Arago: People, Postage & the Post


Subject:
Ready Reference & Quick Facts , Collectors & Collecting , Postal Information , Stamps

Description:
Collection of materials from the Smithsonian National Postal Museum on stamp collection (philately) and postal operations. Features illustrated historical essays, exhibits (such as first U.S. commemorative stamps), and a create-your-own digital collection feature (requires free registration). Also includes a glossary. From the National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution. (The site is named after Francois Arago, 19th century French scientist and friend of James Smithson.)

Publisher:
National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.arago.si.edu/


PID= res:lii-24164