1920-1929

Academic Hood Lining

Red satin academic hood lining used by Isaac Franklin Russell to represent his honorary degree from Dickinson College. Russell was granted an honorary Doctor of Laws in 1893.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00008

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Academic Regalia

Format: Textiles

Army Staff Accommodation Pin, c.1920

A circular gold metal pin with black, green, blue, white and red enamel. In the center is a black enameled star with the United States seal in gold, blue, white and red. Surrounding the star are green enameled leaves. This object belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_2

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military

Format: Pins/Buttons

Class Blazer, 1926

Gray and red striped wool blazer worn by Victor B. Hann '28 during his student days at Dickinson.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00011

Location: Shelf 16

Subject: Class Blazer, Blazer

Format: Clothing

Class of 1902 Award Pocket Watch

Silver pocket watch given to John W. McConnnell as the first recipient of the Class of 1902 Award in 1928. Endowed by the class of 1902, the award is given annually to a member of the junior class who has contributed the most good to the college. The award winner is chosen by his or her peers.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00075

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Honors and Awards, Class of 1902 Award, Watch

Format: Jewelry

1909 Felt Pennant

Four silk Dickinson ribbons and one felt banner for the class of 1909 . Produced for the 20th reunion in 1929. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00016

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Class Flags, Reunion

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Felt Beret

Felt armbands, beret and pin for the Dickinson class of 1926 and a Carlisle High School pennant.  

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00015

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Buttons, Carlisle High School

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners, Hats

Commencement  Buttons, 1929

White round commencement buttons and one oval commencement buttons with,“My Name is James A. Strite, ’29.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00476

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00209-00215, etc.)

Subject: Commencement, Buttons, College Traditions

Format: Pins/Buttons

Commencement button, 1923

White round buttons with college seal and name, and “Commencement” in red, with “My Name is C. B. Stoner, '23.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00214

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00209-00215, etc.)

Subject: Commencement, Buttons, College Traditions

Format: Pins/Buttons

Commencement button, 1924

White round button with college seal and name, and “Commencement” in red, with “My Name is Robert E. Faddis, ’24.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00212

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00209-00215, etc.)

Subject: Commencement, Buttons, College Traditions

Format: Pins/Buttons

Communion Kit

Three piece silver communion kit donated in honor of John Wesley and Annie Wilcox Edel for use in the Durbin Oratory. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00570

Location: Shelf 8

Subject: Religion and Spirituality

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson Banner, c.1920

A red felt rectangular banner with “DICKINSON” in white felt letters and white trim. The banner is approximately 11” x 34”, but believed to have shrunken from an original dimension of 12” x 36”.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00797

Location: Shelf 13 (housed with AC 00014)

Subject: Banner

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Dickinson College Seal Plaque, c.1925

Bronze college seal mounted on a cherry wood shield-shaped plaque.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00099

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00098)

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, College Seal

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Green Knit Cap, 1924

Green knit wool cap with yellow pom pom worn by Donald McIntyre as a freshman in 1924.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00049

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with 00046-00048)

Subject: Freshman Beanies

Format: Hats

Pin, c.1928

Very small gold pin with "28" in a center triangle and the letters “N,” “E,” and “M” around the outside. The organization behind the pin is unknown.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00181

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00182-AC 00187, etc.)

Subject: Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Lose Military Ribbons, c.1920

Six lose military ribbons of various colors and sizes. These objects belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_5

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, ribbons

Format: Miscellaneous

Military Ribbon Bars, c.1920

Twelve military ribbon bars of various color and sizes. Many of the bars have either star or circular buttons attached to them. These objects belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_4

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, ribbons

Format: Miscellaneous

Shelf 26 (housed with 00142-00160)

Copper key and staff belonging to Mervin Grant Filler as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa in 1927.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00141

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00142 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honors Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Kappa Sigma Black Wallet, c.1920

A small black leather wallet with a flap with a gold snap button and an embossed gold Phi Kappa Sigma crest on the front. Inside the wallet unfolds into two segments each with multiple pockets and a square mirror. This item belonged to Charles Arthur Robinson, class of 1920. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.10

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Wallet

Format: Miscellaneous

Pi Beta Phi sorority pins, c.1920

Two small gold arrow-shaped pins with sorority letters which belonged to M. Elizabeth Filler.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00168

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

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Ulysses Wright Academic Hood, 1923

Black and red hood worn by Ulysses Grant Simpson Wright, member of the class of 1902 and 1923 honorary degree recipient. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00009

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood

Format: Clothing

Walter Buckingham Carver Academic Hood, 1929

Black and yellow hood worn by Walter Buckington Carver upon receiving an honorary degree from Dickinson in 1929

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00010

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood

Format: Clothing

William Wood Gerhard Commemorative Medal

Bronze medal featuring  an image of William Wood Gerhard and his birth and death dates on the front, with the words "THE PHILADELPHIA PATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY HONORS ZEAL IN RESEARCH" on the back. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00077

Location: AC 00077

Subject: Health and Medicine, Honors and Awards, Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Woodrow Wilson Commemorative Medal

Plaster cast of medal with President Woodrow Wilson, produced in 1929 for the 50th anniversary of Wilson's graduation from Princeton University.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00076

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Woodrow Wilson Memorial Medallion, 1924

A gold metal medallion featuring the embossed portrait of Woodrow Wilson on the front. On the back reads the text "WOODROW WILSON 28th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BORN DECEMBER 28 1856 DIED February 3 1924. The text is then surrounded by an olive branch design. This item belonged to Robert  Bridges.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.12_2

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Medallion

Format: Currency/Medallions

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