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Guide to the San Diego Stamp Club Records MS 253
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Biographical / Historical Notes
  • Arrangement
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: San Diego Stamp Club Records
    Identifier/Call Number: MS 253
    Contributing Institution: San Diego History Center Document Collection
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1915 February 4 –1916 September 28
    Abstract: The collection contains records of the San Diego Stamp club from its inception on February 4, 1915 through September 28, 1916.
    creator: San Diego Stamp Club.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.

    Biographical / Historical Notes

    The San Diego Stamp Club was founded on February 4, 1915 with thirteen members in attendance at its first meeting held in the Timken Building in downtown San Diego. The purpose of the club was to “promote and further the interests of stamp collectors” in the greater San Diego area. It is unknown how long the Club remained in operation.


    Collection is arranged by subject.

    Preferred Citation

    San Diego Stamp Club Records, MS 253, San Diego History Center Document Collection, San Diego, CA.

    Processing Information

    Collection processed by Amanda Hughes on December 18, 2012.
    Collection processed as part of grant project supported by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with generous funding from The Andrew Mellon Foundation.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of various documents pertaining to the business of the San Diego Stamp Club, mainly during the Club’s first year of operation. Documents contained in the collection include administration and finances, meeting minutes, membership, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American Philatelic Society.
    San Diego Stamp Club.
    San Diego (Calif.)
    Stamp collecting
    Stamp collecting -- Societies, etc.