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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.

Ninth Postal History Symposium - 2016

The Ninth Postal History Symposium was held June 2, 2016 during the World Stamp Show – NY 2016 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center Room 1E19 in New York City.

Read abstracts for papers presented at the 9th Postal History Symposium. Full papers will be posted soon. Information about the 10th Postal History Symposium will be available in Fall 2016.

"How Postal Treaties Influenced Post Office Reforms"

Event Location:
Jacob Javits Convention Center Room 1E19 , New York City


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

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