Postal files at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum Library (Beta)


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Folder title: 157
Date: May 15, 1905
Description: Two copies of an artist rendering of a ship passing under the Thatcher Bridge and a copy of a picture from a magazine article used as the basis for the drawing. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of this stamp. Two blueprints of the Bridge. Photographs of rejected design models: six of number 33750 four-cent stamps, and five of model number 33582, five-cent stamps. Two copies of a photograph of the approved model 33747. Ninety plus copies of a 1 5/8" x 2 3/4" photograph of Canal Zone number 157, this size was used to send to the media. Machine copies of various rejected designs.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157
Includes: Photographs ; Blueprints
Folder number: 30-03-034
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: 157a 1 of 5
Date: October 12, 1962 - October 22, 1965
Description: Ten copies of a photograph of a sheet with plate number 168153 of Canal Zone number 157a, the Thatcher Bridge omission error. Folio with six copies and a negative of full sheets of 157a, plate number 168153 and copy of a photograph of an enlargement of a portion of the sheet showing the plate number. Copy of the court record concerning the law suit seeking to enjoin the governments from printing additional copies of this error. Articles about this issue.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157a
Includes: Photographs ; Documents
Folder number: 30-03-028
Subject(s): Errors

Folder title: 157a 2 of 5
Date: January 03, 1963 - May 14, 1963
Description: Correspondence from the public regarding the issue of reprinting Canal Zone number 157a.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157a
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-029
Subject(s): Errors

Folder title: 157a Thatcher Ferry Bridge Error 3 of 5
Date: November 11, 1962 - June 18, 0196
Description: Memorandum listing the 06/08/1963 Post Office inventory of Thatcher Bridge stamps Canal Zone number 157a. Newspaper clippings and articles concerning this stamp. Copy of the Bureau specialist, March, 1963.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157a
Includes: Articles ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-030
Subject(s): Errors

Folder title: 157a Thatcher Ferry Bridge Error 4 of 5.
Date: September 12, 1962 - March 18, 1966
Description: Correspondence documenting the donation of a sheet of Canal Zone 157a to the Smithsonian Institution. Correspondence and memoranda concerning this stamp including a notation with the name of a postal clerk who discovered a sheet in stock and noting that two additional sheets were in the vault; legal affidavits and other correspondence relating to the legal proceedings. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing notified the Canal Zone about the Dag Hammarskjöld stamp error.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157a
Includes: Correspondence ; Documents
Folder number: 30-03-031
Subject(s): Errors ; Smithsonian Institution ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: Black Blot File Also Errors Day and P.C.Z. Papers
Date: November 27, 1962 - March 27, 1965
Description: Strict rules and regulations on the quality of printing postage stamps. Concerns the Canal Zone Missing Bridge error stamp and the Dig Hammarskjöld stamp invert. H. E. Harris Co. press release with information on court ruling in their favor.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Press Releases ; Legislation ; Articles
Folder number: 03-03-12
Subject(s): Postage Stamps ; Public Relations - Press Releases ; Postal Service - Law and Regulation
Original source: Post Office Department

Folder title: C2 C15-C20
Description: Copies of photographs of designs and/or stamps Canal Zone number C15, C16, C17,C18, C19, C20, 122 and 123. Photocopies of designs of 132 and 133 with notations. Photocopy of 123 as a twenty-cent denomination stamp with the denomination crossed out and five-cent replacing - five-cent was the final denomination for this design.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C15 ; Panama Canal Zone C16 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Photocopies
Folder number: 30-03-039
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: C-37
Date: October 15, 1963 - April 30, 1964
Description: One 3 1/2" x 4" black and white and three 5" x 7" color photographs of Canal Zone C37. Three 8"x 10" photographs of a Canal Zone scenes. Photograph montage showing the design model and the finished stamp. Memorandum with history of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C37
Includes: Photographs ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-057
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: C38
Date: October 15, 1963 - April 30, 1964
Description: Two 3 1/2" x 4" black and white and three 5" x 7" color photographs of Canal Zone C38. One 8"x 10" photograph of a Canal Zone a scene. Photograph montage showing the design model and the finished stamp. Memorandum with history of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C38
Includes: Photographs ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-058
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: C39
Date: October 15, 1963 - April 30, 1964
Description: One 3 1/2" x 4" black and white and three 5" x 7" color photographs of Canal Zone C39. Two 8"x 10" copies of a photograph of a Canal Zone scene. Two copies of a photograph montage showing the design model and the finished stamp. Memorandum with history of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C39
Includes: Photographs ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-059
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: C40
Date: October 15, 1963 - April 30, 1964
Description: One 3 1/2" x 4" black and white and three 5" x 7" color photographs of Canal Zone C40. Two 8"x 10" copies of a photograph of a Canal Zone scene. Two copies of a photograph montage showing the design model and the finished stamp. Memorandum with history of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C40
Includes: Photographs ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-060
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: C41
Date: October 15, 1963 - April 30, 1964
Description: One 3 1/2" x 4" black and white and three 5" x 7" color photographs of Canal Zone C40. Three 8"x 10" copies of photographs of Canal Zone scenes. Two copies of a photograph montage showing the design model and the finished stamp. Memorandum with history of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C41 ; Panama Canal Zone C40
Includes: Photographs ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-061
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: C48 & C52 and 158
Date: June 02, 1967 - December 28, 1973
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone numbers C48, C52 and 158. Five 35mm slides and seventeen copies of 8" x 10" black and white photographs of the Goethals memorial used in the design of Canal Zone 158. One 3 1/2" x 4" and two 8" x 8" copies of a photograph of Canal Zone 158. Two 3 1/2" x 4" copies of a photograph of Canal Zone C48. Five copies of photographs of Canal Zone views including Gorgas Hospital and the Commission Building. Three copies of the "Review" of 02/00/1967. Memorandum concerning the destruction of printing plates. Five copies of photographs of ceremonial canceling of covers.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C40 ; Panama Canal Zone C52 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Publications ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-064
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Design

Folder title: C50
Date: October 03, 1973 - March 6, 1974
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone numbers C50. Machine copy of upgraded stationery and First Day of Issue cancellations. Correspondence to Bureau of Engraving and Printing regarding 8 cent post cards. The Bureau also was notified that they had not provided the requested color for the C50a booklet cover (Kelly green). The same blue was used as for 49a (11 cent) which could cause confusion on the part of the clerks.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C50 ; Panama Canal Zone C50a ; P
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-068
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Postcards ; Design

Folder title: CA 139a Coil
Date: August 25, 1961 - February 23, 1962
Description: Correspondence concerning the issue of Canal Zone Scott number 139a. Xerox copies First Day cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 139a
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-013
Subject(s): Coils ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CA 151 File 2 of 2
Date: September 09, 1959 - February 8, 1960
Description: Three copies of the 7/8" x 1 1/2" and four copies of the 2" x 3 3/8", this size was used to send to the media. Four copies of a photograph of this the stamp design on thick paper and two copies of a photograph of the stamp on photographic paper. One copy of a photograph of the Boy Scout badge used in the design. Eight photographs of scenes at a ceremony with Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts and with the Director of Posts, Earl F. Unruh, showing a Cub Scout a sheet of the stamps. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design, issue and first day activities for this Canal Zone number 151. Letter from the United States Post Office Department asking for 50 first day covers to be used to give to officials attending the United States number 1145 first day ceremonies in Washington, D. C. Newspaper clippings and articles about this stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 151
Includes: Photographs ; Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-023
Subject(s): Design ; First Day of Issue ; Boy Scouts

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Cancellations 1953
Date: October 16, 1953 - December 3, 1953
Description: Correspondence regarding the use of a special cancellation to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Canal Zone Postal Service beginning 11/02/1953 through 11/30/1953.. Sample cancellation. Machine copies of various examples of metered mail
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-071
Subject(s): Metered Mail

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #1 Scott C36-C41
Description: Six copies of the Panama Canal Review 05/00/1964 one with a misprint on C37 on the cover. Multiple copies of a 3" x 4" photograph of the die proof of each stamp. Three 8" x 10" photographs of a map of the canal. Forty-three copies of 8" x 10" photographs of the canal and locks, some duplication.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Publications ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-047
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #2 Scott C36-C41
Date: June 03, 1964 - September 1, 1964
Description: Newspaper clippings and magazine articles about this stamp issue. Press Release.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Articles
Folder number: 30-03-048
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Press Releases ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #3 Scott C36-C41
Date: March 16, 1964 - July 17, 1964
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C36-C41. Memo detailing the 50th anniversary celebration events. Memoranda concerning meetings of the Anniversary Committee. Machine copy of a sketched design proposal for the Anniversary emblem. Copy of the "Bureau Specialist" 05/00/1965. Two uncaptioned 8" x 10" photographs of a group of people. Correspondence concerning sale of stamps at the New York World's Fair.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-049
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #4 Scott C36-C41
Date: October 09, 1963 - May 10, 1965
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C36-C41 including a history of the stamp. Final copy of 50th Anniversary events. Machine copies of various photographs of Canal Zone scenes. Two 8" x 10" montages photographs of these stamps. An 8" x 10" photograph of each stamp. Captioned photograph of the Canal Zone Governor Robert J. Fleming canceling stamps.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-050
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #5 Scott C36-C41
Date: August 07, 1963
Description: Machine copies of sketches of proposed stamp designs. Three photographs of a proposed design showing the Thatcher Ferry Bridge. Comments on sketch ideas.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Drafts ; Drawings
Folder number: 30-03-051
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #6 Scott C36-C41
Description: Machine copies of photographs of Canal Zone C36-41 including full sheets and first day covers.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-052
Subject(s): Air Mail ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #7 Scott C36-C41
Date: May 15, 1964 - August 19, 1964
Description: Machine copies of photographs of Canal Zone C36-41. Memoranda and notes regarding first day sales.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Memorandums ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-053
Subject(s): Air Mail ; First Day of Issue ; Press Releases

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #8 Scott C36-C41
Date: July 27, 1964 - August 19, 1964
Description: Lists of people receiving complimentary stamps, folders and covers. Nine captioned 4" x 5" photographs of student assistants processing orders for stamps. Eight 8" x 10" photographs of stamp order and cover processing individuals identified on reverse.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Lists ; Correspondence ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-055
Subject(s): Air Mail ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: Canal Zone - 50th Anniversary Folder #8 Scott C36-C41
Date: November 15, 1963 - April 15, 1964
Description: One 3 2/3" by 3 3/4" photograph of Canal Zone C 36. Three 5" x 7" color photographs of C36. Seven 8"x 10" photographs of Canal Zone scenes. Two 8" x 10" photograph montages showing a photographic scene used in the stamp design, a copy of the model and of the finished stamp. Memorandum with history of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-056
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - Air Mail Permanent Series
Date: February 12, 1965 - June 21, 1965
Description: Two copies of the "Spillway" 06/04/1965 and one copy of 07/09/1965. Two 8" x 10" copies of photographs of two Canal Zone scenes. Four copies of an 8" x 10" photograph of the Acting Governor Harold R. Parfitt and others canceling covers. One each reduces photograph of C42-C47. Two 35mm slides of the seal of the Canal Zone and two of the Golden Anniversary Logo. Three 8"x10" copies of a photograph of the Golden Anniversary Logo. Five 8" x 10" and eighteen copies of a 2 3/4" x 4 1/2" photograph of C44, the size used to send to the media. Machine copy of first day cancellations and of unapproved stamp designs. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C42-C47.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C42 ; Panama Canal Zone C43 ; Pa
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-062
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: Canal Zone - Air Service (Jet) (Braniff) Canal Zone - Sao Paulo
Date: April 18, 1960 - April 17, 1960
Description: Press Release regarding the inauguration of jet service from Balboa, Canal Zone to Sao Paulo, Brazil on or about 04/27/1960 and the preparation and servicing of commemorative covers for this event. Machine copies of various stamps, covers and cachets, rubber stamp copy of cachet. Copy of Braniff Airways El Dorado Super Jet brochure in Spanish.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-123
Subject(s): Air Mail Service ; Inaugural Flight ; Braniff

Folder title: Canal Zone - Air Service (Jet) Houston, Tex Balboa, Canal Zone 31 Oct 1963
Description: Correspondence, memoranda and newspaper clippings regarding the inauguration of jet service between Houston, Texas and Balboa, Canal Zone on or about 10/27/1963 and the preparation and servicing of commemorative covers for this event. Machine copies of various stamps and booklets.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-121
Subject(s): Braniff Airwars ; Postal Rates ; Inaugural Flight

Folder title: Canal Zone - Air Service (Jet) Pangara - Canal Zone - Miami - Balboa - Lima, Buenos Aires
Date: April 22, 1960 - May 3, 1960
Description: Correspondence, memoranda and newspaper clippings regarding the inauguration of jet service by Pan American - Grace Airways from Miami through Balboa, Canal Zone to Buenos Aires on or about 04/03/1960 and the preparation and servicing of commemorative covers for this event. Machine copies of various stamps and covers.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-122
Subject(s): Pan American Airways ; Pangara ; Inaugural Flight

Folder title: Canal Zone - Air Service KLM, Pam Am Douglas DC-3
Date: November 01, 1938 - April 15, 1939
Description: Marketing brochures from KLM royal Dutch Air Lines showing service and schedules. Copy of the Plan Views of Douglas DST & DC-3. Copy of Pan American Airways.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Brochures
Folder number: 30-03-129
Subject(s): Air Mail Service ; KLM ; Pan American Airways

Folder title: Canal Zone - air Services (Jet) PAA - Panagra - Miami - Balboa - Quito first Jet Flight 2 Jul 64
Date: July 02, 1964
Description: Memoranda noting the departure of the inaugural flight to Quito and the 929 first flight covers thereon. Machine copies of various stamps and covers.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-124
Subject(s): Air Mail Service ; Panagra ; Pan American Airways

Folder title: Canal Zone - Cachet First Flight - Direct Air Service Panama to Los Angeles
Date: December 07, 1951
Description: Memorandum concerning the shipment of philatelic covers with the authorizes special cachet and postmarked Balboa, Canal Zone. Impressions of the cancellation.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-156
Subject(s): Air Mail Service ; Pan American World Airways ; First Flight

Folder title: Canal Zone - Cachet Trivoli Guest House 15 Nov 1956
Date: November 02, 1956 - November 13, 1956
Description: Information regarding the special cachet used in commemoration of the semi-centennial of the Tivoli Guest House. Machine copies of the cachet.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Circulars ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-157
Subject(s): Cachets ; Press Releases ; Cancellations

Folder title: Canal Zone - Dixiepex III 25 June 1960
Date: March 23, 1960 - June 30, 1960
Description: Information concerning the Canal Zone Postal Service participation in Dixiepex III. Machine copies of covers and cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-04-002
Subject(s): Philately ; Cancellations ; Exhibitions

Folder title: Canal Zone - Map
Date: January 01, 1927
Description: A 1 : 100000 map of the Canal Zone.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Maps
Folder number: 30-03-147


Folder title: Canal Zone - Misc - envelopes, Postal Cards & Machne Slogan Cancels
Description: Accession receipts and machine copies of Canal Zone postal stationery and post cards, some with cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Receipts
Folder number: 30-03-148
Subject(s): Postcards ; Cancellations

Folder title: Canal Zone - Miscell
Date: May 06, 1919 - September 17, 1965
Description: Correspondence and memoranda covering a wide variety of subjects including the Thatcher Ferry Bridge misprint, possible use of Panama Stamps in the Canal Zone, governance of the Canal Zone, etc.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-146


Folder title: Canal Zone - Miscellaneous Presentation
Description: Memoranda returning press proofs with machine copies of the stamps. Four photographs and a photograph proof strip of unknown men presenting a sheet of stamps (Thatcher Ferry Bridge). Autographed photograph of Fred Mamo, Postmaster General marked Malta. Photographs marked Quito, one of Benjamin Rivadeneira and the other with Benjamine rivadneira and employees of the "Direction General of Posts". Fourteen copies of a 3" x 4" photograph, the size used to send to the media, of an unused postage stamp design.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-04-006
Subject(s): Foreign ; Persons

Folder title: Canal Zone - Money Orders Folder Z
Date: February 17, 1967 - February 15, 1979
Description: Correspondence regarding the printing of money order forms. Memorandum regarding the destruction of obsolete money order forms.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums ; Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-133
Subject(s): Administration ; Money Oder

Folder title: Canal Zone - Money Orders Punched Card System Effective 1 July 1952 Folder #1
Date: November 12, 1950 - May 14, 1951
Description: Regulations, forms, samples and procedures for implementing the punch card money order system on 07/01/1951. Machine copies of money order forms.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Circulars ; Memorandums ; Manuals
Folder number: 30-03-130
Subject(s): Administration ; Money Order

Folder title: Canal Zone - Money Orders Punched Card System Effective Folder #2
Date: June 16, 1975 - June 2, 1977
Description: Correspondence concerning the implementation of the new key punch money order system. Machine copies of money order forms. United State Postal Service Bulletin Special Issue 04/11/1973.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Bulletins
Folder number: 30-03-131
Subject(s): Administration ; Money Order

Folder title: Canal Zone - Transparancies Hawaii Statehood Stamps Photos
Date: April 11, 1960 - May 29, 1960
Description: Request for 35mm kodachrome transparancies of each postage stamp, envelope and postal card used and/or issued by the Canal Zone Postal Service. Machine copies of photographs of presentation of a set of transparancies to the Canal Zone Library.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-143


Folder title: Canal Zone - U. S. Ship Explorer 19 Mar 1960
Description: Information regarding the special cancellation used on 03/19/1960 aboard the United States Coast and Geodetic Ship Explorer.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Articles ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-142
Subject(s): Ship Mail

Folder title: Canal Zone - USRCARIB School Folder #2
Date: July 28, 1961 - November 27, 1961
Description: History of the USARCARIB 15 cent air mail stamp, Canal Zone number C32. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C32. Machine copy of First Day cancellation. Newspaper and magazine articles concerning this stamp. Two photographs of the Director of Posts and two U. S. Army officers reviewing photographs. Nine photographs of people and events at the First Day of Issue Ceremony.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C32
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-043
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Design

Folder title: Canal Zone - Various Envelopes w/Postmarks, Postcards U21, UC15, UC 16, UXC5
Description: Contains accession receipts for examples of postal stationery that have been placed in the Postal Museum vault. Machine copies of envelopes.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone U21 ; Panama Canal Zone UC15 ; P
Includes: Receipts
Folder number: 30-03-079
Subject(s): Postcards ; Cancellations

Folder title: Canal Zone 50th Anniversary Scott C36-C41 Folder 7a
Date: April 14, 1964
Description: Two photographs and a negative of Canal Zone C36-C41 first day covers.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C36 ; Panama Canal Zone C37 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-054
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Covers ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: Canal Zone Accounting Records
Date: December 10, 1971 - April 2, 1976
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the processing and accountability for various stamps and stationery.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-120
Subject(s): Stamps ; Printing ; Postal Stationery

Folder title: Canal Zone Air Letter Sheets UC - Special
Date: November 10, 1960 - November 14, 1977
Description: Correspondence regarding the printing of air letter sheets by the Canal Zone Printing Plant due to the lack of adequate suppliers. Correspondence detailing the order of 5,000 plain air letter sheets that require a stamp. Newspaper clippings about this sheet. A mention in a memorandum concerning rewriting Canal Zone Postal regulations to allow the sale of Precancel stamps to collectors.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums ; Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-085
Subject(s): Printing ; Precancel ; Air Mail

Folder title: Canal Zone Armed Forces Day-1959 Postal Cards UXC1 UX12
Date: January 13, 1959
Description: Notation of the number of items sold during Armed forces Day activities at Albrook Air Base. Machine copies of various covers cancelled at this event.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UXC1 ; Panama Canal Zone UX12
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-104
Subject(s): Postcards ; Air Mail ; Cancellations

Folder title: Canal Zone Army Postal Service History Panama Canal Department World War II
Date: March 07, 1936 - August 15, 1952
Description: Material regarding the U. S. Army Postal Service in the Canal Zone. Correspondence between the Governor and the Command General. Copy of the U. S. Army Circular 380-3, Military Security. Procedures to obtain telephone service from the U. S. Army Signal Corps. Typewritten copy of "History of The Army Postal Services Panama Canal Department".
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Circulars ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-127
Subject(s): World War II ; Mail Service ; United States Army - Postal Service

Folder title: Canal Zone Cachet Billionth Ton 12 Dec 56
Date: November 20, 1956 - December 18, 1956
Description: Press release and information about the celebration of the transit of the billionth ton of cargo to transit the canal. Machine copies of the special cachet used for this event.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-158
Subject(s): Cachets ; Cancellations

Folder title: Canal Zone Cachets, Misc
Description: Accession receipts and machine copies of covers and cachets.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Receipts
Folder number: 30-03-159
Subject(s): Cachets ; Cancellations

Folder title: Canal Zone Cancellation - Discontinuation of Railway Mail Service
Date: May 17, 1954 - January 18, 1955
Description: Information about the reestablishment of Railway Mail Service for one day in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the completion of the Panama Railroad.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Circulars ; Press Releases ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-161
Subject(s): Press Releases ; Cancellations ; Covers

Folder title: Canal Zone Conterfeits
Date: October 01, 1952
Description: A Canal Zone Study Group Projects publication titled "Canal Zone Third Series Counterfeits and A Canal Zone Rarity".
Collection: Panama
Includes: Publications
Folder number: 30-03-160
Subject(s): Philately ; Stamps
Original source: Canal Zone Study Group

Folder title: Canal Zone Design for 5 cent Envelope Essay
Date: April 29, 1963 - August 30, 1963
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design of Canal Zone five-cent ordinary and 8-cent air mail envelopes.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-081
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: Canal Zone Destruction of Stamp Stock 1963-1966 1969-1972
Date: November 21, 1963 - May 26, 1972
Description: Memoranda listing stocks of obsolete stamps and postal monetary documents destroyed. Machine copy of picture of material burning.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-04-001
Subject(s): Administration

Folder title: Canal Zone DIXIPEX V
Date: June 30, 1962 - September 13, 1962
Description: Correspondence concerning the special Canal Zone cancellation for DIXIPEX 08/24/1962. Machine copies of the cancellation. Newspaper clippings.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-149
Subject(s): Cancellations ; Philately

Folder title: Canal Zone First Day Covers - Misc
Description: Accession receipts and machine copies of Canal Zone, United States and foreign stamps some with first day cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Receipts
Folder number: 30-03-150
Subject(s): Foreign ; Covers ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: Canal Zone Forger
Date: January 06, 1967 - January 9, 1967
Description: Newspaper clippings about the purchase by the American Philatelic Society of the stock of counterfeiter de Thuin.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Articles
Folder number: 30-03-151
Subject(s): Forgery

Folder title: Canal Zone International Metered Mail
Date: March 26, 1958 - June 10, 1958
Description: Correspondence between the Canal Zone Director of Posts and Henry G. Meisel, President of the American Metered Postage Society regarding the display of Canal Zone metered mail material sent for exhibition at the International Metered Postage Exhibition in Chicago in 1968. Machine copies of photographs of the display. Newspaper clippings about the exhibition.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-152
Subject(s): Philately ; Exhibitions

Folder title: Canal Zone Jet Service Branif: Canal Zone to Miami
Date: March 21, 1960 - April 5, 1960
Description: Correspondence and publically released information regarding the special first flight cachet to be mailed from the Canal Zone aboard the first regular jet plane mail service started by Braniff Airways, 04/03/1960. Copy of a Braniff Airways brochure in Spanish.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Brochures ; Bulletins ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-153
Subject(s): Air Mail Service ; Covers ; First Flight

Folder title: Canal Zone Misc Metered Mattered
Description: Accession Receipts and machine copies of Canal Zone meters.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Receipts
Folder number: 30-04-004
Subject(s): Postal service ; Metered mail

Folder title: Canal Zone Miscellaneous (Prime File for Disbursement)
Date: August 15, 1979 - September 30, 1979
Description: Press Release announcing the Last Day of Operation cancellation of 09/30/1979. List of stamps to be placed on philatelic special sale. Photograph of the Balboa Post Office
Collection: Panama
Includes: Press Releases ; Lists ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-107
Subject(s): Cancellations ; Post Office

Folder title: Canal Zone Money Orders - Punched Card System Folder #3
Date: April 14, 1952 - October 10, 1966
Description: Correspondence concerning the administration of the money order system including development of instructions to post masters. Machine copies of money order forms. Copy of the specifications for printing money order forms. Copy of "the Common Machine Language for Mechanized Check Handling".
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Manuals ; Instructional Letters
Folder number: 30-03-132
Subject(s): Administration ; Money Order

Folder title: Canal Zone Photographs, Canal Zone History
Description: Machine copies of Canal Zone photographs. Originals in the Smithsonian Postal Museum Library Photograph file.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Photocopies
Folder number: 30-03-134
Subject(s): Panama Canal ; History

Folder title: Canal Zone Postage Meter - Sample Indicia
Date: March 25, 1963
Description: List of meter permit holders as of 03/25/1963.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Lists
Folder number: 30-04-005


Folder title: Canal Zone Postage Stamps
Description: Complete file of material pertaining to the compilation of the book titled "Canal Zone Postage Stampe".
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-135


Folder title: Canal Zone Postal Cards (1952) Scott #UX11 UXC1
Date: April 30, 1952 - November 28, 1958
Description: Memorandum to the governor stating that the Canal Zone Stamp Committee recommended issue a 75th anniversary of Gorgas Hospital stamp, an ordinary post card and an air mail post card. Correspondence regarding the paper stock used for printing post cards. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue several postal items.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UX11 ; Panama Canal Zone UXC1
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-105
Subject(s): Postcards ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Air Mail

Folder title: Canal Zone Publication: Canal Zone Postage Stamps
Description: Machine copies of stamps and periodical and book covers. Newspaper clippings and articles about Canal Zone stamps.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-136
Subject(s): Press Releases

Folder title: Canal Zone Sample - Post Marks
Date: February 18, 1957 - March 5, 1962
Description: Memoranda concerning cancellations for several events. Machine copies of various cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-139
Subject(s): Covers

Folder title: Canal Zone Scott #UC-15 1975
Date: August 15, 1975 - August 19, 1975
Description: Memoranda concerning the revaluation of the eleven-cent short air mail envelopes to eleven-cent value at the Panama Canal Company Printing Plant. Machine copies of the envelope.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-100
Subject(s): Revalue ; Air Mail ; Surcharge

Folder title: Canal Zone SNAFU: antartica (Byrd Expedition) & SS Jacob Ruppert
Date: November 01, 1933 - August 20, 1934
Description: Correspondence concerning the procedures for sending mail to Antarctica for cancellation at Little America. Acknowledgement of the authorization for the mail clerk aboard the S. S. Jacob Rupert who was specially commissioned a postal clerk for the operation of the Little America post office. Correspondence concerning the loss of mail meant to be sent to Valpariso, Chile to be loaded on the S. S. Jacob Rupert.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-126
Subject(s): Byrd ; Little America ; Antartica

Folder title: Canal Zone Stamp Advisory Committee
Date: March 10, 1954 - March 20, 1970
Description: Correspondence and memoranda regarding the Canal Zone Stamp Advisory Committee. Machine copies of committee photographs.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-137
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: Canal Zone Stamp Display
Description: Accession receipts and machine copies of Canal Zone stamps.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Receipts
Folder number: 30-03-138


Folder title: Canal Zone Stamp Folder Examples
Description: Black stamp folders in three sizes, Canal Zone Postal Service printed in gold on cover.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Folders
Folder number: 30-03-140
Subject(s): Philately

Folder title: Canal Zone Transfer of Mail Trucks, Transfer of CZ Postal Service to USPOD
Date: January 03, 1960 - April 14, 1972
Description: Memoranda concerning the brochure "Canal Zone Postal Service and Postage Stamps" including new typewritten material for Supplement 1 covering stamps issued subsequent to 01/01/1960. Various memoranda concerning the issue of new stamps and the revaluation of postal stationery. Separate included folder with the 1973/1974 Operating Budget Estimate including the transfer of mail trucks to the Mail Transporation Division and the Canal Zone Postal Service to the U. S. Postal Service.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-141
Subject(s): Postal Stationery ; Vehicles ; Stamps

Folder title: Canan Zone - 50th Anniversary Cancellation 1954.
Date: May 20, 1954 - June 4, 1954
Description: Correspondence regarding the use of a special cancellation to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Canal Zone Postal Service to be used beginning 06/24/1954. Newspaper clipping and press release. Cancellation specimens on blank cards and a photocopy of a cover and letter dated 06/24/1904.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-070
Subject(s): Press Releases

Folder title: CZ - Money Orders Folder 1
Date: February 04, 1972 - June 27, 1979
Description: Correspondence and memoranda regarding the design, issue and use of postal money orders. Last item is from the Unites States Postal Service agreeing to honor Canal Zone money orders on a reimbursable basis after "Entry into Force of the Panama Canal Treaty" on 10/01/1979.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-04-007


Folder title: CZ 1,4,10,70,105,145,C17 - Photos
Description: Photograph and negative of Canal Zone stamps with Scott numbers 1, 4, 10, 70, 105, 145, and C17. , Cropped photograph showing Canal Zone 1, 4, and 10.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 1 ; Panama Canal Zone 4 ; Panama
Includes: Photographs ; Negatives
Folder number: 30-03-001
Subject(s): Overprints

Folder title: CZ 113
Date: January 30, 1939 - April 17, 1940
Description: Page containing two cropped photographs and a picture of the stamp cut from an unknown newspaper of Canal Zone stamp Scott number 113. List of American Newspaper philatelic departments taken from "Stamps" of 08/26/1939. Correspondence regarding the first day of issue and sales for CZ Scott number 113. Copy of correspondence with Mrs. Helen O. Williamson, widow of colonel Sydney B. Williamson pictured on Canal Zone 113. Correspondence to media. Memorandum to the photographer with photographs as examples of size photographs to make for media. Biography of Colonel Williamson. Newspaper clipping about this stamp issue.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 113
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Lists ; Memorandumss
Folder number: 30-03-004
Subject(s): Covers ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 113
Description: Three photographs of Colonel Sydney B. Williamson used as model for Canal Zone Scott number 113. Five 2" x 2" photographs of Canal Zone 113 - this size was used to send to the media. Fifteen 7 1/4" x 8 1/4" photographs of Canal Zone 113. Three mounted pencil sketches of Canal Zone 113 drawn for guidance of the Engraving Plant.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 113
Includes: Photographs ; Photocopies
Folder number: 30-03-005
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: CZ 117
Date: June 13, 1934 - August 10, 1934
Description: Correspondence and material relating to the first day of issue of Canal Zone Scott number 117. Copy of photograph of George Washington Goethals used in stamp design. Impressions of cancellations and rubber stamp cachet.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 117
Includes: Correspondence ; Photographs ; Lists
Folder number: 30-03-006
Subject(s): First Day of Issue ; Design ; Cancellations

Folder title: CZ 120-135, C15-20
Description: Multiple copies of photograph of Canal Zone Scott numbers 120-135, some mounted. Eight photographic copies of pencil sketches illustrating the new series of air mail stamps, Canal Zone C15-20. File includes reproduced copies of design sketches for this issue.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 120 ; Panama Canal Zone 121 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Photocopies
Folder number: 30-03-007
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: CZ 120-135, C15-20 CZ27
Description: Two complete sets of photographs of Canal Zone Scott numbers 120-135, Copy of an article about the reroute of the canal from Nicaragua to Panama after Nicaragua issued stamps showing a volcano, Mt. Momotombo, that convinced Congress to choose the Panama site. Machine Copy copies of photographs of various Canal Zone stamps.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 120 ; Panama Canal Zone 121 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-008
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: CZ 136,137,140
Date: December 14, 1946 - May 27, 1948
Description: Newspaper clipping from Linn's Weekly Stamp News showing Canal Zone stamps Scott 136, 137 and 140. 10/01/1949 cover with two Canal Zone Scott number 137 and Cristobal cancellation showing map of canal zone and slogan "The Panama Canal Short Route to World Markers". Correspondence concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone 138. Photograph of Canal Zone Scott number 136, 137 and 140. Xeroxes of sketches and models of proposed stamps. Booklet - Canal Zone Postage Stamps (Fourth Edition - 1939).
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 136 ; Panama Canal Zone 137 ; Pa
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Booklets ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-010
Subject(s): Design ; Artifact ; Panama Canal

Folder title: CZ 138
Date: April 11, 1949 - September 29, 1949
Description: Thirty-six copies of a 2" x 2" photograph of Canal Zone Scott number 138, this size photograph was mailed to media. Photograph and three copies of President Theodore Roosevelt used for stamp design. Newspaper clipping from The Boston Globe with a picture of Canal Zone 138. Photographic model by the Bureau of Printing and Engraving. Correspondence concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone 138.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 138
Includes: Correspondence ; Photographs ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-011
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ 139
Date: February 11, 1936 - April 21, 1946
Description: Photograph, copy and two enlargements used in design. Four 8" x 10", two 4" x 4 34" and three mounted 2" x 2" photographs of Canal Zone Scott number 139. Three photocopies of the sketch of Canal Zone 139. Newspaper clipping noting the death of John F. Stevens. Correspondence concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone 139. Machine Copied copies of stamp sketches, design and first day cachet.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 139
Includes: Photographs ; Photocopies ; Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-012
Subject(s): Design ; First Day of Issue ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ 141
Date: September 18, 1947 - May 23, 1957
Description: Eight 2" x 3 3/4" photographs of Canal Zone Scott 141, used to mail to media. Two photographs of a Coati-Mundi used in stamp design and one mounted 5 1/2" x 8" copy. Three photographs of Barro Colorado Island, used as background to Coati-Mundi and one mounted 7 1/2" x 8 1/2" copy. Three photographs of Canal Zone 141, one mounted. One Photographic model and four unused model backings. Correspondence concerning the issue of Canal Zone Scott number 141. Unused envelope with picture of Coati-Mundi. Newspaper clippings concerning Canal Zone 141. Machine copies of design sketches and photographs.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 141
Includes: Correspondence ; Photographs ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-014
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: CZ 142
Description: Six copies of a strip photograph showing Canal Zone Scott numbers 142-145, used to mail to media. Two photographs of a painting of Old Chagres, one reduced size photograph of Old Chagres and five different scenes of the Old Chagres ruins as used in design of these stamps. Newspaper clippings about stamps. Machine copies of design sketches and photographs.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 142 ; Panama Canal Zone 143 ; Pa
Includes: Photographs ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-015
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: CZ 146
Date: December 14, 1948 - May 23, 1957
Description: Correspondence concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone Scott number 146. Copy of the Bureau Specialist, July 1951 with article about this stamp. Fourteen photographs of laborers performing various tasks. Photograph of three local rate employees being presented first day covers. Canal Zone postal rate chart. Machine copies of design sketches.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 146
Includes: Magazines ; Photographs ; Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-017
Subject(s): Design ; Construction ; Postal Rates

Folder title: CZ 147
Date: November 05, 1954 - April 10, 19065
Description: Thirty-two copies of a 2" x 2" photograph of Canal Zone Scott number 147, used to mail to media. Correspondence concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone Scott number 147 Copy of the Bureau Specialist magazine, January 1955 with an article about this stamp. Newspaper clippings about this stamp. Two copies of the Panama Canal Review, 02/04-1955. Captioned photographs with five different views the Bureau Director and two members of the Canal Zone Board viewing the printing of this stamp. Six copies of a photograph of a sketch of the stamp. Four captioned copies of a photograph of women processing first day covers. Machine copies of design sketches and Railway Post Office cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 147
Includes: Magazines ; Photographs ; Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-018
Subject(s): Design ; Persons ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ 148
Date: November 01, 1957 - November 19, 1957
Description: Fifteen 2" x 3" copies, this size was used to send to the media, and one 4 1/2" x 7" copy of Canal Zone 148, the Gorgas Hospital Anniversary issue. Nine photographs of the Commemorative Service for the Gorgas Hospital Anniversary, three photographs of clerks processing first day covers, sixteen photographs of the hospital and surrounding area and two 75th Anniversary brochures. Photographs are captioned. Machine copies of the stamp photographs. Stenographer notebook with handwritten, running details of expenses and first day stamp sales
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 148
Includes: Notebooks ; Photographs ; Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-019
Subject(s): Design ; First Day of Issue ; Persons

Folder title: CZ 148
Date: June 12, 1957 - March 16, 1960
Description: Correspondence regarding the printing and issue of Canal Zone 148. Commemorative Service program with a photograph of the hospital that was used for the program. Canal Zone Postal Service Circular No. 1145, providing directions for the handling of first day of issue covers. Machine copies of cancellations. Newspaper clippings and articles concerning this stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 148
Includes: Photographs ; Brochures ; Circulars ; Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-020
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 150
Date: June 11, 1958 - December 9, 1960
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design, production and issue of Canal Zone Scott number 150. Machine copies of first day of issue cancellations and of a photograph of the stamp. Program for the stamp dedication ceremony's
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 150
Includes: Correspondence ; Lists ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-021
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 151 File 1 of 2
Date: February 08, 1960 - February 11, 1960
Description: Six 2 1/2" x 3 3/4" copies of photograph of the United States Boy Scout stamp Scott number 1145, this size was used to send to the media. Cachet envelope for Canal Zone number 151 first day of issue, without stamp or address, Cub Scouts of America Pack Charters for several Packs in the Canal Zone, Machine copies of the stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Panama Canal Zone 1145 ; Panama Canal Zone
Includes: Photographs ; Correspondence ; Lists
Folder number: 30-03-022
Subject(s): Design ; First Day of Issue ; Boy Scouts

Folder title: CZ 152
Date: June 20, 1960 - November 28, 1960
Description: Four 2" x 2" copies of a photograph of Canal Zone number 152, this size was used to send to the media. One reduced image of the stamp (less than 1"), two copies of a photograph of the stamp cut to appear as perforated and mounted on a sheet of white paper, five copies of a photograph of a rejected design (model No. 2), One photograph, one picture clipped from a magazine, and five copies of photographs showing varied views of the Administration Building. Two copies of a captioned photograph and three captioned candid photographs of the Governor of the Canal Zone (W. A. Carter) canceling first day covers. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of this stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 152
Includes: Photographs ; Correspondence ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-024
Subject(s): Design ; First Day of Issue ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ 156
Date: February 14, 1962 - May 18, 1962
Description: Ninety-plus copies of 1 3/4" x 3 7/8" copies of photograph of Canal Zone 156, this size was used to send to the media. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of this stamp. Machine copy of a photograph of the stamp and of first day of issues cancellations. Two copies of a photograph of a Girl Scout presenting flowers to Mrs. Robert J. Fleming, wife of the Governor, and one of the Governor applying a first day cancellation to a cover. Newspaper clippings and articles about this stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 156
Includes: Photographs ; Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-027
Subject(s): Design ; Girl Scouts ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 157
Date: April 02, 1962 - October 15, 1962
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone number 157. Seven copies of photographs of Governor Fleming canceling first day covers. Newspaper clippings about this stamp. Machine copy of first day of issue cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157
Includes: Photographs ; Blueprints ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-033
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 157a Thatcher Ferry Bridge Error 5 of 5
Date: November 13, 1962 - April 1, 1965
Description: Correspondence to Congress about Canal Zone number 157a. Newspaper clippings concerning the reprinting of the Dag Hammarskjöld (U. S. number 1204) error stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 157a
Includes: Press Releases ; Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-032
Subject(s): Errors ; Congress ; Press Releases

Folder title: CZ 159
Date: July 22, 1971 - August 14, 1962
Description: Fourteen copies of black and white photographs of Ft. Lorenzo taken from the air and three in color. Two copies of a photograph and a negative of Canal Zone number 159. One 2" x 2 1/2" copy of a photograph of 159, his size was used to send to the media.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 159
Includes: Photographs ; Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-035
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: CZ 159
Date: April 27, 1955 - September 12, 1969
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone number 159. Machine copy of rough proof 36043 and of first day of issue cancels. Newspaper clipping about this stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 159
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-036
Subject(s): Design ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 163
Date: April 25, 1975 - February 23, 1976
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone number 163. A 3" x 4" copy of a photograph of this stamp. Newspaper clipping. Machine copies of photographs of this stamp and of construction scenes
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 163
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-037
Subject(s): Design ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ 20
Date: May 04, 1970 - November 8, 1971
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone number U20. Machine copies of design sketches, copies of U20, and first day covers and cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone U20
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-078
Subject(s): Design ; Covers ; Cancellations

Folder title: CZ 32
Date: August 01, 1958 - November 21, 1961
Description: Three 35mm slides of Canal Zone C32, USARCARIB School. Photocopy of a map of South America. Three 8" x 10" photocopies, two 6 1/2" by 8" photocopies and two machine copies of stamp designs. Two mounted 4" x 5" photocopies of the approved design. Three 8" x 10" photocopies of the approved model. Two 6 1/2" x 8" photocopies of the USARCARIB crest. Sheet with color copies of USARCARIB crest. First Day program. Machine copies of varies design concepts.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 32
Includes: Photographs ; Folders
Folder number: 30-03-042
Subject(s): Air Mail ; First Day of Issue ; Design

Folder title: CZ 33
Date: August 12, 1962 - November 20, 1962
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C33 including a history of the stamp. Newspaper clippings regarding this stamp. Machine copies of stamp designs. Two photographs of a workman spraying to eradicate malaria.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 33
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-044
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Design

Folder title: CZ C21, C22, C23, C24, C25, C26
Date: August 28, 1950 - April 15, 1957
Description: A copy of an advertisement of a stamp sale featuring Canal Zone Scott number C25a. Copy of "Stamp Mirror" of 06/16/1951. Copy of "the Bureau Specialist" 05/00/1957 with an article on Canal Zone C25a. Typewritten article by Lt. Co. DeVoss describing how this first error stamp of the Canal Zone occurred. Photograph of the partial sheet of C25a. Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of this series of air mail stamps. Two 8" x 10" photocopies of the design for Canal Zone C21. Cropped and mounted photographs of Canal Zone C23. machine copies of Canal Zone C21-C23 and C26-C26.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C21 ; Panama Canal Zone C22 ; Pa
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-040
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Errors ; Design

Folder title: CZ C27, C28, C29, C30, C31
Date: May 28, 1958 - March 2, 1960
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C27 - C31. Newspaper and magazine clippings concerning this series of stamps.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C27 ; Panama Canal Zone C28 ; Pa
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-041
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ C34
Date: December 13, 1963 - January 14, 1963
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C34 including a history of the stamp. Machine copies of First Day cancellations
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C34
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-045
Subject(s): Air Mail ; First Day of Issue ; Design

Folder title: CZ C35
Date: April 17, 1963 - July 18, 1963
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone C35 including a history of the stamp and a copy of the letter from Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, asking that this stamp be issued.. Copy of the President's (Kennedy) Foreign Aid Message. Thirty plus copies of a 2 1/2" x 5 3/4" photograph of the stamp, the size used to send to the media. Four 3" x 5" photographs of C35. Color copies of the Alliance for Progress decal in various sizes. Three 8" x 10" photographs of C35. Newspaper clippings regarding this stamp.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C35
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Photographs
Folder number: 30-03-046
Subject(s): Air Mail ; President

Folder title: CZ C47
Date: July 15, 1965
Description: Six copies of a photograph of Canal Zone C47. Three copies of the presentation folder for this issue.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C47
Includes: Photographs ; Folders
Folder number: 30-03-063
Subject(s): Air Mail

Folder title: CZ C48a
Date: October 07, 1969 - April 22, 1970
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone number C48a. Newspaper clippings about this stamp. Copy of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing sheet layout. Booklet stapling concept and cover design information is included
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C48a
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-065
Subject(s): Air Mail ; First Day of Issue ; Booklet

Folder title: CZ C49
Date: April 16, 1971 - September 28, 19781
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone numbers C49. A copy of a 3" x 4" photograph and two negatives of photograph of C49. Machine copy of first day of issues cancellations. Two copies of a photograph of C49. Newspaper clippings
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C49
Includes: Correspondence ; Photographs ; Press Releases ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-066
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Design

Folder title: CZ C49a Booklet
Date: May 28, 1971 - December 2, 1971
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone numbers C49a. Machine copy of booklet covers, upgraded stationery, and First Day of Issue cancellations. Four First Day cancellations on stock cards.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C49a
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-067
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Booklet ; Design

Folder title: CZ OX3, OX5
Date: April 08, 1941
Description: Memorandum from the Director of Posts advising all post masters of the stamps that have been overprinted for official use. Machine copies of Official Seals showing both the new and old designs. Design changed because the old seal used the term "Bureau of Posts" which was changed to "Canal Zone Postal Service".
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone OX3 ; Panama Canal Zone OX5
Includes: Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-080
Subject(s): Overprints ; Official Seals ; Official Stamps

Folder title: CZ U10, U11
Date: January 19, 1959 - May 20, 1959
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the issue of Canal Zone postal stationery U10 and U11. Machine copies envelopes, some have been post marked.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone U10 ; Panama Canal Zone U11
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-073


Folder title: CZ U18, U19
Date: April 16, 1969 - August 6, 1969
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the issue of Canal Zone postal stationery U18 and U19. Machine copies envelopes, some have been post marked.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone U18 ; Panama Canal Zone U19
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 30-03-076
Subject(s): Revalue ; Covers

Folder title: CZ U22
Date: January 21, 1976 - October 9, 1975
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone postal stationery U22 and U19. Machine copies proposed design modifications. Envelopes and First Day of Issue..
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone U22 ; Panama Canal Zone U19
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-083
Subject(s): Design ; Covers ; First Day of Issue

Folder title: CZ UC11
Date: July 31, 1968 - April 7, 1969
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone post card and air mail envelope. Machine copies of the envelope.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UC11
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-096
Subject(s): Postcards ; Press Releases ; Air Mail

Folder title: CZ UC14
Date: April 05, 1971 - November 8, 1971
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of the eight-cent Canal Zone 159 and eight-cent envelopes, eleven-cent envelopes and surcharging of existing stocks to meet the new rate requirements. Letter of 09/10/1971 informing the United States Envelope company that there is a flaw in the basic design of the embossed stamp of the new long airmail stamped envelopes making them unusable and the will be destroyed. The short envelopes are good, but there are errors in the packing count for these.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone159 ; Panama Canal Zone UC14
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-099
Subject(s): Stamps ; Errors ; Postal Rates

Folder title: CZ UC3
Date: October 09, 1946 - September 22, 1948
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone postal stationery UC3. memoranda approving the embossing die model for the Canal Zone six-cent air mail stamp. Machine copies of design sketches for UC3.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UC3
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-086
Subject(s): Stamps ; Air Mail ; Design

Folder title: CZ UC5, UX13, UXC2
Date: May 14, 1963 - May 7, 1965
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone postal stationery UC5, UX13, UXC2 . Correspondence requesting surface pieces for use on Heidelberg letter press to imprint additional postage on Canal zone envelopes and postal cards. Machine copies of post cards one with a printing error. Newspaper clippings regarding these issues.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UC5 ; Panama Canal Zone UX13 ; P
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-089
Subject(s): Postcards ; Surcharge ; Revalue

Folder title: CZ UC6
Date: January 06, 1963 - April 29, 1963
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone postal stationery UC6. Seven 2 1/2" x 4 1/2 inch photographs of the indicia of UC6, the size photograph used to sent to the media. Machine copies of the design.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UC6
Includes: Correspondence ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-090
Subject(s): Design ; Printing ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ UX 14
Date: September 01, 1964 - May 12, 1965
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone UX14 and 154. Newspaper clippings about this item. The interim four-cent card was printed in blue by the Panama Canal Company Printing Shop.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UX14 ; Panama Canal Zone 154
Includes: Memorandums ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-109
Subject(s): Postcards ; Stamps ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ UX 15
Date: October 12, 1964 - August 12, 1965
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone UX15. Machine copies of cards some with first day cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UX15
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-110
Subject(s): Postcards ; First Day of Issue ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: CZ UX16, UX17, UC9
Date: October 07, 1968 - October 15, 1969
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone post card UX17. Memorandum concerning the revaluation of UX16 and UC9 and requesting permission to issue new items with the same design and new denomination. Newspaper clippings regarding revalued items.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UX16 ; Panama Canal Zone UX17 ;
Includes: Memorandums ; Articles ; Requisitions
Folder number: 30-03-093
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Postcards ; Postal Rates

Folder title: CZ UX19
Date: October 01, 1973 - March 6, 1974
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone UX19. Machine copies of cards some with first day cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UX19
Includes: Correspondence ; Reports ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-114
Subject(s): Postcards ; First Day of Issue ; Stamps

Folder title: CZ50
Date: October 01, 1973 - March 6, 1974
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone numbers C50a. The Bureau also was notified that they had not provided the requested color for the C50a booklet cover (Kelly green). The same blue was used as for 49a (11 cent) which could cause confusion on the part of the clerks. Machine copies of booklet cover and First Day of Issue cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone C50 ; Panama Canal Zone C50a ; P
Includes: Correspondence ; Press Releases
Folder number: 30-03-069
Subject(s): Air Mail ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Design

Folder title: CZ8 120-135, C15-20
Date: March 10, 1938 - April 28, 1941
Description: List of stamps sold and destroyed during 1939. Memorandum providing information and design details of the Canal Zone Anniversary stamp issues, Scott 120-135 and C15-20. Correspondence and newspaper clippings about the issue, sale and destruction of these stamps. Copies of forms used by the Canal Zone Post Office. Copies of first day of issue cancellations.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 8 ; Panama Canal Zone 120 ; Pana
Includes: Correspondence ; Lists ; Forms ; Articles ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-009
Subject(s): Cancellations ; First Day of Issue ; Design

Folder title: First Day Cover Kit
Date: September 17, 1958
Description: First Day Cover Kit sent to the Acting Directof of Post, Canal Zone Postal Service with cover letter.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles ; Speeches
Folder number: 30-03-119
Subject(s): Covers ; Speech

Folder title: Miscell
Description: Copy of a file list "Section II - 'Design Files' " Copy of the publication "Canal Zone Postage Stamps Permanent, Provisional and Temporary Series". Copy of the Pan American Union publication Philatelic Series Number 23, "the Story of Panama Reflected in the Postage Stamp issue of 1942" marked for Review. Canal Zone Index. Machine copy of Canal Zone pages of a Scott's postage stamp catalogue.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Publications ; Lists
Folder number: 30-04-003


Folder title: Panama Canal Zone 25th Anniversary
Description: Sixteen mounted photographs with the caption "Canal Zone Postage 25th Anniversary - 1939 Opening Panama Canal - 1914, on bottom the caption indiciating the scene and the value and color of the stamp for which it was to be used, the number of stamps to be printed and the signature of P. C. Russell, apparently approving the use of this information for the issue of the stamp. Scotts catalog numbers 120 - 135. Photograph of plate block and partial sheet of the Thatcher Bridge error stamp Scott 157a. Mounted photograph of Charles Goslin
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone 120 ; Panama Canal Zone 121; Pan
Includes: Photographs
Folder number: 30-04-011
Subject(s): Philately ; Stamp Design

Folder title: Philatelic Suppy Catalogs
Description: Correspondence regarding destruction of printing plates, purchase of U. S. Postage Special Delivery stamps and the ordering and sale of various stamps and postal stationery. An undated, unsigned copy of the agreement respecting sale of Panamanian Postage Staps to Canal Zone Government.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-128
Subject(s): Postal Stationery ; Administration ; Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Folder title: Photo Copies
Date: November 25, 1938
Description: Memorandum requesting phtographs. Machine copies of many canal zone photographs and of stamp design sketches.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Photocopies ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-125
Subject(s): Design

Folder title: Some Manpower & Employment Information
Date: February 11, 1905 - April 5, 1956
Description: Canal Zone Postal Service training information for postal employees. Newspaper clippings regarding employment.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Speeches ; Information Sheets ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-154
Subject(s): Employees

Folder title: UC4
Date: May 28, 1958 - November 17, 1958
Description: Correspondence and memoranda concerning the design and issue of Canal Zone postal stationery UC4 . Estimate from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing regarding engraving costs. Newspaper clippings about the issue of these items.
Collection: Panama
Scott Number(s): Panama Canal Zone UC4
Includes: Correspondence ; Articles
Folder number: 30-03-087
Subject(s): Bureau of Engraving and Printing ; Printing ; Design

Folder title: Untitled
Date: March 24, 1915 - April 25, 1960
Description: File of correspondence and memoranda concerning the design, issue, and use of Canal Zone stamps as well as the Canal Zone Postal Service as a whole. Machine copies of stamps.
Collection: Panama
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 30-03-145
Subject(s): Philatelic History ; Design