Divisional Records, 1982-1993

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Consists of records documenting the establishment and administration of the National Postal Museum. Materials predating 1990 were created by the National Museum of American History, National Philatelic Collection. Materials include planning information, newspaper clippings and articles, research files, proposals, contracts, meeting minutes, architectural drawings, floor plans, exhibition files and photographs, agreements, budget materials, briefing materials, construction information, posters, and administrative records.


National Museum of American History (U.S.) National Philatelic Collection


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  • To view records that comprise this series, see the detailed list of accessions and/or record units below.
  • For a history of the creating unit, refer to "Forms part of" above.



Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1982
  • 1982-1993


  • Postage stamps
  • Postal museums
  • Stamp collecting


  • Manuscripts
  • Architectural drawings
  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Color photographs
  • Clippings
  • Posters
  • Floor plans

Local number

SIA RS00507

Physical description

  • 0.5 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
  • 3.33 cu. ft. processed holdings

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