Literary Societies

Belles Lettres Prize for Oratory medal, 1891

Small gold medal for the Belles Lettres Society Sophomore Prize for Oratory won by Montgomery Porter Sellers in 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00167

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

Subject: Literary Societies, Oratorical Contests, Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Belles Lettres Prize for Oratory medal, 1895

A Belles Lettres gold medal engraved with the society's symbol and motto, hung from a black crepe ribbon. This medal was awarded to Edgar Rohrer Heckman for winning the Sophomore Oratorical contest in 1895. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00189

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00190-00193)

Subject: Award Medals, Oratorical Contests, Literary Societies

Format: Currency/Medallions

Belles Lettres Society Rose, 1861

Faded pink silk roses and ribbon given to William Halbert (Class of 1865) upon his election to Belles Lettres Society in October 1861.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00134

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Literary Societies, Student Life

Format: Miscellaneous

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

Subscribe to Literary Societies