Item 2.1 - Fire Chief Medallion

Identity area

Reference code

US IlHpHS 2.1

Title

Fire Chief Medallion

Date(s)

  • 1911 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

One medallion.

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Donated to the Highland Park Historical Society for preservation by the Gieser family.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This Fire Chief Medallion belonged to Adolph Gieser. It was awarded to him by the International Association of Fire Engineers during their 39th annual convention between the dates of September 19th-22nd, 1911. The metal casting is a bronze colored, and the attached faded and frayed ribbon is red. This artifact was removed from it’s cotton housing and re-housed inside ph. neutral tissue paper

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places