Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
104 documents - page 1 of 6

Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection

Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Poster stamps
Stickers
Albums
Date:
circa 1890s-1960s
Summary:
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.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of small, loose poster stamps (non-denominated stamp-sized miniature posters) advertising or commemorating a huge variety of places, events (particularly expositions and fairs), products, causes, and miscellaneous other subjects (e.g. sports), including many international subjects. Some of the stamps are in albums or album sleeves which have been maintained.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged alphabetically.
Biographical / Historical:
The stamps were first issued in Europe in the early nineteenth century to promote events such as fairs and expositions, or to advertise products. Their popularity increased and reached its peak in the 1920s and 1930s. Collectors saved them in special albums designed for collecting poster stamps.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by John Hoffman to National Museum of American History, Division of Work and Industry, Collection of Agriculture and Natural Resources in 1982.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Collectibles  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Poster stamps
Stickers
Albums
Citation:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1125
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1125

Scrapbook pages--primarily sports

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref104

Scrapbook pages--World's fairs/expositions

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref105

Scrapbook pages--miscellaneous subjects

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref107

[Scrapbook pages--loose?]

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref108

Foreign,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 1-3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref109

France,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref110

Scrapbook pages loose--foreign,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref111

Scrapbook pages--foreign,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref112

Scrapbook pages--various subjects,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 3-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref113

Poster Stamps

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1890s-1960s
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1125, Series 1
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref114

Christmas,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref31

Christmas,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref32

Christmas Seals,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1912-1972
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref33

Christmas Seals,

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1916-1980
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref34

Foreign--unsorted

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref46

Scrapbook (various poster stamps),

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref86

Nip and Tuck Club (animal stamps)

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref100

Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref101

[Valentines?]

Collection Collector:
Hoffman, John Nathan, 1923-1982  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
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:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection, circa 1890s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection
Archives Center Poster Stamp Collection / Series 1: Poster Stamps
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1125-ref102

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By