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Box 2

 Container

Contains 7 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

EW 7 - Europe - G-M, circa 1930s - 2002

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 7
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 1930s - 2002

EW 8 - Europe - Ital, circa 1926 - 1990s

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 8
Scope and Contents (includes various "A.M.G. F.T.T." (AMG = Allied Military Government FTT = Free Territory of Trieste) stamps; 50th Anniversario Del Raid “De Pinedo – Del Prete.)
Dates: circa 1926 - 1990s

EW 9 - Europe- N-S, circa 1900s - 1990s

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 9
Scope and Contents (Includes "500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America Souvenir - Anniversary of Scouting, 1868-1980.")
Dates: circa 1900s - 1990s

EW 10 - Europe - S-V, circa 1930s - 2002

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 10

EW 11 - Europe-Switzerland, circa 1930s - 1990s

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 11
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 1930s - 1990s

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