Website Records,
2011-2012

Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 12-558
Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
2011-2012
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the National Postal Museum.
The main National Postal Museum website, crawled November 14, 2011, includes information about the museum and its exhibits, collections, research, events, and educational resources. It also includes the online exhibitions "Fire and Ice: Hindenberg and Titanic;" "Systems at Work;" "Mail Call;" "Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog;" "Collecting History;" "Fad to Fundamental: Air Mail in America;" "The Pichs Collection;" "Collecting Ancestral Homelands;" "Mail by Missile;" "Negro Leagues Baseball Stamp Collection;" "Delivering Hope: FDR and Stamps of the Great Depression;" "Alphabetilately;" "Victory Mail;" "Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service;" "Out of the Mails;" "Trailblazers and Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp;" "War Letters: Lost and Found;" "John Lennon: The Lost Album;" "Stamps Take Flight;" "Artistic License: The Duck Stamp Story;" "The Queen's Own: Stamps That Changed the World;" "The Kristen Ollies Collection;" "In the Line of Duty: Dangers, Disasters, and Good Deed;" "Art of the Stamp;" "Posted Aboard the R. M. S. Titanic;" "Roberto Clemente Exhibit;" "As Precious as Gold;" "Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt;" "Binding the Nation;" "Customers and Communities;" "Moving the Mail;" "The Art of Cards and Letters;" "Philatelic Gallery;" and "A Nation Divided."
The mobile version of the main website was crawled on June 8, 2012.
"Arago: People, Postage, and the Post," crawled June 25, 2012, is a resource to the study of philately and postal operations as seen through the National Postal Museum's collections. Only top-level pages of this website were crawled.
The "Pushing the Envelope" blog, crawled May 14, 2012, is dedicated to sharing behind-the-scenes stories, thoughts, and interesting discussion about the museum and its collection.
Materials are in electronic format.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-558, National Postal Museum , Website Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
A Nation Divided (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alphabetilately (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art of the Stamp (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artistic License: The Duck Stamp Story (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
As Precious as Gold (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Binding the Nation (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Collecting Ancestral Homelands (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Collecting History (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Customers and Communities (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Delivering Hope: FDR and Stamps of the Great Depression (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fad to Fundamental: Air Mail in America (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fire and Ice: Hindenberg and Titanic (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
In the Line of Duty: Dangers, Disasters, and Good Deed (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Lennon: The Lost Album (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mail Call (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mail by Missile (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moving the Mail (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Negro Leagues Baseball Stamp Collection (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Out of the Mails (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philatelic Gallery (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posted Aboard the R. M. S. Titanic (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roberto Clemente Exhibit (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stamps Take Flight (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Systems at Work (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Art of Cards and Letters (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Kristen Ollies Collection (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Pichs Collection (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
The Queen's Own: Stamps That Changed the World (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trailblazers and Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Victory Mail (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
War Letters: Lost and Found (Online exhibition) Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arago: People, Postage, and the Post (Website) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pushing the Envelope (Blog) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blogs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Collection management. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museums -- Public relations. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postal museums Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stamp collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Web sites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Electronic records Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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