Project ID256
DescriptionPhilatelic exhibition medals from 1897. This was a project to understand and document the 800 medals held by the RPSL, including what the medals were awarded for, their historical context and even what they were made from.
TopicHistory
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3AMembers of London U3As
Organization/partnerRoyal Phitatelic Society
Year started2013
Source of referenceSLP History
Output.A formal display of the medals and findings of the project was made at 41 Devonshire Place and this was very well received.
DocumentNone
NotesThe project led directly to a further donation of 83 medals to the museum This donation was supported by the U3A members conducting a oral history interview with the donor, capturing the social history of the donation.