Wish You Were Here! CCNY Postcards from the Past





The City College Archives at The City College of New York will put on exhibit more than 120 historic postcards collected by Dalton Whiteside, a CCNY architectural student, with the exhibit ‘Wish You Were Here! CCNY Postcards from the Past.’

In addition to the Whiteside collection, postcards from The City College Archives collection of CCNY’s buildings and grounds will also be on view, including postcards of neighboring institutional building acquired by City College like the Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart. Also featured will be City College memorabilia such as silk pieces illustrated with college scenes and leather CCNY embossed pennants.

CCNY Entrance

The exhibit, Wish You Were Here! CCNY Postcards from the Past will be on view through May 29, 2018 in the Cohen Library Room 5/301 of the North Academic Center of CCNY at 160 Convent Avenue.  Dalton Whiteside, a CCNY architecture student is a certified CCNY Architectural/Historical Tour Guide and Archives Research Assistant at City College.  The exhibit was co-curated by Sydney Van Nort, Professor and College Archivist, along with Mr. Whiteside.

The exhibit is free and open to the public