Columbia University Archives

Historical photograph collection, 1858-

Series III: Artifacts

Studio photographs depicting works of art and items for the purpose of two-dimensional duplication are filed under this series. The items are often isolated and no other contextual information may be recorded (location, date, etc.). The subjects include medals and artifacts under the custody of the University Archives, including many objects once located in the Kings College Room.

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Box 139 Columbus Tapestry, 1941

(Notes: President Butler's Office.)

Box 139 Hamilton-Burr Duel Pistol, ca. 1960

(Notes: Presented by Ward Melville 27 April 1960 Once on display in the King's College Room, now housed in University Archives Artifacts Collection).

Box 139 Hamilton (Alexander) Miniature, undated

(Notes: Charles Wilson Peale.)

Box 139 Johnson (Samuel) Coffeepot, undated

(Notes: Myer Meyers; presented to CU by William Samuel Johnson in 1935 Once on display in King's College Room, now housed in University Archives Artifacts Collection.)

Box 139 MacDowell (Edward Alexander) cup, 1904

(Notes: Silver cup presented by students upon Professor MacDowell's resignation.)

Box 139 Medal, Architecture, 1934

Box 139 Medal, Pulitzer, 1928

(Notes: Color print.)

Box 139 Medal, University of Puerto Rico's 50th Anniversary, 1953

(Notes: First medal struck for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary. Grayson Kirk and Chancellor Jaime Benitez.)

Box 139 Medals and medallions, 1909

(Notes: from Columbia University Quarterly, September 1909 issue.)

Box 139 Moses sculpture, ca.1950s

(Notes: Located in lobby of Earl Hall. By William Zorach.)

Box 139 Plaques, miscellaneous

(Notes: Fuyo Professorship in Japanese Law; Battle of Harlem Heights; Site at West Broadway and Murray Street; Site at Madison Avenue and 49th Street)

Box 139 Plates, undated

(Notes: Columbia College hallmark?)

Box 139 Prentis Collection and miscellaneous, ca. 1956

(Notes: Katherine Prentis Murphy; Edmund A. Prentis presenting items to Kirk; Items owned by CU removed; Preservation Society of Newport County, R.I.; New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, N.H.)

Box 139 Ratzer map, undated

Box 208 Ring Dial

Box 139 Sculpture, miscellaneous

Box 139 Smith Collection, undated

(Notes: Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Box 139 Snuff Box, 1953

Box 208 Telescope, Reflecting