Special Collections in the Rhode Island Area







The Rhode Island Philatelic Society would like you to know about several outstanding collections of interest. Please feel free to contact the society for up to date information regarding viewing these fantastic collections, especially if you will be traveling some distance to get to see them! These collections are not owned by the Society, but members assist the curators and owners of these collections in their care and stewardship.




The Alpheus B. Slater collection of the "Providence Postmaster's Provisional Stamps
The Webster Knight Collection of mint United States Stamps
The "Special Delivery" Stamp Collection of W.L.L. Peltz
The Chambers Collection of Rhode Island Postal History to the Year 1890
The Geo. Champlin Collection of Worldwide Stamps
The Robert T. Galkin Collection
International Special Delivery Stamps
United States First Day Covers
Two collections of First Day Covers