Awards, Medals, Citations collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 239
Scope and Contents
The Awards, Medals, Citations collection consists of several medals and medallions awarded to Purdue University and various staff members for their contributions to their respective fields. Medals were created from varying materials, with a majority consisting of bronze in varying sizes.
- 1892 - 1966
Languages of Materials
The collection contains materials primarily in English. Additional languages include Korean, German, Latin, French, and Spanish.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Medals are created to honor significant anniversaries, occasions, or accomplishments of individuals or organizations. Purdue University has received medals to award or commemorate the work of the university, people associated with the university, and peer institutions, as well as important events such as World's Fairs.
0.355 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box and one tall CD box)
The collection is arranged into two series.
- Commemorative medals
Some medals were transferred from the Purdue units that received them. Additional sources of acquisitions unknown.
Medals were kept in their original housings and stored in acid-free boxes.
- Awards, Medals, Citations collection
- Jon Hathaway and Adriana Harmeyer and Keertana Marella
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- Third Edition. Second edition completed on 2018-07-02. Collection description first completed 2017-08-14.
- 2020-04-29: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella