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North Ogden Post Office Collection

Identifier: MS-062


The collection is arranged alphabetically by genre and consists of official documents regarding postal business. Inventory; statistics; procedures; letters of transmittal; audits; change in postmaster; order forms, Rose E. Dean’s resignation letter as postmistress, December 23, 1902 and an undated temperance poem. The collection was obtained by purchase from Benchmark Books, Salt Lake City, Utah in September of 1998.


  • Creation: 1898 - 1903


1 Boxes

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fd 1: Official authorization for registered mail to be delivered to other than addressee, dates March 24,1899 to December 31, 1902. (Rose E. Dean, postmistress).

fd 2: Hand written authorization for registered mail to be delivered to other than addressee. Date range, February 5, 1900 to July 29, 1902, 1 undated.

fd 3: Samples of Official Post Office forms.

fd 4: Five remittance letters signed by Rose E. Dean. Dates range from 1899 - 1903.

fd 5: Temperance poem undated, no salutation, no signature.

fd 6: Correspondence - Auditor for Post Office. Contains one handwritten letter from Rose E. Dean, 10 account audit cards and 3 official auditor forms.

fd 7: Correspondence - Post Office Inspector. One official form instructing accurate accounting of postage on all matters postmarked at Marriotts post office. Four hand written letters regarding postal matters under this department. Date range, 1899 - 1903.

fd 8: Correspondence - Retiring Postmaster. One hand written letter delineating procedure of retiring postmaster, gives account transactions and balances on postal items (money orders, stamps, etc.). Date range 1899 - 1903.

fd 9: Correspondence - Rose E. Dean’s resignation letter, December 23, 1902. Handwritten letter. Correspondence - First Assistant Postmaster General

fd 10: Dead Letter Office. Contains three official forms pertaining to this department. Two undated, one dated August 31, 1902.

fd 11: Money Order Division. Contains two canceled forms, new money order sample and receipts for money order transactions.

Correspondence - Third Assistant Postmaster

fd 12: Letter of Transmittal. Contains two official forms, January and March 1903.

fd 13: Official Order Forms. Contains two official forms, June and October, 1902.

fd 14: Postal Stamp Agency. Contains seventeen official forms,. Date range January, 1899 - November 1902.

fd 15: Stamped Envelopes - New Contract and Examples. Contains three stamped envelopes and new contract schedule.

fd 16: U.S. Postal Card and Stamped Envelope Receipts. Contains seventeen items.

Correspondence - Fourth Assistant Postmaster General

fd 17: Bond Division- Contains one official form.

fd 18: Inventory/Statistics. Contains fifteen items, handwritten notes, official forms and booklets pertaining to postal items. Dates range 1899-1903.

fd 19: Miscellaneous Postal Forms. October 1898 and November 1899.

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408