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A large wallet made of red leather with an ornate silver clasp (broken). The owner's name and the date, "WILLIAM TURNBULL 1769", are embossed in gold under the front flag of the wallet. The name "Alexander Turnbull" is also stamped on various...
Decade: Before 1780
Bronze coin featuring James Buchanan bust and “No Sectionalism” on obverse and symbol for 31 states on reverse, issued for the 1856 presidential campaign. Donated by Boyd Lee Spahr, class of 1900, in 1960.
A small gold metal and white and black enamel Sigma Chi fraternity pin. The pin is in the shape of a white cross with a black circle in the center with the greek letters Sigma and Chi in gold. Each arm of the cross features a different symbol...
An ambrotype of Dickinson College President Charles Collins in a leather-bound, embossed case. Inside the case, the photograph is framed in a gold vignette, red cloth, and gold trim. The text on the gold frame reads “OUTTINGS PAT. JULY 4 & 1_...
Smaller copper medal featuring West College on obverse with Susanna Wesley and son John on reverse; larger copper medal featuring John Wesley and inscriptions, both produced for centennial of the Methodist Church in 1866.