Pins/Buttons

Dance Theatre Group pin

Pin for the Dance Theatre Group. Triangle shaped with three dancing stick figures.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00737

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00736)

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Beat Gettysburg button

Red and white button with “Dickinson Beat Gettysburg” printed in black. Belonged to James A. Strite, class of 1929.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00496

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

Subject: Athletics, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College 225th Anniversary Pins (2), 1998

Two round white metal pins with the image of West College in red and the text "Dickinson 1773-1998 Celebrating 225 Years" in white and black. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00194

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

Subject: Pins, 225th anniversary

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 Buttons (3)

Three small white buttons (one with red and white ribbon) with the red college seal and number. Belonged to Edgar Heckman and Carl Stoner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00200

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

Subject: Pin

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 Football Button

An oval shaped metal football button with "Dickinson Beat Gettysburg" in black lettering. Attached to the back of the button is a red and white tassel. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00202

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

Subject: Button

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Football Buttons

One football shaped golden pin with a white ribbon. One football shaped button with "Dickinson Get Gettysburg" in black lettering with a red ribbon. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00201

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

Subject: Button

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Football Pin

Red plastic pin with “Dickinson” and plastic charms in shape of football and helmet, which belonged to Robert Faddis.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00203

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00540, AC00629)

Subject: Athletics

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 Name Tag Pin

A white button with "DICKINSON COLLEGE" in red text above the college seal in red. "Ruth Trout '36" is handwritten in black pen across the center of the button. This object belonged to Ruth Trout, class of 1936.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_3

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Button

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

Dickinson College Seal Pin

Gold college seal with red and white enamel circle around the College motto “Sigillum Collegii Dickinsonii.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00184

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

Subject: College Seal

Format: Pins/Buttons

College seal pin

Gold circle pin with college seal trimmed in red and white enamel which belonged to Forrest Eugene Craver.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00170

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

Subject: College Seal

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Commencement Guest Button

A circular white metal button featuring the college seal and the text "DICKINSON COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT" in red. Written across the center of the button is the name "Sam L. Daihl, Guest" in blue ink. This object belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.6_4

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Button

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Prep School Class of 1906 pin, 1906

Gold kite-shaped pin painted with initials of the school which belonged to Lydia Marian Gooding.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00175

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

Subject: Preparatory School

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Reunion Nametags (2), c.1986

Two reunion name tags, both belonging to Ruth Trout, class of 1936. Both name tags are rectangular pins with ribbons attached to them, one with yellow ribbons with "Golden Alumni" in black text and the other has a white ribbon with "50th Reunion" in black and red text. The tag with the yellow ribbons features a tag with a gold trim and the text "Ruth Trout 1936" handwritten in black ink and "Dickinson College" in black typed text. The other tag features a picture of Ruth Trout and her name hand written in black ink. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_5

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Pin, Nametag, Reunion, Golden Alumni

Format: Pins/Buttons

Freshman Beanie and Name Tag, 1967

A red felt Freshman Beanie ("dink") with "71" on the back in white and a Dickinson College Name Tag with the name "Michael Tachtman" typed in black under the college seal and "Dickinson College" in red. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00453

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00451, 00452)

Subject: Dink, Nametag

Format: Hats, Pins/Buttons

Freshman Beanie, Name Tag, and Student ID, 1967

President William Durden's Dickinson College Freshman red beanie (“dink”) with "71" on the back in white and "A-1" written in black marker on the front. A name tag with the college seal and "Dickinson College" in red and "William Durden" in black, and a red and white student ID with a student photo on the back, all from 1967.  

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00462

Location: Shelf 19

Subject: Dink, Nametag, Student ID

Format: Clothing, Miscellaneous, Pins/Buttons

Freshman Pin, 1951

A white pin with "Dickinson College Freshman" in red and "Jane Myers" in pencil on both the back and front. Buttons were distributed to freshman women to be worn during new student initiation. Myers was a member of the Class of 1955. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00706

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00190-00193)

Subject: Freshman Buttons, Orientation, Nametag

Format: Pins/Buttons

Gold Cross Pin

A gold pin in the shape of a cross. Two circular pin backs are attached to the pin. This object belonged to Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_5

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Initial Pin

Gold circle pin with black center with gold entwining letters.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00237

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00233 - AC 00236)

Subject: Initials

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pin, c.1928

Very small gold pin with "28" in a center triangle and the letters “N,” “E,” and “M” around the outside. The organization behind the pin is unknown.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00181

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00182-AC 00187, etc.)

Subject: Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

John Dickinson Society Pin, c.2000

Pewter-toned pin impressed with “John Dickinson Society” and Dickinson family crest, given to donors whose contributions qualified them to be members of the John Dickinson Society.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00693

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

Subject: Donor Relations

Format: Pins/Buttons

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