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American Medical Association commemorative badge

Item Information

Title:
American Medical Association commemorative badge
Description:
Commemorative badges and lapel pins were commonly distributed to attendees of the AMA meetings from the 1880s. These items were worn by members at the 1906 meeting in Boston. The badge depicts the goddess Hygeia offering a drinking vessel with a serpent entwined around her arm. Commemorative badge from the 1906 meeting of the American Medical Association
Creator:
American Medical Association
Date:
1906
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals
Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals (Storer 6817)
Series:
Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals
Subjects:
Harvard Medical School
American Medical Association
Badges
Extent:
1 medal
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu
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Notes:
From the Storer Memorial Collection of Medical Medals of the Boston Medical Library
Identifier:
Storer 6817