CORNELL UNIVERSITY, ITHACA, NY
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Loop Insignia

Description
On a shield-shaped device 3 3/4 (9.53 cm) in height and 2 11/16 inches (6.83 cm ) in width overall, divided palewise white and red a white open book detailed black, on a yellow chief the shield of the United States on the dexter side and the shield of the United States on the dexter side and the shield of the State of New York on the sinister side (both in proper colors), all within a 1/4 inch (.64 cm) black border. Attached above the shield a 5/8 inch (1.59 cm) black scroll inscribed “CORNELL” in red letters 3/8 inch (.95 cm) in height.

Symbolism
The colors and design elements have been adapted from the University’s seal.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was originally authorized 31 January 1983. It was amended to include a manufactured drawing on 6 December 2013. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10S-213)




Shoulder Loop Insignia

Shoulder Loop Insignia

Description
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of shield blazoned: Per pale Argent and Gules, an open book Proper; thereon, I would found an institution where any person can find Instruction in any study”, Sable; on a chief Or the shields of the coat of arms of the United States (always of thirteen pieces Argent and Gules, a chief Azure) and of the State of New York, (Azure in a landscape, the sun in fess, rising in splendor Or, behind a range of three mountains, the middle one the highest; in base a ship sloop under sail, passing and about to meet on a river, bordered below by a grassy shore fringed with shrubs, all proper) Proper.

Symbolism
The above is an adaptation of the emblem of Cornell University now in use, which was adopted June, 1910. The University colors are carnelian and white.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 9 December 1930.





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