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Printer:
Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (blue green, black); adhesive / engraving
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
November 14, 1962
Description:
This Higher Education Issue stamp commemorates the centennial of the Morrill Act of 1862 that created land-grant colleges and universities and celebrates high education’s role in American cultural and industrial development. Such institutions offered programs in agricultural, industrial, military, and scientific studies. The stamp features an image of a map of the continental United States, along with a candle and a lamp of knowledge.
United States; higher education; college; university; teaching; land grant; university; college; school; institution; education; state; federal; map; candle; lamp
Topic:
Education & Teaching  Search this
Object number:
1980.2493.5432
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1980.2493.5432