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Postage stamps

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Government-authorized adhesive stamps, imprinted stamps, hand stamps, or meter markings issued as evidence of prepayment of postage.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Abstract Apollo era printed materials, artifacts, and photographs related to Janes’ professional career at IBM and also printed materials and artifacts from his student life at Purdue University.

Collection on the 100th Anniversary of the First Official Airmail, first day cover, related stamps and souvenir booklet

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 1, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 292
Abstract The collection consists of the first day cover for the 100th Anniversary of the First Official Airmail, Balloon "Jupiter" which ascended from Lafayette, Indiana, August 16, 1859, along with a certificate of authenticity and a copy of the souvenir booklet. There are four "Jupiter" stamps and six other related airmail stamps in the collection. An addition of 2 envelopes commemorating the world's first air mail flight and stamped with, "Via, Purdue Airplane - Capt. L. I. Aretz, Pilot from...

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Abstract This collection is primarily comprised of aviation-related stamps and first day covers from around the world. The collection spans the 20th-century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail.  Just a few of the countries represented are Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Italy, North and South Korea, Great Britain, the United States, and Vietnam. Included are stamps from Africa, Asia, North, South and Central America, Australia, Antarctica, and many more places. ...

Wagner Collection of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 491
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight volumes of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers, containing an extensive and unique look into the stamps and first day covers of the early era of flight and space. They are primarily United States issued, but the collection also contains numerous international first day covers.  Binder one begins with a stamp, issued July 20, 1969 and includes a "memorandum for the vice president, as Chairman of the Space Council to be in charge of...