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

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.
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Object Name
date made
U.S. Metric Association
Physical Description
glass (cover material)
paper (certificate material)
wood (frame material)
overall: 25 cm x 31 cm x 1.8 cm; 9 27/32 in x 12 7/32 in x 23/32 in
place made
United States: California
ID Number
catalog number
nonaccession number
Measuring & Mapping
Science & Mathematics
Metric System
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Metric System
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Jeffrey Tinsley

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