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Massachusetts Agricultural College. Library.
Massachusetts Agricultural College. Library.
OriginatorMassachusetts Agricultural College. Library.
StyleBook plate
Bookplate TypePictorial
Bookplate FunctionOwnership
Institutional or PersonalInstitutional
Dimensions69x114 mm
OrientationPortrait
Coverage-SpatialAmherst (Mass.)
Subject/IconographyUniversity of Massachusetts at Amherst
Bookplate TextLIBRARY OF THE MASSACHUSETTS AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE
DescriptionText and coat of arms: Escutcheon azure (blue) charged with a native American holding a bow and arrow or (gold) and a star of five points argent (silver); the crest, above a straight wreath a arm embowed or, in the hand a sword; banner with motto: Ense petit placidam svb libertate qvietem
Note[1] Founded in 1863, the Massachusetts Agricultural College eventually became the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. [2] Motto: Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem = By the sword we seek peace; but peace only under liberty.
RightsRare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; For more information, please contact the Rare Book and Manuscript Library: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7016277
CollectionJohn Starr Stewart Ex Libris Collection
Local Identifierexlibris1162.jp2
Repository/Holding LibraryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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