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TPA DIGITIZATION PROJECT

President John German has been working on the Digitization Project with the Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library at The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas. The Wineburgh is the home of the TPA Archives. The finding aid to the records is located at http://www.utdallas.edu/library/specialcollections/tpa.html. It is titled "Guide to the Texas Philatelic Association, Inc. Records, 1896-2006 W061-07." The current project is an effort to digitize the historic earliest philatelic publications in Texas that includes the Texas Philatelic Association's first newsletters. The longterm goal is to have a complete run of The Texas Philatelist issues available online through the Wineburgh Library by way of a grant.

SEND YOUR CHAPTER REPORTS TO GREG CAIN

Greg Cain is now handling the Chapters in Action report in each copy of The Texas Philatelist. Please send him copies of your newsletter by regular mail or pdf by email. You can also simply offer Greg a summary of your quarterly activities. Dealines are about a month before the publication month. Contact Greg at greg.cain@comcast.net or Greg Cain, 1926 Brimbery St., Houston TX 77018-1730. We appreciate receiving your reports to show the membership a summary of your activities and news.

 

NOV 3-4  TSDA HOUSTON STAMP SHOW
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 7611 Katy Freeway (IH-10 West), Houston, TX 77024. Friday 10-5, Saturday 9-4

NOV 10-11  MID-CITIES STAMP CLUB EXPO
Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. (Highway 114 at Main Street exit, just north of DFW Airport), Friday 10-5, Saturday 9-4.

DEC 8-9  TSDA DALLAS STAMP SHOW
Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-4551, Friday 11-5, Saturday 9-4.

2017 UPCOMING SHOWS

OCT 14-15  TSDA SAN ANTONIO STAMP SHOW
Norris Conference Center, 618 Northwest Freeway Loop 410, Suite 207 (across San Pedro from NorthStar Mall), San Antonio, TX 78216, Saturday 10-5, Sunday 10-3.

FEB 23-25 APS AMERISTAMP EXPO
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35203. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

JUN 29-30  OKPEX WORLD SERIES OF PHILATELY SHOW
Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Rd., Midwest City, OK 73110.

AUG 2-5  APS NATIONAL STAMPSHOW
Greater Columbus Convention Center, 400 North High St., Columbus, OH 43215. For the first time to be held in conjunction with the American Topical Association’s National Topical Stamp Show.

SEP 21-23  GREATER HOUSTON STAMP SHOW
Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Rd., Humble TX, 77338. www.houstonstampshow.org.

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