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Stamp collecting

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note:

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Reunion Train Event Covers

Identifier: MSS-4162
Overview A complete set of seventeen stamps commemorating the stops made by the Alabama Reunion Train in 1989
Dates: 1989 May 21-27

Don Hoeft Letter, 1934 May 27

 File — Box 4257.011: [1006214236], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Letter from Don Hoeft of Walworth, Wisconsin, to Frederick J. Miller of Carpenterville, Illinois, discussing school, baseball, and stamp collecting.
Dates: 1934 May 27

Steven Gross Panama Canal collection

Identifier: MSS-3709
Overview Memorabilia from the Panama Canal.
Dates: 1915-1979

J. C. Tyson III Stamp Collection

Identifier: MSS-1455
Abstract This collection consists chiefly of three stamp albums plus first issue commemorative envelopes. It also contains some correspondence.
Dates: 1938 - 1977

Jon Charles Acker Collection of Commemorative Event Covers and First Day of Issue Stamped Envelopes

Identifier: MSS-4093
Overview U.S.S. Tuscaloosa commemorative covers, including "First Day in Commission" and "Shakedown Cruise" covers, several miscellaneous first day of issue stamped envelopes and other commemorative covers postmarked from the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa, and ten first day of issue stamps, most of which relate to the State of Alabama in some way
Dates: 1929-1993

Mahalia Jackson Commemorative Stamp, 1998

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 58
Scope and Contents This file contains a presentation card displaying a commemorative stamp issued in 1998 honoring American gospel singer Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972), with an accompanying gold copy of the stamp.
Dates: 1998

Stamp Collecting: Charles Johnson Letter [RESTRICTED], undated

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 61
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter from Charles Johnson of Grand Rapids, Michigan, to John about stamp collecting. He will be attending collection shows as both dealer and buyer.
Dates: undated

Stamp Collecting: Harvey Sheppard Letter [RESTRICTED], 1954 October 15

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from Lieutenant Colonel Harvey E. Sheppard at the Muscle Shoals Project in Sheffield, Alabama, to Colonel John Pohl in Newport News, Virginia. The two had met at the Confederate Stamp Alliance convention in Richmond. In the letter, Sheppard mentions "sending along a used set of the Peace Issue, British Solomon Islands" and asks that Pohl forward any information he finds regarding Virginia Confederate postmarks.
Dates: 1954 October 15

Stamp Collecting: John L. Kent Letter, 1902 March 14

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 26
Scope and Contents John L. Kent of Garnerville, New York, wrote to Lewis Ottenberg about stamp collecting. The letter is on common paper, but the elaborate letterhead appears to be hand drawn in black with green and yellow accents.
Dates: 1902 March 14

Stamp Collecting: John Moohr Letters [RESTRICTED], 1972-1973

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 53
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to and from John Moohr of Chicago, Illinois, a stamp collector and dealer, about collection prices, specifically Ethiopian stamps.
Dates: 1972-1973

Stamp Collecting: Letters to Frank H. Bray [RESTRICTED], 1959-1960

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This file contains six air mail letters to Frank H. Bray, secretary of the Oceanic Exchange Club in Frankton, New Zealand. There are requests for stamps, pen pals, and applications for membership in the club. The letters come from writers in Belgium, Burma, Kenya, India, Pakistan, and Mauritius.
Dates: 1959-1960

Stamp Collecting: Letters to Helen Rocco [RESTRICTED], 1963-1974

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This file contains five air mail letters to Mrs. Helen Rocco of Vineland, New Jersey. Two, dated April 14 and 21, 1963, are from Martin Bostrom in Orebro, Sweden. Bostrom writes to Rocco about mailing "covers" and "announcements," and about an "Exhibition" Rocco might attend. He also indicates that it is difficult for him to write in English, and calls himself "your great admirer here in Sweden." The other three letters, dated 1966, 1968, and 1974, are from a friend in Ollerup, Denmark. They...
Dates: 1963-1974

Stamp Collecting: Letters to James Johnson [RESTRICTED], 1957-1972

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This collection contains five letters to James Johnson of Anderson and Freeport, Illinois, about stamp collecting and a donation made for relief in the Philippines.
Dates: 1957-1972

Stamp Collecting: Roy Blomberg Letters [RESTRICTED], 1952-1961

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This file contains contains three letters and notes sent between Roy Blomberg in Berwyn, Illinois, and people in France and Michigan concerning stamp collecting and exchanging.
Dates: 1952-1961

Stamp Collecting: William S. Weatherstone Letter, 1892 August 31

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 25
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from William S. Weatherstone of Toronto, Canada, to the Pentucket Stamp Company in Haverhill, Massachusetts, about collecting and dealing in stamps and his own stamp and postcard collections primarily consisting of Revolutionary postage.
Dates: 1892 August 31

Stanley Adams Letter with W. C. Handy Commemorative Stamp [RESTRICTED], 1969-05-17

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 52
Scope and Contents Stanley Adams, president of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) writes from New York, New York, to Mr. Joe Moshay, a member of the ASCAP, in Beverly Hills, California. The Stanley Adams Letter was sent to provide the ASCAP member with a first-day cover bearing the commemorative $0.06 (six-cent) stamp issued by the United States Post Office in tribute to American composer and musician (and ASCAP member) W. C. Handy (1873-1958), known as "Father of the Blues."
Dates: 1969-05-17