Pins/Buttons

Pi Beta Phi Arrow Pin

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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00418

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00419-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pi Beta Phi sorority pins, c.1920

Two small gold arrow-shaped pins with sorority letters which belonged to M. Elizabeth Filler.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00168

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

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pi Beta Phi Wood Pin, c.1930

A sorority pin made of wood featuring the greek letters of the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity. This item was owned by Ruth Trout, class of 1936.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_8

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pin and Ribbon Sets

Two pin and ribbon sets of silver pendants with black silk ribbons, and a set of cufflinks from the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. These sets belonged to Flint Kellogg.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00234

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

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pin, 1906

A brown leather handmade polygonal pin with black trim and red and white ribbons attached near the top. Written in black, "Feb, 15-'06, This Medal is an Award of Honor Contest, No. 3". Donated by Helen M. Smith. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00191

Location: shelf 17 (housed with 00189-00193)

Subject: Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Plaque and Name Tag

A rectangular wooden award plaque with gold-tone  medal reading "Westinghouse Corp Pennsylvania Electric Assoc." above a metal plate reading "Participant Seventh Annual College Debates on Energy 1987-88" in black text. This award was given to Jennifer Holm, Class of 1989 or 1990 for her participation in the Westinghouse/Pennsylvania Electric College Debate on Energy. Her yellow and white nametag pin from the event is also included. It reads "Pennsylvania College Energy Debates, Jennifer Holm, Debater" in black text. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00527

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00522-00526)

Subject: Plaque, Nametag, Energy Debates

Format: Pins/Buttons, Plaques/Trophies

Presidential Election Buttons, 2004

Two rectangular buttons from the 2004 presidential election campaign. "Rush the Vote, Dickinson College 2004" is printed in white around the picture of the statue of Benjamin Rush. "Your Vote Counts" is printed in red in a circle on the lower left corner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00487

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

Subject: Buttons, Politics, Political Campaign, Elections, Student Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Priestley Award Buttons, 2000

Two orange buttons the black text 'Dr. E. O. Wilson "The Future of Life" Thursday, October 19th, Dickinson College 2000 Priestley Award' situated around an image of three ants and a DNA strand in the center. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00451

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00452, 00453)

Subject: Buttons, Priestley Award

Format: Pins/Buttons

Public Affairs Symposium buttons (13), 1987-1995

Thirteen round metal buttons of various size featuring the annual Public Affairs Symposium title and dates. Two buttons for the United Nations Symposium (1995), three buttons for the Environment Symposium (1990), one button for the PAS Sport Symposium (1987), two buttons for the American Education Symposium (1988), one button for the Contemporary Family (1989), two buttons for the Media Symposium (1994), and two buttons for the Poverty in America Symposium (1992).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00208

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00206-00207, etc.)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Raven’s Claw pin, 1937

Gold Raven’s Claw symbol featuring “7” and “1937,” which belonged to George Shuman, Jr.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00163

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

Subject: Honor Societies

Format: Pins/Buttons

Reserve Officers Training Corps pin, c.1979

Gold shield with red and white enamel with West College mermaid given to Susan Nichols by ROTC in 1979.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00171

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

Subject: Military

Format: Pins/Buttons

ROTC pins and patches, c.1955

Dickinson College Reserve Officers Training Corps pins and patches, which belonged to Lewis Gobrecht. Gobrecht was a member of the Class of 1955.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00469

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 0022-00225, etc.)

Subject: Patches, Pins, Military

Format: Pins/Buttons, Textiles

Samuel Allen McCoskry brooch, c.1836

A miniature portrait of Samuel Allen McCoskry in enamel and framed. The reverse side of the portrait read "Bishop Coskry." McCoskry was a member of the Class of 1824.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00169

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

Subject: Portraits

Format: Pins/Buttons

Science at Dickinson 225th Anniversary Button, 1998

A round white metal button with Dickinson's 225th anniversary red and white logo of Old West with "Science at Dickinson 1-800-644-1773" in red below it. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00697

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00206-00208)

Subject: Science, Button, 225th anniversary

Format: Pins/Buttons

Science at Dickinson Button, 1998

A round white metal button with the college's compass rose insignia and "Science at Dickinson" in red. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00696

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

Subject: Button, Science, Compass Rose

Format: Pins/Buttons

Senate Campaign Button, c.2004

A white, round metal button with the text "Vote BILDER SENATE PRESIDENT" in red and blue. Mike Bilder was Student Senate President from 2006-2007.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00810

Location: Shelf 10 (housed with AC 00803-00809)

Subject: Button, Elections, Political Campaign, Student Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Sigma Chi Anniversary Pin, 2009

Gold and black straight pin with Sigma Chi crest distributed on occasion of 150th anniversary of Omicron Chapter at Dickinson College. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00579

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with 00418-22)

Subject: Fraternity Pin, Stick Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Sigma Chi fraternity pin and flag, c.1865

Gold stick pin with fraternity symbol and 13-star flag, which belonged to John Franklin Goucher.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00154

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

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Sigma Chi Fraternity Pin, c.1858

A small gold metal and white and black enamel Sigma Chi fraternity pin. The pin is in the shape of a white cross with a black circle in the center with the greek letters Sigma and Chi in gold. Each arm of the cross features a different symbol referring to the fraternity. This object belonged to John Black Jr, ex-class of 1862. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2007.02_1

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Fraternity Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Sigma Chi fraternity pin, c.1865

Sigma Chi cross painted black and white with small chains, inscribed with name of John Franklin Goucher.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00156

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

Subject: Fraternity Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Sigma Kappa pin, 1913

Sterling silver shield with fraternity letters and date painted in blue enamel.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00186

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

Subject: Greek Life, Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Student Senate Pin, 2008

Red and white enamel pin printed with college seal and “Student Senate Representing Since 1908"

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00574

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422)

Subject: Pins, Anniversaries

Format: Pins/Buttons

"The Square" Pin, c.2005

Red round 1 ½” button printed with The Square, an alternative student newspaper, originally used as fundraiser, then given free to advertisers.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00573

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Theta Delta Chi fraternity pin, 1862

Blue, black, and gold shield with diamond chips in the stars which belonged to Charles String and Gordon Atkinson.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00159

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

Subject: Fraternity Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Theta Delta Chi fraternity pin, 1868

Gold shield with name of Charles Granville Biggs engraved on the reverse.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00160

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00159)

Subject: Fraternity Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

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