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Postcard Collecting Clubs

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Tucson Post Card Exchange Club
Joyce Kagarise DKagar@dakotacom.net (520) 682-8424
second Sunday of each month (no meeting in June, July, and August) at the Postal History Foundation Library, 920 North First Avenue, Tucson, Ariz. at 1 pm.


San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club
Website http://www.postcard.org/
Facebook San Francisco Bay Area Post Card Club
Contact Ed Henry edphemra@pacbell.net
Meeting the fourth Saturday of every month (except December) at HerChurch, 678 Portola Drive, San Francisco, Calif. from 11 am to 3 pm. Members should check the website for changes.

San Jose Postcard Club
Website www.sanjosepostcardclub.com
Facebook none
Contact Shav La Vigne Shavlavigne@yahoo.com or Post Office Box 23115, San Jose, Calif. 95153.
Meeting under normal conditions at the Pearl Ave. branch of the San Jose Public Library 4270 Pearl Ave. from 7 to 9PM.

Monterey Postcard Club
Website none
Sherrie Welchner Montereypostcard@gmail.com
first Thursday of every month at The Black Bear Diner, 2450 North Fremont Street, Monterey, Calif. at 9 a.m.

Santa Barbara Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook none
Contact George Sampanis sbkey@aol.com or (805) 637-0399.
Meeting second Friday of every month at iHop, 1701 State Street, Santa Barbara, Calif. at 8 a.m.


Denver Postcard Club
Website http://www.denverpostcardclub.org/
Facebook Denver Postcard Club
Contact Susan Brooks susanbrooks303@gmail.com or Beth Tallmadge btallmadge@aol.com
Meeting second Sunday of every month (except July, member picnic in August, and holiday party in December) at Rocky Mountain Philatelic Library, 2038 South Pontiac Way, Denver, Colo. from 1 to 3:30 pm.


Tropical Postcard Club of Florida
Website http://www.tropicalpostcardclub.com
Facebook none
Contact Tom Moore (305) 666-0219
Meeting the second Saturday of each month which does not have a show at the Deerfield Beach Historical Society Old School House Building, 323 NE 2nd Street, Deerfield Beach, Fla. from 12 noon to 3 pm.

Space Coast Post Card Club
Website http://www.spacecoastpostcardclub.com/
Facebook Space Coast Postcard Club
Contact Cindyleigh2@yahoo.com or (321) 720-1379
Meeting first Sunday of every month at the Central Brevard Public Library, 308 Forrest Avenue, Cocoa, Fla. at 2 pm.

Sunshine Post Card Club
Website none
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Sunshine-Post-Card-Club-Tampa-Florida-240273249329625/
Contact Bonnie Wilpon bonnpon@att.net or (813) 766-7292 or Leah Schnall leahcard@aol.com or (941) 753-8794.
Meeting during the three postcard shows hosted by the club each year in January, April, and October in Tampa, Fla.


Indianapolis Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook none
Contact Kent Clady kclady@ol-g.org or (317) 966-5302
Meeting second Thursday monthly except September at Greenwood Public Library, 310 South Meridian Street, Greenwood, Ind. at 5:30 pm.


Wichita Postcard Club
Wichita Postcard Club
Meeting first Saturday of the month at Alford Public Library, 3447 South Meridian Avenue, Wichita, Kan. at 1 pm.


Capitol-Beltway Postcard Club
Website https://sites.google.com/view/capitolbeltwaypostcardclub
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/CBPCclub
Contact Harold Silver silverh01@comcast.net
Meeting via “Zoom” or in-person currently every second Thursday of every month at Greenbelt Middle School, Media (Library) Center, 6301 Breezewood Drive, Greenbelt, MD from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.


Bay State Postcard Collectors Club
Website http://www.ludix.com/bspcc/index.html
Facebook none
Contact Arthur Bennett arthurbennett@comcast.net
Meeting at the club’s annual show, next meeting on May 30, 2020 at Memorial Hall, 590 Main Street, Melrose, MA 02176.


Southwest Michigan Post Card Club
Website none
Facebook Southwest Michigan Post Card Club
Contact Wally Jung postcardwally@comcast.net
Meeting during club’s annual shows

West Michigan Post Card Club
Website none
Facebook West Michigan Post Card Club
Contact Tom Wilson glenviewtom@comcast.net
Meeting second Monthly except December, January July, and August at Faith United Methodist Church, 2600 Seventh Street NW, Grand Rapids, Mich. at 7 pm.


Twin City Postcard Club
Website https://www.twincitypostcardclub.com/
Twin City Postcard Club
Dianne Lamb, dvlamb@hotmail.com
third Wednesday monthly at 1345 West Minnehaha Parkway (Lynnhurst Recreation Center), Minneapolis, Minn.  From 6 pm to 8:45 pm.

New Jersey

South Jersey Post Card Club
South Jersey Postcard Club
Sheila D’Avino (609) 261-1472
second Sunday monthly at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Route 70, Marlton, N. J. at 1 pm.

Garden State Post Card Club
Virginia Faulkner, (973) 538-1210
first Sunday of the month x oct at Long Hill Senior Center, 769 Valley Road, Gillette, N. J. from 11 am to 4 pm.

Washington Crossing Card Collectors Club
Website www.wc4postcards.org
Postcards: Washington Crossing Card Collectors Club (WC4)
George Wagner  (609) 433-8790         
second Monday monthly at Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad Building, Route 29 and Park Lake Avenue, Titusville, N. J. Member selling starts at 7 pm, meeting starts at 8 pm.

New York

Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City
Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City
Stadiatins@earthlink.net or (212) 620-9697
second Sunday of every month (except when Spring and Autumn shows occur) at The Watson Hotel, 440 West 57th Street, New York City from 9 am to 4 pm (open meeting and buying opportunity)

Taconic Postcard Club
the Taconic Postcard Club
Susan Lane suhacklane@gmail.com
the last Tuesday of every month at the Yorktown Museum in the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights, N. Y. from 7:15 pm to 9 pm.

Buffalo Postcard Club
Buffalo Postcard Club
first Tuesday of each month September through June at Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4774 Union Road, Cheektowaga, N. Y. at

Rockland-Bergen Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook Rockland-Bergeny Postcard Club
Contact Ginny Michael gginnette@optonline.net
Meeting first Wednesday of the month at the Pearl River Library at 7 p,m. check with library before driving.

Postcard Club of Oswego County
Website none
Facebook none
Contact President Doc Jones at (315) 695-5089 or Treasurer Katrina Lanza at (315) 598-9537
Meeting the second Tuesday of the month from May through November. Meetings in June, September and October are held at the McCrobie Civic Center, 41 Lake Street, Oswego. July and August meetings are held at Meadow Brook Day Room and May and November meetings are held at area restaurants at 7 pm.

Western New York Postcard Club
Website https://wnypostcardclub.com/
Facebook none
Contact hello@wnypostcardclub.com
Meeting monthly in February, March, April, May, October, November, December at Legacy Senior Living on Willow Pond Way in Penfield, NY at 7 pm.


Heart of Ohio Postcard Club
Website http://www.judnick.com/Judnick/HeartofOhioPostcardClub.htm
Facebook none
Contact Melody Gilmore MLGilmoregirl@gmail.com
Meeting the second or third Thursday monthly (except February) at Wesley Glen Retirement Community, 5155 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Western Reserve Post Card Society
Website none
Facebook none
Contact Tim Terek (440) 826-1954
Meeting third Saturday every month (except July and August) at Berea United Methodist Church, 36 Seminary Street, Berea, Ohio from 10 am to 2 pm.

Firelands Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook none
Contact Kathleen Failor fltheshetaz@aol.com
Meeting third Tuesday of every month at Erie County Senior Center, 620 East Water Street, Sandusky, Ohio at 7 pm.

Akron Postcard Club
Website https://www.uakron.edu/chp/institute/postcard-club
Facebook none
Contact  Jennifer Bazer jlb195@uakron.edu
 first Wednesday of every month except November and December from 6 to 8 pm at Institute of Human Science and Culture of the University of Akron, 4th floor of the Cummings Center, 73 South College Street, Akron, Ohio.


Tulsa Postcard Club
Tulsa Postcard Club
Richard Poore (918) 249-9447 dickpoore2@cox.net
on second Tuesday of every month at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 8181 East 31st Street, Tulsa, Okla. at 7 pm.


Webfooters Post Card Club
Webfooters Post Card Club
third Saturday of every month at 12105 NE Prescott Street, Portland, Ore. from 9:30 am to 3 pm.


Lancaster County Postcard Club
Lancaster County Postcard Club
Susan Glass sfg47@comcast.net
third Monday of every month at Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, Pa. at 7 pm.

Morlatton Post Card Club, Inc.
Kay Feight (717) 263-1638
The club produces an annual show in March of each year.

Washington Crossing Card Collectors Club
See club listing in New Jersey

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Post Card Club
Website www.RIPCC.org
Facebook Rhode Island Post Card Club
Contact Lynn Gaulin lynngaulin@comcast.net
Meeting Check website for meeting dates.


Capital of Texas Postcard Club
Website http://www.ctxpc.org/home.html
Facebook Capital of Texas Postcard Club
Contact ctxpc@ctxpc.org
Meeting first Tuesday monthly at South Texas Senior Activity Center, 3911 Manchaca Road, Austin, Texas from 7-9 pm.

Dallas Metroplex Postcard Club
Website http://www.dallaspostcardclub.com
Facebook none
Contact htick3@verizon.net
Meeting first Saturday monthly (except June-August) at First United Methodist Church, 801 West Avenue B, Garland, Texas at 2 pm.

San Antonio and South Texas Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook none
Contact kathybeer1036@aol.com
Meeting third Monday monthly at 722 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, Tex. at 7 p.m.


Hampton Roads Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook none
Contact Betsy Wadington (757) 572-1067 or John Lawson (757) 634-1706
Meeting the second Monday of every month at the Hampton Public Library, 4207 Victoria Boulevard, Hampton, Va. at 7 pm.

Old Dominion Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook Old Dominion Postcard Club
Contact Mike Uzel uzelsells@comcast.net or (804) 720-0937
Meeting second Tuesday of each month except June, July, and November at Jewish Community Center, 5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond at 7 pm.


Pacific Northwest Post Card Club
Website http://www.pnwpostcard.org
Facebook Pacific Northwest Postcard Club
Contact pnpcc.president@gmail.com
Meeting first Sunday of each month September through June at the Ballard NW Senior Center, 5429 32nd Avenue NW, Seattle, Wash. from 10:30 to 3:30 pm.


Four Lakes Postcard Club
Website none
Facebook Four Lakes Postcard Club
Contact Ann Waidelich annwaid@charter.net
Meeting last Tuesday of the month in the Lower level of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1021 Spaight Street, Madison Wisc. at 7 pm.


British Columbia

Vancouver  Postcard Club
M. Diane Rogers, President  diane_Rogers@shaw.ca
Meeting on third Tuesday of each month (except July) at Hastings Community Center, 3096 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver, B. C. from 11:30 am to 2 pm.


Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club
Website http://www.ghpcc.ca
Facebook Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club
Contact postcards@ghpcc.ca or jon@soyka.ca
Meeting fourth Wednesday of every month(except July, August, and December) at Fortinos Community Room, Lime Ridge Mall, Hamilton, Ont., at 7 pm.

Kitchener Waterloo Cambridge Regional Post Card Club
Website http://www.kwcrpcc.com/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/kwcrpcc
Contact Rych Mills, 158 Benton St Kitchener Ont N2G 3H8  rychmills@golden.net
Meeting five times a year at the Victoria Park Pavilion, 85 80 Schneider Avenue Street, Kitchener, Ont. program at 7:30 pm.

Toronto Postcard Club
Website https://torontopostcardclub.com/
Facebook Toronto Postcard Club – TPC
Contact info@torontopostcardclub.com
Meeting Check the TPC website for the meeting schedule.


Western Australian Card Collectors’ Society (Inc)
Website https://w-a-c-c-s.weebly.com/
Facebook Western Australian Card Collectors Society – Inc
Contact Lynne 9493 3286 or Norman 04 100 264 12 or drake@aapt.net.au
Meeting last Saturday of each month (except December) at Uniting Church, 165 Railway Pde., Mt. Lawley (between Mt. Lawley and Maylands railway stations) from 1 pm to 4 pm.

New South Wales Postcard Collectors Society Inc.
Website https://postcardnsw.com/
Facebook NSW Postcard Collectors Society Inc.
Contact Des Beechey desbee@optushome.com.au
Meeting The Society does not hold meetings.

Australian Cartophilic Society
Website http://australiancartophilic.org.au/
Facebook Australian Cartophilic Society Inc
Contact John Dickenson (Secretary / Treasurer) +61 418 552 629
Meeting Refer to our website for meeting dates and card fair dates

Institutional Postcard Collections

University of Washington

Mount Holyoke College

Hennepin County (Minn.) Library Postcard Collection

Minnesota Historical Society (search postcards in “Collections Online”)

Minnesota Reflections

Union College Elizabeth Taylor Postcard Collection

Union College Frank Santaro Postcard Collection

Union College William Hahn Postcard Collection

Postcard Collections of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Troy, N. Y.

Troy University, Wade Hall Postcard Collection

Eastern Illinois University, Booth Library Postcard Collection

Willard Library , Evansville, Indiana, Historic Postcard Collection

Virginia Commonwealth University, Rarely Seen Richmond

Greene County (N.Y.) Council on the Arts, 40 Years / 40 artists

Duke University Library, Guide to Postcard Collection

Sewanee University Postcard Collection

University of Illinois at Urbana Sjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection

Columbia University Library, Will Csaplar Postcard Collection, 1900-1950s [Bulk: 1910-1925]

Michigan State University, Capital Area District Library

Ursinus University Postcard Collection

Kent State University, Prison Postcards

Rutgers University Library, New Jersey Postcards

Historical Postcards of New York City

University of Maryland (search “postcard”)

University of Cincinnati, local colleges and universities views

University of Louisville Digital Collections

Miami University (Ohio), Bowden Postcard Collection

State University of New York, New Paltz, Postcard Collection

Ripon College Postcard Collection

University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library

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