Pins/Buttons

Leather Case and Pins

One gold pin with Dickinson College seal, one gold pin in shape of treble clef, one silver pin for Taylor School Award, one pin with gemstone, in a navy blue leather storage case.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00188

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

Subject: Wallet, College Seal

Format: Pins/Buttons

Lewis Gobrecht's Freshman Button, 1951

Freshman button worn as name tag by Lewis Gobrecht '55 while attending Dickinson College as a student. 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 00470

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00432-00436, 00443, 00459)

Subject: Freshman Buttons, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Lewis Gobrecht's Name Buttons

Buttons worn as name tags by Lewis Gobrecht '55 while attending Dickinson College Commencement and Dickinson College Guest Day as a student. Gobrecht majored in Political Science and History 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 00433

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00432-00436, 00443, 00459, 00470)

Subject: Commencement, Guest Day, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Loyal Legion Button, c.1888

A Loyal Legion pin worn by John Hays (II), class of 1857, on his jacket lapel. One side of the pin is covered in red, white, and blue fabric, with red, white and blue bow in the center. On the reverse side is a metal silver button with the engraved text "U.S. Patent 1888 France". 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.1_8

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Pin, Military

Format: Pins/Buttons

Masonic pin

Gold Masonic symbol pin which belonged to Mervin Grant Filler.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00162

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

Subject: Masonic Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Methodist Church Council Pins, 1952

Pins and ribbons worn by officials at the 4th Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference of the Methodist Church in 1952.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00091

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00089 - AC 00093)

Subject: Medal, Methodist Church, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Pins/Buttons

Metzger Institute pin

Gold pennant-shaped pin painted in white enamel with name “Metzger” for the Metzger Institute.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00172

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

Subject: Education, Carlisle, Cumberland County

Format: Pins/Buttons

Metzger-Conway Series Buttons (3), 1991

Three teal and white round metal buttons with "1991, Metzger-Conway Series, October 16-18" in white and grey.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00207

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00206-00208, 00216)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Shelf 26 (housed with 00142-00160)

Copper key and staff belonging to Mervin Grant Filler as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa in 1927.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00141

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00142 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honors Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Omicron Delta Kappa pin

Gold circular pin with fraternity letters in gold against black enamel.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00187

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181-AC 00186, etc.)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Order of St. George Pin

Round green and blue pin with a figure on a house bearing a shield. Perhaps an proponent of the Order of St. George. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00235

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00223 - AC 00237)

Subject: Military, Honors and Awards

Format: Pins/Buttons

Orientation Button, 1985

Round, white button distributed at Orientation 1985. In red reads: "Dickinson College Class of ’89."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00560

Location: Shelf 16

Subject: Orientation, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pennsylvania State Senate pins (4), c.1929-1936

Four member pins belonging to Leon Cushing Prince as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1929 to 1936.Three of the pins are gold with blue enamel and the state seal from 1930-1931, 1933-1934, and 1935-1936. The last pin is a gold keystone-shaped pin in red and white enamel from 1929.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00174

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

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Alpha Pi Sorority Pin

Phi Alpha Pi sorority pin awarded to Mabel B. Kirk.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00419

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa Key Award

Phi Beta Kappa key awarded to Mabel B. Kirk.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00420

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1895

Copper key and pin inscribed with name of Amy Fisher as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1895.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00142

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1897

Copper key inscribed with name of Edgar Rohrer Heckman as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, 1897.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00148

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1898

Copper key inscribed with name of Montgomery Porter Sellers as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1898.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00147

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1898

Large copper key inscribed with name of Leon Cushing Prince as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1898.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00146

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1905

Copper key inscribed with name of James M. Green as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1905.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00145

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1907

Copper key inscribed with name of Florence Irene Ralston as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00144

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1982

Copper key inscribed with name of Lisa Kirifidesas a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1982.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00143

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honors Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Kappa Psi Convention Pin and Ribbon, 1937

A gold rectangular pin with a paper insert "George Shuman, Da Zeta" written in black pen attached to a red silk ribbon with "Council Convention District II, N. C. Alpha, Phi Kappa Psi, April 29- May 1, 1937, Delegate" in black lettering.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00190

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00189-00193)

Subject: pin and ribbon

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Kappa Psi fraternity pin, 1864

Shield of black and gold with fraternity symbols attached to stick pin with small chain, which belonged to James L. Norris.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00153

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Mu sorority pin, c.1930

Gold pin featuring sorority seal and motto which belonged to Sarah Rowe, class of 1934, as a member of Phi Mu.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00183

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

Subject: Greek Life, Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

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