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Mermaid Players Banner

Canvas banner with a colored felt design for the Mermaid Players.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Banner

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

John Dickinson Society Pocket Notebook

Black leather pocket notebook with "John Dickinson Society" embossed on the cover, given to members of the society. Inside the "3 P's of Public Speaking" and "Speaker's First Aid Kit" cards can be found. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Donor Relations

Format: Miscellaneous

Warm-Up Jacket

Red acrylic jacket with white striping and zipper. "Dickinson College" printed on the left, front.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Athletics, Jacket

Format: Clothing

Cross and Initial Pin

Gold inverted triangle pin in red and black enamel with black triangle and white cross in center, with a chain leading to a pin in the shape of a G".

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

China

Two teacups and two saucers in white glazed china with a small red Dickinson College seal on one side. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: China

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Wine Bottle

Green glass wine bottle with an image of West College on the label.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Masonic pin

Gold Masonic symbol pin which belonged to Mervin Grant Filler.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Order of St. George Pin

Round green and blue pin with a figure on a house bearing a shield. Perhaps an proponent of the Order of St. George. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Military, Honors and Awards

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Football Pin

Red plastic pin with “Dickinson” and plastic charms in shape of football and helmet, which belonged to Robert Faddis.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Athletics

Format: Pins/Buttons

James Buchanan Teacups and Saucers

A set of five white and pink china teacups and saucers with gold gilt detail. President James Buchanan used this set while in office at the White House.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Tea Set

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

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

Old East door knob

Brass door knob from the west entrance to East College.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: East College, Campus Buildings

Format: Building Materials

Class of 1936 Reunion Beanie

Red cotton cap with slight brim and "36" in white made in honor of the class of 1936's reunion. 

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Reunion Beanie, Dink, Reunion

Format: Hats

Daguerreotype of Young Man

Oval daguerreotype of a young man in a black carved frame with red velvet interior.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Daguerreotype, Photography

Format: Artwork/Photography

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

Peking University Plaque

A golden metal plaque featuring the raised emblem of Peking University in bronze and a gold plate with Chinese letters in red. The plaque is stored in a cloth covered box.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Plaque, Study Abroad

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Big Brothers, Big Sisters Plaque

A wooden plaque with 14 black name plates. Engraved in gold on the top name plate is the title "Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake". Underneath are nameplates engraved with the names of participants under the categories "Most Raised" and...

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

West College Ceramic Facade

Flat ceramic model of the front of Old West.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: West College (Old West), Campus Buildings

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

James Henry Morgan Cane

Cane with an engraved silver top and metal cap at bottom, belonged to President James Henry Morgan (Class of 1878).

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous

Academic Hoods and Cap, c.1950

Two black academic hoods and mortorboard cap worn by George Shuman, Jr. as treasurer of Dickinson College.

Decade: 1950-1959

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood

Format: Clothing, Hats

Three Dickinson Pins

Three pins, two are enamel and one is cloth.  The cloth pin shows the college mascot, the Red Devil. The other two enamel are the College Seal in red and white with gold lettering and the doors of Old West.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: College Seal, Red Devil, West College (Old West), Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Bourbon Bottle

A clear glass bourbon bottle with a gold seal. The front of the bottle is labeled “Personally selected for Professor Flaherty.” On the back is another label that reads "The Maker's Mark whisky in this bottle has been specially aged to maturity in...

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Bottle

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

College Seal decal

Clear static cling decal printed with college seal in red and black

Decade: Unknown

Subject: College Seal, Decal

Format: Miscellaneous

Col. William Turnbull Epaulet

Fawn colored epaulet with gold thread and tassels in a wooden keepsake box with ornamental top that belonged to Col. William Turnbull.

Decade: Unknown

Subject: Epaulet, Military

Format: Clothing

Chi Omega Ashtray, c.1950

Ceramic ashtray with white glaze and the Chi Omega crest.

Decade: 1950-1959

Subject: Ashtray

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

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