Air mail service--United States--History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 323, Series 4, Subseries 4
Scope and Contents This subseries includes various documents, photographs, and clippings related to airlines, aircrafts and equipment, airmail, and museums in Indiana dedicated to aviation history. Of note are clippings on the start of Airmail in Indiana in the 1930s and a proposal for an aviation history museum on the Purdue University campus from 1990.
Dates: 1920 - 1991
Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 8
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Dates: Issued: 1899 - 2019
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