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Box 7

 Container

Contains 11 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

Caribbean, circa 1920s - 2000s

 Sub-Series — Box: 7
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents The Caribbean region is featured in sub-series six. Included,, but not limited to stamps from Dominca, "First series…Woman to solo the Atlantic, First Flying Doctor, plus others;" Guadeloupe; "Republique D' Haiti;" First Air Mail Flight to Santa Domingo, 1927 by West Indian Aerial Express, envelope and stamps, signed by Pilot Rowe; Jamaica, 25th Anniversary of Air Jamaica; 200th Anniversary of the 1st Gas Balloon Flight in America, Jean Pierre Blanchard; 50th Anniversary of Peace in the...
Dates: circa 1920s - 2000s

CB 1 - Caribbean - A-B, circa 1940s - 1990s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 76, File 1
Scope and Contents (Includes Anguilla, Aruba, Antillen, Antigua, 40th Anniversary of Air Services, 40th Anniversary of the International Civil Aviation Organization; Antigua and Barbuda, 50th Anniversary of the First Jet Flight; Barbuda, History of Aviation: Exploration Through Flight; British Virgin Islands.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 1990s

CB 2 - Caribbean - B, circa 1940s - 1990s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 2
Scope and Contents (Stamps from Bahamas; Barbados, 50 Years of Commercial Aviation in Barbados; and Bermuda.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 1990s

CB 3 - Caribbean - C - D, circa 1930s - 1990s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 3
Scope and Contents (Includes stamps from Caicos Islands; Cayman Islands; "Republic De Cuba" and Cuba; Curacao; "Republic Dominicana.")
Dates: circa 1930s - 1990s

CB 4 - Caribbean - D - J, circa 1920s - 1990s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 4
Scope and Contents (Stamps from Dominca, "First series…Woman to solo the Atlantic, First Flying Doctor, plus others; Guadeloupe; "Republique D' Haiti," First Air Mail Flight to Santa Domingo, 1927 by West Indian Aerial Express, envelope and stamps, signed by Pilot Rowe; Jamaica, 25th Anniversary of Air Jamaica.)
Dates: circa 1920s - 1990s

CB 5 - Caribbean - Grenada, circa 1940s - 2000s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 5
Scope and Contents (Includes 200th Anniversary of the 1st Gas Balloon Flight in America, Jean Pierre Blanchard; 50th Anniversary of Peace in the Pacific; and Famous Female Aviators.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

CB 6 - Caribbean - St. Vincent, circa 1940s - 2000s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 6
Scope and Contents (Stamps include 85th Birthday of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth; 25th Anniversary of Apollo XI; and 200 Years of Manned Flight.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

CB 7 - Caribbean - L - T, circa 1930s - 1990s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 7
Scope and Contents (Incudes Leeward Islands; Martinique; Montserrat, Special First Day Cover, Inaugural Flight by Montserrat Aviation Services, Ltd.; Nevis; Puerto Rico; Redonda; Saint Lucia; St. Kitts; Turks and Caicos; and Trinidad and Tobago.)
Dates: circa 1930s - 1990s

Caribbean - Nevis, circa 1960s - 1990s

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 6, File 8
Scope and Contents (Includes 50th Anniversary of the Spitfire and Military Aircraft.)
Dates: circa 1960s - 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