This collection consists of postcards from cities mostly in Illinois. The first part of the collection is organized alphabetically by city. The cities include Alton, Cairo, Champaign-Urbana, Galena, Jacksonville, Kankakee, Oregon, Quincey, and Starved Rock, and others. Also included in the collection are postcards organized by city and subject matter. These include: Vandalia, Petersburg and New Salem, Joseph Smith and Nauvoo, Galesburg, Chicago Suburbs, Chicago, Springfield and Lincoln, and not Illinois.
The Library acquired this collection sometime after 1976.