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Jefferson Caffery Artifacts
 
Collection 45
Jefferson Caffery. Artifacts


ARTIFACTS: MEDALS

1-1    Medallion, centennial of the discovery of the planet
     Neptune, 9/23/1946 [1a]
        Side 1    U. J. LEVERRIER 1811-1877
        Side 2    CENTENAIRE DE LA DECOUVERTE DE LA PLANETE
                 NEPTUNE
                23 SEPT 1845 - OCT 1946

1-2    Medallion, commerative medal for bicentennial of George
     Washington's birth, 1732-1932 [1b]
        Side 1    WASHINGTON 1732-1932
        Side 2    PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND

1-3    Medal with yellow/white ribbon [2]
        Side 1    COLLEGIUM SBONAVENTURAE
                 A [alpha] Q [omega]
                 BONUS MILES CHRISTI JESUS IHS
                ESTOTE AUTEM FACTORES VERBI
        Side 2    VIRO INLUSTRISSIMO AC VERE CATHOLICO
                JEFFERSON CAFFERY, DIC IV OCT
                PONTIFICATUS, PII P.P. XII, ANNO V

1-4    Medallion [3]
        Side 1    GENEROSI - BURGUNDIAE - FRUCTUS - VIRIOVE
        Side 2    VILLE DE DIJON
                S.E. JEFFERSON CAFFERY, 1947

1-5    Medallion [4]
        Side 1    L'EPARGNE AV SERVICE DE LA VICTOIRE
        Side 2    EXPOSITION INTERALLIEE DE L'EPARGNE
                JUILLET - AOUT 1945
                SON EXCELLENCE JEFFERSON CAFFERY
                AMBASSADEUR DES U.S.A.

1-6    Medaillon [5]
        Side 1    GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON
        Side 2    NORMANDIE, BRETAGNE, ANJOU, ARDENNES
                CHAMPAGNE, LUXEMBOURG, ALSACE, ALLEMAGNE
                1944-1945

1-7    Medallion [6]
        Side 1    TRANQUILLITAS EUROPAE, PAX CUM HISPANIS
                M DCC XX
        Side 2    blank

1-8    Medallion [7]
        Side 1    SALON DE LA MARINE
        Side 2    M JEFFERSON CAFFERY
                AMBASSADEUR DES ETATS UNIS, 1948

1-9    Medallion [8]
        Side 1    7 MAI 1945 REIMS
        Side 2    LA MISSION DE ARMEES
                ALLIES A ETE REMPLIE
                LE 7 MAI 1945 A 2N41

1-10    Medal, debate, gold [11]
        Side 1    J. CAFFERY
                SOUTHWESTERN INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE, 1902
        Side 2    THE JULLIAN MOUTON MEDAL FOR DEBATE

1-11 Medal, track and field, silver [12]
        Side 1    STATE FIELD MEET, L. S. U. CAMPUS
                BATON ROUGE, LA., 1905
        Side 2    RUNNING BROAD JUMP

1-12    Medal, track and field, gold [13]
        Side 1    STATE FIELD MEET, L. S. U. CAMPUS
                BATON ROUGE, LA., 1905
        Side 2    MILE RELAY

1-13    Medal, track and field, bronze [9]
        Side 1    INTER-STATE FIELD MEET, L. S. U. CAMPUS
                BATON ROUGE, LA., 1906
        Side 2    100 YDS. DASH, 2ND PLACE

1-14    Medal, track and field, gold [10]
        Side 1    INTER-STATE FIELD MEET, L. S. U. CAMPUS
                BATON ROUGE, LA., 1906
        Side 2    MILE RELAY RACE

1-15    Medal, track and field, bronze (1906) [14]
        Side 1    SPRING GAMES, TULAND VS. Y. M. C. A.
        Side 2    220 YARDS DASH, J. CAFFERY

1-16    Medal, track and field, gold (1906) [15]
        Side 1    SPRING GAMES, TULANE VS. Y. M. C. A.
        Side 2    MILE RELAY, J. CAFFERY

1-17    Medallion [16]
        Side 1    PRESIDENTE GETULIO VARGAS
                PREFEITO HENRIQUE DODSWORTH
        Side 2    AVENIDA PRESIDENTE VARGAS
                INAUGURADA EM 10 DE NOVEMBRO DE 1943
                AD PERPETUAM REI MEMORIAM

1-18    Medals, Order of Simon Bolivar Venezuela, 1964 [17]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal, 2 rosettes in blue velvet case
            Medal 1: silver with blue enamel,
                    orange/grey/yellow ribbon
                Side 1: SIMON BOLIVAR
                Side 2: crest
            Medal 2: silver with blue enamel
                Side 1: SIMON BOLIVAR
                Side 2: RELOJERIA JOYERIA, CATHMANNH NOS,
                     CARACAS
            Rosettes:    same as ribbon on Medal 1

1-19    Medals, Cuba, Order National de Merito Carlos Manuel de
     Cespedes, Grand Cross [18]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal, 1 rosette in burgandy case
            Medal 1:    medal with blue/green/red enamel,
                    blue/white ribbon
                Side 1: CARLOS MANUEL DE CESPEDAS 1868
                Side 2: crest
            Medal 2:    medal with blue/red enamel
                Side 1: CARLOS MANUEL DES CESPEDES 1868
                Side 2: blank
            Rosette:    same as ribbon on Medal 1

1-20    Medals, Egypt Grand Cordon of Order of Al Kamal, 12/22/1954
     [19]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal, on rosette, in burgandy case
            Medal 1:    gold medal with red/white/blue enamel,
                    grey/gold ribbon
                Side 1: gold inlay
                Side 2: blank
            Medal 2:    gold medal with red/white/blue enamel
                Side 1: gold inlay
                Side 2: blank

2-1    Medals, France Legion D'Honeur, Grand Cross [21]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal, no rosette, in burgandy case
            Medal 1:    gold with green/white/blue/red enamel,
                    orange ribbon
                Side 1: REPUBLIQUE FRANCAIS
                Side 2: HONNEUR ET PATRIE
            Medal 2: silver medal
                Side 1: REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE, HONNEUR ET
                     PATRIE
                Side 2: blank

2-2    Medal, Holy See Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross,
     Mrs. Caffery, 3/2/1957 [22]
        1 medal/bow, 1 bow in burgandy case with gold trim
            Medal: gold with orange/yellow/white bow
                Side 1: PRO ECCLESIA ET PONTIFICE,, PRID,
                     CAL, IAN, 1888
                Side 2: LEO XIII P. M. ANN. X
            Bow: miniature verson of bow attached to medal

2-3    Medal, Holy See Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross,
     Ambassador Caffery, 3/2/1957 [23]
        1 medal/bow in burgandy case with no trim
            Medal: gold with orange/yellow/white bow
                Side 1: LEO XIII P. M. ANN. X
                Side 2: PRO ECCLESIA ET PONTIFICE, PRID,
                     CAL, IAN, 1888

[NOTE: The medals in 2-2 and 2-3 are identical, but reversed]

2-4    Medals, Holy See Order of Piux IX Grand Cross, 7/8/1960 [20]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal, no rosette in burgandy case
            Medal 1: gold with blue/black/white enamel,
                    blue/red ribbon
                Side 1: PIUS IX, VIRTUTI ET MERITO
                Side 2: ANNO MDGGGXLVII
            Medal 2: gold/silver with blue/black/white enamel
                Side 1: PIUS IX, VIRTUIT ET MERITO
                Side 2: ANNO MDGGGXLVII

2-5    Medal, Pakistan Medal of Inauguration of Republic on
     3/23/1956 - 9/3/1968 [24]
        1 medal/ribbon in green velvet case
            Medal: gold with green/red/black/white ribbon
                Side 1: imprint
                Side 2: 23RD MARCH 1956 and imprint

2-6    Medals, Colombia Order of Boyaca, Grand Officer, 9/15/1930
     [25]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal in blue case
            Medal 1: gold with blue enamel,
                    yellow/aqua/red/blue ribbon
                Side 1: ORDEN DE BOYACA
                Side 2: REPUBLICA DE COLOMBIA
            Medal 2:    silver and gold, blue enamel
                Side 1: ORDEN DE BOYACA
                Sikde 2: blank

2-7    Medals, Rome Order of Malta Knighthood, awarded 7/25/1957
     [27]
        1 large medal/ribbon, 1 small medal/ribbon in red case
            Medal 1: gold with white/red/enamel, black ribbon
                Side 1: red shield with white cross, gold
                     crown and white 8-point star
                Side 2: gold crown and white 8-point star
            Medal 2: miniature version of Medal 1

2-8    Medals, Egypt Order of Cordon Republic, awarded 19th day of
     Month of Moharram Year of the Hegira 1375 (1956?) [40]
        1 medal/ribbon, 1 medal in brown case
            Medal 1:    gold/silver with blue/navy/red enamel,
                    red/yellow/green ribbon
                Side 1: imprint
                Side 2: imprint
            Medal 2: gold/silver with blue/navy/red enamel
                Side 1: imprint
                Side 2: imprint

2-9    Medals, presented to Mrs. CAffery by Germans for World War I
     in 1939 [46]
        2 cross-shaped medals of different design
            Medal 1: cross-shaped medal with black enamel
                Side 1: [black enameled swastika] 1939
                Side 2: 1813
            Medal 2: cross-shaped medal
                Side 1: [swastika in circle]
                Side 2: 1939 [in circle]

2-10    Medal, medal of the President of Canisius College of Buffalo
     New York [na]
        1 gold medal
            Side 1: PRESENTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF CANISIUS
                 COLLEGE TO THE HONORABLE JEFFERSON
                 CAFFERY IN RECOGNITION OF DISTINGUISHED
                 AND MERITORIUS SERVICE TO HIS COUNTRY
                 JUNE 12, 1955
            Side 2: MEDAL OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CANISIUS
                 COLLEGE OF BUFFALO NEW YORK

ARTIFACTS: FRAMES

[Dimensions, in inches: over-all size; size of opening]

3-1    Silver/wood frame: 8 1/4 x 6 1/4; 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 [116]

3-2    Silver/wood frame: 6 1/4 x 8 1/4; 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 [105]

3-3    Silver/wood frame: 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 6 x 8 [122]

3-4    Silver/wood frame: 9 1/2 x 14; 7 x 11 1/2 [128]

3-5    Silver/wood frame: 9 1/2 x 15; 6 x 11 1/2 [124]

3-6    Silver/wood frame: 10 3/4 x 13 3/4; 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 [125]

3-7    Silver/wood frame: 11 x 13 1/2; 7 x 9 1/2 [123]

3-8    Silver/wood frame: 10 3/4 x 12 3/4; 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 [127]
        glass broken

3-9    Silver/wood frame: 10 3/4 x 14 1/2; 7 1/2 x 11 1/4 [127]

3-10    Silver/wood frame: 11 x 15; 7 1/2 x 11 [38]

3-11    Silver/green velvet frame: 8 x 10; 6 3/4 x 8 3/4 [131]

3-12    Silver/wood frame: 9 1/4 x 11 1/2; 6 3/4 x 9 1/4

3-13    Silver/wood frame: 10 1/4 x 13 3/4; 9 1/2 x 11 [104]

4-1    Silver/wood frame: 11 3/4 x 15; 8 x 11 [?]

4-2    Silver/wood frame: 12 1/2 x 15 3/4; 8 1/2 x 11 3/4

4-3    Silver/wood frame: 12 3/4 x 17 1/2; 9 x 12 [129]
        damaged

4-4    Silver/wood frame: 12 3/4 x 17 1/2; 9 x 12 [126]
        damaged

4-5    Silver/wood frame: 14 x 18; 13 1/2 x 17 1/2 [101]

5-1    Silver/wood frame: 12 3/4 x 16 1/2; 8 3/4 x 14 1/2 [?]

5-2    Silver/wood frame: 13 1/4 x 17; 9 x 13 [?]

5-3    Silver/wood frame: 13 1/4 x 16 1/2; 11 1/4 x 14 1/2 [?]
        damaged

5-4    Silver/wood frame: 14 x 17; 10 x 13 [?]
        damaged

5-5    Silver/wood frame: 12 1/2 x 17; 10 x 13 [?]
        damaged

6-1    Leather frame, green: 11 x 14; 8 1/4 x 11 1/2 [33]

6-2    Leather frame, mauve: 8 1/2 x 10 1/2; 6 x 8 1/4 [33]

6-3    Leather frame, blue/black: 7 1/2 x 6 1/2; 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 [65]

6-4    Wood frame, oval, floral/leaf design: 20 3/4 x 8 3/4; 9 3/4
     x 7 1/2 [?]

6-5    Brass/wood frame: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2; 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 [?]

6-6    Wood frame, silver/gray; 8 1/4 x 10 1/4; 6 3/4 x 8 3/4 [?]

6-7    Wood frame, carved design: 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 [?]

6-8    Wood frame, antique green/gold: 10 1/4 x 12 3/4; 9 1/4 x 11
     3/4 [?]

6-9    Wood frame, antique green/gold: 10 x 13; 9 x 12 [?]

6-10    Wood frame, gold: 9 3/4 x 12 3/4; 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 [?]

6-11    Wood frame, silver/gray: 10 1/4 x 14 1/4; 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 [?]

6-12    Oak frame: 10 1/2 x 14 1/2; 9 3/4 x 13 3/4 [170]

7-1    Wood frame, brown/gold: 11 1/2 x 13 1/2; 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 [166]

7-2    Wood frame, black/oak/gold: 12 1/2 x 15 1/2; 10 1/2 x 13 1/2
     [?]

7-3    Wood frame, brown: 12 1/2 x 15 3/4; 10 1/2 x 13 3/4 [?]
        no glass

7-4    Wood frame, black/silver: 12 1/2 x 15 1/2; 10 1/2 x 13 1/2
     [?]

7-5    Wood frame, black/gold: 15 1/2 x 19 1/4; 11 1/4 x 15 [?]

ARTIFACTS: ROCKS AND FOSSILS

8-1    Durania, fossil near Alexandria Road

8-2    Piece of Blessed Virgin's tree, Egypt, 1950

8-3    Bitumen from Ziggourat of Ur (?)

8-4    Asswau

8-5    From Double Church of St. Mary, Ephesus

8-6    Herakleopolis Magna

8-7    From Cathedral of St. John, Ephesus

8-8    Durania, fossil, near Alexandria Road

8-9    Springs of Adonis, Lebanon

8-10    From Daphnae, Egypt

8-11    From Daphnae, Egypt

8-12    From Daphnae, Egypt

8-13    From Daphnae, Egypt

8-14    Tetra

8-15    Unidentified

8-16    Unidentified (3 pieces)

8-17    Unidentified (5 pieces)

8-18    Unidentified local (5 fossils)

8-19    Unidentified (broken into 3 pieces)

8-20    Unidentified stone

8-21    Unidentified fossil

8-22    Unidentified fossil

8-23    Unidentified (3 pieces of pottery)

8-24    Unidentified rock

8-25    Unidentified rock

8-26    Unidentified fossil

8-27    Unidentified rock

8-28    From Valley Temple of Levefron (?)

8-29    Pelusium

8-30    Unidentified local, fossil

8-31    Marble, local written on specimen, Egypt (?)

8-32    Petrified wood

8-33    Petrified wood

8-34    Rock

8-35    Petrified wood and snail

9-1    Petrified wood

9-2    Petrified wood

9-3    Petrified wood

9-4    Petrified wood

9-5    Petrified wood

ARTIFACTS: MISCELLANEOUS

10-1    Hat, red/gold

10-2    Cannon ball fragments (fragments of Item 1)

10-3    Marble bit from the Temple of Apollo at Delphi

11-1    Mosaic cubes from floor of monestary on Mt. Nebo, excavated
     by Franciscians, 5/25/1953, [29]

11-2    Mosaic cubes from roof, from Hadriaus Villa, N.D.

11-3    Doll with black dress with trim, blue apron with trim, hat
     and label: SOEURS DE LA CHARITE DE SAINT LOUIS, GARDERIE
     DE SAINT-PATERN VANNES 9MORBIHAN0, A NOS BIENFAITEURS,
     REMERCIEMENTS SINCERES

11-4    Doll with red/white dress, black apron, straw hat, basket
     with greenery, and tag: TRAIN DE LA RECONNAISSANCE,
     FRANCAISE AU PEUPLE AMERICAN; FROM: SOEURS DE ST. VINCENT
     DE PAUL STE HELENE, 111 AVENUE DE LA CALIFORNIE, NICE (A.
     T. (?)); label on box: RECONNAISSANCE, LES PETITES FILLES
     DU PATRONAGE STE. HELENE, 110 AVE. DE CALIFORNIE NICE

11-5    Wheat from El-Owari, 9000 years old, oldest in the world

11-6    Wood from a tree in Lebanon over priests' grave, Queen
     Geraldine, make tea and drinks

11-7    Cartridge belt made in Berlin, 1915-1916, partial

11-8    Pennant or flag, Rotary Club, green triangle, 10" x 13 3/4"
        side 1: ROTARY CLIB OF CAIRO, ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
        side 2: same

11-9    Pennant or flag, flown on Caffery's car, blue rectangle,
     12 1/4" x 9 3/4"
        side 1: 48 white stars
        side 2: same

11-10 Honorary degree hood, red/white/blue/black

11-11 Honorary degree hood, purple/black/brown

11-12 Sash, red satin with white fur, center embrodered with
     crest and UNIVERSITE DE LYON - AVANT! AVANT! LION LE MELHOR

11-13 Scapular, front: Jesus Christ, back: ANGUS DEI

11-14 Military buttons with U.S. seal, 5 large, 2 medium, 1 small

11-15 Cigarette tin, 6" x 3" x 1 3/4"

11-16 Party favor, Swedish, 1913-1916, picture of King Gustay V
     (son of Oscar II of the Berdotte Dynasty) and wife trimmed
     with dark colored paper doily, white lace, and blue/yellow
     ribbon

11-17 Bust of Simon Bolivar, bronze, 6"

Item 1 Cannon ball

ARTIFACTS - IN CURATOR'S OFFICE

CO-1    Gold plate with gold Maria Theresia coin in center [26]
        side 1: on coin in center of plate:
                 BURG CO. IIR. 1780. X
                 ARCHID AVSI DUX
        side 2: TO JEFFERSON CAFFERY, DECEMBER 1, 1966
             FROM THE CAFFERYS, PARKERSONS AND STIRLINGS
             AS A TOKEN OF THEIR AFFECTION AND ESTEEM
             on coin in center of plate:
                 R. IMP. HU. BO. REG.
                 M. THERESIA D. G.

CO-2    Silver Pakistan souvenir for special envoys to inauguration
     of President Mirga: box, 7 1/4" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/2", in green
     velvet case [28]
        exterior: silver box with embossed crest in center of
                 hinged lid, bottom is blue leather
        interior: lined with wood

CO-3    Silver Tokyo souvenir: box, 6 1/2" x 4" x 2" [na]
        exterior: sliver box with engraved hinged lid
            lid: JEFFERSON CAFFERY, TOKYO, 1923-1935
                 the following signatures are engraved
                 around the above inscription: EUGENE H.
                 DOOEUAU, NATHANIEL B. STEWART, PHILIP R.
                 FAYWOUVILLE, FREDERICK D. K. LECLERQ, N. H.
                 HECA, JOHN HARRISON GRAY, R. KERRY NORWIF,
                 C. R. CAMERON
        interior: lined with wood, lid is unlined
 

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