Pins

"First in America" pin, 2008

Red and white commemorative pin for Dickinson’s “First in America” capital fundraising campaign.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00628

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00226 - AC 00229)

Subject: First in America, Capital Campaign, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Alpha Chi Rho Tie Pin, c.1925

The pin has white stones (unclear whether they are precious stones) are made in the shape of a shepherd's crook and the red stones (unclear whether they are precious stones) an in the shape of an "X" - to the left of the "X" is a hand which is extended and to the right of the "X" is a torch.  Engraved on the back of the tie pin is "Clayton F. Pritchard '25".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00866

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00867, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Greek Life, Pins, Tie

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Army Staff Accommodation Pin, c.1920

A circular gold metal pin with black, green, blue, white and red enamel. In the center is a black enameled star with the United States seal in gold, blue, white and red. Surrounding the star are green enameled leaves. This object belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_2

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, Pins, World War I

Format: Pins/Buttons

Chamber Choir Pin, 1985

Chamber Choir Pin from 1985, donated by Truman Bullard, Professor of Music and director of the Chamber Choir.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00448

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Cupola and Mermaid Tie Pin

Tie pin shaped like the Old West Cupola with the Mermaid.  In the bottom center of the pin has the year "1773".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00867

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Tie, Mermaid, West College (Old West), Pins

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Dance Theatre Group pin

Pin for the Dance Theatre Group. Triangle shaped with three dancing stick figures.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00737

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00736)

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Beat Gettysburg button

Red and white button with “Dickinson Beat Gettysburg” printed in black. Belonged to James A. Strite, class of 1929.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00496

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00209 - AC 00215, etc.)

Subject: Athletics, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College 225th Anniversary Pins (2), 1998

Two round white metal pins with the image of West College in red and the text "Dickinson 1773-1998 Celebrating 225 Years" in white and black. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00194

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

Subject: Pins, 225th anniversary, Anniversaries

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Buttons (3)

Three small white buttons (one with red and white ribbon) with the red college seal and number. Belonged to Edgar Heckman and Carl Stoner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00200

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00189-00193)

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Prep School Class of 1906 pin, 1906

Gold kite-shaped pin painted with initials of the school which belonged to Lydia Marian Gooding.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00175

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

Subject: Preparatory School, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson Reunion Nametags (2), c.1986

Two reunion name tags, both belonging to Ruth Trout, class of 1936. Both name tags are rectangular pins with ribbons attached to them, one with yellow ribbons with "Golden Alumni" in black text and the other has a white ribbon with "50th Reunion" in black and red text. The tag with the yellow ribbons features a tag with a gold trim and the text "Ruth Trout 1936" handwritten in black ink and "Dickinson College" in black typed text. The other tag features a picture of Ruth Trout and her name hand written in black ink. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_5

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Pins, Nametag, Reunion, Golden Alumni

Format: Pins/Buttons

Gold Cross Pin

A gold pin in the shape of a cross. Two circular pin backs are attached to the pin. This object belonged to Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_5

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Loyal Legion Button, c.1888

A Loyal Legion pin worn by John Hays (II), class of 1857, on his jacket lapel. One side of the pin is covered in red, white, and blue fabric, with red, white and blue bow in the center. On the reverse side is a metal silver button with the engraved text "U.S. Patent 1888 France". 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.1_8

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Pins, Military

Format: Pins/Buttons

Masonic pin

Gold Masonic symbol pin which belonged to Mervin Grant Filler.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00162

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

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Old West Pin

The Dickinson College Old West Pin is gold in color in the center with an image of Old West in the center.  Surrounding the image is  a red circle with "Old West Dickinson College".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00869

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, and AC 00868)

Subject: West College (Old West), Pins

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Pennsylvania State Senate pins (4), c.1929-1936

Four member pins belonging to Leon Cushing Prince as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1929 to 1936.Three of the pins are gold with blue enamel and the state seal from 1930-1931, 1933-1934, and 1935-1936. The last pin is a gold keystone-shaped pin in red and white enamel from 1929.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00174

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

Subject: Pins, Politics

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Alpha Pi Sorority Pin

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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00419

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418 - AC 00422, AC 00448 - AC 00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life, Pins

Format: 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 - AC 00422, AC 00448 - AC 00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life, Pins

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 - AC 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: Pins

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, 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

Sigma Chi fraternity pin and flag, c.1865

Gold stick pin with fraternity symbol and 13-star flag, which belonged to John Franklin Goucher (Class of 1868).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00154

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

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin, Pins

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 (Class of 1868).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00156

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

Subject: Fraternity Pin, Greek Life, Pins

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 - AC 00422)

Subject: Pins, Anniversaries

Format: Pins/Buttons

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