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Object Name Pen, Fountain
Catalog Number 1982.24
Maker Parker
Date 1956
Material(s) marble, brass
Dimensions H-7.5 W-5.75 D-3.5 inches
Description This black fountain pen rests inside a cap that is mounted to a marble slab. Below the pen mount there is a brass plate with an inscription reading what the pen signed and who it was dedicated to engraved on it. The plate reads, " This pen signed The State Employees Retirement Law / and was presented to V. E. Barnes / by Gove. A. B. Chandler / Feb. 1956".
Notes Governor A. B. "Happy" Chandler used this pen to sign the State Employees Retirement Law.
Collection Mrs. Vego Barnes Collection
People Chandler, A.B.
Chandler, Happy
Subjects Pens
Commemoration
Plaques
Law & legal affairs
Laws
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS