Colonel Christopher Schultz Gadsden Memorial Award, undated

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Title

Colonel Christopher Schultz Gadsden Memorial Award, undated

Description

The Colonel Christopher Schultz Gadsden Memorial Award was first awarded in 1976. From the 1975-1976 Guidon:
  • In memory of Colonel Gadsden, Class of 1852.
  • Given annually to the “best all-round civil engineering graduate” as selected by the civil engineering faculty.
Besides being a member of the Class of 1852, Gadsden was also a member of the Board of Visitors from 1886-1898 and served as Chairman from 1898 until his death in 1915.

The gold medal is round and the obverse is embossed with a branch of leaves and engraved with "Colonel Christopher Schultz Gadsden Award." It is suspended from a red, white and blue ribbon.

Publisher

The Citadel Archives and Museum

Rights

Materials in The Citadel Archives & Museum Digital Collections are intended for educational and research use. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. For more information contact The Citadel Archives & Museum, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 29409.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1558

Coverage

Charleston (S. C.)

Original Format

Metal and silk

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 7.5 cm

Citation

“Colonel Christopher Schultz Gadsden Memorial Award, undated,” The Citadel Archives Digital Collections, accessed July 13, 2024, https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1558.