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St. Xavier College academic medals collection

 Collection
Identifier: XUA-39

Scope and Content

Eight academic medals awarded for various accomplishments. Included with the collection is one typeset "X" block letter.

Dates

  • 1887-1988

Creator

Biography of Biography or History

These medals were given to recognize student academic accomplishments at St. Xavier College, Cincinnati, Ohio.The presentation of the awards in this collection are documented in the St. Xavier course catalogs for the periods concerned. Most of the medals (6) were awarded to Albert H. Poetker who later became a Jesuit priest, taught at Xavier University, and later became president of the University of Detroit.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This is a collection of academic medals awarded between the years 1887 and 1909 to St. Xavier College students Henry B. Poetker, Albert H. Poetker and Peter E. Dempsey. The collection includes some accompanying notes.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is mainly arranged into folders by the year of award presentation, beginning with 1887 and concluding with 1909.

Acquisition Information

The Poetker medals were given to Xavier University by Miss Rose M. Poetker in 1980, the Sesquitennial Year of Xavier University.
Title
St. Xavier College academic medals collection
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Tim McCabe
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections, Xavier University Library Repository

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