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2006.44.2744 (RS96950)

Description

A small badge with a solid red ribbon backing. There is a name pate with an ivy scroll border and white paper with black ink. Hanging from the name plate is a aged bronze circular medal with a smaller round red circle that has the Harvard seal on it. On the back is a manufacturerer label, that sticks to the ribbon.

Details

Maker
The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1929
Inscriptions
"S.W.PHILLIPS '95 / Salem, Mass." (Typed in black ink on white paper)
"ASSOCIATED HARVARD CLUBS / CINCINNATI MAY 1929 / 3ST ANNUAL / MEETING / ACADEMIAE / HARVARDIANAE / IN / NOV / ANG / SIGILLVM / CHRISTO / ET / ECCLESIAE / VE / RI / TAS" (Stamped on the medal)
"THIS BADGE MANUFACTURED BY / THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO. / MAKERS OF / BADGES, BUTTONS, BANNERS, SIGNS / AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES / Main Office and Factory, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY / THE FOLLOWING UNIONS ARE REPRESENTED IN OUR PLANT / International Typographical Union no. 103, Bookbinders' / No.62, Printing Pressmen's No. 31, Feeders's and As- / sitant Pressmen's No.19, Litho Press / men's, Transferers' Engravers', Artists' / Stone and Plate Preparers', Press / feeders and Apprentices' No.1, Carpenters' and Joiners' No. / 120." (Printed sticker tag, white paper and black ink)
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 5/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2744
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
194599

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