Awards and honours

Title: Awards and honours
Dates of Material:
1954-2013, predominant 1980-1992
Extent:
29.5 cm of textual records
12 artifacts
1 plaque
Scope and content

Series consists of honourary degrees, resolutions and proclamations, certificates and artifacts awarded to Ken Taylor celebrating various achievements.

NOTE(S)
Source of supplied title

Title based on contents of the series.

BOX FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
2018.08
Box 2
27Y-Teen Leadership Award1954

   

28Canadian Club of New York Gold Medal Award1980

Includes an event program and an article. The award was returned to the Canadian Club to display in their offices, and was lost when they moved.

29Elise and Walter A. Haas International Award1980

   

210Sigma Chi Fraternity certificate1982

   

211Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation certificate1992

Received by Ken and Pat Taylor. Includes a letter of congratulations from Rideau Hall to Pat Taylor; Ken's letter was accidentally discarded from his Nabisco office.

2018.11
Box 1
110Alberta Advanced Education and Career Development certificate1994

Certificate thanking Taylor for serving on the Banff Centre Board of Governors.

111Wilfrid Laurier University certificate of congratulations1998

   

112University of Windsor certificate of congratulations1998

Includes correspondence.

113Queen's University certificate of congratulations1998

   

114University of Western Ontario certificate of congratulations1998

   

115Lakehead University certificate of congratulations1998

   

116Carleton University certificate of congratulations1998

Includes correspondence.

Box 2
21University of Guelph certificate of congratulations1998

   

22McMaster University certificate of congratulations1998

Includes correspondence.

23Mount Allison University certificate of congratulations1998

   

24The Medical Strollers certificate2007

Certificate thanking Taylor for a lecture given in 2007.

2018.13
Box 9
97State University of New York, Doctor of Humane Letters1981

   

98St. Francis Xavier University Honorary Doctor of Laws degree - Ken Taylor1981

   

99St. Francis Xavier University Honorary Doctor of Laws degree - Pat Taylor1981

   

910-11Niagara University, Doctor of Humane Letters degree and certificate2013

   

912Paul Harris Fellow certificate - Ken Taylor[n.d.]

   

Box 10
101Paul Harris Fellow certificate - Pat Taylor[n.d.]

   

102State of California certificates1980

Certificates from the California Legislature Assembly and the California Senate honouring Ken Taylor. Also includes Official Flag of the State of California scroll.

103State of California Honorary Citizen certificate1981

   

104International Host Committee of California, Incorporated Honorary Members certificate1980

   

105Alameda County Sheriff's Department Certificate of Appreciation1980

   

106New York State Political Science Association certificateca. 1980

   

107New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry Honorary Member certificate1981

   

108The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine certificate1981

   

109Banff International Festival of Films for Television certificate1981

   

1010Sigma Chi Fraternity certificate1984

   

1011Bell Ringer of the Year Award1984

   

1012Grand Ole Opry certificates1984

   

1013Girl Scout Council Order of the Green Angel1980

   

1014State of Mississippi House Concurrent Resolution No. 311981

Resolution commending the Government of Canada for its aid in the Iran embassy takeover.

1015City of Utica Resolution1980

Resolution extending thanks and appreciation to Ken Taylor.

1016State of New York Legislative Resolution1981

   

1017State of New York Senate Resolutionca. 1980

Resolution expressing appreciation and gratitude to Canada and Ken Taylor.

1018City of Midland Proclamation1980

   

1019Borough of Tenafly, New Jersey, Proclamation1982

   

1020Proclamation, Queen Elizabeth the Second1977

Copy of an announcement to the Shahanshah of Iran praising Ken Taylor's qualities.

1021Proclamation, "Thank and Merci, Canada" Week1980

City of Eureka, California, proclamation.

1022Rotary Club of Locust Valley, New York, Guest Speaker certificate1982

   

1023Cougar Superteams / Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada certificate1982

   

1024"Hole in One" Club Membership certificate1967

   

Box 15
15 /OS3Order of the Good time certificateca. 1979

   

15 /OS4State of Washington certificates1980

Includes certificates certifying Taylor as Honorary Distinguished Citizen and Ambassador of Goodwill, and a proclamation commissioning Taylor as a Washington General.

15 /OS5Purveyor of Pleasure certificate1980

   

15 /OS6City of Buffalo proclamation1980

   

15 /OS7City of Asbury Park proclamation1980

   

15 /OS14Third Annual Benefit on the Green golf plaque1994

Measurements: 2 cm (H) x 23 cm (W) x 30.5 cm (D)

Box 20
20US Congressional Gold MedalMarch 6, 1980

One copy of the Congressional Gold Medal presented to Ken Taylor for his efforts in Iran.

Box 21
21Baseball from Yankee Stadium1980

Baseball thrown by Ken Taylor at the game in Yankee Stadium held in honour of Canada. Signed by the Yankees, including Reggie Jackson. 

Box 22
22Artifactsca. 1980

Artifacts received from Canadian and American cities by Ken Taylor in honour of his efforts in Tehran, including cuff links from the Corporation of the City of St. Catharines and various keys to cities.

Keys to the cities: City of Ottawa; City of Saint John, NB; City of Miami Beach; City of Los Angeles; City of Lansing, MI; City of East Lansing, MI; City of Bellingham, WA; and the City of San Francisco.

Box 23
23Key to the City of Birminghamca. 1980

   

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