Front cover image for The John Harvard commemorative postage stamp collection, 1986

The John Harvard commemorative postage stamp collection, 1986

This collection contains three sheets of the John Harvard commemorative 56 cent stamp issued by the United States Postal Service in September 1986, as well as two First Day of Issue ceremony programs autographed by noted attendees, including Harvard president Derek Bok and Sal Gennaro, Field Division General Manager/Postmaster, Boston, Mass., and the Honorable Albert V. Casey, former Postmaster General. Two albums, each containing four mounted John Harvard stamps and with an accompanying envelope featuring illustrations of the John Harvard statue in Harvard Yard with First Day of Issue postmarks from Cambridge, Mass., are also included in this collection. Three additional loose First Day of Issue postmarked envelopes and an article about the John Harvard commemorative postage stamp appearing in the Harvard Magazine from Sepember/October 1986 are also available in the collection
Archival Material, English, 1986