Cultural Record Keepers: The National Archives of the United States

  title={Cultural Record Keepers: The National Archives of the United States},
  author={S. Quigley},
  journal={Libraries \& the Cultural Record},
  pages={80 - 83}
  • S. Quigley
  • Published 30 April 2007
  • History
  • Libraries & the Cultural Record
A simple postage stamp commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the National Archives of the United States played a significant role in the long and ultimately successful campaign to return the National Archives agency to independent status within the executive branch. It had lost that status thirty-five years earlier as a result of confusion over the role of an archives in government. Designed by Michael David Brown and issued in 1984, the stamp utilizes two historical… Expand
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