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Centennial of Women at McGill medal

This item is a silver medal celebrating the centennial of women studying at McGill. The medal depicts a woman in a graduation robe, holding a diploma and a book, standing in front of the McGill Arts building. Text around the edge of the medal reads: "Centennial of women at McGill, Cent ans de présence féminine à McGill, 1884-1984." The back of the medal depicts a venus sign, with text that reads "100, 1884-1984, McGill."

Discus Throw Medal

This item is a discus throw medal with a red and cream ribbon. The medal is in three parts, connected by decorative chains, one that reads "Discus throw," one shaped into 1903, one bearing a shield with three martlets, topped by a crown, with text "McGill U.A.A." and surrounded by a cross. Probably won by W.P. Ogilvie.

Elkington and Company McGill medal

This item is a medal depicting two figures, a naked man and a clothed man blowing into a horn, on one side, and a variant of the McGill coat of arms on the other, a shield with three martlets, topped with a crown, with a partial wreath of maple leaves, and the words: "McGill University, Montreal."

Elkington & Co.

James Watt Medal

This item is a James Watt medal from 1884. One side of the medal bears a wreath surrounded by the words, "In memory of the Meeting of the British Association at Montreal, 1884. The other side has a profile of James Watt with the words, "Presented at McGill University, Montreal, Prize for applied sciences."

James Watt Medal

This item is a James Watt medal awarded to J.R. McKenzie in 1884. One side of the medal bears a wreath surrounded by the words, "In memory of the Meeting of the British Association at Montreal, 1884, and "J.R. McKenzie, 1884" etched in the middle. The other side has a profile of James Watt with the words, "Presented at McGill University, Montreal, Prize for applied sciences."

Jubilee medal

This item is a round silver medal celebrating Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee. One side depicts Victoria in profile, with the words "Victoria, Queen and Empress, 1837-1897" around the edge. The other shows a wreath of maple and oak leaves with the words "McGill Model School, Montreal" around the edge.

McGill Harrier Club cross country run medal

This item is a medal for a cross country race held by the McGill Harrier Club in 1909. This medal was awarded to J.B. Young for coming in fourth place. The medal depicts a man running, surrounded by a wreath, on one side, with the medal winner's name etched on the back, surrounded by a wreath.

McGill medal

This item is a medal with the McGill coat of arms (shield with 3 martlets topped by a crown, surrounded by a partial wreath of maple leaves). Created by A. Rosenthal, Jeweler, Ottawa.

McGill Shakespeare Medal, 1864

This item is a McGill medal commemorating the tercentenary of William Shakespeare's birth. One side of the medal has a an image of Shakespeare in profile with the words "Shakspere [sic], 1564-1616." The other side bears a McGill coat of arms and "Shakspere [sic] Tercentenary, 1864, for English literature" inside a decorative cross, with "McGill College, Montreal" in a ring around the edge of the medal.

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