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Creators:
National Postal Museum
Dates:
1995-2010
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-006
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of meeting minutes, agendas, member lists, notes, memoranda, and correspondence relating to the National Postal Museum's Council of Philatelists.

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Creators:
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Brett, George W.
Bureau Issues Association
United States. Post Office Dept.
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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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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1866-1968
Size:
0.49 Cubic feet (consisting of 1 box, 1 folder, 1 map case folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Philately
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Philately forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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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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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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Creators:
Smith, Loretta Thomsen (collector)
Dates:
1900-1970.
Size:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0147
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Robbins, Kenneth X.
Dates:
undated
Size:
150 Maps (approximate count)
1,300 color postcards (approximate count)
6 Books
60 Photographs
Collection ID:
FSA.A1990.01
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Items pertaining to the spiritual, economic, and artistic history of modern India and its princely states. Parts include: fiscal philately from the princely states of India, documents pertaining to Indian medicine (6 linear ft.), paintings, medals and coins, map of Baroda and other princely states, postcards, the collector's research files, genealo...

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Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Postcard (13.8x8.3 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7606
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcard has figure of a Chinese man standing with a votive vessel filled with artificial fruits, probably Shoutao (lit. old-age peaches; cakes made in the shape of a peach [symbol of longevity] and presented on birthdays. The inscription presumably in the hand of collector read: This was made from Chinese postage stamps. Background is in watercolo...

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Creators:
Kovan, Florice Whyte
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
1942-1948, 1991-1993
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes 7 VHS videotapes and 1 audio tape produced by Florice Whyte Kovan, containing interviews and recollections by some band members. Studio portraits and snapshot photographs in 3 scrapbooks, which also contain display advertisements and newspaper clippings from about the band, 1940s. Snapshots include documentation of the band's travels and l...

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