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History of the postal issues of Hawaii a list of the adhesive postage stamps, stamped envelopes and postal cards of the Hawaiian government compiled and published by Brewster C. Kenyon

Author:
Kenyon, Brewster C http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Physical description:
26 pages, [8] leaves illustrations, portrait 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Hawaii
Date:
1895
Topic:
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Postage stamps--Hawaii  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Postcards  Search this
Call number:
HE6185.H3 K37 1895
HE6185.H3K37 1895
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_285036

Charles Augustus Lindbergh Philatelic Collection [Mensing]

Names:
Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974  Search this
Extent:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1977
Summary:
This collection consists of nine postal covers commemorating the 50th anniversary of Charles Augustus Lindbergh's historic flight from New York to Paris in 1927 and the following good will tour.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of nine postal covers commemorating the 50th anniversary of Charles Augustus Lindbergh's historic flight from New York to Paris in 1927 and the following good will tour. One is a first day cover and the rest are cacheted covers. All are postmarked with various dates between February and May 1977 from various cities including New York, New York; Brookfield, Illinois; Hammond, Indiana; Rockford, Illinois; Grand Island, Nebraska; Milford, Connecticut; Lansing, Michigan; and Cheyenne, Wyoming. Some are associated with philatelic events or groups including the International Philatelic Exhibit; the Calumet Stamp Club; Central Minnesota Philatelic Exhibition; and the Central Michigan Philatelic Exhibition. All feature images of Lindbergh and/or the Ryan NYP Spirit of St Louis.
Arrangement:
Collection is in chronological order.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1927, Charles Augustus Lindbergh obtained backing to compete for the Raymond Orteig prize of $25,000 offered for the first nonstop flight between New York and Paris. Lindbergh took off on May 20, 1927, flying alone in the Spirit of St Louis. Thirty-three hours and thirty minutes later, he landed at Le Bourget Field, near Paris, where over 100,000 people had gathered to give him an enthusiastic welcome. After the flight, Lindbergh flew to various countries as part of a good will tour. In 1977, numerous philatelic items were released to commemorate the 50th anniversary of this historic flight.
Provenance:
Herman Mensing, Gift, 2016, NASM.2016.0027
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:
Aeronautics  Search this
Transatlantic flights  Search this
Covers (Philately) -- United States  Search this
Citation:
Charles Augustus Lindbergh Philatelic Collection [Mensing], NASM.2016.0027, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2016.0027
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2016-0027

The American stamp dealer & collector

Title:
American stamp dealer and collector
Author:
American Stamp Dealers Association  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
Topic:
Postage-stamp dealers  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Postal service--History  Search this
Call number:
HE6204.U5 A44
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047741

The Page & panel journal of the American Society for Philatelic Pages and Panels

Title:
Page and panel journal of the American Society for Philatelic Pages and Panels
Page and panel journal
Author:
American Society for Philatelic Pages and Panels  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
United States
Date:
19uu
Topic:
First day covers (Philately)  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Commemorative postage stamps  Search this
Call number:
HE6184.F57 P34
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_761762

American stamp dealer

Title:
ASD
Author:
American Stamp Dealers Association  Search this
Physical description:
v. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
2007
2006-2007
Topic:
Postage-stamp dealers  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Postal service--History  Search this
Call number:
HE6204.U5 A44
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_810141

Confederate use of patriotic covers during the Civil War, 1861-1865 John H. Walker

Author:
Walker, John H http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83005935 http://viaf.org/viaf/100119650/  Search this
Printer:
Confederate Stamp Alliance http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84132413 http://viaf.org/viaf/148975107/  Search this
Physical description:
66 pages color illustrations 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Confederate States of America
United States
Date:
2018
19th century
Topic:
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Covers (Philately)--History  Search this
Soldiers--Correspondence  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110953

Hugh McLellan Southgate collection

Creator:
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Bureau Issues Association  Search this
United States. Post Office Dept.  Search this
Southgate, H. M. (Hugh McLellan), 1871-1940  Search this
Source:
Brett, George W.  Search this
Associated name:
Sloane, George B.  Search this
Names:
United States. Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
United States. Post Office Dept.  Search this
Former owner:
Brett, George W.  Search this
Extent:
27 Volumes (approximately 6,900 p.; 1 index v., 29 cm. +)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Date:
[189-?]-1940
Summary:
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.
Biographical/Historical note:
Hugh McLellan Southgate (b. Sept. 3, 1871; d. Oct. 23, 1940), a resident of Chevy Chase, Maryland, was an important postage stamp collector and an active member of several philatelic societies. He was a founder and the first president of the Philatelic Plate Number Association (1926-1928), as well as the first president and chairman of the board (1930-1940) of its successor, the Bureau Issues Association (now the United States Stamp Society). He was also an authority on the printing of stamps by the United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
General note:
Each leaf containing data has been photocopied from the original notebooks, with the exception of v. 5, which consists entirely of a printed checklist of Bureau of Engraving and Printing precancels and Presidential series for 1938-1940 (an index sheet noting the contents of v. 5 is present, only).
The presence of blank leaves in the original notebooks is noted in the index sheets and the finding aid.
Local Notes:
The volumes are numbered 1 through 26, plus a miscellaneous compilation labelled "vol. xl" (or "HMS notebook prelim. no. 1" by G.W. Brett). There is also a separate index volume containing copies of all the index sheets that Brett created to serve as tables of contents for each volume in the collection.
Provenance:
George W. Brett, gift, 2005?
Topic:
Covers (Philately) -- United States  Search this
Precancels -- United States  Search this
Cancellations (Philately)  Search this
Revenue stamps -- United States  Search this
Postage stamps -- Forgeries  Search this
Postage stamp design -- United States  Search this
Postage stamps -- United States -- History  Search this
Plate numbers (Postage stamps) -- United States  Search this
Postage-stamp printing  Search this
Stamp collectors  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Air mail stamps -- United States  Search this
Commemorative postage stamps -- United States  Search this
Playing cards -- United States  Search this
Postal service -- United States -- History  Search this
Duck stamps -- United States  Search this
Savings bonds -- United States  Search this
Postal service -- United States -- Metered mail  Search this
Postcards -- United States  Search this
Printing machinery and supplies  Search this
Envelopes (Stationery)  Search this
Postal service -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-NPM.XXXX-0012
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-npm-xxxx-0012

Confederate patriotic stationery / by James W. Milgram, M.D., and John L. Kimbrough, M.D

Author:
Milgram, James W.  Search this
Kimbrough, John L.  Search this
Physical description:
216 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Confederate States of America
United States
Date:
2018
Civil War, 1861-1865
Topic:
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Stationery  Search this
History  Search this
Propaganda  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106195

Patriot covers, 1974-1993 / by Steven H. Greene

Author:
Greene, Steven H.  Search this
Publisher:
American First Day Cover Society  Search this
Physical description:
44 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
20th century
Topic:
Covers (Philately)--History  Search this
First day covers (Philately)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097295

Cyberfest Postal Covers and Arthur C. Clarke Letter

Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Correspondence
Date:
1997-1998
Summary:
This collection consists of two postal covers designed for Cyberfest by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club and a letter from Arthur C. Clarke.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two postal covers designed for Cyberfest by the Champaign-Urbana Stamp Club, both of which are postmarked January 12, 1997 in Urbana, Illinois. One of the covers is autographed by Arthur C. Clarke. The collection also contains a letter from Clarke to Judy Tolliver, dated January 6, 1998, thanking her for sending him a copy of the film made for Cyberfest and a listing of the status of his current projects.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Cyberfest was a weeklong celebration of the birthday of the HAL 9000 computer, a character in the novel and movie 2001: A Space Odyssey (both written by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick), which was held at the University of Illinois and in the cities of Champaign and Urbana in January 1997. Arthur C. Clarke participated in the festivities by appearing via satellite video link at the gala event at the end of the week and also appeared in a film with Roger Ebert made for the event. Judy Tolliver was working in the University's Department of Computer Science and was the originator of Cyberfest as well as serving as one of the event's organizers.
Provenance:
Judy Tolliver, Gift, 2017, NASM.2018.0004
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:
Astronautics  Search this
Science fiction  Search this
Covers (Philately) -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Cyberfest Postal Covers and Arthur C. Clarke Letter, NASM.2018.0004, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2018.0004
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2018-0004

The Liberty series / by Ken Lawrence, C. David Eeles and Anthony S. Wawrukiewicz ; edited by Ken Lawrence

Author:
Lawrence, Ken 1942-  Search this
Eeles, C. David  Search this
Wawrukiewicz, Anthony S. 1943-  Search this
American Philatelic Society  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 262 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Call number:
HE6185.U5 L33 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_897636

Update II to the second edition of the postal history of the AEF, 1917-1923 / compiled by the World War I Study Group of the Military Postal History Society Club ; edited by Theo. Van Dam

Title:
Postal history of the AEF, 1917-1923, update II to the 2nd edition
Author:
Van Dam, Theo  Search this
War Cover Club World War I AEF Study Group  Search this
Physical description:
167, [3] pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
20th century
Topic:
World War, 1914-1918--Postal service  Search this
Covers (Philately)--History  Search this
Postmarks--History  Search this
Armed Forces  Search this
Postal service  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095562

Ripley Autographs Darwin Stamps

Subject:
Darwin, Charles 1809-1882  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Place:
United States
Great Britain
Date:
1982
Topic:
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Secretaries  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2130

Scott 2012 specialized catalogue of United States stamps & covers / editor, Charles Snee

Title:
Scott 2012 specialized catalogue of U.S. stamps & covers
Specialized catalogue of United States stamps & covers 2012
Scott specialized catalogue of United States stamps & covers 2012
Catalogue of United States stamps & covers 2012
Author:
Snee, Charles  Search this
Scott Publishing Co  Search this
Physical description:
88A, 1136 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Confederate States of America
Date:
2011
©2011
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079176

Scott 2011 specialized catalogue of United States stamps & covers / editor, James E. Kloetzel

Title:
Scott specialized catalogue of United States stamps & covers 2011
Specialized catalogue of United States stamps & covers 2011
Catalogue of United States stamps & covers 2011
Scott 2011 specialized catalogue of U.S. stamps & covers
Author:
Kloetzel, James E  Search this
Scott Publishing Co  Search this
Physical description:
85a, 1106 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
2010
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Stamp collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1079178

Mellone's Specialized cachet catalog of first day covers of the 1960's / compiled and edited by Michael Mellone, Monte Eiserman, Edwin Zorn

Title:
Specialized cachet catalog of first day covers of the 1960's
First day covers of the 1960's
Author:
Mellone, Michael  Search this
Eiserman, Monte  Search this
Zorn, Edwin  Search this
Scott Publishing Co  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
Cachets (Philately)  Search this
First day covers (Philately)  Search this
Call number:
HE6184.C25 M485 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_909690

Pony express, by Edward S. Knapp

Author:
Knapp, Edward S (Edward Spring) 1879-1940  Search this
Scott Stamp & Coin Company, Limited  Search this
Physical description:
27 p. illus. (incl. facsims.) diagr. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1936
C1936
Topic:
Postmarks  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Express service--History  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Call number:
HE6185.U6 K6X 1936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_273265

2017 Brookman United States, United Nations & Canada stamps & postal collectibles : including specialized listings of state duck & Indian reservation stamps, plate no. coils & unexploded booklets, U.S. revenues, U.S. postal stationery, U.S. souvenir cards and pages, U.S. commemorative panels, U.S. imperforate and color errors and featuring United States first day covers and autograph section, plus Confederate states, U.S. possessions, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Canadian provinces, Canadian duck stamps / edited by David S. Macdonald

Title:
Brookman United States, United Nations & Canada stamps & postal collectibles
Editor:
Macdonald, David S (David Shaw) 1939-  Search this
Subject:
United Nations Postage stamps  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 392 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
United States
Canada
Date:
2017
21st century
Topic:
Postage stamps  Search this
Duck stamps  Search this
First day covers (Philately)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082252

Pan American's Pacific pioneers : the rest of the story : a pictorial history of Pan Am's Pacific first flights, 1935-1946 / by Jon E. Krupnick ; foreword by Jimmy Buffett

Title:
PAA
Pacific pioneers, the rest of the story : a pictorial history of Pan Am's Pacific first flights, 1935-1946
Rest of the story : a pictorial history of Pan Am's Pacific first flights, 1935-1946
Pictorial history of Pan Am's Pacific first flights, 1935-1946
Pan American Clippers unite the Pacific Rim
Author:
Krupnick, Jon E  Search this
Pan American World Airways, Inc  Search this
Subject:
Pan American World Airways, Inc History  Search this
Physical description:
696 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
History
Place:
United States
Pacific Area
Date:
2000
©2000
Topic:
Airlines--History  Search this
Airplanes--History  Search this
China Clipper (Airplane)--History  Search this
Air mail service--History  Search this
Transpacific flights--History  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Postmarks--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088442

Edward S. Knapp collection

Collector:
Knapp, Edward S (Edward Spring) 1879-1940  Search this
Photographer:
Philatelic Research Laboratories  Search this
Current owner:
National Postal Museum Library (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Knapp, Edward S (Edward Spring) 1879-1940 Stamp collections  Search this
Physical description:
2 linear ft
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1926
1926-1936
Topic:
Stamp collections  Search this
Postage stamps  Search this
Covers (Philately)  Search this
Postmarks  Search this
Call number:
HE6207 .K53
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research use on site.
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066564

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