Membership Understandings

     By becoming a member of the PAPHS, you agree to the following:

  1. The PAPHS Bylaws provide the rules for Society business and conduct.

  2. As a member, you will follow commonly accepted social standards of fair play toward other members.

  3. You will not engage in any activity that will bring discredit to the Society or its members.

  4. You understand that most members have joined to pursue our postal history hobby for ongoing education and enjoyment.

  5. As a member, you should strive to participate in the activities of the Society to help achieve its goals.

  6. Members should freely contribute ideas and suggestions for improvement, attend meetings when possible, and contribute information and articles for the Historian. (periodic journal of the Society)

  7. It is by sharing our knowledge and views that we all learn and grow.                                                                                                 

Membership Application

If you are already a member, you can use the Renew Annual Membership
link below to renew your membership for up to 4 years.

If you are a new member joining for the first time and are also a member of a Pennsylvania stamp, historical, or genealogical club or society, please send a reduced fee of $20 for membership from now until Dec 31, 2021 to
paphsdues at gmail dot com.

Or you can send a check made out to PAPHS to:
Dick Colberg
PO Box 10082
Lancaster, PA 17605


To order any of the PAPHS Monographs, please click here. Your purchase(s) on that page will be added to the PayPal shopping cart that was generated from the “Join” button above and you can pay for everything in one transaction. 

Renew Annual Membership

If you are already a member and wish to renew your membership, please click here.


To make a donation to the PAPHS, please click here. (Note: This will be a separate transaction that can be made one-time or recurring using PayPal. 

American Philatelic Society

If you are not already a member of our hobby’s national philatelic society, you might want to consider joining the American Philatelic Society. For more information about the national APS and it benefits, click on APS Member BenefitsFor an APS membership application, click on APS Membership Form.