Title: John L. Plyler, Jr. Postcard Collection
Creator:John L. Plyer, Jr., Furman University Class of 1956, and his family and friends
Provenance: This collection was donated to the University by John L. Plyler, Jr. on April 3, 2012.
Extent: 1.7 linear ft (4 boxes)
Date Range: 1912-1998
Abstract: This collection contains postcards from around the United States and the world, originally collected by John L. Plyler, Jr. Plyler began the collection in 1943 as a Cub Scout project, and it was supplemented by various family members and friends. The collection continued to grow under the ownership of Plyler's brothers and, eventually, his sons.
Scope and Content:
Box 1: United States, Alabama-Mississippi
Box 2: United States, Missouri-Wyoming
Box 3: International, Algeria-Italy
Box 4: International, Japan-Wales; Other (holidays, etc.)
Collection Inventory: United States Postcards, International and Other Postcards
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 2012-021, accretion 2013-059
This inventory was completed by volunteer Kate Marley in Spring 2013.