Truman received many honorary degrees during his presidency and after he returned home to Independence, MO.
Made by Adamsons Ltd., Oxford
Worn by Harry S Truman when he received an honorary degree from Oxford University, June 20, 1956.
Cotton. L 39.0, W 35.0 cm
Harry S Truman National Historic Site, HSTR 3590
Made by Thomas A. Peterson, Kansas City, MO
Worn by Truman when he received an honorary doctor of law degree from Westminster College, Fulton, MO, March 6, 1946.
Fiber, paper. L 111.0, W 53.5, T 2.0 cm
Harry S Truman National Historic Site, HSTR 25305