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Columbia University medal

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00213

Content Description

Obverse is allegorical figure (female) with words “Alma Mater” with name of university and date 1927. Reverse shows Butler Library with Greek-style portico and name: Nicholas Murray Butler. Butler (1862-1947) was president of Columbia from 1902 to 1945. The medal probably commemorates his 25th year as president.

Provenance

ACQUIRED WHERE: Estate of Robert A. Millikan

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1927-01-01

Creator

Extent

1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.5 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1