CCNY in Souvenirs, 1900-1947

At fairs and flea markets, postcard dealers abound. Thumbing through their collegiate sections, one usually finds a large CCNY section, with more than 40 different early views of the college. Postcard books and folders are much less common.

ca. 1907
College of the City of New York, N.Y. hand tinted postcard. This duplicates the image found in the Fletcher's 1905 brochure with the buildings creatively colored red.

Main Building (Shepard Hall) viewed from the Quad. The reverse of the card calls CCNY "the most artistic and imposing group of field stone and terra cotta buildings in the city." Success Postal Card Co.

Main Building (Shepard Hall) viewed from St. Nicholas Park. Bosselman & Co. post card.

View of Main Building (Shepard Hall) through the Henry Hudson Gate, located at Amsterdam Avenue and 139th Street. Tichnor Brothers postcard.

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