Hodgkins Medal Awarded to James Dewar

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Summary

Back view of the Hodgkins Medal awarded to James Dewar. The Hodgkins Medal and Fund were established in 1893 in memory of Thomas George Hodgkins who willed his fortune to the Smithsonian and stipulated that a portion be used to promote atmospheric research. The medal is awarded annually or biennially for 'important contributions to knowledge of the physical environment bearing upon the welfare of man.'

Subject

  • Dewar, James
  • Hodgkins, Thomas George
  • Hodgkins Fund and Medal

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 66, Folder: 8

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

circa 1899?

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Awards
  • Seals (Numismatics)
  • Rewards (Prizes, etc.)
  • Ecology
  • Medals
  • Environmental research

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 3w x 3h; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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