1900-1909

Sesqui-Centennial Anniversary Pin, 1901

Button made by Dickinson College celebrating Carlisle and Cumberland County’s sesqui-centennial anniversary in 1901.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00488

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00541)

Subject: Anniversaries, Buttons, Carlisle, Cumberland County

Format: Pins/Buttons

Chi Phi fraternity pin, 1904

Copper pin from Franklin and Marshall College’s chapter of Chi Phi featuring letters and a blue and red ribbon.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00161

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00162 - AC 00180)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Copper Printing Plates

Two copper printing plates of Denny Hall, one before the 1904 fire and one during the fire.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00309

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00310, AC 00311)

Subject: Denny Hall, Campus Buildings, Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Dickinson Prep School Class of 1906 pin, 1906

Gold kite-shaped pin painted with initials of the school which belonged to Lydia Marian Gooding.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00175

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: Preparatory School

Format: Pins/Buttons

Embroidered Pillow Case, c.1905

A white pillow case with red trim. On one side are names and "'02" embroidered in red. This object belonged to and was made by Ethelyn Hardesty, class of 1902.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.9_2

Location: Shelf 33 Box 1

Subject: Pillow Case

Format: Miscellaneous

Football, 1903

Football from Dickinson v. Lafayette, 1903. Originally owned by Charles S. Messner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00282

Location: RR 08 (housed with AC 00276 - AC 00281)

Subject: Football

Format: Athletic Equipment

Football, 1904

Football from Dickinson v. Lehigh, 1904. Originally owned by Charles S. Messner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00281

Location: RR 08 (housed with AC 00276 - AC 00282)

Subject: Football

Format: Athletic Equipment

Indian Felt Banner, c.1900

A red felt banner with the image of a Native American in a headdress. The word "Carlisle" is written in gold next to the image. 

Artifact/Collection Number: CIS-A-0003

Location: Reading Room Shelf 7 (with CIS-A-0004)

Subject: Carlisle Indian School

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Indian School Bowl, c.1900

A small bowl with "Carlisle Indian School" printed on the side in gray-blue letters. 

Artifact/Collection Number: CIS-A-0001

Location: Reading Room Shelf 7

Subject: Carlisle Indian School

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Indian School Serving Bowl, c.1900

A large white bowl, likely for serving food. "Carlisle Indian School" is printed on the side in gray-blue letters. 

Artifact/Collection Number: CIS-A-0002

Location: Reading Room Shelf 7

Subject: Carlisle Indian School

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Leather Dickinson Tobacco Pennant, c.1900

Small leather Dickinson pennant that came as a souvenir in a package of tobacco.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00610

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00226 - AC 00229)

Subject: Tobacco Souvenir

Format: Ephemera

Pennant Quilt, c.1909

Hand-sewn quilt made from felt pennants representing colleges, schools, and student organizations.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00584

Location: RR 02

Subject: Quilt, Greek Life

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners, Textiles

Pennants

Three red felt pennants of various sizes. Two large pennants with "1900" in white lettering and one small pennant with "D" in white lettering tied to a small twig.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00353

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00352)

Subject: Pennants

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Phi Alpha Pi Pipe, c.1900

Ceramic pipe with writing on in that once belonged to members of the Phi Alpha Pi sorority.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00572

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1905

Copper key inscribed with name of James M. Green as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1905.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00145

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1907

Copper key inscribed with name of Florence Irene Ralston as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00144

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Mu sorority pin, c.1930

Gold polygonal pin with sorority letters and jewels which belonged to Sarah Rowe.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00178

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: Greek Life, Sorority Pin

Format: Jewelry

Pillow Case with Braided Trim, c.1905

A red pillow case with red and white braided trim. The pillow case is embroidered with a white "D" and a bow on the front. On the back, the word "Dickinson" is embroidered in white. This object belonged to and was made by Ethelyn Hardesty, who gave it as a present to her husband, Clarence G. Cleaver, class of 1894. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.9_1

Location: Shelf 33 Box 1

Subject: Pillow Case

Format: Miscellaneous

Pin, 1906

A brown leather handmade polygonal pin with black trim and red and white ribbons attached near the top. Written in black, "Feb, 15-'06, This Medal is an Award of Honor Contest, No. 3". Donated by Helen M. Smith. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00191

Location: shelf 17 (housed with 00189-00193)

Subject: Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Red Carlisle Pennant c.1900

A red felt pennant from the Carlisle Indian School that has the name "Carlisle" in gold letters on the front. The red felt is severely faded and the letters are difficult to read. 

Artifact/Collection Number: CIS-A-0004

Location: Reading Room Shelf 7 (with CIS-A-0003)

Subject: Carlisle Indian School

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Relay Races Trophy, 1907

A tarnished silver cup trophy with two handles and engraving that reads "Univ.of Penna. 13th Annual Relay Races 1907 Broad Jump". This trophy belonged to Franklin Mt. Pleasant, Class of 1910.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00455

Location: Shelf 15

Subject: Trophy

Format: Plaques/Trophies

West College Pins

Three small round white pins with the image of West College and 'Dickinson College, "Old West" 1783-1908' in black lettering. Red ribbon is attached to the back of pins.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00197

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00189-00193)

Subject: Pin, West College (Old West)

Format: Pins/Buttons

White Tray with Cherub, c.1890

A small white rectangualer dish with gilt decorations along the edge of the plate and a painted cherub with a bouquet of roses in the middle of the plate. This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_10

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 3)

Subject: China

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Desktop with graffiti

Hinged, wooden desktop carved with names, believed to have been used by Phi Kappa Sigma around the turn of the twentieth century.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00240

Location: Shelf 8

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Furniture

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