The APRL has one of the world’s largest and most accessible collections of philatelic literature.The collection includes books and journals about stamps and postal history, as well as the history of philately and related subjects like transportation and geography. The collection includes books and journals about stamps and postal history, as well as the history of philately and some related subjects.In addition, there is a sizable collection of Civil War material, including books, photos, and artifacts.
Slusser Civil War Collection, which contains artifacts and documents relating to the U. Civil War Thomas Hale Collection of Civil War Patriotic Envelopes The RMPL lends books to members ONLY directly or through the internet.
The RMPL does NOT engage in interlibrary loan since we rely for all our work on volunteers.
In addition to its 21,000 book titles and 5,700 journal titles, the APRL has: Catalogs (general and specialized) Government documents Auction catalogs and price lists (only name sales are cataloged) Stamp show programs and palmares (not cataloged) Copies of philatelic exhibits CD- and DVD-ROMs Bibliographies and indexes Special collections and archives (not comprehensively cataloged)Piper File, a card index of philatelic periodicals through December 1969 Daniel Hines Air Mail Archives, documenting the pioneer period of United States air mail American First Day Cover Society Archives APRL Clipping Files, including files from Ernest Kehr, Belmont Faries, John Stark, and Forrest Ellis Elliott Perry–Cyril dos Passos Correspondence Archive: archival material, library use only Auction catalog: “name sale” auction catalogs, with prices realized when available (non-“name sale” auction catalogs are usually not individually cataloged) Auction house: summary of auction catalog holdings Book: Rare Books and Closed Stacks items are library use only; all other items are available for borrowing unless otherwise noted Exhibit: copies of philatelic exhibits Government Document: publications of government offices and the Universal Postal Union Hines Air Mail Collection: items from the Daniel Hines Air Mail Archives, library use only Journal Map Microform Web site The CCC maintains a large collection of U. In addition to its several thousand books and journals, the CCC has: Catalogs (general and specialized) Government documents (largely USPOD publications) Auction catalogs many w/ prices realized (not cataloged) Stamp show programs and palmares (not cataloged) Copies of philatelic exhibits (not cataloged) CD- and DVD-ROMs Bibliographies and indexes Several archives (not cataloged) largely photos, 35mm slides and photocopies Books in the main library reading room circulate to members of the Collectors Club only.
Limited photocopy, fax, and scanning services are available.
The majority of these come from PHLNDX, compiled by Gene Fricks.