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Box 1

 Container

Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:

Aviation Stamps, circa 1870 - 2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1
Scope and Contents The collection of worldwide stamps are housed in 67 albums and total near 68,000 stamps, envelopes, postmarks and postcards. There are many thousands of mostly unused stamps and souvenir sheets. The stamps in the collection are all related to aviation; airplanes, history of flight and significant anniversaries, airships, Zeppelin mail, famous aviators and events in world history. Some of the stamps feature, Ferdinand von Zeppelin, Amelia Earhart, the Wright Brothers, Charles De Gaulle, Charles...
Dates: circa 1870 - 2008

Europe, Great Britain, circa 1870 - 2008

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents As indictaed, this sub-series consists of stamps from Europe. Some of note are; balloon mail launched at Paris, December 9, 1870 and landed at Grenoble, December 21, 1870; numerous Graf Zeppelin postcards and stamps, and two 1938 Deutches Reich stamps; D-Day, 1944 card and stamp; stamped postcards of first scheduled commercial flight of British Airways Concorde to numerous destinations; Her Majesty the Queen 60th Birthday stamp, 1986; Royal Wedding Special Heathrow postcard and stamp, 1981;...
Dates: circa 1870 - 2008

EW 1 - Europe - A- F, Andorra - Finland, circa 1912 - 2001

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: As indictaed, this sub-series consists of stamps from Europe. Some of note are; balloon mail launched at Paris, December 9, 1870 and landed at Grenoble, December 21, 1870; numerous Graf Zeppelin postcards and stamps, and two 1938 Deutches Reich stamps; D-Day, 1944 card and stamp; stamped postcards of first scheduled commercial flight of British Airways Concorde to numerous destinations; Her Majesty the Queen 60th Birthday stamp, 1986; Royal Wedding Special Heathrow postcard and stamp, 1981;...
Dates: circa 1912 - 2001

EW 2 - Europe - France, circa 1870 - 2008

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents (Includes balloon mail launched at Paris, December 9, 1870 and landed at Grenoble, December 21, 1870.)
Dates: circa 1870 - 2008

EW 3 - Europe - Germany , circa 1900 - 2004

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 3
Scope and Contents (Includes numerous Graf Zeppelin postcards and stamps, and two 1938 Deutches Reich stamps.)
Dates: circa 1900 - 2004

EW 4 - Europe - Great Britain , circa 1940 - 1990

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 4
Scope and Contents (Includes D-Day, 1944 card and stamp; stamped postcards of first scheduled commercial flight of British Airways Concorde to numerous destinations; Her Majesty the Queen 60th Birthday stamp, 1986; Royal Wedding Special Heathrow postcard and stamp, 1981; 60th Anniversary of the 1st nonstop Crossing of the Atlantic.)
Dates: circa 1940 - 1990

EW 5 - Great Britain/Channel ISL , circa 1940 - 2003

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents (Includes 50th and 60th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain; Jersey Honours Pioneers of Aviation Commemorative postage stamp booklet; various Guernsey and Gibraltar stamps, including a John Lennon and Yoko Ono Married in Gibraltar stamp, March 20, 1969; 100th Anniversary of the first Powered Flight, 2003.)
Dates: circa 1940 - 2003

EW 6 - Europe - Britain/Privates", circa 1934 - 1981

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 6
Scope and Contents (Includes various Scotland stamps; British Record Breakers stamps, 1981; Charles de Gaulle and Lundy stamps; various stamps from exhibitions and "Europa," 1965-66.)
Dates: circa 1934 - 1981

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Scope and Contents The Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps document the history of aviation and flight through postage stamps, postmarks and envelopes collected from all over the world. The collection spans the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail. The stamps are housed in 67 albums and total near 68,000 stamps, envelopes, postmarks and postcards. The collection was assembled over a period of 20 years, with...
Dates: 1870 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990