Beach
Number of Postcards: 4

Box 2

Original scrapbook which housed postcards; green cloth, 10" x 15"