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The Famous American Stamps of 1940
 Rotary Press · Perf 10½ x 11 · 280 Subject Electric Eye Plates · Date, Place, and Quantity of Issue

Famous American Authors

Washington
Irving
James Fenimore
Cooper
Ralph Waldo
Emerson
Louisa May
Alcott
Samuel L.
Clemens

Famous American Poets

Henry Wadsworth
Longfellow
John Greenleaf
Whittier
James Russell
Lowell
Walt
Whitman
James Whitcomb
Riley

Famous American Educators

Horace
Mann
Mark
Hopkins
Charles W.
Eliot
Frances E.
Willard
Booker T.
Washington

Famous American Scientists

John James
Audubon
Crawford W.
Long
Luther
Burbank
Walter
Reed
Jane
Addams

Famous American Composers

Stephen Collins
Foster
John Philip
Sousa
Victor
Herbert
Edward A.
MacDowell
Ethelbert
Nevin

Famous American Artists

Gilbert Charles
Stuart
James A. M.
Whistler
Augustus
Saint-Gaudens
Daniel Chester
French
Frederic
Remington

Famous American Inventors

Eli
Whitney
Samuel F. B.
Morse
Cyrus Hall
McCormick
Elias
Howe
Alexander
Graham Bell


Date · Place · Quantity of Issue

Famous American Authors - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: C. T. Arlt
The 1¢ Famous American Author Washington Irving - Jan.29, Tarrytown, N.Y. - 56,348,320 issued
The 2¢ Famous American Author James Fenimore Cooper - Jan. 29, Cooperstown, N.Y. - 53,177,110
The 3¢ Famous American Author Ralph Waldo Emerson - Feb. 5, Boston, Massachusetts - 53,260,270
The 5¢ Famous American Author Louisa May Alcott, Concord, New Hampshire - Feb. 5 - 22,104,950
The 10¢ Famous American Author Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens), Hannibal, Missouri - Feb. 13 - 13,201,270
Famous American Poets - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: C. A. Brooks
The 1¢ Famous American Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland, Maine - Feb.16 - 51,603,580
The 2¢ Famous American Poet John Greenleaf Whittier, Haverhill, Massachusetts - Feb. 16 - 52,100,510
The 3¢ Famous American Poet James Russell Lowell, Cambridge, Massachusetts - Feb. 20 - 51,666,580
The 5¢ Famous American Poet Walt Whitman, Camden, New Jersey - Feb. 20 - 22,207,780
The 10¢ Famous American Poet James Whitcomb Riley, Greenfield, Indiana - Feb. 24 - 11,835,530
Famous American Educators - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: C. T. Arlt
The 1¢ Famous American Educator Horace Mann, Boston, Massachusetts - March 14 - 52,471,160
The 2¢ Famous American Educator Mark Hopkins, Williamstown, Massachusetts - March 14 - 52,366,440
The 3¢ Famous American Educator Charles W. Eliot, Cambridge, Massachusetts - March 28 - 51,636,270
The 5¢ Famous American Educator Frances E. Willard, Evanston, Illinois - March 28 - 20,729,030
The 10¢ Famous American Educator Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama - April 7 - 14,125,580
Famous American Scientists - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: J. T. Vail
The 1¢ Famous American Scientist John James Audubon, St. Francisville, Louisiana - April 8 - 59,409,000
The 2¢ Famous American Scientist Dr. Crawford W. Long, Jefferson, Georgia - April 8 - 57,888,600
The 3¢ Famous American Scientist Luther Burbank, Santa Rosa, California - April 17 - 58,273,180
The 5¢ Famous American Scientist Dr. Walter Reed, Washington, D.C. - April 17 - 23,779,000
The 10¢ Famous American Scientist Jane Addams, Chicago, Illinois - April 26 - 15,112,580
Famous American Composers - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: C. T. Arlt
The 1¢ Famous American Composer Stephen Collins Foster, Bardstown, Kentucky - May 3 - 57,322,790
The 2¢ Famous American Composer John Phillip Sousa, Washington, D.C. - May 3 - 58,281,580
The 3¢ Famous American Composer Victor Herbert, New York, N.Y. - May 13 - 56,398,700
The 5¢ Famous American Composer Edward A. MacDowell, Peterborough, N.H. - May 13 - 21,147,000
The 10¢ Famous American Composer Ethelbert Nevin, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - June 10 - 13,328,000
Famous American Artists - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: C. T. Arlt
The 1¢ Famous American Artist Gilbert Charles Stuart, Narragansett, Rhode Island - Sept. 5 - 54,389,510
The 2¢ Famous American Artist James McNeill Whistler, Lowell, Massachusetts - Sept. 5 - 53,636,580
The 3¢ Famous American Artist Augustus Saint Gaudens, New York, N.Y. - Sept. 16 - 55,313,230
The 5¢ Famous American Artist Daniel Chester French, Stockbridge, Massachusetts - Sept. 16 - 21,720,580
The 10¢ Famous American Artist Frederic Remington, Canton, N.Y. - Sept. 30 - 13,600,580
Famous American  Inventors - Designer: William Roach -  Engraver: C. A. Brooks
The 1¢ Famous American Inventor Eli Whitney, Savannah, Georgia - Oct. 7 - 47,599,580
The 2¢ Famous American Inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, New York, N.Y. - Oct. 7 - 53,766,510
The 3¢ Famous American Inventor Cyrus Hall McCormick, Lexington, Virginia - Oct. 14 - 54,193,580
The 5¢ Famous American Inventor Elias Howe, Spencer, Massachusetts - Oct. 14 - 20,264,580
The 10¢ Famous American Inventor Alexander Graham Bell, Boston, Massachusetts - Oct. 28 - 13,726,580



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