Portland Area Postal History Philately Multnomah Washington Clackamas County Oregon Postmarks Mail


Title: Portland Area Postal History

Author: Richard W. Helbock

Description: Staple-bound in card covers. A little corner creasing to the top corner of the front cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. Maps and illustrations. [2], 46 pp. 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Scarce.

A postal history of Portland, Oregon, covering the period between 1849 and the 1940's. Describes he development of the postal system in Portland, recording the establishment of the various offices, the identity of postmasters, and characterizing some of the historical, geographic, and economic conditions that shaped the service to different neighborhoods and communities.

Includes a map showing the locations of the 13 Portland post offices prior to 1875; many illustrations of various early Portland postmarks; a chart chronologically listing the 67 numbered stations in the Portland area established between 1902 and 1931; and photographs of a few stations and quite a few postal covers.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Raven Press
Place: Lake Oswego, Oregon
Year: 1983

Keywords: philately, philatelic, Portland, Oregon, Multnomah County, historical, postmaster, Clackamas County, Washington County,

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