Commencement

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

Dickinson Class of 1993 Mug, 1993

A tall beer mug made of glass. It has a red design of the doors of Old West and the words "Dickinson College Congratulations Class of 1993" on one side. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00903

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Class of 1993, Commencement, Beer Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

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, Commencement

Format: Pins/Buttons

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

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

Mug, 1983

A mug with the red text "DICKINSON COLLEGE Congratulations Seniors" and a design of Old West celebrating the graduation of the class of 1983.

Artifact/Collection Number: Ac 00479

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00480-00481)

Subject: Mug, Commencement

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

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