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Series I: Columbia Medals
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in two series: Series I: Columbia Medals and Series II: Non-Columbia Medals.
This is an artificial collection of medals and pins presented to Columbia University students, faculty, staff, and alumni over the years.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located offsite. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Due to the nature of the items in this collection, access must be arranged with the University Archivist (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Columbia Medals Collection; Box and Item number; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.
The University artifacts collection (UA#0016) contains objects, textiles, buttons, trophies, ribbons, plaques, plates, and other three-dimensional items used as well as created by or for the University. The Academic costumes and textiles collection (UA#0102) consists primarily of academic robes and hoods of various Columbia professors and administrators, especially those given to these individuals for honorary degrees at other universities.
Additions are expected.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Miss Mary Sicard Jenkins donated the collection of medals which were won by her brother J. Foster Jenkins (CC 1884) during his undergraduate years in 1931 to the Columbiana Collection.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
2020-05-13 EAD finding aid (JR)