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2006.44.2756 (RS96895)

Description

A Harvard badge with a burgandy ribbon and a plain gold colored plate that has white paper with handwriting on it. The medal itself is a large H with a '95 an the Harvard seal. It is attached to the manufacturer's cardboard label.

Details

Maker
The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"PHILLIPS" (On white paper with black writing)
"H / '95 / ACADEMAE / HARVARDIANAE / IN / NOV / ANG / SIGILLVM / CHRISTO / ET/ ECCLESIAE / VE/ RI/ TAS" (Harvard pin and logo)
"WHITEHEAD - HOAG" (Stamped on back)
"THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. / NEWARK, N.J. / ENAMEL, METAL AND RIBBON BADGES / ADVERTISING NOVELTIES, BUTTONS, GOLD AND ENAMEL EMBLEMS / LEATHER GOODS / 3" (Green writing on a cardboard that the badge is attached to)
Location of origin
Newark, New Jersey
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
metal
ribbon (material)
Object type
Personal Symbol
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Newark (Essex county, New Jersey)
Descriptive terms
Badge
badges
metal
ribbon (material)
People and organizations
Harvard University
Dimensions
1 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2756
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194525

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