Medal, French Academy of Sciences, 1978, Charles Draper

Medal, French Academy of Sciences, 1978, Charles Draper

     

This medal was given to Dr. Charles Stark Draper by the French Academy of Sciences in 1978 when he was named as a Foreign Associate of the organization, one of the earliest academies of science. Founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, the French Academy of Sciences encourages and protects the spirit of French scientific research. Dr. Draper donated the medal to the National Collection in 1979.

Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper

Country of Origin
France

Manufacturer
F. Dumarest

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Metal medal in wood storage box.
Dimensions
3-D (Medal): 1.3 x 7.6cm (1/2 x 3 in.)
3-D (Storage Box): 20.3 x 15.2cm (8 x 6 in.)

This medal was given to Dr. Charles Stark Draper by the French Academy of Sciences in 1978 when he was named as a Foreign Associate of the organization, one of the earliest academies of science. Founded in 1666 by Louis XIV at the suggestion of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, the French Academy of Sciences encourages and protects the spirit of French scientific research. Dr. Draper donated the medal to the National Collection in 1979.

Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper

Country of Origin
France

Manufacturer
F. Dumarest

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Metal medal in wood storage box.
Dimensions
3-D (Medal): 1.3 x 7.6cm (1/2 x 3 in.)
3-D (Storage Box): 20.3 x 15.2cm (8 x 6 in.)

ID: A19791367000