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Finding Aid for the Artifacts (UM) Collection (MUM00516)

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Finding Aid for the Artifacts (UM) Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Artifacts (UM) Collection
Dates: 1894-1990
Collector: University of Mississippi
Physical Extent: 4 boxes (2.0 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00516
Location: General Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Abstract: The collection contains three-dimensional artifacts, originating from a variety of sources. Some are related to the University of Mississippi.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Kathryn Michaelis, December 2011.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

University of Mississippi
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)


medallions (medals)
lapel pins

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains three-dimensional artifacts originating from a variety of sources. Some are related to the University of Mississippi.

User Information

Preferred Citation

Archives (UM) Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Archives (UM) Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List

Box 1
Folder 1.1 New Albany, Miss. 150th Anniversary medallion, 1990
Folder 1.2 Ford Motor Company medal, 1953
Folder 1.3 Studebaker Centennial Medallion, 1952
Folder 1.4 Two New Albany, MS 150th Anniversary medallions, 1990
Folder 1.5 Illinois Central Medallion, 1951
Folder 1.6 Three Hundredth Anniversary of New Haven medallion, 1938
Folder 1.7 The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 100 years medallion, 1927
Box 2
Folder 2.1 Jewelry box of two clips/pins, undated
Folder 2.2 Brown metal clip, undated
Folder 2.3 Lutton Ship System Commemorative Coin, undated
Folder 2.4 UMAA Medal, 11 April 1894
Folder 2.5 UVA Commemorative Medallion, undated
Folder 2.6 Medallic Art Co. Medal, undated
Folder 2.7 John Hopkins Alumnus Medal, undated
Folder 2.8 Bronze Medal Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904
Folder 2.9 Silver Medal Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904
Folder 2.10 Chicago International Exposition medal, undated
Folder 2.11 American Jewish Relief Committee Medal, undated
Folder 2.12 Phi Delta Theta Pin Chancellor Power, undated
Folder 2.13 Pin Dedication of New State Capitol, Jackson, Miss., 3 June 1903
Folder 2.14 Semi-Centinennial Pin, undated
Folder 2.15 Smithsonian Science Information Exchange (two medals), 1972
Box 3
Folder 3.1 Chancellor Power’s gold pocketwatch, undated
Folder 3.2 Wallet of Dr. Wm. G. Somerville (two wallets), undated
Folder 3.3 The Great Seal of the Confederacy, undated
Folder 3.4 Chancellor Power’s silver bowl (in red box), undated
Box 4
Folder 4.1 The University of Mississippi Homecoming gavel, 9 October 1965
Folder 4.2 Promotional coin from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Mississippi featuring the 1972 Ole Miss football team, 1972
Folder 4.3 Graham Hodges ODK Pin, undated
Folder 4.4 Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial medallion, undated
Folder 4.5 Black wallet, undated
Folder 4.6 Three red coins, undated
Folder 4.7 Yellow envelope, undated
Folder 4.8 Two medals in leather case, undated
Folder 4.9 Silver bowl, undated
Folder 4.10 Small box of damaged newspaper clippings, undated
Folder 4.11 Caracas medallion, 1960
Folder 4.12 Box of yellow Goldwater ribbons, undated
Folder 4.13 The Campaign for Ole Miss, 24 August 1984–31 December 1986
Folder 4.14 Two copper plates, undated
Folder 4.15 Marcus Elvis Taylor Memorial medallion (in white box), undated
Folder 4.16 Three small medals in dark green box, undated
Folder 4.17 Two Jefferson Davis buttons, undated