Postal files at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum Library

Welcome to the National Postal Museum Library's online finding aid to the postal and philatelic files. This site identifies and describes the Library's vertical files and is updated regularly. Please enter your search terms and begin to discover the riches of these files!

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The National Postal Museum Library is one of the largest and most important research facilities for the study of philately and the history of postal services in the world. Supplementing the collection of monographs on philately and postal history are major archival collections including:

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