Query: National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Dates:
1996-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-310
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials that document the planning, design and programs related to exhibitions at the National Postal Museum. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, outlines, scripts, schedules, meeting notes, publicity records, object lists, fundraising records, budget records, floor plans, drawings, and images.

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in Accession 13-310 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Hugh McLellan Southgate collection
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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in SIL-NPM.XXXX-0012 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Records
Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
1894-1993
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 580
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of staff correspondence and memoranda of the National Postal Museum and its predecessors; early photographs of exhibitions; planning information for the Hall of Philately; newspaper clippings, articles, and research files documenting the origin and extensive history of the National Postal Museum; proposals, preliminary contracts, minutes of meetings …

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in Record Unit 580 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Clarence D. Brenner World War II V-Mail Collection
Creators:
Brenner, Clarence D.
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0571
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

V-mail and related ephemera: letters, envelopes, printed material promoting the use of V-mail, printed information about how V-mail worked, a photograph of a V-mail station, targets for microfilming, labels for shipping, and microfilm roll boxes.

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Apollo 10 Flight Recovery Letter [Fearn]
Dates:
1969
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2018.0041
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of a letter, in a commemorative postal cover, written by Ernest Frederick Fearn on board the USS Arlington while waiting for splashdown of Apollo 10. The collection also contains a color photograph of Fearn, in uniform, with his wife, Donna.

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509th Composite Group Material [Korff]
Creators:
Korff, Frederick Francis "Bud,", 1926-2016
Dates:
undated
Size:
0.38 Cubic feet ((2 boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2017.0019
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of approximately 0.38 cubic feet of material relating to Frederick Francis "Bud" Korff's service with the 509th Composite Group. There is a folder of correspondence between Korff and various friends and relatives, most frequently letters from Korff to his mother. The collection also contains news clippings; "The Atomic Blast …

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in NASM.2017.0019 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Subject Files
Dates:
1958-1997
Size:
28.5 cu. ft. (28 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 99-152
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the administrative activities of the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Office of the Director, concerning NMAH departments, divisions, exhibitions, and special events, primarily during fiscal years 1993-1994, although some records date back to when the museum was named the National Museum of History and Technology. Directors represented …

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in Accession 99-152 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Building Files
Dates:
circa 1850-2006
Size:
59 cu. ft. (59 record storage boxes) (10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-225
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of information files, original reports and correspondence, papers and articles, and other background material on Smithsonian buildings. These records were compiled by the Office of Architectural History and Historic Preservation (OAHP), research associates, and volunteers. Items in brackets describe cross-references to other materials in the collection. Buildings …

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in Accession 06-225 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Ithiel de Sola Pool Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
Pool, Ithiel de Sola, 1917-
Dates:
1919-1984
Size:
3 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0713
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of articles, publications, writings, and research notes on the topic of communication in the 20th century, especially the psychological effects of mass media. Also 4 VHS videotapes and an accordion file folder.

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in NMAH.AC.0713 for National Postal Museum (U.S.)
United States Space Program Oral History Collection [Kapp]
Creators:
Kapp, Michael
Dates:
1939-1977 and undated
Size:
30.01 Cubic feet (44 legal document boxes; 9 letter document boxes; 8 audio boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0138
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of reel to reel audio tapes relating to the United States space program. The material includes recordings of events, missions, press conferences, and other happenings from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.

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