Ephemera Collection, 1862, 1970

Laupus Library Manuscript Collection, LL 02.30

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Ephemera Collection
    Creator: William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library.
    Repository: Laupus Library History Collections
    Language: English
    Abstract: The Ephemera Collection contains items that were found in the Laupus Library History Collection that could not be identified to belong to a specific collection. It includes two bronze relief coins and a Confederate currency from Mississippi.
    Extent: 0.0875 Cubic feet,
  • Description
     

    The Ephemera Collection contains items that were found in the Laupus Library history collection that could not be identified to belong to a specific collection. It includes two bronze relief coins and a Confederate currency from Mississippi. The coins are of Hermann Boerhaave and John Hunter from Abram Belskie’s “Great Men of Medicine” series.

  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    Abram Belskie combined art and medicine, becoming re-nowned as a medical sculptor. From 1952 to 1984, Belskie designed over 130 medals and medallions. He created several medal series, including the fifty medal series “Great Men of Medicine.”

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    Donor information unknown

    Acquisition Information

    Donor information unknown

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Ephemera Collection (LL 02.30), The William E. Laupus Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processing revised by Ashley Williams, 2015

    Sponsor Statement

    Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina Access and Digitization Grant Program.

Container List

Boerhaave and Hunter Medallions, 1970
Confederate Currency, 1862

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Container List

Boerhaave and Hunter Medallions, 1970
Confederate Currency, 1862


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