The Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History will host a postal history symposium co-sponsored by the United States Stamp Society, with support from the American Philatelic Society. The symposium’s theme is The Challenging 20th Century: Men, Machines and Modernization. It will take place on the campus of Regis College (Upper Union Student Hall) in Weston, Massachusetts, where the museum is located, on Thursday, April 30, 2015, starting at 9:00AM, a day before the opening of the WSP Philatelic Show in nearby Boxboro.
The presenters include:
Rodney Juell on The Men Who Made the Stamps of the 1920s
Edward Grabowski on Philately and International Mail Order Fraud
George S. Norton on Technology in the Envelope: Use of Microfilm and Voice Recordings in the Mail during World War II
Roger S. Brody on The Bureau Leaves the Field
Admission to the symposium is free, but the Museum asks that attendees register at www.stamps.org/Spellman-Registration. For questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.spellman.org.