Kevin J. O'Shaughnessy stamp collection, EEPA 2007-005, circa 1960-1979

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2007-005
Creators:
O'Shaughnessy, Kevin J.
Dates:
circa 1960-1979
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
369 postage stamps
Repository:
This collection contains 369 African postage stamps from the post-independence period (circa 1960s-1970s). The stamps depict African leaders, traditional African art and artists, cultural performances, flora and fauna, and prominent visitors to the continent, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Pope Paul VI. A majority of the stamps come from Ghana, Togo, Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire. Other countries represented include Gabon, Mali, Cameroon, Tunisia, Zambia, Morocco, Dahomey (now Benin), Libya, Gambia, Somalia, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zaire (formerly the Belgian Congo and now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Upper Volta (now Burkina-Faso), Mauritius, South Africa, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Uganda, Egypt, Sudan and the Comoros.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Arranged in album by country.

General note
General note
Title provided by EEPA staff.

Container
EEPA.2007-005

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation note
Kevin J. O'Shaughnessy Stamp Collection, EEPA 2007-0005, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Kevin J. O'Shaughnessy, 2007.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Folk art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, African Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Animals -- Africa Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plants Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postage stamps Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Statesmen Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Shaughnessy, Kevin J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paul VI, Pope, 1897-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/