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2016 Symposium Papers & Presentations

How Postal Treaties Influenced Post Office Reforms
9th Postal History Symposium
June 2, 2016
Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City
Meeting Room 1E19


Symposium Keynote

James Peter Gough RDP FRPSL

Symposium Session 1

A Non-Treaty Postal Agreement of the United States Post Office Department with the British Post Office as a significant early step towards the development of United States airmail to foreign destinations - Murray Abramson (read abstract | presentation)

Newspapers in the Mails: Postal Unification of the British American Colonies - Diane DeBlois & Robert Dalton Harris (read abstract | paper | presentation)

1836 Anglo-French Postal Convention (AF1836) - Geoffrey Lewis (read abstract | paper | presentation)


Symposium Session 2

Lines of Connectivity - John Scott (read abstract | presentation)

Behind the Bull’s Eye: Brazilian Postal Reforms in the first half of the Nineteenth Century (1829–1844) - Pérola Castro (read abstract | paper | presentation)

Bermuda as the Crossroads of the Atlantic 1615–1877 - Art Groten (read abstract | presentation)

Postal History Symposium is produced by the American Philatelic Research Library, the American Philatelic Society, and the Smithsonian National Postal Museum.

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