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United States pioneer history on United States stamps collection

Call Number: MS 285

Scope and Contents

The U.S. Pioneer History on U.S. Stamps Collection contains nine volumes plus three supplementary volumes compiled by Meade and Mildred Minnigerode; organized topically and chronologically and including mainly American stamps of commemorative issue in blocks of four, covers and photographs of stamps together with illustrative material, maps and holograph descriptive commentary.


  • Undated

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research. Due to the physical nature of the material, staff supervision is required.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mrs. Mildred B. Minnigerode through Archibald Hanna, Jr.


3.17 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


A collection of United States postage stamps compiled by Meade and Mildred B. Minnigerode on the topic of pioneer life in the United States.
Guide to the U.S. Pioneer History on U.S. Stamps Collection
Under Revision
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
March 1983
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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