Currency/Medallions

Mendeleev Institute Medal

Bronze medal commemorating the Mendeleev Institute featuring a bust of Dmitri Mendeleev against a table of elements on one side, and an inscription in Russian on the other which says "Order of Lenin and Order of the Red Banner of Labor" which the Institute was awarded by the Soviet Union. The medal was given to the College by the Institute, where Dickinson sent students to study during the early years of the Dickinson in Moscow Program.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00078

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Study Abroad

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Church Centennial medal, 1866

Larger silver medal featuring John Wesley and inscriptions, produced for centennial of the Methodist Church in 1866.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00085

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00084 - AC 00088, AC 00507)

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Methodist Church, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Church medallions

Five silver medallions housed in small round cases, which were produced for the Methodist Church in 1866 by Warner & Sons.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00087

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00084 - AC 00088, AC 00507)

Subject: Methodist Church, Religion and Spirituality, Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Church Medals, c.1860

Thirty six silver medals all featuring West College on obverse with Susanna Wesley and son John Wesley on reverse.  Produced for the centennial of the Methodist Church in 1866.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00088

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00087, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Religion and Spirituality, Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Church Pins and Medals, 1952-1972

Pins and medals designating Church rank, worn by Newell Snow Booth at various conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church from 1952 to 1972.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00093

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00089 - AC 00092)

Subject: Medal, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Church seal

Bronze medal featuring 4 Methodist Church bishops Otterbein, Albright, Asbury, and Wesley under a cross with inscription.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00092

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00089 - AC 00093)

Subject: Religion and Spirituality

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Church Wesley Medal, 1866

Small silver medal featuring West College on obverse with Susanna Wesley and son, John Wesley, on reverse. The medal was produced for centennial of the Methodist Church in 1866.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00086

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00084 - AC 00088, AC 00507)

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Methodist Church, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Currency/Medallions

Methodist Episcopal Church medals

Four gold medal featuring Francis Asbury and Matthew Simpson, produced for the centennial of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1884.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00090

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00090 - AC 00093)

Subject: Medal, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Currency/Medallions

Naval Reserve Medal

A gold medal attached to a red, yellow and blue ribbon pin. On the front there is an image of an eagle spreading its wings. On the reverse side there is engraved text that reads "FAITHFUL SERVICE UNITED STATE NAVAL RESERVE". This object was owned by Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_2

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Award Medals, Military

Format: Currency/Medallions

New Hampshire Medical Society Medal, 1941

A small gold metal pendent featuring a stamped seal of the New Hampshire Medical Society celebrating fifty years. "New Hampshire Medical Society" is engraved around the seal. On the back is a name and date engraved "Zatae L. Straw 1892-1942". This object belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_3

Location: Shelf 32 Box 2

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Order of the Crown of Italy Medal

A gold metal and white enamel medallion in the shape of a cross attached to a red and white stripped ribbon. In the center there is a dark blue circle with gold crown, representing the Order of the Crown of Italy. This medallion purportedly belonged to Flint Kellogg.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00233

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00234-00237)

Subject: Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions

Pierson Prize for Oratory medal, 1877

Round gold pendant inscribed with contest details and the name of the winner for 1877, James Henry Morgan.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00166

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00162 - AC 00180)

Subject: Pierson Prize, Oratorical Contests, Medal, Honors and Awards

Format: Currency/Medallions

Pierson Prize for Oratory Medal, 1887

A round gold pendant with oratorical contest details inscribed on both the front and the back. On the front the name of the winner for 1887, "AWARDED TO MARY R. CURRAN AS A PRIZE FOR ORATORY", is inscribed in the center of the medallion, around which reads "FOUNDED BY DANIEL PIERSON MDCCIXXXVII". On the back it reads "COLLEGIUM DICKINSONIENSE DETUR DIGNIORI". 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00165

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161-00180)

Subject: Award Medals, Oratorical Contests, Pierson Prize

Format: Currency/Medallions

Medal Front, 1877

Silver pendant medal presented to William M. B. Glandig (Class of 1878) for winning the Pierson Prize for Oratory in 1877.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00349

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00348, AC 00350)

Subject: Pierson Prize, Honors and Awards, Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Pierson Prize-Longsdorff, 1886

A gold medallion attached to a red ribbon. On the front the engraving reads "COLLEGIUM DICKINSONIENSE DETUR DIONIORI" and on the back "AWARDED TO Zatae Longsdorff AS A PRIZE FOR ORATORY FOUNDED BY DANIEL PIERSON MDCCCLXXXVI"

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2

Location: Shelf 33

Subject: Award Medals, Oratorical Contests, Pierson Prize

Format: Currency/Medallions

Priestley Medallion plaque, 1983

Wedgwood plaque of Joseph Priestley medallion.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00586

Location: Shelf 27

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Priestley Award

Format: Currency/Medallions

Purple Heart Award, c.1910

A gold metal and purple enamel heart shaped medallion attached to a purple and white striped ribbon. In the center features the profile of a male bust. James Gordon Steese, a member of the Class of 1902, received this award during World War I. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

Robert Cole Prize Medal, 1890

A gold polygonal medal for the Cole Freshman Elocution Contest of 1890, awarded to Montgomery Porter Sellers, inscribed with the text "COLE PRIZE MEDAL GIFT OF Robert C. Cole Class of '79" on the front. On the back the inscription reads "Awarded to M. P. Sellers June 19th, 1890 for excellence in Elocution Freshman Contest Class '93".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00164

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161-00180)

Subject: Award Medals, Oratorical Contests

Format: Currency/Medallions

Roger Brooke Taney Commemorative Medal, 1969

Silver medal featuring Roger Brooke Taney on the obverse side and his estate on the reverse, issued for the re-dedication of the estate in 1969.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00062

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Roger Brooke Taney Commemorative Medals, 1969

Two identical gold medals featuring Roger Taney on obverse and his estate on reverse, issued for the re-dedication of the estate in 1969.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00063

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Obverse Silver Benjamin Rush Commemorative Medal, c.1970

Sterling silver medal featuring Benjamin Rush, name, and dates on obverse, and image of Rush at his desk with inscription on reverse, issued by Abbott Laboratories.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00064

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Medal Front, 1876

Gold medal with chain with Union Philosophical Society emblem in the center, presented to William M. B. Glandig in 1876.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00348

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00349, AC 00350)

Subject: Medal, Literary Societies, Honors and Awards, Oratorical Contests

Format: Currency/Medallions

United Methodist Church medal, 1969

Bronze medal with views of Dickinson and Lycoming College and St. Paul’s and Old Stone Churches produced in commemoration of the centennial of the Methodist Church in 1969.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00177

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: Methodist Church, Medal, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Currency/Medallions

University of Bologna Commemorative Medal, 1988

Bronze medal with vignettes of the University of Bologna and Latin inscription on reverse. Given to Dickinson by the University.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00079

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Study Abroad

Format: Currency/Medallions

Valley Forge Classroom Teacher's Medal, 1959

A bronze colored metal flower charm. Attached to one of the pedals is a loop and a link that a necklace could be threaded through. This object belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.6_2

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: necklace charm, Medal, Education

Format: Currency/Medallions

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