Xavier University Stamp, Coin, and Medal Collection
This guide provides an overview of the Xavier University Stamp, Coin, and Medal Collection. Here you will find links to the Digital Collection, Resources on Stamp Collecting, and Historical Research on the Postal History of countries around the world.
These postage stamps not only represent the development of letter mail systems over the last two centuries, but they also reflect the full range of history, art, and culture, from the beginning of our global civilization.
The Xavier University Stamp, Coin, and Medal Collection holds National and International treasures collected by former Faculty, Staff, and Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. Historical International editions of stamps, collected between the 1930s-1950s, include WWII Germany, Vatican City, and Pre-USA Hawaii. Other items include coins from Palestine and Egypt from the 1940s, and Cast Lead Papal Bulla of Eugene IV, Pope between 1431 and 1447.