Buttons

Buttons and Canvas Bag

Four gold tone buttons with the navy emblem in a small canvas drawstring bag with "547138 Navy" printed in black ink.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00308

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00297-00307)

Subject: Buttons, Military

Format: Miscellaneous, Pins/Buttons

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

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

White round button with college seal and name, and “Commencement” in red, with “My Name is Whitfield J. Bell, Jr.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00210

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

Subject: Commencement, Buttons, College Traditions

Format: Pins/Buttons

Commencement button, 1897

White round buttons with college seal and name, and “Commencement” in red, with “My Name is E. R. Heckman, ’97.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00213

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

Commencement button, 1949

White round button with college seal and name, and “Commencement” in red, with “My Name is Dean Hoffman,” a member of the Class of 1949.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00211

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

Subject: Commencement, Buttons, College Traditions

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College button, 1910

White button with red lettering, “Dickinson College 1910.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00199

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

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College button, c.1930

Red and white button with name of Whitfield Jenks Bell, Jr. and “Dickinson College Freshman” in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00209

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

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Democrats button

Round white button with “Dickinson College Democrats” and Democratic donkey in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00204

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

Subject: Buttons, Dickinson Democrats

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Guest Day button, 1937

White circle with red college seal, lettering, and space to write a name, created for Guest Day on April 24, 1937.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00198

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00189-00193, etc.)

Subject: Guest Day, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Orientation pin

Round white pin with red lettering, “Dickinson College Orientation Committee FRIEND.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00196

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

Subject: Buttons, Orientation

Format: Pins/Buttons

Lewis Gobrecht's Freshman Button, 1951

Freshman button worn as name tag by Lewis Gobrecht '55 while attending Dickinson College as a student. Gobrecht majored in Political Science and History at Dickinson and was an active member of the College Choir, Glee Club, and the Dickinson Follies theater group. Gobrecht went on to have a long career teaching middle-school history in Carlisle.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00470

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00432-00436, 00443, 00459)

Subject: Freshman Buttons, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Lewis Gobrecht's Name Buttons

Buttons worn as name tags by Lewis Gobrecht '55 while attending Dickinson College Commencement and Dickinson College Guest Day as a student. Gobrecht majored in Political Science and History and was an active member of the College Choir, Glee Club, and the Dickinson Follies theater group. Gobrecht went on to have a long career teaching middle-school history in Carlisle.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00433

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00432-00436, 00443, 00459, 00470)

Subject: Commencement, Guest Day, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Metzger-Conway Series Buttons (3), 1991

Three teal and white round metal buttons with "1991, Metzger-Conway Series, October 16-18" in white and grey.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00207

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00206-00208, 00216)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Orientation Button, 1985

Round, white button distributed at Orientation 1985. In red reads: "Dickinson College Class of ’89."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00560

Location: Shelf 16

Subject: Orientation, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Presidential Election Buttons, 2004

Two rectangular buttons from the 2004 presidential election campaign. "Rush the Vote, Dickinson College 2004" is printed in white around the picture of the statue of Benjamin Rush. "Your Vote Counts" is printed in red in a circle on the lower left corner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00487

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00206-00208, 00216)

Subject: Buttons, Politics, Political Campaign, Elections, Student Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Priestley Award Buttons, 2000

Two orange buttons the black text 'Dr. E. O. Wilson "The Future of Life" Thursday, October 19th, Dickinson College 2000 Priestley Award' situated around an image of three ants and a DNA strand in the center. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00451

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00452, 00453)

Subject: Buttons, Priestley Award

Format: Pins/Buttons

Public Affairs Symposium buttons (13), 1987-1995

Thirteen round metal buttons of various size featuring the annual Public Affairs Symposium title and dates. Two buttons for the United Nations Symposium (1995), three buttons for the Environment Symposium (1990), one button for the PAS Sport Symposium (1987), two buttons for the American Education Symposium (1988), one button for the Contemporary Family (1989), two buttons for the Media Symposium (1994), and two buttons for the Poverty in America Symposium (1992).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00208

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00206-00207, etc.)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

"The Square" Pin, c.2005

Red round 1 ½” button printed with The Square, an alternative student newspaper, originally used as fundraiser, then given free to advertisers.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00573

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Welcome to Dickinson pin

Round red pins with “Welcome to Dickinson” in white block letters.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00195

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

Subject: Buttons, Orientation

Format: Pins/Buttons

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