Henry Albert Meyer
|Henry Albert Meyer|
|Born||March 23, 1894|
|Died||March 25, 1968(aged 74)|
|Institutions||U.S. Philatelic Classics Society
National Philatelic Museum
|Projects||Famous for his river and steamboat postal history|
|Awards||APS Hall of Fame|
Based on his study of river and steamboat history, he wrote Domestic Waterway Mail Markings in 1951. Along with Rear Admiral Frederic R. Harris and others, he co-authored Hawaii, Its Stamps and Postal History, which was published in 1948. Meyer co-authored with Dr. Carroll Chase to write The Postal History of the Kingdom of Westphalia Under Napoleon, 1807-1814 (published in 1958), and co-authored with Charles L. Towle to write Railroad Postmarks of the United States, 1861-1866, which was published in 1968.
Honors and awards
Meyer was named to the American Philatelic Society Hall of Fame in 1969.