The staff of the University Archives has compiled summaries
about the seals, coats of arms, and heraldic banners used by
Western Reserve University, Case Institute of Technology, and
Case Western Reserve University:
Definition of "seal": an emblem, symbol, or word used to certify
a signature or authenticate a document from an institution.
Images of WRU, Case, and CWRU seals, the dates they were used,
and other details of design and usage
Coats of Arms
Definition of "coat of arms": an arrangement of bearings,
usually depicted on and around a shield, that indicates ancestry
Images of WRU, Case, and CWRU coats of arms, the dates they
were used, and other details of design and usage
Definition of "heraldic banner": armorial ensigns
or similar insignia.
Images and symbolism of the banners of the
schools of CWRU
All sources used are in the Archives and may
be consulted in the Archives.