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Box 6

 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

Pacific, circa 1930s - 2000s

 File — Box: 6
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Series five contains stamps from the Pacific region. The collection is varied, but some of note are Palauans Welcome U.S. Troops, 1944; Spies in the Sky: Stealth, Surveillance and Electronic Warfare; The Circumnavigators: Air and Space; Anniversary of the World's First Postage stamp, 1840-1990; The Pacific Theater of War, 1941-1945; Pioneers of Flight series, Celebrating One Hundred Years Since the Flight of the First Zeppelin, Pearl Harbor 60th Anniversary, 75th Anniversary of the Flight of...
Dates: circa 1930s - 2000s

PA 1 - Pacific - A - N, circa 1940s - 1990s

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 1
Scope and Contents (Includes Aitutaki; Christmas Island; Cook Islands; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Fiji, 50th anniversary of Kingsford-Smith’s Trans-Pacific flight through Fiji, 75th and 80th anniversary of the Royal Air Force; Gilbert and Ellice Islands; Guam; Kiribati; Nauru; Niue; Norfolk Island; New Hebrides Condominium.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 1990s

PA 2 - Pacific - Marshall Isl, circa 1990s - 2000s

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 2
Scope and Contents (Includes World's Legendary Jet Fighter; Legendary Aircraft of the United States Air Force; Legendary Aircraft of the United States Navy; World's Legendary Biplanes and various "20th Century" stamps.)
Dates: circa 1990s - 2000s

PA 3 - Pacific - N - S, circa 1930s - 2000s

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 3
Scope and Contents (Includes stamps from Nouvelle Caledonie; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Penrhyn, Bicentennial of Manned Flight, and The Airships-Self-Propelled Steerable Balloons; Pitcairn Islands; Polynesia; Samoa; Solomon Islands, 50th Anniversary of Guadalcanal; Surf Islands.)
Dates: circa 1930s - 2000s

PA 4 - Pacific - Palau, circa 1940s - 2000s

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 5, File 4
Scope and Contents (includes, Palauans Welcome U.S. Troops, 1944; Spies in the Sky: Stealth, Surveillance and Electronic Warfare; The Circumnavigators: Air and Space; Anniversary of the World’s First Postage stamp, 1840-1990; The Pacific Theater of War, 1941-1945; In Honor of Palauans Who Served Operation Desert Shield – Desert Storm; Research and Experimental Aircraft)
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

PA 5 - Pacific - T - Z, circa 1960s - 1990s

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 65, File 5
Scope and Contents (Stamps include Tuvalu, World War II Aircraft; Tonga; Tokelau; Vanuatu, Air Vanuatu 10th anniversary, and The New Hebrides participation during WW II; Wallis Et Futuna, 100th Anniversary of the Birth of General Charles De Gaulle.)
Dates: circa 1960s - 1990s

Pacific - Micronesia, circa 1940s - 2000s

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 65, File 6
Scope and Contents (Includes Pioneers of Flight series, Celebrating One Hundred Years Since the Flight of the First Zeppelin, Pearl Harbor 60th Anniversary, 75th Anniversary of the Flight of the Spirit of St. Louis, Celebrating the Millennium with Man's First Century of Flight, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

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