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Printing Postage Stamps

Creator:
National Postal Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2009-06-02T21:36:40.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Postal service;Letter mail handling;Stamp collecting  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNPM
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNPM
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_vk7xhB0pZDI

Prof. B. A. Thresher / Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Cambridge, Massachusetts Room 3-104

Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (1/8 size; Multi-color, 9.5 x 17 cm)
Container:
Box 39, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Envelopes
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: 3¢ U.S. stamp with a profile of George Washington [?]
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 8044
General:
Issued by: Prof. B.A. Thresher

Artist(s): Anon
Locale:
Cambridge, Mass.
Related Materials:
Duplicates: 8044, 8045

Condition differs: No
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Envelopes
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 6: Unknown / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep801c4485c-95db-47b3-a162-502783bd100d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref15181

Prof. B.A. Thresher. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts Room 3-104

Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 39, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: 3¢ U.S. stamp with a profile of George Washington [?]
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 8045
General:
Issued by: Prof. B.A. Thresher
Related Materials:
Duplicates: 8044, 8045

Condition differs: No
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 6: Unknown / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89b7ef02c-1e71-4bb8-b3dd-eb146b560b57
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref15182

Fred Wiseman Scrapbook

Creator:
Wiseman, Fred, 1875-1961  Search this
Names:
Early Birds of Aviation (Organization).  Search this
Wiseman-Peters (Fred Wiseman and J. W. Peters) (Aircraft manufacturer)  Search this
Extent:
0.59 Cubic feet (1 flatbox)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Tickets
Correspondence
Clippings
Date:
1909-1968
bulk [ca. 1910s, 1950s]
Summary:
Fred Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan. On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. After the 1911 season, Wiseman gave up flying.

This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a large scrapbook. Inside the scrapbook are newspaper clippings, correspondence, 1st Day Covers, race tickets, and photographs chronicling both Wiseman's automobile and aviation careers.

Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.
Arrangement:
Materials are in the order the donor attached them to the scrapbook. Correspondence is often located within the envelope that is attached to the scrapbook. Some materials are loose and have been left in the arrangement in which they were found, unless a portion of a newspaper article could be matched to its other parts.
Biographical / Historical:
Fred Wiseman (1875-1961) was born in Santa Rosa, California, and after attending local schools he engaged in both the bicycle and automotive businesses. Wiseman won considerable fame racing Stoddard-Dayton cars on the West Coast as well as in the Chicago area. He became interested in aviation after attending the Wright brothers' homecoming celebration in 1909 and the first Los Angeles aviation meet at Dominguez Field in 1910.

After these two events, Wiseman was convinced he wanted to learn to fly and so he returned to his home in Santa Rosa and persuaded Ben Noonan to put up $10,000 to build a plane. Wiseman, along with J. W. Peters and D.C. Prentiss, built a biplane named the Wiseman-Peters. During July 1910, both Peters and Wiseman flew the Wiseman-Peters and the following year Wiseman entered the 1911 Aviation Meet at Selfridge Field, Michigan.

On February 17, 1911, Wiseman made the first airplane-carried mail flight officially sanctioned by any local U.S. post office and made available to the public when he carried mail, a bundle of newspapers and a sack of groceries from Petaluma, CA, to Santa Rosa, CA. (The first air mail flight sanctioned by the U.S. Post Office in Washington, D.C., took place on September 23, 1911, when Earle Ovington carried mail from Garden City, Long Island, to Mineola; and the first continuously scheduled U.S. air mail service began on May 15, 1918, with routes between Washington, Philadelphia, and New York.)

During 1911, Wiseman had an active season of exhibition work, including flying for one week at the California State Fair. However, after this season Wiseman gave up flying because he thought there was no future in it. He sold his plane and returned to the automobile business. He later worked for Standard Oil Company of California. Wiseman was a member of the Early Birds of Aviation, an organization of pilots who flew solo in an aircraft prior to December 17, 1916.

Weldon Cooke, another pioneer aviator from California, bought and modified the Wiseman-Peters aircraft, renaming it the Wiseman-Cooke. Cooke flew the Wiseman-Cooke for exhibition and air mail flights. The Wiseman-Cooke aircraft is currently part of the Smithsonian Institution's collections.
Provenance:
No donor information, Gift?, unknown, XXXX-0618, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Automobile racing  Search this
Air mail service  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Airplane racing  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- 1903-1916  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Air pilots  Search this
Wiseman-Peters #2 Biplane (1910)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Tickets
Correspondence
Clippings
Citation:
Fred Wiseman Scrapbook, Acc. NASM.XXXX.0618, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0618
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2b1a6ef9c-06ed-414f-adc3-98f31de066e0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0618
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Miscellaneous

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
See more items in:
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 3: General materials of Hattie Meyers Junkin
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2b5a1e678-c997-4d9b-8c32-24df326e3fa3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref146
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39c Flag and Statue of Liberty single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3965
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
December 8, 2005
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.104.1
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm864262e3f-cdc5-4d95-9855-71ee9f4b0e45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.104.1

39c Love Birds single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3976
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 3, 2006
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.181
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8d5a853a7-015b-40e7-9956-ec2f343e2ce9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.181

39c Rat single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997a
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.314
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e455b161-8524-4108-8b57-1b13961c541b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.314

39c Ox single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997b
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.315
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8151e060d-1529-4d14-93ad-05b57e49c8e6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.315

39c Tiger single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997c
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.316
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8d991d440-2cee-4331-b4a0-e35bf4914503
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.316

39c Rabbit single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997d
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.317
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm871e7b966-146d-4b7d-b2bc-a9ac09f3a0ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.317

39c Dragon single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997e
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.318
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a74a128b-bd3c-4af3-a7b2-05fb7eafec41
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.318

39c Snake single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997f
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.319
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm806e75f68-0f9d-4bed-b911-f32f54c00fe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.319

39c Horse single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997g
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.320
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8ea06949e-0f8c-43d0-9379-71150575b5f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.320

39c Ram single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997h
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Animals  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.321
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm81ecd7c5e-d53b-4596-a9fa-00271e8f0353
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.321

39c Monkey single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997i
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.322
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8950cee7d-6c3f-4295-aa73-f51ce66b0765
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.322

39c Rooster single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997j
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Animals  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.323
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm82985d6cb-1cd2-455d-9c81-78218edbd7e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.323

39c Dog single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997k
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.324
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm82ccd2f8b-26cd-4c4b-a340-0e7e274f0c18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.324

39c Boar single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3997l
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
January 29, 2006
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
Asian-Pacific American Heritage  Search this
Animals  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.325
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8fd14c41c-1dbe-4452-9b81-89c8ccd60a3c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.325

39c Flag and Statue of Liberty single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3974
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ lithographed
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
December 8, 2005
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2006.2023.34
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8e1373906-7ff3-4760-9508-00cb2f94356a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2006.2023.34

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