• NEXT MEETING: “JOSEPH HECKMAN, CPR PHOTOGRAPHER”

    Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00pm – Noted railway enthusiast and author Ralph Beaumont presents his most recent book ‘Heckman’s Canadian Pacific: A Photographic Journey’. As photographer for the CPR, Joseph Heckman travelled across Canada by train and hand car between 1898 and 1915 shooting images of the fledgling national railway system with his glass plate camera.

    For more information, see CLUB MEETINGS.

Canadian Postcard Links

POSTCARD CLUBS in Canada
Club des Cartophiles Québécois
Eastern Ontario Postcard Club for info contact S. Avery E-mail or R. Carson E-mail
Golden Horseshoe Postcard Club
Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge Regional Postcard Club
Vancouver Postcard Club

POSTCARD WEBSITES of TPC Members
Early Postcards of PEI – “Straitpost” (Harry Holman, TPC #1534) straitpost.wordpress.com 
Guelph, Ontario, in Postcards (Cameron Shelley, TPC #1503) www.guelphpostcards.blogspot.ca
J.C. Wilson Patriotics (Steve Hilditch, TPC #1278) www.jcwilson.ca
Parisian Fields (Norman Ball, TPC #1351) blog inspired by vintage Paris postcards
Pictou County (NS) Postcards (Alison Nelson, TPC #1493) www.pictoupostcards.com
Vintage Postcards.ca (Steve Hilditch, TPC #1278) www.vintagepostcards.ca
Vintage Postcards.org (R.H. & Cathy Stewart, TPC #1326) www.vintagepostcards.org

BOOKS by TPC Members
Canadian Postcard Handbooks and Publisher Reference Guides  by Michael J. Smith, TPC #940 
Postcards of Olde Aurora  by Bob McRoberts, TPC #1328
Postcards from Lake of Bays  by Bruce MacLellan, TPC #1371
Biographies of B.C. Postcard Photographers by The Vancouver Postcard Club
The W.E. Hebb Picture Postcard Handbook (of early Maritimes postcards) by Alan Hebb TPC #341

OTHER CANADIAN POSTCARD RESOURCES
British Columbia Postcards and Postcard Photographers Books and checklists
British Columbia Postcards, The Philip Francis Collection at Simon Fraser University (Philip Francis, TPC #1337)
Montreal Postcard Publishers
Postcards of Burlington Ontario
Postcards from Hamilton Ontario
Prairie Postcards A digital archive of 16,000 postcards in the Peel’s Prairie Provinces collection of the University of Alberta
Prairie Towns  A private digital gallery of Western Canada postcard views
Prince Edward Island Postcards A repository of over 1,000 Island cards, hosted by UPEI
Province of Quebec Heritage Collection of Postcards A collection of nearly 20,000 Quebec postcards
Region of Peel Archives, Richard L. Frost Postcard Collection Featuring 256 postcards of Peel Region donated in 1991 by Mr Frost
Saskatchewan Postcard Collections A collection of 4,500 cards from 11 Provincial Archives
Toronto Reference Library ‘Special Collections’ A digital exhibit of historic photos and postcards from across Canada
Winnipeg Public Library ‘PastForward’ Featuring the extensive collections of TPC members Martin Berman (dec’d) and Rob McInnes

Toronto-specific resources have their own page. Click here.

Looking for postcard connections outside Canada? Click here.

 

 

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