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Creators:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982
Dates:
circa 1890s-1960s
Size:
3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1125
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of poster stamps (non-denominated stamp-sized miniature posters) advertising or commemorating a large variety of places, events, products, causes, and miscellaneous other subjects, including many international subjects. Some of the stamps are in albums or album sleeves.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
Accession 92-105
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Dates:
1938
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1462
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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Creators:
O'Shaughnessy, Kevin J.
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:
1937
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Philately
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
circa 1970
Level:
file
Collection ID:
SAAM.JCSC.1
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Includes "San Marino," "Fairy Tales," and "Hungary Pigeons."