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The Winton M. Blount Postal History Symposia: Select Papers, 2010-2011 (pdf)

Still available: The Winton M. Blount Postal History Symposia: Select Papers, 2006–2009 (pdf)

To order a free hard copy (while supplies last), visit the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press website and request Smithsonian Contributions to History and Technology No. 55 (2006-2009 papers) or No. 56 (2010-2011 papers).

Postal History Symposium

The American Philatelic Research Library,
the American Philatelic Society, and the Smithsonian National Postal Museum jointly produce the Postal History Symposia, which have been held since 2006. The symposia provide a forum for philatelists, academic scholars, postal historians, and the interested public to discuss and present research that integrates philately or the history of postal operations into the broader context of American history.

Eighth Postal History Symposium - 2014

The eighth Postal History Symposium was held on Sept. 12–14, 2014 at the American Philatelic Center in Bellefonte, PA, in conjunction with Aerophilately 2014 a national all-air mail philatelic exhibition with FIP recognition and worldwide participation hosted by the American Air Mail Society

"Development of Transoceanic Air Mail Service"

Papers and Presentations:

Download papers and presentations and watch videos from the 2014 Symposium.

Palmares now available.

Information for the 2016 Symposium will be coming soon.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tara Murray at 814 933-3803 ext. 246.

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