Spencer Fullerton Baird: The Collector of Collectors

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Summary

Popular article documenting the career and contributions of Spencer F. Baird. Includes biographical information, but focuses on Baird's interest in philately and the gift, by Mary Baird, of his stamp collection to the USNM, and eventually the National Philatelic Collection.

Author

Rivinus, Edward F

Subject

  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton 1823-1887
  • National Postal Museum (U.S.)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Notes

Copy located in "Publications Using SI Archives Collections, A-Z." Smithsonian Institution Archives, File Room.

Contained within

The American Philatelist Vol. 103 (Journal)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

November 1989

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Postage stamps
  • National Postal History and Philatelic Museum (U.S.)
  • Museums
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Biography
  • Stamp collecting
  • National Postal History and Philatelic Museum (U.S.)
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Museum exhibits
  • Secretaries

Physical description

pp. 1061-1065

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