Inventory of the Jack Goldman medal collection

Finding aid prepared by Ronald Bulatoff
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6003
(650) 723-3563
© 2007

Title: Jack Goldman medal collection
Date (inclusive): 1511-1971
Collection Number: 77120
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 2 cubic foot boxes, 6 card file boxes (4.0 linear feet)
Abstract: Approximately 520 medals, from 121 countries. Digital copies of select records also available at 
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Goldman, Jack, 1895-1981, collector.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jack Goldman medal collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

The collection was acquired in 1977.


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Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of select records also available at 

Scope and Content of Collection

Approximately 520 medals, from 121 countries. Includes the Malayan Order of the Crown (Third Class) issued in 1511; United States Congressional Medal of Honor; British Victoria Cross; Spanish decoration for the Recapture of Vigo (1809); Italian Air Force Bravery Medal (World War II); the Ottoman Empire's decoration for the War against Montenegro (1862-1863); United States medal commemorating Admiral Dewey's victory at Manila Bay; United States Marine Brevet medal; and the Israeli Six-Day War medal.

Other Finding Aids

Index to numbered medals in box 1.

Subjects and Indexing Terms



Medals arranged by number

Box 1

Inventory to numbered medals

Box 1


Box 2


Denmark Order of Danneborg medal est. 1671, circa 1671-1971
Croatia Jubilee Cross medal, circa 1800-1971
UK Canada Africa Star medal, circa 1800-1971
Austria Military Service medal, circa 1800-1971
Austria-Hungary Red Cross, 1914
Bulgaria Order of St. Alexander medal, 1878
Austria Tyrolia in Defense of the Fatherland medal, cirac 1914-1918
Austria Carus Cross medal, 1916
Austria Military Service Officers Cross medal, circa 1849-1860
Finland Cross of Liberty 4th Class medal, 1918
Finland Order of Liberty medal, 1918
Finland Cross of Liberty medal, circa 1939-1940
Finland Order of the White Rose medal, circa 1800-1971
Estonia War of Liberation medal, circa 1818-1920
Estonia Baltiksa Korset 2d Class medal, 1919

Box 3


Georgia Order of Queen Tamar medal, circa 1800-1971

Box 4


Box 5


Box 6



Medals arranged by geographical area

Box 7


Egypt Order of the Nile medal, circa 1800-1971
Egypt Palestine Campaign medal, 1948
UK Egypt Tobruk Suakin medal, 1885
Egypt Khedives Bronze Star medal, 1882
Egypt Order of the Nile 2nd Class Star medal, circa 1800-1971
Dahomey Order of the Black Star medal, circa 1800-1971
Comores Royal de L'Etoile D'anjouan medal, circa 1800-1971
Ethiopia medal, circa 1800-1971
Cameroon Nichan el Anour Commander 3d Class medal, 1878

Box 7

Africa and Southeast Asia

Box 7

Central and South America

Box 7


France World War I Victory Medal, circa 1918
France Legion of Honor medal, circa 1800-1971

Box 7

France and Belgium

Box 7


Germany Iron Cross medal, circa 1913-1939
Germany Eastern People's Republic Order of Merit medal, circa 1945-1989
Germany group of three Prussian medals, circa 1860-1880
Germany Franco-Prussian War medal, circa 1870-1971
Germany Grand Duchy of Baden Order of the Lion medal, circa 1800-1971
Germany Saxony Weimar Cross medal, circa 1870-1871
Germany group of six World War I era medals, circa 1914-1918

Box 7

Great Britain

Box 8

Great Britain

Box 8

Great Britain and Belgium

Box 8

Hungary and Czechoslovakia

Box 8

North and South Korea, China, Outer Mongolia

China Imperial Order of the Golden Precious Light medal, circa 1511-1971
China Imperial Order of the Golden Grain medal, circa 1511-1971

Box 8


Box 8


Box 8

South America

Box 8

Southeast Asia

Box 8-9

United States of America

US Air Medal, circa 1776-1971
US Occupation Medal Navy with bar Europe, circa 1945
US Cuban Pacification medal, 1908
US China Relief Expedition Marine Corps Medal, 1900
State of Oregon World War I Service Medal, circa 1918
US Sons of Veterans medal, circa 1776-1971
US Sons of Civil War Veterans medal, circa 1865-1971
US Second Nicaraguan Campaign Navy medal, circa 1926-1930
US Mexican Campaign Marine Corps medal, circa 1911-1917
US Mexican Service Medal Army, circa 1911-1917
US Distinguished Flying Cross, circa 1915-1971
US Merchant Marine WWII Victory medal, circa 1945
US Navy Occupation medal with US Marine Corps bar Europe, 1945
US American Defense medal, circa 1776-1971
US Asiatic-Pacific Campaign medal, circa 1940-1945
US Army Occupation medal with bar Japan, circa 1945
US Korean Service medal, circa 1950-1955
UN US Service Medal Korea, circa 1950-1955
US World War I Victory medal Submarine, circa 1918
US World War I Victory Medal Grand Fleet Overseas, circa 1918
US World War I Victory Medal West Indies Atlantic Fleet, circa 1918
US World War I Victory Medal Meuse-Argonne, circa 1918
US World War I Victory Medal Siberia, circa 1918
US Philippine Insurrection medal number 14048, 1899
US Navy Occupation medal, 1946
US Marine Corps Dominican Campaign medal, 1916
US Purple Heart awarded to Douglas N. Willick, circa 1776-1971
US Army Commendation Medal, circa 1776-1971
US Bronze Star, circa 1776-1971
US Bronze Star awarded to James A. Code, Jr., circa 1776-1971
US Medal of Honor, circa 1776-1971
US Silver Star, circa 1776-1971
US Navy Cross, circa 1776-1971
US Medal of Honor miniature, circa 1776-1971
US Army Distinguished Service Cross, circa 1776-1971
US Navy Distinguished Service Medal, circa 1776-1971
US Army Distinguished Service Medal, circa 1940-1960
US Distinguished Service Medal, 1918
US Legion of Merit, circa 1776-1971
US Air Force Cross, circa 1915-1971
US Air Medal, circa 1776-1971
US Air Medal, circa 1776-1971
US Soldier's Medal, circa 1776-1971
US Women's Army Corps medal, circa 1900-1971
US Army of Occupation medal with bar Germany, 1945
US Army of Occupation Berlin Airlift medal, 1945
US China Service medal Navy, circa 1937-1957
US Occupation Service medal with bar Marine Corps Asia, circa 1940-1950
US WWII Victory medal, circa 1945
US World War I Victory Medal France, circa 1918

Box 9


Boxes 10-11

Miscellaneous medals and documentation