San Diego History Center
The collection contains records of the San Diego Stamp club from its inception on February 4, 1915 through September 28, 1916.
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Cover illustration on board
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Commemorative cover for the Oklahoma Philatelic Society 34th Annual Convention with a National Cowboy Hall of Fame cachet dated October 14, 1966
Alaska State Library - Historical Collections
Includes 154 commemorative (first day-of-issue) covers with descriptions
Oregon State Archives
Series documents the raising of funds to promote propagation, conservation, and recreational use of waterfowl
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Papers of Willis Miller, a northwestern Wisconsin editor-publisher, local historian, and genealogist. Included are correspondence, diaries, memoranda, genealogical materials, minutes, news clippings, and scrapbooks. Financial records for the Hudson Star-Observer, the Hammond News, and the Publishers Printing Service; family papers of Miller's parents and grandparents; and material relating to the Hudson, Wisconsin, area also are present. Most prominent among the materials on Hudson history are papers concerning the Hudson Toll Bridge, 1909-1917, documents on the Hudson Housing Authority, 1967-1979, and records of the Saint Croix County Historical Society, 1945-1971. The correspondence contains exchanges with friends and relatives, business acquaintances, persons sharing genealogical information, letters to the editor, and people encountered in Miller's world travels. Included are letters on Saint Olaf College, from people in military service and from Europeans and Americans abroad ... Read More
Oberlin College
Vol. 1. Introduction materials (design syntax, Poster Stamp Collectors Club membership directory April 1, 2009 and Poster Stamp directory 2009/2010) ; bibliography ; ca. 381 art reproductions in motif categories 100 Products (110, 120, 130) -- vol. 2. ca. 329 art reproductions in motif categories 200 Figures (210, 220, 230, 240) -- vol. 3. ca. 491 art reproductions in motif categories 300 Symbols (310, 320, 330, 340, 350, 360, 370) -- vol. 4. ca. 267 art reproductions in motif categories 400 Places (410, 420, 430, 440, 450, 460) and 500 Features of the medium (510, 520)
Eastern Washington State Historical Society - Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
The collection consists primarily of an incomplete run of newsletters of the Inland Empire Philatelic Society between the years of 1962-1995. It also includes several souvenier covers created by this organization, as well as a few miscellaneous newsletters from Montana and Oregon societies
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
This artificial and still open collection includes more than 1,000 poster stamps, chiefly focusing on house furnishings and equipment, clothing, and food. Poster stamps, sometimes called cinderellas, were used for advertising purposes. They made their initial appearance in Germany around 1907, and in 1914, the North German Lloyd Steamship Co. introduced them in America. Although poster stamps were derived from posters, artists designed them for what they were, using bright colors and reflecting contemporary styles. They were affixed to envelopes, invoices, packages, and correspondence to advertise products, promote events, champion the quality of life in a particular area, announce exhibitions, publicize sporting events, etc. In time, people began to collect poster stamps and in 1915, a poster stamp bulletin began publication in Yonkers, NY. By the 1930s, poster stamp use had declined because businesses were increasingly turning to magazine advertisements, believing they were more ... Read More