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Henry George Thode fonds. Second accrual. – 1909-1993. – 27 items.

Each medal is housed in its own case.
Box 48
The Order of Ontario, 1989; case red velvet
The Order of Canada, companion, C.C. stamped on black case; also 10th anniversary medal of The Order of Canada, 1977
Member of the British Empire (M.B.E.)

Axel Frederik Cronstedt medal for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry. Medal is housed in a round wooden case.
The Arthur L. Day Award from the Geological Society of America for Distinguished Application of Chemistry and Physics to Geology, 1980. One version of this medal is mounted on a stand and rotates. The other is in a case.

The Royal Society of Canada, Henry Marshall Tory medal, for achievement in Scientific Work, 1959
The Royal Society of Canada, William Dawson medal, 1989

Institute de chimie du Canada, m
édaille de Montréal, pour services exceptionnels rendus à la profession, 1993

American Geophysical Union (AGU), Unselfish cooperation in research (lapel pin). A letter from the president explains that it is being awarded for 25 years service.

Box 49

Unlike the previous category, Thode’s name, the date of the award or his achievement does not appear on the medal.
Lorne Dawson Chauveau (1882-1982), Royal Society of Canada.
Stark Im Recht, Frankfurt am Main. This is the motto of the city of Frankfurt.
Paul Harris Fellow, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. There are two of these, one case has a lapel pin with the medal, the other does not.
Geological Society of China
Harold Clayton Urey medal

Box 50
McMaster University, 100 years, 1887-1987
John Hodgins Engineering Building, 20th anniversary, 1978
M&T Products of Canada Ltd., Hamilton, Canada’s first detinning plant, 1961
1st Congresso Nazionale di Medicina Nucleare, Pisa, 1956

Confederation of Canada, 1967-1967
Confederation of Canada, 1867-1992

Queen Elizabeth II, coronation medal, 1953
Queen Elizabeth II, 1952-1977

Stamps issued by the Soviet Union (CCCP) to commemorate various events: 1958-1963

Issued to A.M. Patrick, by Yorkton, Saskatchewan, in thanks for his two years’ service as mayor, 1908-1909.

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Last Reviewed: July 2, 2013