John Glover Award Medal, 1962

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John Glover Award Medal, 1962
Artifact/Collection Number: 
AC 00069
Location: 
Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507)

Gold medal featuring inscriptions and laurels, produced for the John Glover Award by the Royal Mint, 1959. This medal presented to Edward Uhler Condon in 1962. It was returned to the college by the American Philosophical Society in 1974 after Edward Condon's death. The Glover Memorial Lectures are usually presented in alternate years. This lectureship in science was established in 1958 in memory of John Glover of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, the inventor of the Glover Tower, and in memory of his son and grandson, Henry and Lester Glover, by the late Dr. John D. Yeagley and Mrs. Yeagley of York, Pennsylvania.

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Gift of American Philosophical Society, 1974