Curatorial Records, 2017-2018

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This accession consists of the email account of Calvin N. Mitchell, assistant curator of philately at the National Postal Museum. It includes approximately 9,696 messages and covers the time period from January 2017 to November 2018. The correspondence pertains to collections management, professional activities, research grants, lectures, publications, committees, donations, budget, meetings, conferences, and public inquiries. Some messages document exhibition planning for "Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps" and "Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks." Materials are in electronic format.


  • Mitchell, Calvin N
  • Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps (Exhibition) (2017-2019: Washington, D.C.)
  • Trailblazing: 100 Years of Our National Parks (Exhibition) (2016-2019: Washington, D.C.)


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 2017
  • 2017-2018

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2034. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 2/18/2021 memorandum, Johnstone to File; Contact reference staff for details


  • Professional associations
  • Public relations
  • Postage stamps
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Meetings
  • Committees
  • Postal service
  • Museums
  • Research grants
  • Gifts
  • Postal museums
  • Stamp collecting
  • Museum curators
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum publications


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 21-034

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