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Object/Catalog Number FIC09.208.45
Object Name Announcement, Award
Collection Dr. Gerald D. Timmons Collection
Object Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Parent Object Number FIC09.208.1
Condition Good
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
Condition Notes Large loss on bottom center of piece - missing piece is present.
Acid burn
Cockling
Notes 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"