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In what year were Dartmouth's current motto and shield adopted?


Last updated 03/19/10

The motto and shield are a part of the official Dartmouth College seal, which was adopted by the trustees on August 25, 1773, three and a half years after Dartmouth was granted its charter of December 13, 1769.

The Dartmouth Seal
The Dartmouth Seal


For a complete history of the seal, see "The Dartmouth College Seal," by Jonathan Good, from the April 1997 issue of the Dartmouth College Library Bulletin

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Last updated: 03/19/10