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Vincent Graves Greene
Philatelic Research Foundation

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The Harry Sutherland Philatelic Library at the Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation aims to support the work of the Greene Foundation and philately in Canada by:

  • providing a comprehensive collection of items relating to British North American and Canadian philately;

  • providing an up-to-date collection of items relating to expertizing, frauds and forgeries;

  • supporting the basic needs of the Canadian philatelic community with definitive works on important collecting areas and the most recent general catalogues.

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Lending policy: The HSPL does not provide an interlibrary loan service. Some material is available for circulation within Canada to members of philatelic groups. Arrangements for photocopying or scanning of items might be possible.

Questions about our services? Contact the librarian.

E-mail: library@greenefoundation.ca

Donations

While we are very grateful for donations of items that enhance our collection, space is limited and arrangements must be made in advance. Please review The Foundation’s donation policy.

The HSPL is noted for:
  • the best B.N.A. reference collection in the world
  • a significant collection of early Canadian philatelic journals in OCR searchable format
  • a comprehensive collection of Canadian auction catalogues
  • historical runs of selected auction catalogues
  • research collections from important Canadian philatelists
  • historical collection of prospectus for International and Canadian stamp exhibitions
The Stamp Collector

Our reference librarian, Kathy Hartley says:

Let me give you some more examples of why you might want to visit our library: Be welcomed. Feel at ease. Share what you know. Hear what others have to say. Exchange information, or items. Make plans. Make bigger plans. Discuss. Collaborate.. Browse the latest magazines or journals. Know what book you require and pull it off the shelf. Take it home. Ask for help. Question. Watch excitement happen. Be a part of an incredible thing.

We are looking forward to your visit!

Library Visit

Hours:

Monday through Thursday, and one Saturday a month.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The fourth Wednesday of the month 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
and by appointment.

For September 2016 only:
Monday through Thursday, and one Saturday a month (Sep 10: noon to 6 p.m.).
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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E-mail
library@greenefoundation.ca

Phone number
416 921-2073


Library staff:

Sheila Moll – Head Librarian
Kathy Hartley – Reference Librarian
Willow Moonbeam – Library Cataloguer

Search our online catalogue

Lending policy: The HSPL does not provide an interlibrary loan service. Some material is available for circulation within Canada to members of philatelic groups. Arrangements for photocopying or scanning of items might be possible.

Requesting books. Friends of the HSPL who live in Canada can request books directly from the online catalogue.

Can’t find what you are looking for? Contact our librarian: library@greenefoundation.ca

Our wish list:

Our library is missing the following issues from our periodical collection.

If you can assist us in completing collections please contact the library. library@greenefoundation.ca

Journal Title Issues
American Philatelist Feb 2012, April 2012
Maple Leaves Vol.26: no.6 #276 Spring 2000
Vol.30: no.6 #308 April 2008
Shoe Box Sept/Oct 2012
Le Cachet Postal Dec 1953; Jan 1954; Dec 1953
The Philatelist (Rowe) Several issues between March 1938 and December 1952
Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal Vol. 10 Jan 1900 - June 1900
Auction Catalogues Issues
Gary Lyons Auction #345
Maresch catalogue Sale, Wednesday, August 27, 1980
Once or twice a month the library sends out an e-mail to the Friends of the Harry Sutherland Philatelic Library informing every one of upcoming events.

Get in the know, get on our mailing list. Simply e-mail.

E-mail: library@greenefoundation.ca.

Click for a brief bio on Harry Sutherland.


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