Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)

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

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

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 Flag, 1952

A green silk flag with red fringe with the Dickinson seal and "Dickinson College, Reserve Officers Training Corps" in white embroidered letters on a red banner above and below the college seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00024

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Military, Flag, College Flags

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

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

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