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Box 8

 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

Mexico/Central America, Canada/N. America, U.S.A., 1920s - 2000s

 Sub-Series — Box: 8
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Sub-series seven covers Mexico/Central America, Canada/N. America, and the United States of America. Some stamps of note include a 1935 Amelia Earhart overprint used with additional franking on flown cover to New York, addressed to G.P. Putnam; a few coins with aircraft on them; World War II, 50th Anniversary stamp sheets; Classic American Aircraft; Numerous U.S. Air Mail stamps; American Advances in Aviation; First Flight Air Mail via Airship Graf Zeppelin and various Zeppelin stamps; and a...
Dates: 1920s - 2000s

CA 1 - Mexico/Central America, circa 1920s - 1990s

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 1
Scope and Contents (Includes a 1935 Amelia Earhart overprint used with additional franking on flown cover to New York, addressed to G.P. Putnam; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua.)
Dates: circa 1920s - 1990s

CA 2 - Central America, circa 1940s - 2000s

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 2
Scope and Contents (Stamps from British Honduras; Belize; Costa Rica; Canal Zone; and Panama.)
Dates: circa 1940s - 2000s

NA 1 - Canada/N. America, circa 1920s - 2000s

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 3
Scope and Contents (Includes Canada; New Foundland; Saint-Pierre Et. Miquelon.)
Dates: circa 1920s - 2000s

US 1 - U.S.A. vol. 1, circa 1920s - 2000s

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 4
Scope and Contents (Includes a few coins with aircraft on them; World War II, 50th Anniversary stamp sheets; Classic American Aircraft; Numerous U.S. Air Mail stamps; American Advances in Aviation.)
Dates: circa 1920s - 2000s

US 2 - U.S.A. vol. 2, circa 1920s - 1990s

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 5
Scope and Contents (Includes First Flight Air Mail via Airship Graf Zeppelin and various Zeppelin stamps; Rosie O’Grady’s Balloon of Peace, 1988; 1949 First Day Issue – Commemorating Return of the Wright Brother’s Airplane from England to the United States and other First Day of Issue stamps.)
Dates: circa 1920s - 1990s

US 3 - U.S.A., vol. 3, 1949 - 2004

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 144, Series 1, Sub-Series 7, File 6
Scope and Contents (Includes, U.S. Air Mail, First Flight, T.W.A., New York, New York - Zurich, Switzerland, 1949; various envelopes with postmarks in honor of significant events; envelope carried aboard 1962 transcontinental record attempt for free-flight balloon, April 30, 1962; Forsythe and Anderson 65th Anniversary of Transcontinental Flight by African Americans, includes booklet with postmarks and signatures from stops.)
Dates: 1949 - 2004

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