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Series III: Artifacts
Studio photographs depicting works of art and items for the purpose of
two-dimensional duplication are filed under this series. The items are often
isolated and no other contextual information may be recorded (location,
date, etc.). The subjects include medals and artifacts under the custody of
the University Archives, including many objects once located in the Kings
Columbus Tapestry, 1941
(Notes: President Butler's Office.)
Hamilton-Burr Duel Pistol, ca.
(Notes: Presented by Ward Melville 27 April 1960 Once on display in the
King's College Room, now housed in University Archives Artifacts
Hamilton (Alexander) Miniature, undated
(Notes: Charles Wilson Peale.)
Johnson (Samuel) Coffeepot, undated
(Notes: Myer Meyers; presented to CU by William Samuel Johnson in 1935
Once on display in King's College Room, now housed in University
Archives Artifacts Collection.)
MacDowell (Edward Alexander) cup, 1904
(Notes: Silver cup presented by students upon Professor MacDowell's
Medal, Architecture, 1934
Medal, Pulitzer, 1928
(Notes: Color print.)
Medal, University of Puerto Rico's 50th Anniversary, 1953
(Notes: First medal struck for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary.
Grayson Kirk and Chancellor Jaime Benitez.)
Medals and medallions, 1909
(Notes: from Columbia University Quarterly, September 1909 issue.)
Moses sculpture, ca.1950s
(Notes: Located in lobby of Earl Hall. By William Zorach.)
(Notes: Fuyo Professorship in Japanese Law; Battle of Harlem Heights; Site at West Broadway and Murray Street; Site at Madison Avenue and 49th Street)
(Notes: Columbia College hallmark?)
Prentis Collection and miscellaneous, ca. 1956
(Notes: Katherine Prentis Murphy; Edmund A. Prentis presenting items to
Kirk; Items owned by CU removed; Preservation Society of Newport County,
R.I.; New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, N.H.)