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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
The collection includes 29 postage stamps from the Republic of Mali, (24) color postcards, (2) 8 x 10 inch black and white photogaphs, and (2) framed thank you letters to "Terri" (Ambassador Fred Hadsel). Two postcards (1970, 1972) are to Winifred Hadsel, two have notes describing the location/date (1972-1973), while the rest are blank. The postcar...
Two photographic prints of Howard University scenes, photographed in the 1920s by Addison N. Scurlock, one entitled "Sunlight and Shadow," the other entitled "Reared Against the Eastern Sky." In addition, there are a framed presentation piece containing a reproduction of Addison N. Scurlock's portrait of Ernest E. Just and a block of four 32-cent ...
Two scrapbooks containing postcards, stamps, and hand-written information about various states of the United States. The initial pages in volume 1 contain information about the early history of postcards in Europe and the United States.
Mail art from Edward M. Plunkett to Richard Shebairo measures 0.02 linear feet and date from 1983-1986, including letters, rubber-stamped envelopes, newspaper clippings, perforated faux postage stamps, several handmade booklets and rubber stamped communications, an unopened letter to Plunkett, which he altered with rubber stamps and signed "EMP 84." Also included is a 3x5 inch memo book inscribed "to Richard April 1, 1985 E M Plunkett," containing rubber-stamp narratives. Correspondence relates to accounting tasks and materials, accompanied with mentions of Plunkett's enclosed mail art.