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Western Cattle in a Snow Storm, Trans-Mississippi Exposition, 1898 – Scott 292 (Accession No. 1980.2493.2000)

Selected resources found in the Smithsonian National Postal Museum Library include:

  • American Philatelic Association. Official Circular of the General Committee in Charge of the Postage Stamp Exhibit to be Held at the World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. New York: American Philatelic Association; Birmingham, Conn.: Press of D.H. Bacon, 1893.
    HE6191 .C380 1893
  • Bleuer, Gordon and Jim Doolin. “The Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893.” American Philatelist
    93:11 (Nov 1979), 994-995.
    Bomar, William J. Postal Markings of United States Expositions. 2nd Ed. Tampa: BJB Philatelics, 1996. Brazer, Clarence W. A Historical Catalog of U.S. Stamp Essays and Proofs: The Omaha, Trans-
    Mississippi Issues, 1898. New York City, N.Y.: C.W. Brazer, 1939. HE6185 .U5B7X 1939
  • Bussey, Lewis E., ed. United States Postal Card Catalog: With Special Appendix Features, Exposition Postal Cards, Exposition Cancels. Chester, VA: United Postal Stationary Society, 2006.
    HE6185.U6 U56 200
  • Catalogue of the American Philatelic Association’s Loan Exhibit of Postage Stamps to the United States Post Office Department: at the World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893. Birmingham, Conn.: D.H. Bacon, 1893. HE6191.C382 1893
  • Constitution and World’s Fair Issues. New York Sun: New York, 1939. HE6183.E93 S95 1939
  • The Cunard Royal Mail Twin-screw Steamers: “Campania” and “Luciana,” and The World’s Columbian Exposition, 1893 [microform]. London: Office of Engineering, 1893. fT500 .C1E6Z
  • Dickie, A. M. “Chinese Pavilion, The New York World’s Fair 1964-1965.” China Clipper 28:5 (Jul 1964), 75-76.
  • Doolin, Jim. “Official Illustrated Envelopes of the Columbian Exposition (1893).” Discovery (Apr 1983), 12-13.
  • Fricke, Charles A. “Wood Postcards Are World’s Fair Novelties.” Scott Stamp Monthly 19:11 (Nov 2001), 47.
  • Ganz, Cheryl. The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair: Century of Progress. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. T501.B1 G356 2008
  • Ganz, Cheryl R. “E. S. Zevely and the 1853 New York World’s Fair.” Chronicle 61:1 (Feb 2009), 30- 32.
  • Ganz, Cheryl R. “Zeppelin Posts at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair: Integrating Philately & History.”
    American Philatelist (Aug 2008), 730-33.
  • Glennon, A. N. “The Cover That Might Have Been.” American Philatelist 114:1 (Jan 2000), 80-83.
    Letter from Edgar A. Hirdler 114:5 (May 2000), 414. Letter from Roger A. Baldwin 114:5 (May 2000), 416.
  • Gruber, Alfred A. “The Model Post Office at the Panama Pacific Exposition as told by Emily Post, ‘Road Warrior.’” American Philatelist 116:11 (Nov 2002), 1014-1017.
  • Hanson, William R. “After the Fair Was Over . . .” American Philatelist 116:11 (Nov 2002), 1002-1006.
    Letter from Richard E. Wood 117:4 (April 2003), 299.
  • “Interior View of World’s Fair R.P.O. Car” [reprint from The Railway Post Office, Aug 1939]. Long Island Postal Historian 14:2 (Summer 1991), 47.
  • International Stamp Centennial Exhibition: British Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, 1940. New York, N.Y.: S.N., 1940. HE6191 .I61 1940
    Karlen, Harvey M. “1894: Chicago Was a ‘Hot’ City.” American Philatelist 123:9 (Sept 2009), 846-849. Karlen, Harvey M. “Chicago's Century of Progress Exposition, 1933.” American Philatelist 98:1 (Jan
    1984), 21-27.
  • Karlen, Harvey M. Chicago’s Great White City: A Postal History Panorama of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. Oak Park, Ill.: Berk-Hill Publishers, 2003. T500.L1 K37 2003
  • Karlen, Harvey M. “U.S. Post Office Department & the World's Columbian Exposition 1893.” Postal History Journal 120 (Oct 2001), 9-25.
    Lamarre, Tom. “World’s Fair Puts Seattle on Map.” Stamp Collector Vol. 69, Jul 1, 1995, p. 11. Lauzon, A. A. The United States Columbian Issue, 1893. Kalamazoo, Mich.: Chambers Publishing Co.,
    1942. HE6185 .U5L3X 1942
  • Lawrence, Ken. “Philatelic Items Recall Crystal Palace and America’s First World’s Fair.” Scott Stamp Monthly Vol. 26, October 2008, 16-25.
  • Lawrence, Ken. “An Introduction to Expo Collecting.” Scott Stamp Monthly Vol. 26, October 2008, 26-27.
  • Lawrence, Ken. “Commemorating the 1876 United States Centennial.” Scott Stamp Monthly Vol. 23, March 2005, 22-32.
  • Megson, Frederic H. and Mary Megson. American Exposition Postcards, 1870-1920: A Catalog and Price Guide. Martinsville, NJ: Postcard Lovers, 1992. NC1876.U6 M49 1992
  • Morrissey, Stuart. “A Philatelic Look at the 1939 New York World’s Fair.” Scott’s Stamp Monthly 18:11 (Nov. 2000), 48-49.
  • Neil, Randy and Jack Rosenthal. United States of America: the Trans-Mississippi Issue of 1898.
    Danbury, Conn.: Andrew Levitt, 1997. HE6183.T73 N45 1997
  • Nettles, Elizabeth J. and David L. Straight. “Louisiana Purchase Exposition and the Mail.”
    American Philatelist 118:10 (Oct 2004), 902-914.
    Nissel, W. “New York World’s Fair Meter Marks.” Mekeel’s Weekly Stamp News 11 Dec. 1939, 599. O’Brien, John F. “Basis of the Design of the U.S. Columbian Exposition Issue of 1893.” American
    Philatelist 98:9 (Sept 1984), 895-900.
  • Payne, Edwin R., ed. The First Fifty Years: World Fair U.S. Exposition Postal Markings, 1851-1901.
    Raleigh, Tenn.: Cancellations, 1951. q HE6184 .C3P346 1951
  • “Postage Stamps at the World’s Fair.” American Journal of Philately 6:7 (Jul 1893), 373-374.
  • Rogers, A. R., and H. E. Deats. “Report of the Committee of theWorld’s Fair Philatelic Exhibit.”
    American Journal of Philately 6:3 (Mar 1893), 193-195.
  • Savadge, David. Postal Markings of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California, 1915. Warren, Ohio: Machine Cancel Society, 1997. HE6183.E93 S28 1997
  • Schloss, Howard. “Czechoslovakia, The ’39 Fair & Stamps.” Baltimore Philatelist 41:1 (Mar 1994), 10- 11.
  • Tucker, Donald W. United States Slogan Postmark Catalog: Including Exposition and Philatelic Stations. Verona, N.J.: S.G. Rich, 1938. HE6185 .U52T89 1938
    “The World’s Fair Committee of the A.P.A.” American Journal of Philately 5:12 (Dec 1892), 576. Wukasch, Kenneth C. Handbook of the Postal Cards of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Norfolk, VA:
  • United Postal Stationary Society, 2005. T500.D9 W85 2005.