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HUB 3565

Medals associated with Harvard University, 1822-1922 : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: HUB 3565
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Title: Medals associated with Harvard University, 1822-1922
Date(s): 1822-1922
Quantity: 0.35 cubic feet
Quantity: 1 boxes
Quantity: 34 medals
Abstract: A collection of Harvard-associated medals assembled by the Harvard University Archives.  Each medal holds one of a number of possible functions: some commemorate events, some are awards for academic or athletic accomplishments, some designate membership in an organization or office held.

Acquisition Information:

This is an artificial collection of medals assembled by the Harvard University Archives.  The medals originate both from their recipients and from at least one artificial collection.
  • Accession 10579, 9 medals in lucite block presumed awarded to Butterfield, received 1985 October 3
  • Accession 10651, 4 medals awarded to Kane, received 1986 January 17
  • Accession 14281, all other medals listed in this inventory, received 2001 February 28
  • Functions of the Medals

    Medals were struck for one of a number of possible purposes: some medals commemorate events, some medals are awards for academic or athletic accomplishments, and some medals designate membership in an organization or office held.

    Inventory update

    This document last updated 2016 Feburary 17.

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