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Ashtray

A square, glass ashtray with the college seal in red on the bottom.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Ashtray

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

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.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Raven's Claw Engraving Blocks

Two copper plates attached to blocks, with the two part Raven's Claw emblem on them.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Printing, Honor Societies

Format: Artwork/Photography

Department of Public Safety baseball hats

Three baseball caps from the Department of Public Safety uniform embroidered with different versions of Dickinson's compass rose logo, one cap with mesh back.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Baseball Hat, Uniform

Format: Hats

West College Pin

Ceramic pin of West College.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Pins/Buttons

James Buchanan Coins

Two gold coins commemorating President James Buchanan's birth place. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Department of Public Safety vanity plate

Red plastic vanity plate from the front of Department of Public Safety squad cards with the Compass Rose logo.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Vanity Plate

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson's Mansion Plate

Ceramic plate with gold border and center view of the John Dickinson mansion in blue.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Plate

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Alpha Chi Rho Beerstein, c.1950

Ceramic with white glaze.  On the front is the Alpha Chi Rho crest and on the other side is "Pritch  '53".

Decade: 1950-1959

Subject: Greek Life, Stein, Beer Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

West College Nail

Nail removed from lover level of West College during renovations in spring 2006. Possibly dating from early nineteenth century, when building was originally constructed.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Building Materials

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. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Wooden Railings

Dark wooden railings carved with names and symbols, believed to be from either West College or East College.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Railings, West College (Old West), East College

Format: Building Materials

Bowl and Plate

A white china bowl with matching plate. Both feature the college seal in red.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Dishes

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Dickinson College Pen

A red, white and silver twist pen. On the top white half of the pen is the text "DICKINSON COLLEGE" written on the side. This pen belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Pens

Format: Miscellaneous

Bookplate Engraving Block

Copper printing plate mounted to a wooden block for the personal bookplate of Flora Stichling Lynch.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Pennant Stickers

Six red adhesive paper pennant stickers with "Dickinson" and the college insignia in white. Five large and one small. Donated by Wilbur Gobrecht of the class of 1952. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Pennants

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Department of Public Safety uniform polo

Tan polo shirt with black collar and cuffs, Department of Public Safety logo with compass embroidered on the left breast.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Uniform

Format: Clothing

Pewter West College Ornament

Pewter Christmas Ornament depicting the front of West College.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Ornaments

Chinese Pin

Gold circle pin painted with blue and green enamel, featuring Chinese letters and two figures.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Chinese

Format: Pins/Buttons

Jeremiah Atwater Commemorative Medal in Box

Bronze medal with Jeremiah Atwater and Middlebury College symbols, produced for the 150th anniversary of Middlebury in 1950. Atwater was President of Dickinson from 1809 to 1815.

Decade: 1950-1959

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Anniversaries

Format: Currency/Medallions

Dickinson Beerstein, c.1950

Ceramic with a walnut glaze.  Metal working similar to a crown of olive branches, and the Dickinson College seal.

Decade: 1950-1959

Subject: Beer Mug, Stein

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Clothing from Cameroon

A four piece set of clothing and textiles given to President A. Lee Fritschler in Cameroon. Two textiles are white with red and blue stripes with a thick strip of navy cloth running through the center. The other textiles include a hat and a large...

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Cameroon

Format: Clothing, Textiles

"Natural Highs" cup

White plastic cup with "Natural Highs" listed on each side.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Cup

Format: Miscellaneous

Bishop Beverly Waugh cane

Dark wooden cane with plain crook carved with the letter "W" and a small metal cap on bottom, owned by Bishop Beverly Waugh, a trustee from 1839 to 1858.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous

Alpha Chi Rho banner, c.1950

Maroon felt banner with "AXP" and a border in white felt, which belonged to Bob Keuch, class of 1953. 

Decade: 1950-1959

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

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