Box containing medals: 1. Maroon leather case containing an Officier medal of the French ''Légion d'honneur''. Case is 7 x 13 x 3.5 cm. Medal is 4 x 10 cm. , with red ribbon holding a green stone leaf cluster, holding a medallion with five two-pointed crowns connected by green stone leaf branch. At center is a medallion outlined in blue enamel labeled Republique Francaise. The medal is a Gold badge worn on left breast, suspended from scarlet ribbon with rosette. 2. Maroon case containing a Commandeur de la Legion d''honeur medal. Case is 8.5 x 15.5 x 3.5 cm. Medal is 6 x 11 cm, attached to a red ribbon 4 x 70 cm (including ties). The ribbon is threaded through a brass attachment. The Grand Cross a green stone leaf cluster, holding a medallion with five two-pointed crowns connected by green stone leaf branch. At center is a medallion with a blue outline with the words ''Honneur et Patrie'' around a center with two French flags crossed. It is to be worn at neck on the scarlet ribbon. 3. Maroon case containing a medal of a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Palmes Academiques. Case is 5.5 x 10 x 3 cm. Medal is 4 x 9 cm. The decoration consists of a purple moire ribbon and a medallion formed by a branch of laurel and an olive branch, enameled purple. 4. Round paper box 3.5 cm diameter containing 3 medals. 1) medal with chalice, host and grape bunches on front. Engraved on back: ''Abel Renaud, Sir de 1e Commn, 4 Juin 1981. 2) St Joseph medal attached to a small crucifix. 3) Tiny pin in shape of medieval tower in yellow enamel with a red cross.
- circa 1930s-1948
Language of Materials
From the Collection: These materials are primarily in English with some materials in French.
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From the File: 1 items : record box
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: The papers contain Renaud's original field notes; archaeological survey manuscripts with sketched site maps and artifact drawings; reports from the Archaeological Survey of the High Western Plains; maps; microfilm; photographs of Egypt and Central America; newspaper clippings and journal articles about early civilization, prehistoric figurines, and the cultures of the western High Plains.
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