Miscellaneous Photographs & Postcards

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US-GCS DCL Coll-017 Row G AV Photos Misc

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Miscellaneous Photographs & Postcards


  • from 1882 (Creation)


Quantity: two black photograph binders

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Background Note: The collection includes photos that have been accumulated over one hundred years from a variety of unknown sources. Includes photographs and postcards of people and places in Grinnell, featuring many exterior views of downtown Grinnell. There are special groupings of photographs of Stewart Library, Grinnell College and the Spaulding Company. Some photographs are by the local photographer Cornelia Clark.

Photos have been digitized and are available in Staff Docs/Digital Archives/PHOTOS.
Many are also available in Digital Grinnell and searchable by keyword.

Note: Collection 18 Views of Grinnell Cyclone has been moved to Collection #209

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Arbor Lake
Armory (921)
Astir-Switzer’s Motel
Best Western Motel
Broad St. (5-201-damaged)
Broad St. Looking North
Broad Street, North from Third Avenue
Broad Street South
Broad Street South from Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn – Birds Eye View (30)
Brooklyn – Opera House (18)
Canning Factory (89)
Catholic Church
Central Park (5)
City Park (759)
City Park, Grinnell (16)
City Park with Spaulding Buggies
Clark Memorial (A914)
Clark’s Memorial Fountain
Colonial Theatre (922)
Community Hospital (A902; 2 copies)
Community Hospital, Grinnell, Iowa - 2
Cong’l Church, School, Grinnell 1869
Congregational Church, Grinnell, Iowa. (color; no number)
Congregational Church (122421 in lower right corner)
Congregational Church & High School
Congregational Church & Public Library (made in Germany)
Congregational Church (927)
Congregational Church (9636)
St. Congregational Church, located on corner of Broad St. and 4th Ave.
Cylinder Motor built 1909 at Grinnell Washing Machine Factory
First Congregational Church (4)
First United Presbyterian Church (920)
Fourth Avenue (B&W)
Fourth Avenue Looking West (918)
Fourth Ave., West
Fourth Street, Grinnell, Iowa (color)
Future First Friends (blue)
Gillespie, Eulalia and Mrs. Shoffner
GC-Administration Bldg. (9)
GC-Alumni Hall Entrance (C374)
GC-Alumni Recitation Hall
GC-Blair Hall
GC-Campus View Looking Northwest (933)
GC-College Library (294)
GC-Darby Fieldhouse and Men’s Gymnasium (13)
GC-Grinnell College (4-view)
GC-Herrick Chapel (8; 2 copies)
GC-Iowa College Campus
GC-Library (12)
GC-Men’s Dormitories (F33)
GC-Men’s Dormitory
GC-Men’s Gymnasium (25)
GC-New Field House and Men’s Gymnasium (22)
GC-The Union (5-204) damaged
Grinnell (Brenton Bank – date:1999)
Grinnell Park , Grinnell, Iowa (heavy white border)
High School
High School (998)
High School (old car in front)
Hotel Monroe, Grinnell, Ia. (made in Germany, 1220)
House (unknown location)
Larsen’s Motel
Mayflower Home
McCoy, Hazel (Miss Hazel McCoy, aged 14 yrs.)
Methodist Church (no printing on face; snow scene)
Methodist Episcopal Church (928)
Nelson’s Sample Day (2 copies)
New Monroe Hotel
New Monroe Hotel (114)
New Monroe Hotel (124)
North Broad Street (2 copies)
Park Street, Grinnell, Iowa
Park Scene (113)
Post Office, Library, Congregational Church ca 1910
Poweshiek County Farm 1921 (w/Grinnell Buildings)
President Woodrow Wilson at Grinnell (Feb 1, ’16)
South Broad Street (20)
South Side School
Spaulding, H.W. Home (Montie and Betty Hammond)
Spaulding Mfg. Co. (San Diego Distributor)
Spaulding Steel Chassis Making Worlds Record (2 copies)
Spaulding Stock Chassis Making World’s Record (4th Ave.)
St. Francis Hospital (9901)
Stewart Library
Stewart Library (34; 2 copies)
Stewart Library (6; 2 copies)
Stewart Library, Grinnell, IA.
Stewart Library, Grinnell, Iowa (3 copies)
Stewart Library Congregational Church (A1774)
Stewart Public Library (75th Anniversary)
Stewart Public Library (926; 2 copies – 1 color, I b&w)
Sugar Creek in Autumn
Union Depot (37)
Wellhouse Studio (Photography)
Wesco & Roby (909 Main St.
White, George
Wilson & Hastings Delivery Wagon
Winter View on North Blood (Broad) Street

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Name of Preparer: Leslie Czechowski; D. Lalonde
Date of Preparation: March 1996; 9/10/2012; 3/1/2016

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