Guide to the Santa Clara University Medals and Awards Collection, 1854-1989

Collection processed by SCU Archives staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Anne McMahon
University Archives
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, California 95053-0500
Phone: (408) 554-4117
Fax: (408) 554-5179
Email: amcmahon@mailer.scu.edu
URL: http://www.scu.edu/archives
© 2000
Santa Clara University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Santa Clara University Medals and Awards Collection, 1854-1989

Collection Number: ARTI-Medals

University Archives



Santa Clara, California

Contact Information:

  • University Archives
  • Santa Clara University
  • 500 El Camino Real
  • Santa Clara, California 95053-0500
  • Phone: (408) 554-4117
  • Fax: (408) 554-5179
  • Email: amcmahon@mailer.scu.edu
  • URL: http://www.scu.edu/archives
Processed by:
SCU Archives staff
Date Completed:
May 11, 2000
Encoded by:
Anne McMahon
© 2000 Santa Clara University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Guide to the Santa Clara University Medals and Awards Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1854-1989
Collection number: ARTI-Medals
Creator: Santa Clara University (Calif.)
Extent: 57 medals and awards
Repository: Santa Clara University Archives
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Abstract: Santa Clara University Medals and Awards Collection consists of 57 medals and awards, including academic awards and prizes, organization pins, and commemorative medals dating from 1854-1989.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Santa Clara University permits public access to its archives within the context of respect for individual privacy, administrative confidentiality, and the integrity of the records. It reserves the right to close all or any portion of its records to researchers.
Except for photostatic copies and those materials on microfilm, the Mission Santa Clara Collection may be used by researchers only at the discretion of the University Archivist.

Publications Rights

Permission to copy or publish any portion of the Archives' materials must be given by the Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Santa Clara University Medals and Awards Collection, Santa Clara University. University Archives.

Acquisitions Information

The items in this collection were acquired through gifts, purchases, and transfers from university departments. Accession information is documented as appropriate.

History

From its founding in 1851 to the present, Santa Clara University has had a tradition of awarding students for academic excellence, outstanding oratorical and literary skills, and service to the community. The medals and awards in this collection reflect this tradition of rewarding excellence.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Santa Clara University Medals and Awards Collection includes 57 medals, awards, and pins dating from 1854 to 1989. They include special prizes, such as the Nobili Medal and the St. Clare Medall; ordinary prizes, such as the Religion and Arts Medal and Arithmetic Medal; and organization medals and pins such as Sodality Medals. This collection also includes commemorative medals celebrating significant events.

Organization of the Collection

The Medals and Awards Collection consists primarily of individual medals and awards, followed by the following series:
  • W. Straus Collection - 2 medals
  • Barry Collection - 7 medals
  • Commemorative Medals - 5 medals

Container List

 

Individual Medals and Awards

 

ID No: ARTI-1.1
Religion and Arts Medal 1856

Physical Description: Silver medal with red, white, and blue ribbon

Note

Awarded to Louis Chicard
 

ID No: ARTI-1.2
Junior Nobili Medal 1905

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Reginald L. Archbold
 

ID No: ARTI-1.3
Gleeson Medal 1871

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Mason Wilson
 

ID No: ARTI-1.4
Waldteufel Prize 1871

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to M.S. Walsh

Note

Medal inscribed "Duplicate original being lost"
 

ID No: ARTI-1.5
College Team Pin 1891

Physical Description: Gold pin inscribed with "The 'Californians' Team Pitcher"

Note

Awarded to "The 'Californians' Team Pitcher"
 

ID No: ARTI-1.6
College Team Pin 1892

Physical Description: Gold pin inscribed with "The 'Boston' Team Pitcher"

Note

Awarded to "Boston Team Pitcher"
 

ID No: ARTI-1.7
Sodality Medals Late 19th Century

Physical Description: Three silver medals with red, white and blue ribbons
 

ID No: ARTI-1.8
Religion and Arts Medals late 19th century

Physical Description: Six gold and silver medals with red, white and blue ribbon
 

ID No: ARTI-1.9
Junior Nobili Medal 1897

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Valente Filippini
 

ID No: ARTI-1.10
Junior Nobili Medal 1910

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Edward R. Boland
Accession Number 986-120
 

ID No: ARTI-1.11
Barchi Medal 1910

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to William B. Hirst
 

ID No: ARTI-1.12
Waldteufel Prize 1873

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to M.J. Walsh

Note

Inscription "Duplicate original being lost"
 

ID No: ARTI-1.13
Christian Doctrine Medal 1886

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to John Dumont
 

ID No: ARTI-1.14
Classics Medal 1893

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Paul Galtes
 

ID No: ARTI-1.15
Orella Medal 1914

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to William D. Lotz
 

ID No: ARTI-1.16
Nobili Medal 1909

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Reginald L. Archbold
 

ID No: ARTI-1.17
Archbishops Medal 1925

Physical Description: Gold Medal

Note

Awarded to Marius Becchetti
Accession Number 984-098
 

ID No: ARTI-1.18
Nobili Medal 1913

Physical Description: Gold Medal

Note

Awarded to Louis Thomas Milburn
Accession Number 987-006
 

ID No: ARTI-1.19
The Sweeny Medal for American History 1906

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to William B. Hirst
 

ID No: ARTI-2.20
Junior Nobili Medal 1894

Physical Description: Gold medal with ribbon

Note

Awarded to Paul Galtes
 

ID No: ARTI-2.21
Santa Clara College Class Pin 1892

Physical Description: Gold pin
 

ID No: ARTI-2.22
Classics Medal 1896

Physical Description: Gold medal

Note

Awarded to Paul Galtes
 

ID No: ARTI-2.23
St. Clare Medal 1980s

Physical Description: Gold medal
 

ID No: ARTI-2.24
Arithmetic Award 1854

Physical Description: Star shape silver medal
 

ID No: ARTI-2.25
Arithmetic Award 1855

Physical Description: Star shaped silver medal
 

ID No: ARTI-2.27
Liberal Arts and Religion Medals

Physical Description: Silver round medal
Accession Number 984-067
 

ID No: ARTI-2.28
Nobili Medal Mid-20th Century

Physical Description: Gold medal
 

ID No: ARTI-2.29
Santa Clara College Baseball Pin 1889

Physical Description: Gold pin with inscription "Stockton SS"
Accession Number 995-012
 

ID No: ARTI-2.30
Santa Clara Pin

Physical Description: Gold pin. "SCC" intertwined on crescent moon. Inscription "Virtus, Repulsae, Nescia"
Accession Number 995-012
 

ID No: ARTI-2.31
Nobili Medal 1896

Physical Description: Gold Medal

Note

Awarded to James Emery
Accession Number 998-013
 

ID No: ARTI-4.1
Sodality Ribbon and Medal 19th Century

Physical Description: Gold medal attached to red sash with gold ribbon and 4 sequin stars. Medal has image of Mary on front and Sacred Heart on back.
 

W. Straus Collection

Gift of William Perkins. Accession Number 993-013
 

ID No: ARTI-2.32

Physical Description: 2 gold pins inscribed with BBSS and Santa Clara College.
 

[Hardin N.] Barry Collection

Gift of R.B. Phillipay. Accession Number 979-018
 

ID No: ARTI-2.33
Liberal Arts and Religion Medals 1907-12

Physical Description: 7 silver medals with ribbobs
 

Commemorative Medals and Pins

 

ID No: ARTI-2.26
Centennial Medal souvenir 1876

Physical Description: Iron pin with ribbon in shape of the Liberty Bell with eagle.
 

ID No: ARTI-2.34
Commemorative Medal of the Conversion of St. Ignatius Loyola 1921

Physical Description: Silver round medal
Accession Number 991-064
 

ID No: ARTI-2.35, ARTI-2.37
Commemorative pins for Rector's Day, Santa Clara College 1910

Physical Description: Two plastic pins with ribbons
 

ID No: ARTI-2.36
Philhistorian Jubilee, Santa Clara College 1909

Physical Description: Plastic pin with ribbons