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Fred Petty PMEA Plaque, 1977

Wood plaque with Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) seal and copper plate with inscription to Fred Petty as host of PMEA Orchestra Festival, 1977. Petty was a professor of music at Dickinson College from 1971 to 1997 and director of...

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts, Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Phi Epsilon Pi Pledge Class Paddle, 1977

The Phi Epsilon Pi Class Paddle for 1977 is shaped like the number "77" and has the names of the pledges written on it.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Paddle, Greek Life

Format: Ephemera

Delta Nu Candlestick Holder, 1977

Wooden candlestick holder with ΔN written in yellow paint in the center belonging to Deborah Seme class of 1977.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Sororities, Candlesticks

Format: Miscellaneous

All-College Champions Intramural plaque, 1977-1988

Plaque from Dickinson College Intramural featuring the All-College Champions from various fraternities between the years 1977-1988.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Alpha Delta Epsilon Derby Week Plaque, 1977

Shield-shaped wooden plaque with a gold-tone placard inscribed with “Alpha Delta Epsilon, Derby Week, Spirit Award, 1977”. Alpha Delta Epsilon was a local sorority that left the national Phi Mu organization in 1967 and was active until 1980.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Women’s Volleyball team plaque, 1977

Small wooden plaque with blue and gold plate honoring the women’s volleyball team’s 3rd place finish in the Middle Atlantic Conference tournament in 1977.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Athletics, Athletic plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Humanities Prize for "Green Eyes," 1977

A glass statue with the design of a person, olive branch, and globe in it. Philip Capice (Class of 1952) received the Humanities Prize for Green Eyes as a co-executive producer in 1977.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Honors and Awards, Film Award

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Back of Springfest, 1977 T-shirt

Yellow cotton t-shirt from Springfest 1977, silkscreened design in pink on the back. 

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: T-shirt, SpringFest, Student Life

Format: Clothing

Town/College Award Plaque, 1977

Dark wood plaque with black and gold plate, given to George Shuman by the Greater Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce for service to the community, 1977. Shuman was Vice President of the College and a member of the Board of Trustees for more than...

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Christopher Award, 1978

A gold medallion in a wooden base labelled "Christopher Award Philip Capice 1978." The back has the inscription "Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness." Capice is a member of the Class of 1952.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Film Award, Honors and Awards

Format: Currency/Medallions

Phi Epsilon Pi Plaque, 1978

The plaque that was dedicated to the Phi Epsilon Pi Fraternity was made out of wood and metal.  It is in the shape of a shield and in the center is "In Appreciation from the Phi Epsion Pi Iota Sorority for Your Help with Our Chapter" since Phi...

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Sororities, Greek Life, Commemorative Plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Phi Epsilon Pi Pledge Class Paddle, 1978

The Phi Epsilon Pi Pledge Class Paddle is made of wood and has "KING HOUSE" is in large lettering at the top. A crown is carved into the center of the paddle and on the left side of the crown is "ROB, RICH, DAVE" and on the right side of the...

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Paddle, Greek Life

Format: Ephemera

American Association of Marriage and Family Counselors Award

A statue award from the American Association of Marriage and Family Counselors Award given to Lorimar Productions in 1978. This was likely given to Philip Capice (Class of 1952) due to his work on the show Dallas.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Honors and Awards, Film Award

Format: Plaques/Trophies

TMI React-or Board Game, 1979

A board game in which the objective is to lose radiation and perform a cold shut-down of a nuclear reactor. The game was created by Adam, Diane, and Edward Sandnes. The box features an illustration of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant. 

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Games, Three Mile Island

Format: Miscellaneous

Three Mile Island T-shirts, 1979

Two pale yellow cotton T-shirts with the yellow radiation symbol next to the script “I survived 3 Mile Island, I think.” in bright yellow.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: T-shirt, Three Mile Island

Format: Clothing

Pinkney Plaque (second edition)

This rectangular bronze metal plaque hung by the old East College gate, replacing an earlier plaque that had been stolen but not recovered until after this replacement was created. The plaque features a passage written in honor of Noah Pinkney....

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Inter-Fraternity Merit Scholarship Award Plaque, 1979-1980

A plaque with a wooden and gold trimmed frame awarded to Douglas Pauls for excellence in fraternity participation. "Inter-Fraternity Merit Scholarship Award for Excellence in Fraternity Participation Scholarship Achievement and Campus Involvement...

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: fraternity merit plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

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.

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: Military, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Three Mile Island T-shirt, 1979

Blue cotton t-shirt printed with image of Siamese twins and text: “ Radiation Doesn't Scare Me, Three Mile Island 1979".

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: T-shirt, Three Mile Island

Format: Clothing

PEER Faculty Show T-shirt, 1979

Yellow cotton T-shirt with blue trim produced for the Dickinson Faculty Show to benefit PEER (Program for Enrichment Education and Recreation). The show took place on October 26 and 28, 1979

Decade: 1970-1979

Subject: T-shirt, Faculty/Staff, Service Groups

Format: Clothing

Baseball Cap, c.1980

A red and white mesh baseball cap with white “D.”

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Athletics

Format: Hats

Dickinson College Football Windbreaker, c.1980

Red Dickinson football windbreaker donated by Wilbur Gobrecht, class of 1952.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Athletics, Jacket

Format: Clothing

Gamma Phi Beta Plaque, c.1980

Stained wooden plaque with coated paper bearing a message to the Gamma Phi Beta sorority from the Alpha Delta Epsilon Sorority, given by the class of 1982.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Sports Hall of Fame Certificate, 1980

Certificate awarded posthumously on Sept. 27, 1980 to Charles Oscar Ford, a member of the Class of 1898, for his participation in football from 1894 to 1898.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Athletics, Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Sports Hall of Fame Certificate, 1980

Certificate awarded posthumously on Sept. 27, 1980 to William F. Patton, a member of the Class of 1892, for his participation in football and baseball from 1888 to 1892.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Athletics, Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

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