Certificate, College Of Fellows, U.S. Metric Association

Description
This paper certificate has a wooden frame with a glass cover. It certifies that R. Maxwell Tinsley, the father of the donor, was elected a fellow of the U.S. Metric Association on June 16, 1995. The certificate is signed by Lorelle Young, President, and Terry Richardson, Secretary, of the U.S. Metric Association.
The U.S. Metric Association, an organization that promotes the use of metric units in the United States, was founded in 1916 as the American Metric Association.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1995
maker
U.S. Metric Association
place made
United States: California
Physical Description
glass (cover material)
paper (certificate material)
wood (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 25 cm x 31 cm x 1.8 cm; 9 27/32 in x 12 7/32 in x 23/32 in
ID Number
2001.3009.02
catalog number
2001.3009.02
nonaccession number
2001.3009
Credit Line
Gift of Jeffrey Tinsley
subject
Mathematics
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Metric System
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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