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Items tagged "General Motors Cancer Research Foundation Medals": 19

G.M. Cancer Research Award, Blank, [Plaster]

Blank for GM Cancer Research. There is an outline in pencil of a profile portrait. The blank is round with a pointed protrusion at the top. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster.

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, Alfred P. Sloan, Mold, [Plaster]

Round plaster relief mold for Alfred Sloan. The yellowish discoloring is from shellac used to seal the plaster.

G.M. Cancer Research Award, Alfred P. Sloan, Relief, [Plaster]

Round plaster relief of Alfred P. Sloan.

Born in 1875, Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. was elected president of General Motors in 1923. He remained in that position for 23 years. During that time he developed a love for philanthropy and established the Sloan Foundation to "represent my accomplishments in life." Being of primary importance to the…

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,…

"Charles S. Mott Medal" - plaster model

"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…

Plaster model for "Charles S. Mott 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…

Plaster model for "Alfred P. Sloan 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…