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The medals in the comprehensive collection number over 2,000. In addition to a general collection of U.S. and world medals, there is strength in the medals of World War I.

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Notable Holdings

  • Robert L. Ross Collection of Latin American Medals and Orders

    In the years since 2008, Mr. Ross has given us a series of annual gifts comprising the largest and most comprehensive collection of Latin American decorations ever assembled. In many cases the pieces were acquired specifically for donation to Princeton.

Related Collections not in Finding Aids

  • Cornelius C. Vermeule III Medals Collection

    Over 450 pieces, ranging from Renaissance to modern American; they largely represent the materials used for the donor’s books Medals to Masters (Boston, Mass., n.d.), and Numismatic Art in America (Cambridge, MA, 1971); but there is also a large group, over 100 pieces, on canine themes.