[Postcard of Hotel Lamar] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Postcard of Hotel Lamar]

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Postcard of an 11 story brick building with white, yellow, and green accents, described as "Hotel Lamar - Meridian, Miss. An Affiliated National Hotel." The back of the postcard adds, "Meridian's predominant hotel. 200 modernly appointed guest rooms with baths and circulating ice-water. Excellent, New Air-Conditioned Coffee Shop attractively designed in a Spanish motif... famed for fine cuisine. Spacious, new meeting rooms suitable for conventions or groups." The message on the back reads, "Here - Mathew and I spent Monday night Sept. 29th 1941 at this hotel and our may car ride Baltimore Mod. to Beaumont, Texas."
  • Physical Description: 1 postcard : col. ; 14 x 9 cm

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Travel
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Buildings

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Mississippi - Lauderdale County - Meridian

Collection

  • Name: Texas History Collection
    Code: THC

Institution

  • Name: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
    Code: MFWHM

Resource Type

  • Postcard

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: MFWHM_1988-11-0505
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth562092