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Medals

 Item
Identifier: M015.14.0006.00002

Overview

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.

Dates

  • circa 1930s-1948

Language of Materials

From the Collection: These materials are primarily in English with some materials in French.

Rights and Usage Statement

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is repsonsible for all copyright complaince.

Extent

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good Metal

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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