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Stamps collection

 Collection — Folder: S2104
Identifier: S2104

Scope and Contents

This collection includes stamps from the United States of America and Germany sent to Indiana ranging from 1864 to 1950 regarding stamps.


  • 1864-1950

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note/Historical Note/Administrative History

This collection includes a wide range of stamps, including Stephen Collins Foster Famous American Series Composers stamps, James Witcomb Riley stamps, 100th Anniversary Airmail stamp, Indiana Territory Sesquicentennial stamps, George Rogers Clark Commeorative stamps, and two German stamps from 1923.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miesse on 1940/02/25 and George C. Roberts on 1965/01/22 and 1966/05/01.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/03/28 by Danielle Adams. EAD finding aid created 2014/03/14 by Danielle Adams.
Stamps collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.