Monday, 17 October 2016

USA: Harvard University

Harvard University is a private, Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636, whose history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities. Established originally by the Massachusetts legislature and soon thereafter named for John Harvard (its first benefactor), Harvard is the United States' oldest institution of higher learning. Harvard's alumni include eight U.S. presidents, several foreign heads of state, 62 living billionaires, 335 Rhodes Scholars, and 242 Marshall Scholars.To date, some 150 Nobel laureates, 18 Fields Medalists and 13 Turing Award winners have been affiliated as students, faculty, or staff.

The card shows the the Logo and the Motto of the University which is "Veritas" and means "Truth".



Stamps:
from the left:
State Flags "Nevada" (from a set of 5) - Issued: 23-02-1976
Eid Greetings - Issued: 10-06-2016
Mount Rainier National Park - Issued: 02-06-2016
American Design "Silver Coffeepot" - Issued: 16-03-2007
American Toleware - Issued: 31-05-2002


Many thanks to Arnold for this great Card!

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