Links to Related Web Resources
- Fad to Fundamental: Airmail in America
- U.S. Postmasters General
- United States Postal Service
- Bureau of Engraving and Printing
- American Philatelic Society
- Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
- NASA: History of Human Space Flight
Bibliography and Related Materials
The National Postal Museum Shop has a wealth of books on US stamps and stamp collecting. Products on sale that are related to this exhibition.
To learn more, also consult these books and other resources:
Annual publications on stamps
Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps. Washington, D.C.: United States Postal Service.
Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers. New York: Scott Publishing Company.
U.S. Stamp Yearbook. Sidney, Ohio: Linn’s Stamp News.
Other books on stamps, collecting, and printing
George Amick, Jenny! Sidney, Ohio: Amos Press, 1986.
George Brett, The Giori Press. West Somerville, Mass.: Bureau Issues Association, 1961.
George Brett, Printing Methods and Techniques. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania State University, 1985.
Joe Brockert, Basic Knowledge for the Stamp Collector. Sidney, Ohio: Amos Press, 1978.
Donald B. Holmes, Air Mail: An Illustrated History. New York: C.N. Potter, distributed by Crown Publishers, 1981.
A Jenny Class Reunion. Washington, D.C.: National Postal Museum, 1996.
Steven J. Rod, Introduction to Stamp Collecting. Sidney, Ohio: Linn’s Stamp News, 1990.
L.N. Williams, Fundamentals of Philately. State College, Pa.: American Philatelic Society, 1990.
Belmont Faries, “Twin Space Stamps,” New Orleans Collector, May 1971.
Rodney Juell, “Encyclopedia of US Stamp Collecting: Bureau of Engraving and Printing,” The United States Specialist, May 2004.
‘Top Secret’ Stamp Issued, Washington Post, February 21, 1962.