Pins/Buttons

"55 for '36 in '91" Dickinson Button 1991

A round red metal pin  with the text "55 FOR '36 IN '91" in white. This item belonged to Ruth Trout, class of 1936. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_4

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Button

Format: Pins/Buttons

"First in America" pin, 2006

One inch diameter commemorative pin for Dickinson's “First in America” capital fundraising campaign in 2006.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00541

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC00418-00422, etc.)

Subject: Capital Campaign, First in America

Format: Pins/Buttons

"First in America" pin, 2008

Red and white commemorative pin for Dickinson’s “First in America” capital fundraising campaign.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00628

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00226 - AC 00229)

Subject: First in America, Capital Campaign

Format: Pins/Buttons

 225th Anniversary Pin, 1998

Gold-toned pin with image of Old West and “Dickinson 1773-1998 Celebrating 225 years”.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00692

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

Subject: Anniversaries

Format: Pins/Buttons

50th Reunion College Seal Pin

Round pin with the Dickinson College seal printed in black, white, red, and gold with "50th Reunion" written under the seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00484

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: College Seal, Anniversaries, Reunion

Format: Pins/Buttons

Army of the Potomac Pin, 1890

Army of the Potomac Pin given to Horatio Collins King in 1890, recognizing his service in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00441

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00415, AC 00416)

Subject: Military, Civil War, Honors and Awards

Format: Pins/Buttons

Army Staff Accommodation Pin, c.1920

A circular gold metal pin with black, green, blue, white and red enamel. In the center is a black enameled star with the United States seal in gold, blue, white and red. Surrounding the star are green enameled leaves. This object belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_2

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military

Format: Pins/Buttons

Ben James '34 100th Birthday Button, 2012

Red button printed with "Ben 100" in white for the celebration of the 100th birthday of Benjamin James (class of 1934). The button was distributed during the Homecoming Weekend of September 28-30, 2012.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00716

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

Subject: Button, Homecoming

Format: Pins/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

Carlisle, Pennsylvania Button

A round white metal button with "I love (red heart symbol) Carlisle" in black lettering.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00206

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00207-00208, 00216)

Subject: Button, Carlisle

Format: Pins/Buttons

Chamber Choir Pin, 1985

Chamber Choir Pin from 1985, donated by Truman Bullard, Professor of Music and director of the Chamber Choir.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00448

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Chi Phi fraternity pin, 1904

Copper pin from Franklin and Marshall College’s chapter of Chi Phi featuring letters and a blue and red ribbon.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00161

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00162 - AC 00180)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Chinese Pin

Gold circle pin painted with blue and green enamel, featuring Chinese letters and two figures.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00236

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00233 - AC 00237)

Subject: Chinese

Format: Pins/Buttons

Class of 1909 50th Reunion Pin and Ribbon, 1959

A gold rectangular pin with the typed name and hometown of James Clair McCullough, attached to an orange ribbon with "50th Reunion, Class of 1909, Dickinson College Carlisle, Pa., June 5-6-7, 1959" in black letters. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00192

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00189-00193)

Subject: Reunion, Nametag

Format: Pins/Buttons

Class of 1911 pin

White cardboard pin for the Class of 1911's 50th reunion.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00215

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

Subject: Cardboard Pin, Reunion, Nametag

Format: Pins/Buttons

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

Compass Rose Pin, c.2000

Round pin with the Dickinson College compass logo printed in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00695

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

Subject: Compass Rose

Format: Pins/Buttons

Coro Stelutis Male Choir Button, 1983

A silver metal button with "Coro Stelutis/Bologna" in red over a white flower in the background. It was given as a gift from the Bolognese choir in 1983.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00216

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

Subject: Button

Format: Pins/Buttons

Cross and Initial Pin

Gold inverted triangle pin in red and black enamel with black triangle and white cross in center, with a chain leading to a pin in the shape of a G".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00182

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

Subject: Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

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