Northeast Mississippi Region

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Description

This color postcard features a large building with a round elevation in the center of the roof. Another round elevation is on a building to the back right. Bare trees are in front of the building, along with an evergreen. The title along the top of the card identifies the building as "Observatory, University of Miss., Oxford, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Fulton and Jackson, R. P. O., December 10, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Alice Barrett in Webster Grove, Missouri.

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Transcription

Just leaving for Jackson Miss arrive there in the morning Papa Dec 10-11 [sic]

Publication Date

12-10-1911

Publisher

A. M. Simon

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Oxford, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_New-Observatory-University-of-Mississippi-Oxford-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Oxford Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Observatory University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

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