Commemorative Medal

Obverse Bronze Benjamin Rush Commemorative Medal

Bronze 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 00065

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Copper Methodist Church Medallions

Smaller copper medal featuring West College on obverse with Susanna Wesley and son John on reverse; larger copper medal featuring John Wesley and inscriptions, both produced for centennial of the Methodist Church in 1866.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00084

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Methodist Church, West College (Old West)

Format: Currency/Medallions

Harry S. Truman commemorative medal

Bronze medal with President Harry S. Truman on obverse and the White House on the reverse.  Produced by the U.S. Mint in honor of his presidency. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00071

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

James Buchanan Bronze Commemorative Medal, c.1960

Large bronze medal featuring James Buchanan's profile and “1857” on obverse, issued by the U. S. Mint. The reverse side of the medal features a farmer leaning on a plow, talking with a Native American Chief while an American flag flies in the background. Gift of Dan Bechtel, class of 1975.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00060

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

James Buchanan Coins

Two gold coins commemorating President James Buchanan's birth place. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00735

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Obverse James Buchanan Commemorative Coin, 2010

Gold one dollar James Buchanan presidential commemorative coin released by the US mint in August 2010.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00607

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with AC 00059-00063)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

James Buchanan Commemorative Medal

Silver commemorative medal featuring the profile of James Buchanan on the obverse side and Wheatland, Buchanan's house, on the reverse.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00059

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

James Buchanan Doré Coin, 1856

Bronze coin featuring James Buchanan bust and “No Sectionalism” on obverse and symbol for 31 states on reverse, issued for the 1856 presidential campaign. Donated by Boyd Lee Spahr, class of 1900, in 1960.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00061

Location: Shelf 3

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Political Campaign, Politics

Format: Currency/Medallions

Two Presidential commemorative coins (one silver, one gold) featuring James Buchanan in profile on the front with the dates of his term in office and a picture of the White House on the reverse.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00507

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Jeremiah Atwater Commemorative Medal in Box

Bronze medal with Jeremiah Atwater and Middlebury College symbols, produced for the 150th anniversary of Middlebury in 1950. Atwater was President of Dickinson from 1809 to 1815.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00074

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Anniversaries

Format: Currency/Medallions

John W. Snyder Commemorative Medal, c.1945

Bronze Medal with bust of John W. Snyder, inscription, and treasury seal. Produced by the U.S. Mint. John W. Snyder was the United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Harry S. Truman. Snyder delivered an address during the 1949 commencement exercises and was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00073

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: 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 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

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

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

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

Walt Whitman Commemorative medal

Bronze medal featuring relief portrait of Walt Whitman.  Produced by the Franklin Inn Club to commemorate Whitman's 100th birthday.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00070

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

William Wood Gerhard Commemorative Medal

Bronze medal featuring  an image of William Wood Gerhard and his birth and death dates on the front, with the words "THE PHILADELPHIA PATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY HONORS ZEAL IN RESEARCH" on the back. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00077

Location: AC 00077

Subject: Health and Medicine, Honors and Awards, Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal

Plaster cast of medal with President Woodrow Wilson, produced in 1929 for the 50th anniversary of Wilson's graduation from Princeton University.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00076

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

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

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