Barbara Anderson Papers and Sousa U.S. Stamp Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Sousa U.S. Stamps

Personal Papers



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Collection Overview

Title: Barbara Anderson Papers and Sousa U.S. Stamp Collection, 1924-2011Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/156

Primary Creator: Barbara L. Anderson (1934-2017)

Extent: 0.2 cubic feet

Arrangement: Consists of two series: Series 1, Sousa U.S. Stamps; and Series 2, Personal Papers. Each series is organized in original order.

Date Acquired: 06/01/2017

Subjects: Philately, Sousa, John Philip

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of John Philip Sousa U.S. stamps, souvenir booklets, exhibition certificates, and biographical information and articles about John Philip Sousa.

Biographical Note

Barbara (Lee) Anderson was born in Chicago, IL on November 28, 1934. She graduated from the University of Illinois in 1957 and married James L. Anderson.

Barbara was a fiber artist and freelance journalist who wrote for several stamp periodicals, as well as an avid stamp collector and exhibitor. She was also a member of the American Philatelic Society, the C-U Spinner and Weaver's Guild, the Urbana Stamp Club, the Urbana Tree Commission, Champaign County Democrats, C-U Herb Society, and the Oratorio Society, and the founder of HIPS, the first environmental recycling organization in Urbana.

Barbara Anderson passed away on March 11, 2017 at 82 years of age.

Subject/Index Terms

Philately
Sousa, John Philip

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Janet Golaszewski

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Sousa U.S. Stamps, 1924-2011],
[Series 2: Personal Papers, 1990-2007],
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Series 1: Sousa U.S. Stamps, 1924-2011Add to your cart.
Includes John Philip Sousa stamps, as well as exhibition certificates, exhibition program, and Sousa souvenir booklets.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: List of John Philip Sousa stamp covers, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Stamp exhibition certificates, 2005-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Vapex conference program, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Sousa U.S. stamps and covers (1 of 2), 1940-2004Add to your cart.
Includes: Two 2-cent red stamps with cover by Ross Engraving Co., 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, bottom cover by Torkel Gundel, top cover by unknown, 1940; One 2-cent red stamp, cover by Walter Crosby, 1940; One 2-cent red stamp, cover with Sousa portrait and first measures of Stars and Stripes Forever, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by George Linn and W.M.G, 1940; One 2-cent red stamp, 150th birth anniversary cover, 2004; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by C. Stephen Anderson, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by J.N. Clarkson, Jr., 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by the Fifth Battalion Marine Corps Reserve, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by Walter Crosby, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, top cover by Corkley, bottom cover by unknown, 1940; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Colorano Cachets, bottom cover by Homespun Cachets, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by Heritage Cachets, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Edken, bottom cover by Fleetwood, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by Fred Collins, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, covers by Edsel, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by Edsel (with cornet misspelled), 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by unknown, bottom cover by P.T.C, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, covers by Bedford Cachets of Pennsylvania, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by William E. Smith, Jr., 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Larry R. Fidler, bottom cover by Ted Tompkins, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Heritage, bottom cover by Herb Barre, 1997; One Stars and Stripes Forever postcard, by USPS, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, both covers by William E. Smith, Jr., 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Stamp Collector magazine, bottom cover by Ryan, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Artmaster, bottom cover by House of Farnam, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Main Street Philatelics, bottom cover by CL Cachets, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Dow, bottom cover by S & T Cachets, 1997; One 2-cent red stamp, cover by unknown, 1940; and One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by WII, 1997.
Folder 5: Sousa U.S. stamps and covers (2 of 2), 1940-2004Add to your cart.
Includes:  Two 2-cent red stamps with cover by Ross Engraving Co., 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, bottom cover by Torkel Gundel, top cover by unknown, 1940; One 2-cent red stamp, cover by Walter Crosby, 1940; One 2-cent red stamp, cover with Sousa portrait and first measures of Stars and Stripes Forever, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by George Linn and W.M.G, 1940; One 2-cent red stamp, 150th birth anniversary cover, 2004; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by C. Stephen Anderson, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by J.N. Clarkson, Jr., 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by the Fifth Battalion Marine Corps Reserve, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, covers by Walter Crosby, 1940; Two 2-cent red stamps, top cover by Corkley, bottom cover by unknown, 1940; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Colorano Cachets, bottom cover by Homespun Cachets, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by Heritage Cachets, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Edken, bottom cover by Fleetwood, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by Fred Collins, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, covers by Edsel, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by Edsel (with cornet misspelled), 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by unknown, bottom cover by P.T.C, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, covers by Bedford Cachets of Pennsylvania, 1997; One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by William E. Smith, Jr., 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Larry R. Fidler, bottom cover by Ted Tompkins, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Heritage, bottom cover by Herb Barre, 1997; One Stars and Stripes Forever postcard, by USPS, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, both covers by William E. Smith, Jr., 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Stamp Collector magazine, bottom cover by Ryan, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Artmaster, bottom cover by House of Farnam, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Main Street Philatelics, bottom cover by CL Cachets, 1997; Two 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamps, top cover by Dow, bottom cover by S & T Cachets, 1997; One 2-cent red stamp, cover by unknown, 1940; and One 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, cover by WII, 1997.
Folder 6: Sousa "Famous Americans" Upper Deck card and Grolier, Inc. illustrated Sousa card, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Sousa and His Band souvenir booklets, 1924-1926Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Stars and Stripes Forever postcard, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Sousa U.S. stamps in scrapbook pages, 1940-2004Add to your cart.
Includes: Iwo Jima stamp on Sousa cover, 1978; 2-cent red stamps on Sousa covers (3), 1940; 2-cent red stamps on Sousa covers (2), 1940; Famous Americans stamps on cover of same, 1940; 2-cent red stamps, 32-cent Stars and Stripes Forever stamp, and 5-cent American Music stamp on Sousa cover, 2004; and Twelve covers with Stars and Stripes Forever 32-cent stamps, 1997.
Series 2: Personal Papers, 1990-2007Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Biographical information: John Philip Sousa, 1990-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Urbana magazine: Celebrating 175 Years, 1833-2008, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 12: University of Illinois Alumni Association letter, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 13: University of Illinois New Bureau article about Sousa Archives, 2004Add to your cart.

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