Curatorial Records, 2001-2019

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This accession consists of the email account of Nancy A. Pope, curator of philately at the National Postal Museum. Pope also was founding historian of the museum and preeminent expert on the United States Postal Service. The account includes approximately 249,211 messages and covers the time period from November 2001 to September 2019. The correspondence pertains to collections management; professional associations; meeting agendas and minutes; loans; museum publications; surveys; fundraising; website development; contracts; conferences, symposiums, workshops, and special events; budget; lectures; policies and guidelines; training; visitor comments; news releases; reports; proposals; exhibitions; research grants; committees; blog posts; donations; intellectual property; education media marketing; and museum tours. Materials are in electronic format.


  • Pope, Nancy A
  • United States Postal Service


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Repository Loc.

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


  • 2001
  • 2001-2019

Restrictions & Rights

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2035. Records may contain personally identifiable information (PII) that is permanently restricted; Transferring office; 9/21/2021 memorandum, Johnstone to File; Contact reference staff for details


  • Media programs (Education)
  • Congresses and conventions
  • Meetings
  • Blogs
  • Committees
  • Postal service
  • Museums
  • Workshops
  • History
  • Professional associations
  • Training
  • Public relations
  • Budget process
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Education
  • Museum loans
  • Intellectual property
  • Research grants
  • Gifts
  • Postal museums
  • Fund raising
  • Web sites
  • Contracts
  • Museum curators
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museums--Public relations
  • Museums--Educational aspects
  • Museum exhibits
  • Museum publications
  • Postal service--History


  • Electronic mail
  • Collection descriptions
  • Electronic records

Local number

SIA Acc. 21-102

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