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

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

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

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 17, 2018
Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Advertising covers
1892-1932, undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2, 2A First day and cacheted covers
1929-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 3 First flight covers
1925-1938
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Tax-stamps and other early stamps
1860's-1919
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Case for covers
Box: 1 Folder : 6 New York City views

Scope and Contents

5 envelopes, stamped "via air mail", printed by Cepero Post Envelope Co. Photographic views are of City Hall (2 copies), Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty, and United Nations and uptown Manhattan from across East River.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Leslie Eimer Medeiros, 2018.

circa 1940s-1950s