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Library: Mon - Fri • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
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Events & Schedule

October 22
PHF Board members will meet in the Slusser Library at 9 a.m.

October 31
Last day of Jack o'lantern exhitbit.

November 1
Slusser exhibit opens.

November 5
Tucson Stamp Club meets in the Slusser at 12. Program: election covers by Steve Brainerd.

November 10
Slusser library reserved 10-12 and closed to others. Limited library servicves available in the main building.

November 11
PHF closed.

November 17
Tour scheduled. PHF and library open but may be crowded.

November 5
FALL AUCTION at the Tucson Stamp Club meeting in the Slusser. Auction starts promptly at 1.

November 9
Tucson Post Card Exchange Club meets in the Slusser at 12:45. Program: "Postal history of the Grand Canyon" given by Jack Mount.

November 23
Tour scheduled. PHF and library open but may be crowded.

November 24-25
PHF closed.

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Slusser Library Celebrates 20 years

slusser2aTwenty years ago, October 11, 1996, the Postal History Foundation (PHF) dedicated the Peggy J. Slusser Memorial Philatelic Research Library. It was the culmination of the diligent efforts, perseverance, and attention to detail of several foundation members.

The Postal History Foundation will celebrate the 20th birthday of the Slusser Library on Saturday, 8 October. The event is an Open House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will include live music, light refreshments, informal tours, and a special exhibit about the Slusser and its namesake, Peggy.

Iconic Tucson Sign in Grand Winning Design

2016 Birthday Stamp best for webRoark Polzin's design of Tucson's iconic Diving Lady sign and the Piccarreta Davis building won our annual Tucson Birthday Stamp Design Contest. Five winners in three age groups were announced at the Tucson birthday party held at the foundation on August 19. Surprise guest Michael Piccarreta handed the award to Roarke. Mr. Piccarreta said that his law firm has great affinity for the Diving Lady and that he was impressed with Roark's artwork. Custom stamps with this design may be purchased to benefit the Youth Education through Stamps (YES) program. We also have collectible envelopes for sale featuring artwork of some of th other winners. See the education page for more details. 


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