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Western Express Collection
1992.56, 1992.60, 1992.63, 1996.24, 2001.72  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Western Express Collection
    Dates: 1951-1988
    Collection Number: 1992.56, 1992.60, 1992.63, 1996.24, 2001.72
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 box
    Repository: Contra Costa County Historical Society
    Martinez, California 94553
    Abstract: The box includes about 37 years of a quarterly publication called Western Express, which features historical articles on early mail delivery in the western United States. The collection includes quarterly issues from 1951 to 1988, and an index of the issues from 1951 to 1980. Western Express is published by the Western Cover Society, a non-profit historical society created in 1950 that focuses on postal delivery in the U.S.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.

    Preferred Citation

    Western Express Collection. Contra Costa County Historical Society

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was accumulated from several donations in 1992, 1996 and 2001 by Contra Costa residents Ed Weinberg, Lou Repetto and Roy Bloss.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes quarterly issues from 1951 to 1988, and an index of the issues from 1951 to 1980.

    Indexing Terms

    Pony Express
    Railroads
    Postal Delivery

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