Preliminary Inventory to the Medal Collection, 1882-1985

Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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© 1999
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Inventory to the Medal Collection, 1882-1985

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Medal Collection, 1882-1985
Collection number: XX344
Collection Size: 22 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes (11.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Medals from many countries, relating to the two world wars, to political events in the twentieth century, and to miscellaneous subjects.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Medal Collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Medals.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945.


Container List

Box 1.

American Red Cross

 

Belen, Jacques van der (CRB)

 

Carrher, Mortimer (U.S. Navy medal)

 

Casebolt, Kerby Quentin (France - World War I)

 

Cook, John D. (Eisenhower inauguration, 1957)

 

Cooper, W. A. (German medal)

 

Corcoran, William W.

Physical Description: (2 medals)
 

Dunham, Mary (Edith Cavell)

 

Eustis, Alvin, Mrs. (CRB)

 

Fédération Interalliée des Anciens Combattants

Box 2.

France - World War I

 

George Washington Bicentennial

 

Germany - World War I. Includes a medal provided by Frank Golder with the following [translated] text: "Make the sign of the cross over yourself, Orthodox people, and call with Us the blessing of the Lord upon your free labor," 1861 February 19 (engraving: N. Kozin; model: Count F. Tolstoy)

 

Great Britain - Kings and queens

 

Green, Boynton (Lusitania medal)

Box 3.

Harris, David (Franz Josef memorial)

 

Harris, David (World War I)

 

Hengy, W. B., Mrs. (World War I)

 

Hill, Henry G. (U.S. Selective Service)

 

Hoover, Herbert (Presidential and relief work)

 

Hoover, Lou Henry (Austria)

Box 4.

Hoover Institution (Belgium - World War I)

Box 5.

Hoover Institution (Germany - World War I)

Box 6.

Hoover Institution (miscellaneous)

Box 7.

Hoover Institution (U.S. Presidents)

 

Hoover Institution (Belgium - World War I)

 

Jones, Samuel G. (Austria - World War I)

Box 8.

Jordan, David Starr (Japanese medal)

 

Kellogg, Vernon and Charlotte (World War I)

 

Meserole, W. H. (Belgium - World War I)

 

National Broadcasting Company (10th anniversary)

 

Netherlands - World War II (fascist)

 

Potsdam Conference, 1945

Box 9.

Rodew, Nir (Russia)

 

Ross, Frank S. (Belgium and miscellaneous)

Box 10.

Samsonow, Michael S. (White Russian medal)

 

Sanger, Walter N. (France - World War I)

 

Sbrana, Luigi (Lusitania medal)

 

Social Justice (Soldiers' and athletes' medal)

 

Stevens, Charles (German communist)

 

USSR Exposition, 1974

 

World Foundation

 

Miscellaneous

Box 11-17.

Spalding, Keith (World War I)

Box 18.

France - Kings

 

Groves, Lawrence (Austria - World War I)

 

U.S. - Presidents

Box 19.

Cavalier, William (Britain - commemorating military and naval victories)

 

Commission for Relief in Belgium

 

Hunt, George, Major (U.S. - American Defense Service medal)

 

Miscellaneous

 

Jadot, Albert (Leopold de Beer medal)

 

Smith, Clarence M., Mrs. (Belgium - CRB)

Box 20.

Henry Cutler Wolfe

Physical Description: (11 medals)
 

Turkish medal commemorating Kemal Ataturk, 1937

Box 21.

Ion Duca commemorative medal

 

Ralph C. Smith (Japanese campaign medal for Manchurian campaign,1931-1934)

 

Smith, Dan Throop

Physical Description: (14 French medals)
 

Henry M. Robinson medals

 

Andrew W. Mellon medal

 

Sons of the Revolution medal

 

Unidentified medal

Box 22.

Henry Cutler Wolfe (George Washington Medal of the Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge)

Box 23.

Henry M. Robinson medals

 

Society of Colonial Wars medal

 

Centenaire de la Banque de France, 1800-1900

 

M.O. Loyal Legion - U.S.

 

Xth Olympiad, Los Angeles, 1932 (2)

 

Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, 50e anniversaire, 1872-1922

 

République Française, 1870 (2)

 

Unidentified medal

 

Perry, Robert, Mrs.

Physical Description: (3 medals and 6 ribbons, American and French)
 

Tsarist Russian medals

Physical Description: (4 medals)
 

Medal commemorating the sinking of the Lusitania

Box 24.

Allies - World War I

Physical Description: (8 panels)