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Creators:
United States Postal Service
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Envelope
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7252
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The stamps are on an envelope postmarked Santa Fe, New Mexico, dated April 13, 1977, and addressed to William C. Sturtevant. The pottery on the stamps is from Acoma, San Ildefonso, Hopi, and Sia.

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Dates:
1996
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1261
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Merrill, William
Dates:
September 25, 1980
Size:
8 Envelopes
19 Stamps
2 Slides
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7301
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stamps are on first-day-issue envelopes postmarked Spokane, Washington. The masks included are of the Bellacoola, Tlingit, and Bellabella. Also included are two slides that show an exhibit of the stamps.

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Dates:
circa 1960-1979
Size:
369 Postage stamps
Collection ID:
EEPA.2007-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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.

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Includes cardboard box marked "Stamps" by Cornell, with various kinds of postage stamps.

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Includes folder marked "Stamps" by Cornell, full of assorted postage stamps.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Bureau Issues Association
United States. Post Office Dept.
Sloane, George B.
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Dates:
[189-?]-1940
Size:
27 Volumes (approximately 6,900 p.; 1 index v., 29 cm. +)
Collection ID:
SIL-NPM.XXXX-0012
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

The collection consists chiefly of hand-written notes made by Southgate on a wide range of postal history topics and related matters, generally on lined or graph paper measuring 25 x 15 cm. or smaller, for keeping in triple-post binders. Some of the notes were made in "Lefax" or other commercially-available notebooks. The collection includes numerous mounted newsclippings, brochures, and excerpted articles from philatelic journals, as well as statistical data, advertisements, copies of correspondence, and diagrams made by Southgate to illustrate plate variations, etc.

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Dates:
1965-1987
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-349
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of curatorial records created by Reidar Norby, Curator of the National Philatelic Collection, 1966-1988. Materials include correspondence, status reports, exhibition files, and journal articles.

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Creators:
Cooke, Hereward Lester
Dates:
1969
Size:
3.44 Cubic feet ((7 legal document boxes, 1 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.2002.0031
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Hereward Lester Cooke (1916-1975), a curator at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, was extremely interested in the moon landing as well as in stamp collecting. He acquired over five hundred stamps relating to the 1969 lunar landing from countries including: Afghanistan, Algeria, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, China, C...

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Dates:
1854 - 1855
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Postage stamps, 4 x 5 x 0.25 in.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CL.XXXX-0014
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Postage stamps from England, Java, Turkey, America, South Australia, Canada, Italy, New South Wales, France, French Republic, Belgium, Cape of Good Hope, Victoria, Deccan, and Sarawak.