Jewelry

Alpha Chi Rho Tie Clip

The tie clip is gold in color and has the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity Crest.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00864

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Tie, Greek Life, Fraternities

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Alpha Chi Rho Tie Pin, c.1925

The pin has white stones (unclear whether they are precious stones) are made in the shape of a shepherd's crook and the red stones (unclear whether they are precious stones) an in the shape of an "X" - to the left of the "X" is a hand which is extended and to the right of the "X" is a torch.  Engraved on the back of the tie pin is "Clayton F. Pritchard '25".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00866

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00867, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Greek Life, Pins, Tie

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Alpha Chi Rho Tie Pin, c.1953

The pin has white stones (unclear whether they are precious stones) are made in the shape of a shepherd's crook and the red stones in the shape of an "X" - to the left of the "X" is a hand which is extended and to the right of the "X" is a torch.  Attached to the chain is the Greek letters for Alpha Chi Rho and engraved on the back of the tie pin is "James Lewis Pritchard '53".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00865

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00866, AC 00867, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Greek Life, Tie, Fraternity Pin

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Beaded Leather Bands, c.1890

A set of four bands of leather, beaded with pink, teal, dark blue, red, and yellow beads. This object is from the Shoshone Indians of the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_14

Location: Shelf 30 (Box 4)

Subject: Longsdorff, Zatae

Format: Jewelry, Miscellaneous

Bone Bracelet, c.1890

A bracelet made of small bones strung onto a hemp rope. This object is from the Shoshone at Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_13

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: Bracelet

Format: Jewelry

Bracelet, c.1940

Gold linked band with black centerpiece bearing the Phi Kappa Sigma symbol in gold metal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00446

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00445)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Jewelry

Chi Omega sorority ring, c.1915

Gold ring with sorority letters in black setting which belonged to Beatrice Carmitchell and her daughter, Nan Stover.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00179

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

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Jewelry

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

Class of 1902 Award Women's Watch

Woman's small silver watch given to Nancy Cross (Price) as the award recipient of the 1959 Class of 1902 Award. 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 00590

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

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

Format: Jewelry

Class of 1944 ring, 1944

Gold ring with college seal in black setting which belonged to Elizabeth Faddis Cunliffe.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00173

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

Subject: Class Ring

Format: Jewelry

Class of 1953 50th Reunion Pin, 2003

The Class of 1953   50th Reunion Pin is red, blue, and white in color. 

In the center, the old college seal is located and surrounding the seal is "Dickinson College 50th Reunion ".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00868

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, and AC 00869)

Subject: 50th Reunion, Alumni Weekend, Reunion

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Class Ring, 1919

A gold metal class ring with the college seal and the text “19” and “DC” engraved on either side of the seal. The initials “B.E.C.” are engraved on the inside of the band. Given by donor’s mother (Beatrice Earle Carmitchell) to donor (her daughter) at her graduation from Dickinson in 1951.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00771

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00770, 00776 and 00794-795)

Subject: Class Ring

Format: Jewelry

Cupola and Mermaid Tie Pin

Tie pin shaped like the Old West Cupola with the Mermaid.  In the bottom center of the pin has the year "1773".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00867

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Tie, Mermaid, West College (Old West), Pins

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Decorative Hair Ornament and Comb, c.1960

A deocrative hair ornament and comb worn by weaving into the hair. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_26

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Jewelry

Horatio Collins King Brooch, c.1875

Hand-painted oval brooch with a watercolor miniature of Horatio Collins King from around 1875.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00415

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00416 and AC 00441)

Subject: Brooch

Format: Jewelry

Identification bracelet, c.1917

Silver chain bracelet with name and rank of Donald Beitzel Filler as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00176

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

Subject: World War I, Military, Bracelet, Dog Tags

Format: Jewelry

Old West Pin

The Dickinson College Old West Pin is gold in color in the center with an image of Old West in the center.  Surrounding the image is  a red circle with "Old West Dickinson College".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00869

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, and AC 00868)

Subject: West College (Old West), Pins

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Pair of Large Shell Earrings, c.1890

A pair of large shell earrings from the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho. A braided piece of brown metal in looped through each of the pink and white circular shell pieces. On each earring is an etching of a male deer. The edges of the shells are scalloped and one of the earrings is damaged. These earrings belonged Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_1

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: earrings

Format: Jewelry

Phi Beta Kappa Key, 1919

A small gold metal necklace charm of a Phi Beta Kappa key with “Beatrice Carmitchel, Dickinson ’19, December 5, 1776” engraved on the back. Given by donor’s mother (Beatrice Earle Carmitchell) to donor (her daughter) at her graduation from Dickinson in 1951.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00770

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00771, AC 00776 and AC 00794-795)

Subject: necklace charm, Honor Societies

Format: Jewelry

Phi Mu sorority pin, c.1934

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

Pi Beta Phi Anniversary Charm in a Drawstring Bag, 2003

A small silver charm in a small gray drawstring bag. The charm features the Pi Beta Phi greek letters and the text "PA GAMMA 1903-2003" for an anniversary for Pi Beta Phi. This object belong to Ruth Trout, class of 1936. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_7

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Charm

Format: Jewelry

Pi Beta Phi Pendant, 2003

Round silver pendant stamped with Greek symbols to mark the 100th anniversary of Dickinson’s Pi Beta Phi chapter.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00571

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

Subject: Sorority Pendant, Greek Life

Format: Jewelry

Face of Pocket Watch

Internal mechanism of pocket watch with white face and gold pieces which purportedly belonged to James Buchanan.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00231

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181-00187, etc.)

Subject: Watch

Format: Jewelry

Southfork Ranch Belt Buckle, 1980

A belt buckle with "SOUTHFORK RANCH" above a ranch house and "Phil" on the roof. The "Phil" is for Philip Capice. Below the house the text reads "Dallas Texas U.S.A".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00850

Location: Shelf 28 (housed with AC 00846 - AC 00849)

Subject: Belt Buckle

Format: Clothing, Jewelry

U. S. Navy Identification Tags, c.1965

Silver metal dog tag inscribed with identification information for Herbert Orenstein from his time as a member of the U. S. Navy, on a chord with a wooden bead carved in a tiki-face shape.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00220

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Military, Dog Tags

Format: Jewelry

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