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Denny Hall fireplace brick

Clay brick removed from Denny Hall fireplace during renovations in the 1980s.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00705

Location: Shelf 28 (housed with AC 00704)

Subject: Denny Hall

Format: Building Materials

Dickinson ROTC Helmet, c.1955

A  white helmet with a Dickinson College mermaid logo on one side and an Army R.O.T.C. logo on the other.  Dates from the earlier year's of Dickinson's ROTC program, which started in 1952.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00907

Location: Shelf 11

Subject: Military, Helmet

Format: Hats

Emmy Award, 1976

The Emmy Award for Outstanding Special – Drama or Comedy for Sybil a television film produced by Philip Capice (Class of 1952). It is a large golden statue presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2016.4_01

Location: Shelf 40 (Box 1)

Subject: Honors and Awards, Film Award

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Folded American Flag Front

A folded American Flag housed in an Annin flag makers box with a United States Marine Corps certificate addressed to William G. Durden and a flag care instructions pamphlet. On the back of the lid of the box was written the information for when to fly the flag. The flag was given to President Bill Durden by ROTC after he gave a commissioning speech in 2011.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00780

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00025)

Subject: American flag, Commencement

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Old East door knob

Brass door knob from the west entrance to East College.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00592

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00517)

Subject: East College, Campus Buildings

Format: Building Materials

Old West Keys

Five metal keys of various shapes and sizes that were used in Old West, from the early to mid-twentieth century.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00673

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

Subject: Key, Campus Buildings, West College (Old West)

Format: Miscellaneous

Reserve Officer Training Corps Patches, 1973

Two rectangular patches embroidered with the figure of a mermaid on a red ground with "Dickinson College" in red text on a white background above and below the figure. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00452

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00451, AC 00453)

Subject: Patches, Military

Format: Textiles

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, Pins

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 00222 - AC 00225, etc.)

Subject: Patches, Pins, Military

Format: Pins/Buttons, Textiles

West College fireplace brick

Clay brick removed from third floor fireplace in West College during 1980's renovations.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00704

Location: Shelf 28 (housed with AC 00705)

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Building Materials

Wooden Fencepost

Single wooden picket with spade-shaped top.  The whitewash paint is weathered and slightly pealing.  The fencepost was supposedly used in the 1888 Halloween riot. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00244

Location: Shelf 8

Subject: Riot

Format: Building Materials

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