Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Phi Beta Kappa key, 1825

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This silver Phi Beta Kappa medal belonged to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He was a member of the chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society while a student at Bowdoin College. The Phi Beta Kappa Society accepts members with high academic achievements.

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About This Item

  • Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Phi Beta Kappa key, 1825
  • Creator: Phi Beta Kappa Society
  • Creation Date: circa 1825
  • Subject Date: circa 1825
  • Town: Brunswick, Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silver
  • Dimensions: 4 cm x 3 cm
  • Local Code: A85-927
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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