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Kevin J. O'Shaughnessy stamp collection

Names:
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968  Search this
Paul VI, Pope, 1897-1978  Search this
Collector:
O'Shaughnessy, Kevin J.  Search this
Extent:
369 Postage stamps
Container:
Item EEPA.2007-005
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postage stamps
Place:
Africa
Date:
circa 1960-1979
Summary:
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.
Arrangement note:
Arranged in album by country.
General note:
Title provided by EEPA staff.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Plants  Search this
Statesmen  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postage stamps
Citation:
Kevin J. O'Shaughnessy Stamp Collection, EEPA 2007-0005, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2007-005
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76272a37e-d7cc-4031-b29e-771f08e5f604
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2007-005

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