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Guide to the Decorative Envelopes (Philatelic Covers) Collection
1861-1989
 PR 301

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Susan Kriete (2013); Larry Weimer (2018)

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Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: New-York Historical Society
Title: New-York Historical Society collection of decorative envelopes (philatelic covers)
Dates [inclusive]: 1861-1989
Abstract: This is a small collection compiled by New-York Historical Society of philatelic covers and stamps, issued to commemorate historical events and document postal and flight history. The collection also includes envelopes with early advertisements for businesses, products, and professionals and professional associations and with other views.
Quantity: 0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-hollinger box)
Call Phrase: PR 301