National Council, BSA    Corner Cards

by Jay L. Rogers

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Corner Cards are stationery envelopes with "return addresses", usually in the upper left corner.


Those without cachet are listed here.


These are Exclusively National Council, BSA Corners Cards. All others are listed under c. Corner Cards



Type I    Fifth Avenue Building    New York


C-37

Rush - - - News    National Council, BSA


1912

New York, NY

Printed

Black




Cnc-4

Boy Scouts of America


07/07/17

Cincinnati, OH

Printed

Black

3"x4" invitation


Example is a late usage posted from non NY location.




Cnc-7

Boy Scouts of America Manila Clasp Envelope


06/16/22

New York, NY

Printed

Black   4¼" x 7¾" Manila clasp envelope.


Late usage showing double rate & form S-24 shipping label remnant.


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Type II    Fifth Avenue Building    New York City


C-75
C-75-back

Boy Scouts of America Stationery     "Do a Good Turn Daily"


09/26/16

New York, NY

Printed

Blue on Blue


Corner address on back     National Council, BSA




Cnc-3

Boy Scouts of America Stationery    "Do a Good Turn Daily"    "Be Prepared"


06/03/17

New York, NY

Printed

Black on Blue #10 envelope


See contents, a letter & mailing about the Liberty Loan Drive, in l. Letters & Mailings




Cnc-6

Boy Scouts of America Stationery    "Do a Good Turn Daily"    "Be Prepared"


06/22/20

New York, NY

Printed

Black on Blue


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Type III    Fifth Avenue Building    New York, N.Y.


C-46

Boy Scouts of America Stationery     Fifth Avenue Building


12/03/25

New York, NY

Printed

Blue on Blue


National Council, BSA




C-48

Lone Scout Division Boy Scouts of America


10/18/26

New York, NY

Printed

Black on manila window envelope


National Council, BSA

This cover, along with its content (See K. Letters & Mailing Section), shows


that the Lone Scout Division of the BSA started in 1926 and not 1927, as stated in the side bar story


on pages 10 & 11 of the Print Catalog.   Also note that by 1929 the name had been changed


to Lone Scouts Division.   See 29-1 in the Print Catalog.


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Type IIIA    200 Fifth Avenue    New York City, N.Y.


C-92

Lone Scout Division Boy Scouts of America


c 1927

New York, NY

Printed

Black on stamped envelope


National Council, BSA

Example is an unused return envelope


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Type IV    200 Fifth Avenue    Fifth Avenue Building    New York, N.Y.


C-76

Boy Scouts of America Stationery     200 Fifth Avenue   Fifth Avenue Building


05/15/28

New York, NY

Printed

Black on Blue

National Council, BSA


National Headquarters officially moved from the Fifth Avenue Building to the Park Avenue Building at


Two Park Avenue on 12/17/27 ¹.  Yet this corner address, the 4th type for the first permanent HQ


of the BSA listed herein, is apparently five months old!   The enclosed letter was a Boys' Life


memorandum bill marked "paid".  Another cover or two from this period should help us determine the


actual transition period.


¹ Scouting Magazine, January 1928, Vol. XVI No. 1. Cover, Mast & mast page story.


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Type V    Park Avenue Building    2 Park Avenue    New York, N.Y.


C-27 front

Boy Scouts of America     "Air Mail" in Box


12/06/28

New York, NY

Printed

Red & blue

National Council, BSA, New York , NY  Park Avenue Building


See the back of this cover in the "Cover backs with cachets" section .




C-77

Boy Scouts of America Stationery    Park Avenue Building   2 Park Avenue


06/04/30

New York, NY

Printed

Blue on Blue




Cnc-5

Boy Scouts of America Stationery    Park Avenue Building   2 Park Avenue


07/07/36

Hawley, PA

Printed

Blue on Blue


Hawley, PA is a 30 min drive from TMR, New York City's Scout Camps.

National Council, BSA


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Type VI    2 Park Avenue    New York, N.Y.


C-29

Boy Scouts of America     Motto & Slogan


05/06/38

New York, NY

Printed

Blue on blue envelope


National Council, BSA, New York, NY




C-28

Boy Scouts of America     "Air Mail" in Box


05/06/38

New York, NY

Printed

Red & blue


National Council, BSA, New York, NY




C-51

Boys' Life Holiday Card Stationery


12/23/38

New York, NY

Printed

Brown

Violet meter




C-22

Boy Scouts of America    Catalog Envelope


1939

New York, NY

Printed

Black on Gray 6" x 9" envelope with S39-1 label on back used as seal


National Council, BSA, New York, NY     Contained [folded] "Boy Scout Camp at World's Fair" poster.




C-80

National Supply Service Stationery


09/06/40

New York, NY

Printed

Black

Violet meter

#10 envelope


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Type VII    Park Avenue Building   2 Park Avenue   New York 16, N.Y.


C-79

Boy Scouts of America     "New York 16" Zone Number


05/08/45

New York, NY

Printed

Blue on blue #10 window


National Council, BSA, Park Avenue Building, 2 Park Avenue, New York 16, N.Y.


Example Cancelled on VE Day.


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Type VIII    2 Park Avenue    New York 16, N.Y.



C-30

Boy Scouts of America     "Air Mail" in Stripes


07/15/49

New York, NY

Printed

Red & blue

National Council, BSA, New York 16, NY


Example with early usage of "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty" slogan meter in red.




C-78

Boy Scouts of America     Air Mail Envelope


03/30/50

New York, NY

Printed

Black

National Council, BSA, New York 16, NY


Example with early usage of "National Jamboree" slogan meter in red.

S57-2 label is an add-on


Ex Walter-Grob


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Type IX    National Council New Brunswick, New Jersey


C-35

The Scout Executive


07/17/59

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Green


National Council, BSA     With "Exploring" Slogan Meter in Red

The Scout Executive is a BSA publication.




Cnc-9

Boy Scouts of America    "Air Mail" in Stripes


08/13/59

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Black & Red, white & blue


National Council, BSA     With "Hi Come on   Join our Gang" Meter in Blue




Cnc-13

Boy Scouts of America    National Supply Service Division


012/9/59

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Black


National Council, BSA     With "Scouting Golden Jubilee" Meter in Blue




Cnc-8

Boy Scouts of America    Build Serve Achieve


02/16/62

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Blue & grey on Blue


National Council, BSA     With "Strengthen America   Character Counts" Meter in Blue




Cnc-10

Boys' Life   The National Magazine for All Boys


10/27/64

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Black & red


Red bar     With "Strengthen America   Be Prepared Be Fit" Meter in Blue


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Type X    National Council New Brunswick, N.J.


Cnc-11

Boy Scouts of America    Onward...For God and My Country


09/15/66

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Blue & red on Blue


National Council, BSA     With "Scouting Rounds a Guy Out" Meter in Blue


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Type XI    National Council New Brunswick, N.J. 08903


Cnc-12

Boys' Life   The National Magazine for Boys


01/20/67

New Brunswick, NJ

Printed

Blue


With "Scouting rounds a guy out" Meter in Red


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