Finding Aid to the Jefferson Lab Communications Office Promotional Materials - Keepsakes Collection

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Repository: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
  JLAB History Archives
  12000 Jefferson Ave., Room L203A
  Newport News, VA 23606
  Phone: (757) 269-7805
  Fax: (757) 269-5427
Provenance: Various Jefferson Lab offices and Lab employees
Title: Communications Office, Promotional Materials - Keepsakes
Dates: 2008 - current
Size: 1 half-Hollinger document box, 2 Hollinger artifact boxes (varying size)
Materials in collection: Keepsakes from Jefferson Lab
Abstract: This collection is comprised of keepsake and giveaway items.
Identification number: JL.006D-1
Location: Jefferson Lab Archives Room.
Language: English

Historical Sketch

The Communications Office works closely with the Director's Office and other offices to engage the community as well as members of the lab with the advanced science of Jefferson Lab. Through various types of media, the Communications Office continues to reach out and keep all ages involved with science and technology, engaging the future of science.

With these outreach events and programs, keepsakes are made/generated for people to take home or for inter-Lab events.

Scope and Content

Kandice Carter, Cynthia Lockwood, and Michael Robbins donated the t-shirts within this collection.

Other donations are from Mary Beth Stewart and Debbie Magaldi, among others.


This collection is arranged in the best possible way to protect the articles within. There is no chronology.


Access Restrictions

  • The collection may be used solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes by researchers and historians. Please contact the Jefferson Lab Records Management Office if you would like to use the collection.

Use Restrictions

  • Jefferson Lab is providing access to the materials in the JLAB History Project's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Jefferson Lab is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Archivist. In addition to permission from Jefferson Lab, permission of the copyright owner (if not Jefferson Lab) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distribution, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Jefferson Lab makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

Controlled Access Terms

BEAMS (Becoming Enthusiastic About Math and Science)
Jefferson Lab
Newport News City
Office of Science Education 
Public Affairs
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Administration Information

Preferred Citation: 
[Identification of Item], Box [insert number], Item or Folder [insert number and title], Institutional Records: Awards, Jefferson Lab Archives, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 12000 Jefferson Ave., Room L203A, Newport News, VA, 23606 

Acquisition Information:
This collection was acquired various Jefferson Lab offices and employees.

Processing History:
This collection was processed by Melissa Erlandson in March, 2017

This collection was supported in part by a grant from the History Programs, American Institute of Physics.

Box and Container Listing 
Series I: Artifacts
Box 1
  • Item 1: Commemorative Coin from 1995 CEBAF Dedication, with background
    Item 2: Two CEBAF Center Plates dated May 24, 1988
    Item 3: Three Jefferson Lab Free-Electron Laser Ex Lux, Scientia Patches (c. 2008-2009)
    Item 4: Two Silly Bandz packs
    Item 5: Niobium Coin in hard plastic casing
    Item 6: Two glass paperweights; one blue, one green. 20 October 1989. CEBAF/SURA
    Item 7: Two Jefferson Lab ruler/magnifying bookmarks
    Item 8: Periodic Table of the Elements magnet
    Item 9: CEBAF magnet
    Item 10: Run-A-Round magnet
    Item 11: Two CEBAF ties
    Item 12: Two magnetic 12 GeV tie clips
    Item 13: Two magnetic Jefferson Lab tie clips, gold
    Item 14: Long CEBAF tie pin
    Item 15: Jefferson Lab tie clip, silver, 2018
    Item 16: BEAMS waterproof money holder
    Item 17: Science Education notebook, blue
    Item 18: Science Bowl 2012 Magnet and Periodic Table of the Elements 
    Item 19: Desk clock
    Item 20: Jefferson Lab wristwatch

Box 2
  • Item 1: Two lanyards
    Item 2: 30th anniversary of the Jefferson Lab Run-A-Round medal, 2015

Box 3
  • Glass recasts of originial dies for the 1989 paperweights

Oversize 1
  • T-shirts
  • C100 Cryomodules
    Softball, gray - Jefferson Lab 
    Softball, gray - Quantum Fielders 
    Softball, gold - Atom Ballers 
    2012 Open House
    2014 Open House
    2016 Open House
    2018 Open House


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