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Anson Marston Medal

Anson Marston Medal

Title

Anson Marston Medal

Description

Medal awarded for achievement in engineering by an ISU alumnus, in the fields of technical construction, design, planning, development, and management, as well as teaching and research. The award was established by Iowa State College through the generosity of Anson Marston, Professor of Civil Engineering (1892-1920) and Dean of Engineering (1904-1932). He was named Dean Emeritus in 1938. The medal was originally to be made of gold, and awarded no more than once a year. This medal is one of two, which was sent to Christian Petersen by the Medallic Art Company (New York, NY) for him to use in exhibits as needed. Recto: depicts Iowa State University College of Engineering Dean Anson Marston in profile, wearing a suit and tie. Verso: depicts a scene with bridges, a river, a dam, a tower, and buildings. Recto inscription: THE ANSON MARSTON AWARD-IOWA STATE COLLEGE. Verso inscription: AWARDED FOR ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGINEERING.

Creator

Petersen, Christian, 1885-1961.

Source

RS 26/02/52

Date

1938
2004-08-11

Rights

U.S. and international copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact Iowa State University Library Special Collections at archives@iastate.edu For reproductions see: http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/services/photfees.html

Relation

Christian Petersen Papers, 1922 - [ongoing]; http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/26-2-52.html

Format

Medal; 4.1 X 0.3
Medal cast in bronze

Type

Image

Identifier

26-2-52.CPArtifacts.2004-R017.02.0
http://cdm16001.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15031coll12/id/67

Collection