Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Foam Lion, 2007

A foam brown and yellow lion toy distributed at Homecoming/Family Weekend in 2007 in celebration of John Dickinson's 275th birthday. "Happy 275th Birthday John Dickinson" is printed in white on the back of the lion's brown mane. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC00564

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00542-3, 00562-3, 00566)

Subject: foam lion toy

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Keychain, c.2000

Pewter-toned keychain with the Dickinson family crest distributed to donors who qualified to be members of the John Dickinson Society.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00694

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-422)

Subject: Keychain, Donor Relations

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight

A plastic block with beveled edges containing a piece of limestone. An engraved plate with the text "The John Dickinson Society 1984" is on the top of the block.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00296

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00291-00295)

Subject: Paperweight

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight

A plastic block with beveled edges containing a piece of limestone. An engraved plate with the text "The John Dickinson Society 1984" is situated on the top of the block.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00295

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00291-94, 00296)

Subject: Paperweight

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Pocket Notebook

Black leather pocket notebook with "John Dickinson Society" embossed on the cover, given to members of the society. Inside the "3 P's of Public Speaking" and "Speaker's First Aid Kit" cards can be found. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00747

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00746- AC 00750)

Subject: Donor Relations

Format: Miscellaneous

Keychain with Dickinson College Seal, 2006

A gold-tone metallic, rectangular keychain featuring “Dickinson College” and the college’s seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00526

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with 00522-00527)

Subject: Keychain

Format: Miscellaneous

King Solomon Signet Ring, 1952

A replica of King Solomon’s ring worn by Rev. Canon Lewis Douglas Gottschall, Class of 1922. A gold ring fitted with 10 various precious stones and weighing about a half a pound.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00711

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Ring

Format: Miscellaneous

Lancet

A brass medical instrument used by Benjamin Rush to bleed his patients for medical treatments.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00283

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: medical equipment

Format: Miscellaneous

Large Green, White and Red Pouch with Handle, c.1890

A large pouch made of tan leather with a handle, leather tassels and intricate bead work using red, green, white, blue, black and pink beads. The handle is dyed blue and attached with twine and leather bands to the top of the pouch. This object is from the Shoshone Indians at the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_16

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: pouch, bead work

Format: Miscellaneous

Letter Opener

A bronze dagger-like letter opener with the Korea University emblem enameled on top with red tassels attached on the end of the sword.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00300

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00297-00308)

Subject: Letter Opener

Format: Miscellaneous

Lewis Gobrecht's Academic Tassel, 1955

Academic tassel of black braided cord worn by Lewis Gobrecht, class of 1955. 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 00432

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00433-00436, 00443, 00459, 00470)

Subject: Academic Regalia

Format: Miscellaneous

Library Embosser with College Seal

A small blue and silver metal library embosser of the Dickinson College seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00772

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with AC 00670-672)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

License Plate

A Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dickinson College license plate. Number 00055 in navy blue and yellow.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00352

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00353)

Subject: license plate

Format: Miscellaneous

License Plate Frame

A cream colored metal license plate frame with the college seal and "Dickinson College" in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00555

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00352, 353, 474)

Subject: license plate frame

Format: Miscellaneous

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, World War I

Format: Miscellaneous

Makra Idol, c.1960

A wooden Makra idol representing the reconciliation of opposites. 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_36

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Masland Mug and Magnet

White ceramic mug with "Masland for the 199th" in blue, and blue magnet with white lettering of identical design.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00264

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00254 and AC 00263)

Subject: Magnet, Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics, Miscellaneous

Metal Seal Bookmarks

Two flat metal bookmarks with the College seal printed on them.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00305

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00217)

Subject: College Seal, Bookmark

Format: Miscellaneous

Metal Statue of Ganesha, c.1960

A metla statue of Ganesha, Remover of Obstacles. 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_11

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Metal Statue of Vajarasattva, c.1960

A metal statue of Vajarasattva, the culmination of all the positive qualities of Buddha. 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_10

Location: Shelf 31 Box 1

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous

Miami Triad wallet, 1931

Black leather wallet souvenir with a “D" and the  "Miami Triad 1931” embossed in gold on the front, made for the annual Miami Triad Dance held by Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Theta, and Sigma Chi.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00227

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00228, AC 00229)

Subject: Wallet, Greek Life, Dances

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, World War I

Format: Miscellaneous

Mother of Pearl Card Case, 1887

A small card case decorated with squares of mother of pearl on the outside, and inside lined with blue velvet. This object belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_2

Location: Shelf 32 Box 2

Subject: card case

Format: Miscellaneous

Navy Chaplain Service Case, c.1950

A black faux leather case containing items for Christian religious services, belonging to Amos B. Horlacher.  Items include silver communion cups, a silver cross and, silver candle sticks as well as Bibles and religious texts.  The case is lined with red velvet and has a false top that lays flat across the items.  

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00336

Location: RR 05

Subject: Religion and Spirituality, Military, World War II

Format: Miscellaneous

Neilson Award, 1980

Philip Capice, a television producer, received this award for his work on Dallas. Large 53.3 centered on the award, located within the decimal point is the CBS logo. Above this it says "Phil Capice "Dallas" November 21 1980"

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00848

Location: Shelf 28 (housed with AC 00846-AC00847, AC 00849-AC 00850)

Subject: Honors and Awards, Commemorative Plaque

Format: Miscellaneous

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