Miscellaneous

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

Copper Durga Plaque, c.1960

A copper Durga plaque. 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_35

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous, Plaques/Trophies

Copper Pitcher, c.1960

A copper pitcher with lid used for purification. The decorative symbols include a dragon, sun signs, an eternal knot, and swastika. 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_09

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Miscellaneous

Coterie of the Quill Rune Stone, 1995

 A polished purple semi-precious rune stone left blank as the symbol for the unknowable or destiny, worn by members of the Coterie of the Quill to identify themselves as members of the group. The stone was accompanied by a handwritten note 'Coterie of the Quill, Rune 1995-1996, members bought runes to make necklaces - this is the blank rune called the "unknowable" and it is the rune of destiny.' and a photocopied worksheet explaining the different Viking rune symbols. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00524

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with 00522-00527)

Subject: Rune Stone

Format: Miscellaneous

Cuneiform Tablets

Three plaster reproductions, two small and one large, of cuneiform tablets held by the University of Pennsylvania. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00330

Location: Shelf 20

Subject: tablets

Format: Miscellaneous

Deck Piece from the USS Missouri, c.1945

A piece of reddish wood with a circular silver disk inserted on one side. The disk reads, "U. S. S. MISSOURI, Over this spot on 2 September 1945 the instrument of formal surrender of Japan to the Allied Powers was signed thus bringing to a close the second world war. The ship at that time was at anchor in Tokyo Bay. Latitude 35 21 17 North - Longitude 139 45 36 East" 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2001.18_2

Location: Shelf 28 (Box 1)

Subject: U.S.S. Missouri, World War II

Format: Miscellaneous

Decorative Candle Holder, c.1960

A decorative candle holder. 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_04

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal, Candlesticks

Format: Miscellaneous

Decorative Candlestick, c.1960

A decorative candlestick adorned with coral and turquoise, and mounted on a black base. 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_56

Location: Shelf 31 Box 3

Subject: Nepal, Candlesticks

Format: Miscellaneous

Decorative Octagonal Box, c.1960

A decorative wooden octagonal box adorned with coral, turquoise, and pressed metal plates. 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_41

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Miscellaneous

Delta Nu Candlestick Holder, 1977

Wooden candlestick holder with ΔN written in yellow paint in the center belonging to Deborah Seme class of 1977.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00885

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00883, AC 00889)

Subject: Sororities, Candlesticks

Format: Miscellaneous

Department of Public Safety vanity plate

Red plastic vanity plate from the front of Department of Public Safety squad cards with the Compass Rose logo.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00755

Location: Shelf 22 (housed with AC 00746-00750)

Subject: Vanity Plate

Format: Miscellaneous

Desk Set

A brown marble desk set including a letter holder, an ink blotter, and and inkwell/pen holder. This set was used by President Karl Tinsley Waugh. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00288

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Desk Set

Format: Miscellaneous

Devotional Water Pot (No Inscription), c.1960

A devotional water pot used for daily prayer. 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_21

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Miscellaneous

Devotional Water Pot, c.1960

A metal devotional water pot used for daily prayers with Montra inscribed on the side. 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_20

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson 225th Anniversary Decal, 1998

Clear decal printed with "Dickinson College" and the logo of West College in red for Dickinson College's 225th anniversary, donated by Wilbur Gobrecht in 2012.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00713

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00189 - AC 00193)

Subject: Decal, 225th anniversary, bumper sticker

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson and UEA Commemorative Coaster, 1998

A white ceramic coaster with the words “Dickinson & UEA Norwich” printed in red and blue. It was produced to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the study abroad program between Dickinson and the University of East Anglia, located in Norwich, England.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00589

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00514-00515)

Subject: Coasters, Study Abroad, Anniversaries

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson Caf Tray, 2010

A red cafeteria tray with the college seal in the top right corner. The use of trays was discontinued in 2010, and a tray was presented as a gift to the each member of the class of 2010 during graduation by President Bill Durden.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00596

Location: Shelf 9

Subject: Cafeteria, Student Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College bumper sticker

Red rectangular sticker with white lettering, “Dickinson College/Carlisle, Penna.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00221

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00485-00486, etc.)

Subject: bumper sticker

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Contemporary Club wallet exterior

Brown leather wallet with club symbol, created for 5th annual banquet of the Contemporary Club in 1912.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00226

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00227 - AC 00229)

Subject: Wallet, Greek Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Embosser, c.1940-50

A hand-held gray metal embosser for the stamp of the Dickinson College seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00671

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with AC 00670, AC 00672)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Embosser, c.1945

A black iron embosser with the stamp of the Dickinson College seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00670

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with AC 00671-00672)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Embosser, c.2000

A blue and gold metal embosser with the stamp of the Dickinson College seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00672

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with 00670-00671)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Pen

A red, white and silver twist pen. On the top white half of the pen is the text "DICKINSON COLLEGE" written on the side. This pen belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: Ac 2012.6_7

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Pens

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Phonathon Frisbee, 1984

A white plastic Frisbee with red text that reads, "1984 DICKINSON COLLEGE PHONATHON VOLUNTEER", given to Phonathon volunteers.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00045

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00001, 00265-6, 00600, 00683)

Subject: Frisbee

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson College Whistles, 1990

Two red and white plastic whistles with emergency numbers printed on one side, from the Department of Safety and Security.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00218

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00219)

Subject: Keychain

Format: Miscellaneous

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