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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 12-558

National Postal Museum

Website Records, 2011-2012

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Postal Museum
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2011-2012
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Collection: Accession 12-558
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the National Postal Museum. The main National Postal Museum website, crawled November 14, 2011, includes information about the museum and its exhibits, collections, research, events, and educational resources. It also includes the online exhibitions "Fire and Ice: Hindenberg and Titanic;" "Systems at Work;" "Mail Call;" "Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog;" "Collecting History;" "Fad to Fundamental: Air Mail in America;" "The Pichs Collection;" "Collecting Ancestral Homelands;" "Mail by Missile;" "Negro Leagues Baseball Stamp Collection;" "Delivering Hope: FDR and Stamps of the Great Depression;" "Alphabetilately;" "Victory Mail;" "Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service;" "Out of the Mails;" "Trailblazers and Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp;" "War Letters: Lost and Found;" "John Lennon: The Lost Album;" "Stamps Take Flight;" "Artistic License: The Duck Stamp Story;" "The Queen's Own: Stamps That Changed the World;" "The Kristen Ollies Collection;" "In the Line of Duty: Dangers, Disasters, and Good Deed;" "Art of the Stamp;" "Posted Aboard the R. M. S. Titanic;" "Roberto Clemente Exhibit;" "As Precious as Gold;" "Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt;" "Binding the Nation;" "Customers and Communities;" "Moving the Mail;" "The Art of Cards and Letters;" "Philatelic Gallery;" and "A Nation Divided." The mobile version of the main website was crawled on June 8, 2012. "Arago: People, Postage, and the Post," crawled June 25, 2012, is a resource to the study of philately and postal operations as seen through the National Postal Museum's collections. Only top-level pages of this website were crawled. The "Pushing the Envelope" blog, crawled May 14, 2012, is dedicated to sharing behind-the-scenes stories, thoughts, and interesting discussion about the museum and its collection. Materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the National Postal Museum.

The main National Postal Museum website, crawled November 14, 2011, includes information about the museum and its exhibits, collections, research, events, and educational resources. It also includes the online exhibitions Fire and Ice: Hindenberg and Titanic; Systems at Work; Mail Call; Art of the Stamp: Owney the Postal Dog; Collecting History; Fad to Fundamental: Air Mail in America; The Pichs Collection; Collecting Ancestral Homelands; Mail by Missile; Negro Leagues Baseball Stamp Collection; Delivering Hope: FDR and Stamps of the Great Depression; Alphabetilately; Victory Mail; Postal Inspectors: The Silent Service; Out of the Mails; Trailblazers and Trendsetters: Art of the Stamp; War Letters: Lost and Found; John Lennon: The Lost Album; Stamps Take Flight; Artistic License: The Duck Stamp Story; The Queen's Own: Stamps That Changed the World; The Kristen Ollies Collection; In the Line of Duty: Dangers, Disasters, and Good Deed; Art of the Stamp; Posted Aboard the R. M. S. Titanic; Roberto Clemente Exhibit; As Precious as Gold; Mail to the Chief: The Stamp Designs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Binding the Nation; Customers and Communities; Moving the Mail; The Art of Cards and Letters; Philatelic Gallery; and A Nation Divided.

The mobile version of the main website was crawled on June 8, 2012.

"Arago: People, Postage, and the Post," crawled June 25, 2012, is a resource to the study of philately and postal operations as seen through the National Postal Museum's collections. Only top-level pages of this website were crawled.

The "Pushing the Envelope" blog, crawled May 14, 2012, is dedicated to sharing behind-the-scenes stories, thoughts, and interesting discussion about the museum and its collection.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 12-558, National Postal Museum, Website Records

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Electronic Records

National Postal Museum main website, crawled November 4, 2011

Electronic Records

National Postal Museum mobile website, crawled June 8, 2012

Electronic Records

"Arago: People, Postage, and the Post" website, crawled June 25, 2012

Electronic Records

"Pushing the Envelope" blog, crawled May 14, 2012

Electronic Records