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Title Every stamp tells a story : the National Philatelic Collection / edited by Cheryl R. Ganz, with M.T. Sheahan ; foreword by Richard R. John.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, [2014]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Streator PL Second Floor - SRBB-3  769.56 GAN    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 137 pages ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Smithsonian contribution to knowledge
Smithsonian contribution to knowledge.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-132) and index.
Contents Part I. Connecting stamps to history and culture -- 1. The world of stamps and the Inverted Jenny / Cheryl R. Ganz -- 2. Gems of American philately / Cheryl R. Ganz -- 3. History of the National Philatelic Collection / Daniel A. Piazza -- Part II. Focusing on United States stamps -- Creation of the National Stamp Collection / Cheryl R. Ganz -- The National Stamp Collection / Cheryl R. Ganz, Daniel A. Piazza, and M.T. Sheahan -- U.S. stamp designs over time / Cheryl R. Ganz -- Part III. Expanding beyond the National Stamp Collection -- The Postmaster General's Collection / Cheryl R. Ganz and Daniel A. Piazza -- The Benjamin K. Miller Collection / Cheryl R. Ganz -- U.S. revenues / Ronald E. Lesher -- Part IV. Binding the nation -- History of U.S. postal operations / Nancy A. Pope -- Mail marks history / Cheryl R. Ganz and Daniel A. Piazza -- Military mail / Lynn Heidelbaugh -- Hawaii / Cheryl R. Ganz -- Canal zone and the missing bridge error / Richard Bates -- Part V. Understanding worldwide cultures through philately -- The international collections / Cheryl R. Ganz and Daniel A. Piazza -- International treasures / Daniel A. Piazza -- Part VI. Creating a new home for a national treasure -- The William H. Gross Stamp Gallery / Cheryl R. Ganz -- Windows into America / Cheryl R. Ganz.
Subject National Postal Museum (U.S.)
National Postal Museum (U.S.) (OCoLC)fst00725401
National Postal Museum (U.S.)
Stamp collections -- United States.
Postage stamps -- History.
Postage stamps -- United States -- History.
Postal service -- United States -- History.
Postage stamps. (OCoLC)fst01072793
Postal service. (OCoLC)fst01072885
Stamp collections. (OCoLC)fst01131428
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Ganz, Cheryl.
Sheahan, M. T.
ISBN 9781935623427 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
1935623427 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)

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