Arago: Exhibits



From Postmaster To President: Celebrating Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday Through Stamps & Postal History

Created By

Alexander T. Haimann

Clifford R. Haimann

Smithsonian National Postal Museum

We extend our thanks to Christine Mereand, Arago Research Coordinator for her careful assistance in reviewing and editing the text of this featured collection. We would also like to thank our fellow Arago team members Marty Emery and MJ Meredith for their support throughout our work on this project.

25c World Stamp Expo '89 single

This stamp featuring the 1869 Lincoln stamp from the Pictorial Issue was released to the public on March 16, 1989.

20c National Archives single

The stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Archives was issued to the public April 16, 1984.

45fr Lincoln

This stamp featuring Lincoln was issued on April 15, 1965 by the Republic of Mail to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Lincoln's death.

NPM - 16c black Lincoln single

This stamp was issued as part of the 1938 Presidential Issue.