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


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Folder title: 115.3 Machines, Meter Advertising in Cancellations
Date: December 14, 1936 - December 17, 1936
Description: Correspondence dealing with meter machine cancellations used by various businesses.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 03-07-08
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail

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 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 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 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: Metered Mail
Date: February 22, 1922 - April 3, 1925
Description: Collection of letters from 12/1922 - 1925 of companies using metered mail. The response ranges from positive to terrific.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 04-03-16
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail

Folder title: Meters
Date: December 15, 1967 - December 16, 1967
Description: Collector asking questions about metered mail.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 05-01-33
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail

Folder title: Meters (Overment, Alfred P.H. - File)
Date: October 06, 1898 - July 21, 1967
Description: Discussions about envelopes and use of the meter for postal history.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Correspondence
Folder number: 03-04-07
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail

Folder title: Operations 1 General Correspondence
Date: January 13, 1965 - October 18, 1966
Description: "Tagged" Meter Mail, notes from conference meetings, new mailing privileges.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Correspondence ; Memorandums
Folder number: 02-03-21
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail ; Luminescent Postage Stamps
Original source: Post Office Department

Folder title: US Patent Office - In Re Machines Used for Postal Servicel
Date: September 19, 1865 - October 18, 1927
Description: Envelope sealing, cash register, postage meter and hand stamp machines.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Drawings
Folder number: 05-06-46
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail ; Cancelling Machines ; Mail Service
Original source: Patent Office

Folder title: US Patent Office - In Re Postage Meter
Date: April 03, 1866 - May 14, 1935
Description: Patents for Postage Meters, machine for sealing letters, printing press, postal machine, envelope moisteners, resettable register and clutch control.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Drawings
Folder number: 05-06-41
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail
Original source: Patent Office

Folder title: US Patent Office - Postage Meter Machines
Date: March 15, 1927 - November 7, 1939
Description: Patents for postage meter machines.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Drawings
Folder number: 05-06-42
Subject(s): Postal Service - Metered Mail
Original source: Patent Office

Folder title: US Patent Office - Various Mail Treating Machines
Date: June 03, 1947 - November 7, 1950
Description: Tape moistening device, registering mechanism, postage meter loading mechanism, and speed control mechanism.
Collection: Third Assistant Postmaster General Files
Includes: Drawings
Folder number: 05-06-43
Subject(s): Postal Service
Original source: Patent Office