Wednesday, 23 March 2016

USA: University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin is a public research university and the flagship institution of The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883 as "The University of Texas," its campus is located in Austin, TX—approximately 1 mile (1,600 m) from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the USA, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff.

On the card you can see the main Building of the University (known colloquially as "The Tower"). It was completed in 1937 and got a hight of 307-foot (94 m) makes it is one of the most recognizable symbols of the university and the city of Austin.



Stamps:
left: Vintage Flowers (from a set of two) - Issued: 14-02-2015
right: Civil War: 1864 (from a set of two) - Issued: 30-07-2014


Thanks to Pam for this nice card!

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