Description: Cane basket (fragile condition) with medals, badges and a shell. a). Four badges: One has: Director, R. Niles Graham printed. All have a City of Austin coin / medallion. b). Medal 1: Graham 05. Also inscribed in Latin: Sigill Coll. Trin. Sanc. Proclesia Et. Patria. Has a blue and red ribbon. On the reverse: Trinity College Centennial, 1823-1923. C). Medal 2: Has the UCV (United Confederate Veterans) emblem and outline of Texas. State Reunion, Greenville, TX, July 30-31, 1914. d). Badge: Trinity College Commencement Niles Graham 1905. On the reverse: The Whitehead and Hoag Co. Buttons, badges, novelties and signs. Newark, NJ. e). Medal 3: Hudson Fulton Celebration (image of a royal couple embossed), Sept. 25–Oct. 9, 1909. On the reverse: image of ships. Inscribed: New York to Albany, Half-moon 1609 and Clarmont 1807. f). Medal 4: Red, white and blue ribbon with a medal that has a cracked bell on it. On the ribbon is printed: State retail liquor dealers Assn, Alexandria Bay, June 16, 1919. Delegate. g). A silver coin / medallion that states: An exact replica of the famous Aztec Calendar stone now in the city of Mexico museum. h). Metal circular badge: Paint has worn off in some places. Visible is: 10 c Inches. i). Token (donut-shaped): Good for a 5c package of Candy. All Quality Confections. j). Coin / badge: Texas State Teachers Association, Houston 1927. Compliments of Star Engraving Co. k). White shell
Description: Historical Note: Richard Niles Graham, born in 1881 to Carrie Augusta Pease Graham (1851-1882) and George Thomas Graham (1847-1897), was a Texas businessman and social figure who was instrumental in the development of numerous communities in Austin and throughout Texas. The Pease family was a prominent and affluent family that possessed substantial land and mineral rights in counties throughout Texas. The original Pease estate is estimated to have been around 3,000 acres and belonged to Graham's maternal grandfather and former governor of Texas, Elisha Marshall Pease (1812-1883). Graham married Anita Laura Goeth (1889-1953) in January 1910.
Description: Related Collection: Graham (R. Niles) collection at the Texas State Archives. Pease, Graham, and Niles Families Papers at the Austin History Center.
Citation information: ATF0118, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
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Size or duration: cane basket: 5 in x 5 in x 4 in; a). 2.25 in x 2.75 in x 0.1 in; b). 3.75 in x 2 in x 0.5 in; c). 2.25 in x 1.75 in; d). 1.75 in diametere). 6 in x 1.75 in; f). 3.75 in x 1.75 in; g). 1.75 in diameter h). 1.5 in diameter i). 0.5 in diameter j). 2 in x 1.