The Caltech Archives
Welcome imageimageimage
Archives Catalog Entry

Medals, commemorative
National Academy of Sciences centennial medal

Obverse has female figure with billowing robe and torch, with motto on sash: Let there be light. On outer edge: National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Founded 1863. Reverse has laurel wreath border and text: National Academy of Sciences Centennial 1963.


ID: 2003-00222
Greenstein, Jesse Leonard (Astrophysicist)

Creation Jan. 1, 1963

MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 3 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

For information on using Archives materials for commercial or educational purposes (including reproducing PhotoNet images) please see Access and Use.

Return to Search the Archives

Search Help

Caltech