002-013 Joseph I. Irwin desk inventory


Dublin Core


002-013 Joseph I. Irwin desk inventory


An inventory of the mementos and awards displayed on Joseph I. Irwin's desk housed in J. Irwin Miller's executive office suite in the Irwin Management Company offices at 301 Washington Street. Inventory numbers are keyed to photos of the objects on subsequent pages.




In Copyright
The organization making this Item available believes that the Item is in copyright. The organization either is the rights-holder, has obtained permission from the rights-holder(s) to make their Work(s) available, or makes the Item available under an exception or limitation to copyright (including Fair Use) that entitles it to make the Item available.








301 Washington Street (Columbus, Ind.)

Is Part Of

CIAA Photo Collection (C0004), B047, Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, BCPL Archives, Bartholomew County Public Library, Columbus, IN; 301 Washington Street: Cornerstone of Columbus, Indiana (digital collection).

Bibliographic Citation

Joseph I. Irwin desk inventory, n.d., B047, CIAA Photo Collection (C0004), Columbus Indiana Architectural Archives, BCPL Archives, Bartholomew County Public Library, Columbus, IN.


Bartholomew County Public Library

Text Item Type Metadata


One-page typewritten document with 10 pages of color images attached.

Typewritten text (page 1):

Inventory of JIM 301 Desk Items

  1. Pre-Columbian shoe of a native American
  2. Lionel Train (red)
  3. Square
  4. “No Way” stamp
  5. Gavel (inscription: J. Irwin Miller Chairman “Conference on Cities”
  6. Gavel (inscription: White House Conference “To Fulfill These Rights”
  7. Paperweight - Cummins
  8. Cartier Clock
  9. Tobacco Pouch - Class Day Yale 1931
  10. Large Paperweight
  11. Large Paperweight
  12. Small Paperweight (black writing-- habitants, but soothes)
  13. Marble Plaque - The George Washington University as a member of the Luther Rice Society
  14. Clear Plaque - Irwin Union Corporation January 1986
  15. Clear Paperweight - Cummins stock certificate with prospectus
  16. Clear paperweight - Irwin Union- Notice of Annual meeting
  17. Yale Coasters - total number of 8
  18. Small plaque- inscription: CECo XMAS 1938
  19. Silver paperweight - The Tiffany Award
  20. Yellow Button with Ribbon - No. 28 Memorial Day 500 Mile Race 1952
  21. Clear Plaque - J. Irwin Miller October 8, 1986 National Building Museum
  22. LOVE paperweight
  23. Beta Gamma Sigma bronze plaque - Business Leadership in a Global Economy
  24. Plaque - Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council 1971-1974
  25. Wooden plaque (2 pieces) “Commemorating the Visit of Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson”
  26. Brass turtle
  27. Clear plaque with round medallion- “Cummins” other language: Korean
  28. Irwin Union Plaque with case “One Hundred Million April 15, 1969”
  29. Clear/Black Square paperweight - Cummins Engine Company
  30. Granite plaque with leaf - J. Irwin Miller National Business Hall of Fame 1978
  31. Clear, round, plaque with bronze medallion “The George Washington UNiversity”
  32. Clear, trapezoid plaque “75” 1919-1994 J Irwin Miller
  33. Wooden plaque- Indiana University School of Business 1966
  34. Plaque with round top - First Telstar Transmission July 10, 1962
  35. Dog Silver plaque - Irwin Miller
  36. Rectangular, clear plaque - Thank you, Everett McKinley Dirksen, United States Senate
  37. Clear, rectangular thermometer
  38. SIlver spoon with leather pouch
  39. Marble plaque- The Doctors Mayo Society Silver Anniversary
  40. Thomas Jefferson SIlver Goblets (two)
  41. Silver Bear on wooden pedestal
  42. Wood and Bronze Plaque - Mayor’s Art Award Sweeney-Miller-Tangeman family 1983


(pages 2-12)

Each page includes 3-4 clearly numbered images of the objects described on the first page.



Irwin Management Company Inc., “002-013 Joseph I. Irwin desk inventory,” BCPL Archives, accessed June 15, 2024, https://bcplarchives.omeka.net/items/show/347.