College Traditions

Charter Day Beanie, 2010

A red felt beanie printed with white "D" distributed for the Charter Day celebration on September 16, 2010. This was the first year that Charter Day was celebrated by the college.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00675

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00601, AC 00606, AC 00708)

Subject: Freshman Beanies, Dink, Charter Day, College Traditions

Format: Hats

Charter Day t-shirt, front

Red and white t-shirt, distributed for Charter Day celebration on September 16, 2010.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00674

Location: Shelf 22

Subject: Charter Day, T-shirt, College Traditions

Format: Clothing

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 Tradition Cards, 2012

Boxed pack of 28 cards printed with images and descriptions of Dickinson traditions for the "Our Dickinson" fundraising campaign.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00723

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00682, AC 00698)

Subject: College Traditions, Donor Relations

Format: Ephemera

Freshman Beanie, 1959

Red felt beanie (also called a "dink") with a white button, worn by Barbara Price Vandergrift in 1959. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00556

Location: Shelf 9

Subject: Freshman Beanies, Dink, College Traditions

Format: Hats

Freshman Beanie, c.1965

A red felt "dink" with a white button from around 1965.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00048

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with 00046-00049)

Subject: Freshman Beanies, Dink, College Traditions

Format: Hats

Red Beanie, 1953

A red, felt beanie with “’53” in white felt on the front. Donor describes this hat as a replacement for one that he received as a Freshman. On the tag inside the hat "J. P." is written in black marker.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00769

Location: RR 04 (housed with AC 00768, 00781-85, 00788-89, 007918)

Subject: Freshman Beanies, Dink, College Traditions

Format: Hats

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