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Postponed: ANNUAL SPELLMAN MUSEUM POSTAL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM
April 30, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ANNUAL SPELLMAN MUSEUM POSTAL HISTORY SYMPOSIUM EXPLORES SEVERAL ASPECTS OF THE POSTAL HISTORY OF SWITZERLAND
The Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History, the oldest philatelic museum in the United States, in partnership with the American Helvetia Philatelic Society, will host its eighth annual postal history symposium that will deal with several aspects of the postal history of Switzerland. The symposium will take place on the campus of Regis College (College Hall 202) in Weston, Massachusetts, where the museum is located, on Thursday, April 30, 2020, starting at 9:30AM, a day before the opening of the WSP Philatelic Show in nearby Boxboro (http://www.nefed.org/02_boxboro.htm).
Postal History Symposium:
Swiss Postal History
Thursday, April 30, 2020.
at the Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History
and Regis College (College Hall 202), Weston, MA
FREE ADMISSION – Please register at www.spellmanmuseum.org
8:30AM Exhibition opens at the Spellman Museum’s Exhibit Hall
9:30AM Walk/drive over to College Hall room 202, at Regis College
9:45AM Opening remarks – Yamil H. Kouri, Jr.
10:00 – 10:45AM “Early Registered Mail from Switzerland”
by Michael Peter (Wildwood, MO)
11:00 – 11:45AM “Postcards and Briefli – The Other Pro Juventute Collectibles”
by Richard T. Hall (Asheville, NC)
12:00N – 1:00PM Lunch at Regis College cafeteria (Dutch treat)
1:05 – 1:50PM “The League of Nations at 100”
by Greg Galletti (Mt. Airy, MD)
2:05 – 2:50PM “Campione D’Italia, a Geographic Anomaly”
by Bruce Marsden (New Hope, PA)
3:00 – 3:15PM Closing remarks and discussion
3:30 – 4:30PM Tour of the Museum – see you next year!
The displays in the Museum’s galleries, open to the public, will include exceptional material from its holdings.
Admission to the symposium is free but the Museum asks that attendees register at firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to www.spellmanmuseum.org.
Those who wish to stay at the hotel hosting Philatelic Show 2020 may call 978-263-8701 and ask for the “Stamp Show” rate, or visit the website http://www.boxbororegency.com/.