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39c Katherine Anne Porter stamp

United States Postal Service2006-05-15

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Considered a master prose stylist, writer Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1966 for the "Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter," which was published in 1965.

The Postal Service issued a 39-cent Katherine Ann Porter commemorative stamp on May 15, 2006, in Kyle, Texas. Derry Noyes of Washington, DC, designed the stamp. Thirty million stamps were printed by offset/microprint "USPS" process. This stamp marked the twenty-second stamp in the Literary Arts Series.

Reference: Postal Bulletin (March 30, 2006)

Scott Catalogue USA: 4030
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Museum ID: 2006.2026.141

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  • Title: 39c Katherine Anne Porter stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 2006-05-15
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored) / lithographed

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