|Object Name||Announcement, Award|
|Collection||Dr. Gerald D. Timmons Collection|
|Object Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Parent Object Number||FIC09.208.1|
|Number of images||1.0|
|Scope & Content||Part of a group of certificates.|
|Title||1953 Russell H. Conwell Award|
|Year Range from||1953.0|
|Year Range to||1953.0|
|Caption||1953 Russell Conwell Award Announcement|
Large loss on bottom center of piece - missing piece is present.
Words on certificate:
"I have the honor of presenting for the 1953 Russell / H. Conwell Award Gerald D. Timmons, an able teacher, / understanding counselor, effective administrator, / valued friend and loyal member of the family of / Temple University / He has had many recognitions from Dental / Societies and associations at home and abroad / and has ably filled coveted and responsible assign- / ments for professional and public service. These in / themselves have had their honor. This award / is to acclaim his accomplishments in the / household of Temple University. / The vision he has displayed in planning an / environment in which dental education can / thrive has made for us what others name the best / equipped Dental SChool on this globe. His genius / for inspiring the devotion and loyalty of / student and teacher has untied them into an / inspired educational community. His talents / for organization and administration tie him / closely and cooperatively with the whole of / this University. And his love for people has / carried his professional standards to / every Alumnus. This has bound him close / to them and them close to us. / Beacuse of this distinguished contribution he / has made to his profession and more particularly / to Dental Education at Temple University I / have the honor on behalf of the General Alumni Association to present him to you for / this 1953 Russell H. Conwell Award. / Citation Read by Millard E. Gladfelter, Provost / Temple University February 14, 1953"