Athletics

"D" Felt Letter, 1963

A large Dickinson “D” made of red and white felt material with a small felt baseball sewed onto the bottom of the “D”. On the back “Dave Chapin 1963 Captain” is written in black marker next to the manufacturer’s sticker.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00791

Location: Reading Room Shelf 4 (housed with AC 00768-69, AC 00781-85, AC 00788-89)

Subject: Athletics

Format: Textiles

"Mascot Twelve" Football Uniform (#5), 1936

A red and white knitted jersey, pants, and socks worn by H. Gilman Wing for the "Mascot Twelve" football game played by children of the faculty. This game was held during halftime at Homecoming, October 24, 1936. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00017

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Athletics, Uniform, Homecoming, Socks

Format: Clothing

“Mascot Twelve” Football Uniform (#66), 1936

A red and white knitted jersey, pants, and socks worn by Daniel Kahler for the “Mascot Twelve” football game played during halftime at Homecoming on October 24, 1936. This game was traditionally played by the children of the faculty. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00019

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Athletics, Homecoming, Uniform

Format: Clothing

“Mascot Twelve” football uniform (#77), 1936

A red and white knitted jersey, pants, and socks worn by Conrad Kahler for the “Mascot Twelve” football game during halftime at Homecoming on October 24, 1936. This game was traditionally played by the children of the faculty. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00018

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Uniform, Athletics, Homecoming

Format: Clothing

Baseball Cap, c.1980

A red and white mesh baseball cap with white “D.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00054

Location: RR 01 (housed with 00055-00057)

Subject: Athletics

Format: Hats

Basketball medal, 1917

Round, sterling silver medal on black ribbon engraved with image of basketball player and “Dickinson College Champions 1917.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00561

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 0022-00225, etc.)

Subject: Athletics, Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions

Basketball Shorts, c.1950

A pair of white satin Dickinson College basketball shorts with the number "48" inscribed on the inside of the belt strap.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00457

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment

Cheerleader Uniform

College cheerleader uniform consisting of a red and white knit sweater and a knee-length wool skirt.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00347

Location: Shelf 9

Subject: Athletics, Skirt, Sweater, Uniform

Format: Clothing

Cheerleading Letter, c.1950

Made out of red and white felt-like material.  The overall shape of the cheerleading letter is the shape of a "D" with a megaphone through it.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00861

Location: Shelf 22

Subject: Athletics

Format: Clothing, Textiles

Dickinson Beat Gettysburg button

Red and white button with “Dickinson Beat Gettysburg” printed in black. Belonged to James A. Strite, class of 1929.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00496

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

Subject: Athletics, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Football Pin

Red plastic pin with “Dickinson” and plastic charms in shape of football and helmet, which belonged to Robert Faddis.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00203

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00540, AC00629)

Subject: Athletics

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Football Sweatshirt, c.1950

Red Dickinson football sweatshirt donated by Wilbur Gobrecht, class of 1952.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00688

Location: Shelf 2

Subject: Athletics, Sweatshirt

Format: Clothing

Dickinson College Football Windbreaker, c.1980

Red Dickinson football windbreaker donated by Wilbur Gobrecht, class of 1952.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00689

Location: Shelf 2

Subject: Athletics, Jacket

Format: Clothing

Dickinson College Seal patch

Round red patch with a red border and the seal in white. History Professor and soccer coach John Osborne designed the patch for the men’s team.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00225

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 0022-00225, etc.)

Subject: College Seal, Athletics, Patches

Format: Textiles

Dickinson Jacket, c.1935

A red warm-up jacket, similar to others worn by the basketball team, with "Dickinson" stitched in white on the front and a "7" on the sleeve. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00687

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Athletics, Jacket

Format: Clothing

Dickinson Soccer Letterman Jacket, c.1967

Thomas "Tom" Strong Wilson Jr's (Class of 1967) Letterman jacket for soccer. The jacket has a white "D" patch with a small red soccer ball in the bottom of the letter.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00853

Location: RR10

Subject: Athletics, Jacket

Format: Clothing

Dickinson Swim Caps, c.1989

Three black latex swim team caps. Two caps have a design with a red “D” with a black devil’s tail running through it with the text “Red Devils” in white. The other cap features the text “DICKINSON SWIMMING” in white and red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00799

Location: RR 08 (housed with AC 00800, AC 00518-519, and AC 00676)

Subject: Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment

Fabric Letters and Numbers, 1965

Six red and white fabric "D"'s and four numbers (1, 5, 6 and 9) worn on athletic apparel. Two of the "D"'s feature the lacrosse symbol, two feature the symbol for track, and the last two have "Squash" embroidered in white. These items belonged to Jim Hatch.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00812

Location: RR 02 (housed with AC 00465-466, AC 00811)

Subject: Athletics, Uniform

Format: Textiles

Football Centennial Conference Championship Plaque, 1988

Photo of the 1988 Red Devil Football Team and plate mounted on a wood plaque commemorating the team’s Centennial Conference championship and participation in the E.C.A.C. South Bowl in 1988.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00115

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00113-00117, 00538-00539)

Subject: Honors and Awards, Athletics, Centennial Conference

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Football Helmet, 1914

A brown leather football helmet worn by Frank E. Masland during the 1914 and 1915 football seasons.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00057

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00054-00056)

Subject: Helmet, Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment

Football Helmet, c.1970

Silver and red Dickinson College football helmet with red devil cartoon. Donated in 2003 by Wilbur Gobrecht, class of 1952 and Red Devils football coach during the seventies and eighties.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00456

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00548)

Subject: Athletics, Helmet

Format: Athletic Equipment

Football Schedule t-shirt, front

White t-shirt printed with “Watch the Devils…” and football schedule on front and “Explode” and list of opponents’ names on back.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00677

Location: Shelf 22 (housed with AC 00678-00681)

Subject: T-shirt, Athletics

Format: Clothing

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, Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment

George Shuman Jr. Hall of Fame plaque, 1977

Wooden plaque (11.2” x 15”) honoring George Shuman Jr. (Class of 1937) upon his induction into the Dickinson Sports Hall of Fame in 1977. Shuman Jr. played football and basketball.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00120

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00118-9)

Subject: Sports Hall of Fame, Athletics, Plaque, Athletic plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

George Shuman, Jr. Football Plaque, 1949

A bronze medallion on a wooden plaque with the inscription, "1949, Red Devils, Dickinson College, George Shuman Jr.", honoring George Shuman, Jr. for his performance in football in 1949.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00109

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with 00110-00112)

Subject: Athletics, Athletic plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

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