Fitzsimons Commemoration Medal — Colorado’s Most Significant Artifact?

The Health Sciences Library is proud to have our Fitzsimons Commemoration Medal as one of the finalist entries in 2017’s Colorado’s Most Significant Artifacts.  Please visit Colorado Collections online at to vote for this unique part of the campus’s history.

Here’s the notice and information from the Center for Colorado and The West at Auraria:


We are please to announce that your nomination of the Commemoration Medallion will be voted on by the general public as one of Colorado’s 2017 Most Significant Artifacts!  A link to all the artifacts, and voting form, is located on the front page of our website:

Voting opened on Monday, September 25th. We encourage you to notify your staff, colleagues, volunteers, family and friends to vote. Ten artifacts with the most public votes will be announced in late November 2017.

Thank you for your nomination and participation in this years Colorado’s Most Significant Artifacts campaign.

–Paul Andrews