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Items tagged "Charles F. Kettering Medal": 5

G.M. Cancer Research Award, Chas. F. Kettering, Mold, [Plaster]

Round plaster mold for Charles Kettering. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster.

G.M. Cancer Research Award, Chas. F. Kettering, Relief, [Plaster]

Round plaster relief of Charles Kettering.

In 1978, the retired chairperson of General Motors Corporation, Roger Smith, conceived the idea for the GM Cancer Research Prize. This annual award recognizes, on an international basis, scientists who have made significant contributions to cancer research. The first awards were given on May 2,…

Plaster model for "Charles F. Kettering Medal"

"Charles F. Kettering Medal," "Charles S. Mott Medal," and "Alfred P. Sloan Medal".

Minted in bronze and gold-plated bronze, diameter 2 1/4 inch (each), General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, Detroit, Michigan.

Face: Portrait relief of named individual

Reverse: Inscription, "General Motors Cancer Research Foundation"

The awards…

Marshall Fredericks working on the plasteline model for the "Charles F. Kettering Medal" using a photograph as reference

"Charles F. Kettering Medal," "Charles S. Mott Medal," and "Alfred P. Sloan Medal".

Minted in bronze and gold-plated bronze, diameter 2 1/4 inch (each), General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, Detroit, Michigan.

Face: Portrait relief of named individual

Reverse: Inscription, "General Motors Cancer Research Foundation"

The awards…

Marshall Fredericks working on the plasteline model for the "Charles F. Kettering Medal"

"Charles F. Kettering Medal," "Charles S. Mott Medal," and "Alfred P. Sloan Medal".

Minted in bronze and gold-plated bronze, diameter 2 1/4 inch (each), General Motors Cancer Research Foundation, Detroit, Michigan.

Face: Portrait relief of named individual

Reverse: Inscription, "General Motors Cancer Research Foundation"

The awards…