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Letter Wrapper

Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Overall: 21.6 x 23.5cm (8 1/2 x 9 1/4in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1847
Topic:
American Expansion (1800-1860)  Search this
Object number:
1997.2001.6
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Harris Automatic Press essay single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA TD19
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 x 15/16 in. (2.54 x 2.38 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1910
Object number:
2009.2034.69
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Military mail holiday shipping schedule

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 13 1/16 x 8 in. (33.18 x 20.32 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1967
Object number:
2010.2004.47
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Colonel George Washington's postage account

Writer:
George Washington, American, 1732 - 1799  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 in. (13.02 x 9.84 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 13, 1773
Topic:
Colonial Era (1607-1776)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
0.293996.2
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.293996.2
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Note from pilot Max Miller to Benjamin Lipsner

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
7.5 x 14 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
November 28, 1918
Topic:
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.712
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Addressing overseas military mail poster

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 13 x 16 13/16 in. (33.02 x 42.7 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
November 1967
Object number:
1987.0206.547
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Travel commission for a Railway Mail Service clerk

Issuee:
T. E. Chasel  Search this
Medium:
leather; paper; ink; photo emulsion paper
Dimensions:
0.25 x 3.25 x 4.75 in. (0.635 x 8.255 x 12.065 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1900
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Object number:
1996.2010.60
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Airmail poster advertising the ten-cent rate

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 27 1/2 x 21 3/4 in. (69.85 x 55.25 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1927
Topic:
The Roaring Twenties (1920-1929)  Search this
Object number:
2000.2023.6
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ZIP code poster

Medium:
paper; ink (red, blue, black)
Dimensions:
27.9 x 53.3 cm (11 x 21 in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1966
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Object number:
2002.2001.1
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edanmdm:npm_2002.2001.1

ZIP code poster

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
43.2 x 27.9 cm (17 x 11 in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1963-1970
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Object number:
2002.2001.2
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Airmail service map of U.S.

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
27.9 x 43.2 cm (11 x 17 in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 1, 1946
Topic:
The Cold War (1945-1990)  Search this
Object number:
2003.2004.1
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Advertisement for Emerson Electric

Medium:
paper; ink (black & white)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 14 x 10 1/4 in. (35.56 x 26.04 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
c. 1945
Object number:
2004.2016.14
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EDAN-URL:
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Advertisement for the New York Central Railroad

Medium:
paper; ink (multicolor)
Dimensions:
Overall: 34.9 x 26cm (13 3/4 x 10 1/4in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1944
Object number:
2004.2016.33
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2004.2016.33

D.O. Blood & Co. circular

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 15L5
Scott Catalogue USA 15L8
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 7 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. (19.05 x 12.38 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1846
Topic:
American Expansion (1800-1860)  Search this
National Stamp Collection  Search this
Object number:
2007.2002.2
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Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2007.2002.2

Post route map by Abraham Bradley

Maker:
Abraham Bradley  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 35 1/4 x 37 3/4 in. (89.54 x 95.89 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1796
Topic:
Early Nation's Period (1776-1800)  Search this
Object number:
0.293996.1
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EDAN-URL:
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Airway route map of U.S.

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 28 x 41 in. (71.12 x 104.14 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1935
Topic:
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
The Great Depression (1929-1939)  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.536
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
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Note from pilot Max Miller to Benjamin Lipsner

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
7.5 x 14 cm (2 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
November 29, 1918
Topic:
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.711
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1982.0157.711

Post route map of Maryland, Delaware, and D.C.

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 35 1/2 × 51 in. (90.17 × 129.54 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
July 1917
Topic:
The Gilded Age (1877-1920)  Search this
Benjamin B. Lipsner Airmail Collection  Search this
Object number:
1982.0157.811
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On View:
Currently on exhibit at the National Postal Museum
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1982.0157.811
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Ledger page from Franklin's GPO account book

Writer:
Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706 - 1790  Search this
Associated Person:
John Foxcroft  Search this
John Parker  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink / handwritten
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 8 x 13 in. (20.32 x 33.02 cm)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
April 5, 1770-April 5, 1772
Topic:
Colonial Era (1607-1776)  Search this
Object number:
1982.0786.1
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Post Office Act of 1790

Signer:
George Washington, American, 1732 - 1799  Search this
John Adams, American, 1735 - 1826  Search this
Thomas Jefferson, American, 1743 - 1826  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
38.4 x 24.3 x 9.6cm (15 1/8 x 9 9/16 x 3 13/16in.)
Type:
Archival Material
Place:
United States of America
Date:
1790
Topic:
Early Nation's Period (1776-1800)  Search this
Object number:
1984.1127.7
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Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1984.1127.7

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