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Helen Keller Artifact Collection

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series 8: Artifacts

Artifacts in the Helen Keller Archival Collection.

Bully Box 23

Medal from President of Chile, Bernardo O'Higgins Merit Award Medal. 2 1/4" x 1 1/2", Chile. 05/30/1953. Artifact # 204

Item Date:  05/30/1953
Artifact item type:  Medal
Artifact number:  204
Provenance:  President of Chile
Main description:  Bernardo O'Higgins Merit Award Medal
Country of origin:  Chile
Year of acquisition by Helen Keller:  05/30/1953
Person to first name:  Helen
Person to middle initial:  A
Person to last name:  Keller
Person to affiliation:  American Foundation for the Blind
Subject material search:  Enamel
Additional details:  Gold and blue enamel star with Eagle clasp and blue ribbon. In presentation case with certificate in leather roll case.
Size (inches):  2 1/4" x 1 1/2"
AFB acquisition date:  12/31/1968
Designation:  A

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