The PaPHS is a non-profit, educational membership organization founded in 1974. It has as its primary purpose the cultivation and promotion of the study of the postal history of Pennsylvania. PaPHS encourages the acquisition and preservation of the material (generally, covers or folded letters) relevant and necessary to the study and understanding of such postal history. To that end, PaPHS supports the publication of original research in respect of such knowledge for the benefit of its members and the general public.

Fighting the Fed in Philadelphia – Vern Morris

Philadelphia Civil War Hospitals

Gus Spector, MD gives a presentation on Philadelphia Civil War Hospitals.

S.S. Tahiti

Charles J. DiComo, PhD does a Show and Tell on the S.S. Tahiti.

American Letter Mail Company

Freaks and Errors-M. Cwiakala

See the full movie on YouTube!

Philatelic Item of the Week

Jasmine Smith – Preserving Postal History Collections

Mark Schwartz – Boston 1847

A Brief History of the United States Postal Service

Conversations with Philatelists

Thanks Charles Epting!

Rick Leiby Article on Kutztown, PA

Injustice in U. S. – Bill Schultz from Women Exhibitors Expressions

From the U.S. to Farther India and Back Again

Thanks Dr Charles DiComo!

The Great Central Fair

Please click on the image above to enjoy Gus Spector’s presentation.