Pierson Prize

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 medal, 1907

Peirson Prize medal awarded to William H. Davenport in 1907 for his performance at the annual Junior Oratorical Contest 

Front: "Founded by Daniel Pierson MDCCCCVII" on the rim of the medal and  "Awarded to William H. Davenport as a Prize for Oratory" in the center of the medal.

Back: "Collegium Dickinsoniense" on the rim of the medal and "Detur Digniori" written on a banner in the center of the medal. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00886

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00348, AC 00049, AC 00050)

Subject: Pierson Prize, Honors and Awards, Award Medals

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

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