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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 13-134

National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Postal History

Curatorial Records, 1960, 1969-1974

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Postal History
Title: Curatorial Records
Dates: 1960, 1969-1974
Quantity: 2.03 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 13-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession primarily consists of audiotape recordings of the radio series Philatelic Dialogue, later known as Philatelic Conversations, whereby significant individuals in philatelics were interviewed. Among those interviewed include Carl H. Scheele, David Lidman, and Stevan Dohanos. Also included are drawings of an Abbott-Downing Company Concord stagecoach from 1848 that was donated to the United States National Museum. Materials include audiotape recordings and drawings.

Descriptive Entry

This accession primarily consists of audiotape recordings of the radio series Philatelic Dialogue, later known as Philatelic Conversations, whereby individuals important in philatelics were interviewed. Among those interviewed include Carl H. Scheele, David Lidman, and Stevan Dohanos. Also included are drawings of an Abbott-Downing Company Concord stagecoach from 1848 that was donated to the United States National Museum. Materials include audiotape recordings and drawings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-134, National Museum of History and Technology. Division of Postal History, Curatorial Records

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Container List

Box 1

Philatelic Dialogue - Lester G. Brookman, recipient of the John N. Luff Award of the American Philatelic Society in 1948, 27:52 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, February 27, 1972 (originally aired March 9, 1969)

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Philatelic Dialogue - Carl H. Scheele, Supervisory Curator, Division of Postal History, National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), 28:40 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, March 12, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Clifford F. Bieber, Secretary of the Association of South Jersey Stamp Clubs, Inc., 27:30 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, April 9, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Sylvester Colby, licensed auctioneer, 25:03 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, April 23, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Gordon C. Morison, Director, Office of Stamps, United States Postal Service, 28:30 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, May 7, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - David Lidman, Stamp Editor, New York Times, 27:15 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, June 18, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Mac Peek, Boy Scouts on stamps, 26:35 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, March 26, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Carl H. Scheele, Supervisory Curator, Division of Postal History, NMHT, 28:22 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, July 9, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Ralph Davis, Supervisor of the transcontinental tour of a Philatelic Truck, 28:05 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, July 16, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - William Olcheski, Stamp Columnist for the Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, and the Federal Times, 28:15 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, July 30, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Paul Ruddell, Assistant Manager, Philatelic Affairs Division, USPS, 28:10 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, August 13, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Lance Wyman, designer of United States 1972 Olympic Games stamps, 28:15 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, August 27, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Ellery Denison, President of the China Stamp Society in the United States, 29:01 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, September 10, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Gregory Slokow, licensed auctioneer, 27 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, September 24, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Stevan Dohanos, Chairman of the Postmaster General's Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, 28:45 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, October 8, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - James A. Conlon, 29:08 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, October 22, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - Ellen Roney, Division of Postal History, NMHT, 29:05 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, November 5, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - James Chappelear, 28:54 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, November 19, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - George R. Downs, Postal Director in charge of Special Studies, British Post Office, 28:35 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, December 3, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - John Flawn William, Manager of the Philatelic Information Bureau of the Office of Philatelic Affairs, Unites States Postal Service, 28:36 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, December 17, 1972

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Philatelic Dialogue - David Lidman, Stamp Editor, New York Times, 36:25 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, January 21, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Gregory Stolow, 26:10 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, January 28, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Col. Randle B. Truett, authority on Abraham Lincoln, 29:05 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, February 11, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Ole Hamann, Chief, United Nations Postal Administration, 26:40 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, February 25, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - F. Burton Sellers, President, Collectors Club of New York, 26:12 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, March 25, 1973 (2 copies)

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Philatelic Conversations - John C. Chapin, initial chairman of the Philatelic Advisory Panel of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, 28:30 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, April 8, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Andre Tripet, Courvoisier S.A., Switzerland, 28:32 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, April 22, 1973

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Philatelic Conservations - Paul N. Carlin, Senior Assistant Postmaster General, United States Postal Service, 28:18 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, April 22, 1973

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Box 2

Philatelic Conversations - Robert J. Osterhoff, executive secretary of the Junior Philatelic Society of America, 28:35 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, May 6, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Emerson A. Clark, President, American Philatelic Society, 28:03 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, June 3, 1973

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - James Kerr, President of the Korea Stamp Society, 28:08 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, July 15, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Cecil Uyehara, student of stamps of Afghanistan, 28:25 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, July 29, 1973

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Gordon C. Morison, Director, Office of Stamps, United States Postal Service, 28:30 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, August 26, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Roger Szymanski, Editor, Milwaukee Philatelist, 26:30 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, October 21, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - Gordon C. Morison, Director, Office of Stamps and John Van Emden, Manager, Philatelic Merchandising, United States Postal Service, 28:13 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, November 4, 1973

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Philatelic Conversations - George W. Brett, member of Postmaster General J. Edward Day's Citizen Stamp Advisory Committee, 28:21 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, May 19, 1974

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Franklin R. Burns, Jr., Lecture - The Beginnings and Progress of Stamp Collecting, 25:25 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, June 2, 1974

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Leonard Rapport, National Archives, 29:09 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, June 30, 1974

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Lester G. Brookman, student of United States stamps, 30:00 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, July 28, 1974 (originally aired on March 2, 1969)

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - John Van Emden, Manager, Philatelic Merchandising, USPS, 28:04 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, Julyh 28, 1974

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Franklin R. Burns, Jr., President Franklin D. Roosevelt and His Stamps, Part I, 28:09 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, August 25, 1974

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Franklin R. Burns, Jr., President Franklin D. Roosevelt and His Stamps, Part II, 28:09 minutes, 1.4" audiotape, no date

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Philatelic Conversations - Keith E. Melder, 28:40 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, August 25, 1974

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Philatelic Conversations - Donald Molder, Manager, Stamp Services Division and Jack Williams, Manager, Philatelic Information, USPS, 28;40 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, September 8, 1974

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Philatelic Conversations - Gordon H. Torrey, 28:47 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, September 22, 1974

Box 2 of 2

Philatelic Conversations - Emerson A. Clark, President, American Philatelic Society, 28:10 minutes, 1/4" audiotape, no date

Box 2 of 2

Program meeting - Museum of History and Technology and 125 years of American Philately, 1/4" audiotape, November 17, 1972

Box 2 of 2
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Folder 1 - Drawings - Concord Coach, 1848 - United States National Museum, 1960

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