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title:

Front side of the Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion

image number:

P0028541

description:

The bronze Benton Mural Medallion features a representation of a portion of two of Benton's Indiana Murals (Cultural Panel 8 "Leisure and Literature", and Cultural Panel 9 "Colleges and City Life"). The reverse side (see image P0028542) has the seal of the university and space for the name of the recipient and date of presentation.

Criteria for recipients include distinction in public office or service, a significant relationship to Indiana University or Indiana, significant service to IU programs, students, or faculty, significant contribution to research or support for research. The medal also recognizes individuals who are shining examples of the values of IU and the universal academic community. A certificate is presented when the medal is given.

The medal was first presented on July 21, 1986, to the president of Nanjing University by then-President Ryan.

date taken:

2003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Benton, Thomas Hart

topic:

Medals

topic:

Awards

topic:

Logos, I.U.

topic:

Art

topic:

Benton Murals, Thomas Hart

series:

Groups

subseries:

Benton Mural Medallion, Thomas Hart