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Yuri Medvedkov Button, 1984

A round white metal button with the text "YURI MEDVEDKOV" in black across the center. Tan and brown dots decorate the front of the pin around the text. This object belonged to Steven Leventhal, class of 1984.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Button

Format: Pins/Buttons

Gamma Phi Beta Scholastic Excellence Award, 1984

Shield-shaped wooden plaque with gold-tone placard inscribed with  “Gamma Phi Beta, Award for Scholastic Excellence” and two names listed: Kathleen Boyle received the award in 1984, and Maria Webb in 1985.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Greek Life, Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Gamma Phi Beta Philanthropic Certificate, 1984

Merit certificate in a gold-tone frame awarded to Gamma Phi Beta by the Panhellenic Executive in recognition of the sorority’s philanthropic projects, awarded on April 16, 1984.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Blue 100 Years of Women T-shirt. c.1984

Blue t-shirt with a yellow design on the front with two women and the description "1884-1984, We've come a long way! 100 years of women at Dickinson." It was likely commissioned for the annual Homecoming celebration. 

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Women's History, Women's Organizations

Format: Clothing

Dickinson Sweatshirt, c.1985

Red cotton and acrylic Dickinson sweatshirt with white letters and the college seal.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Sweatshirt, College Seal

Format: Clothing

Painter's Caps, c.1985

A white painter's cap with an image of Old West's doorway pictured in red.  These caps were given to Dickinson Fund volunteers in 1985.  The Archives has two caps.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Donor Relations

Format: Hats

Vinyl Athletics Banner, c. 1985

White and red vinyl athletics banner with the image of the letter "D" aflame. 

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Athletics, Banner

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Orientation Button, 1985

Round, white button distributed at Orientation 1985. In red reads: "Dickinson College Class of ’89."

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Orientation, Buttons

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.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Red Devils Mug, c.1985

A white, ceramic mug with a red and black design of a "D" with a devil's tail. Below the letter are the words "Red Devils Dickinson".

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Red Devil, Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Dallas 200th Episode Medallion, 1985

Philip Capice, a television producer, received this medallion after the 200th episode of the soap opera Dallas. "The 200th Episode of Dallas Lorimar November 15, 1985 - CBS" is written on both sides of the medallion in front of a radio...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Medal, Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Armband, c.1986

A white cotton armband with "Total Divestment Now" written in blue marker, used during protest of South African investments.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Armband, Student Protests

Format: Ephemera

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...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Pin, Nametag, Reunion, Golden Alumni

Format: Pins/Buttons

Student Senate Plaque, 1986

A wooden shield with a plastic medallion featuring the "United Way"name and symbol, with a small rectangular golden metal plate with the engraved text, 'Student Senate, " Fall Fest” 1986'

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Plaque, Fall Fest

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Alumni Dink, c.1986

Red, cotton dink with "36" embroidered on the front. Created for a reunion of the class of 1936, which was most likely the 50th reunion in 1986.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Dink, Reunion, 50th Reunion

Format: Hats

Cap and Hood, 1987

A black tam-style cap with a gold tassel and a red, yellow, and blue hood worn by Stephanie Larson, Professor of Political Science at Dickinson College.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood

Format: Clothing

Public Affairs Symposium buttons (13), 1987-1995

Thirteen round metal buttons of various size featuring the annual Public Affairs Symposium title and dates. Two buttons for the United Nations Symposium (1995), three buttons for the Environment Symposium (1990), one button for the PAS Sport...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Women’s Center t-shirt, 1987

T-shirt designed by Julie Brasser, a member of the Class of 1988, for Dickinson’s Women’s Center in 1987.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: T-shirt

Format: Clothing

Wine Bottle, 1987

A green glass wine bottle used during the inauguration of President A. Lee Fritschler. The stained label features a picture of President A. Lee Fritschler and the text "Naughty Marietta 1986, specially selected in honor of the Inauguration of A....

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Inauguration

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Golden Alumni Name Tag, 1987

A rectangular paper name tag in a plastic sleeve with two attached golden ribbons with the text "GOLDEN" on the left ribbon and "ALUMNI" on the right ribbon. The name tag has a gold trim which frames the hand written name "Velva Diven Daihl, 1927...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Nametag, Golden Alumni, Reunion, Alumni Weekend

Format: Miscellaneous

Wine Bottle, 1987

A green glass wine bottle used during the inauguration of President A. Lee Fritschler. The label features a picture of President A. Lee Fritschler and the text "Naughty Marietta 1986, specially selected in honor of the Inauguration of A. Lee...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Inauguration

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Pewter Cup, 1988

Pewter cup with no handles, engraved with college seal and “The John Dickinson Society 1988.”

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Honor Societies

Format: Miscellaneous

Coro Stelutis Plaque, 1988

Gold plaque inscribed to President A. Lee Fritschler mounted on blue velvet in a faux snakeskin box.  A gift to President Fritschler from Coro Stelutis. 

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Football Schedule t-shirt, front

White t-shirt printed with “Watch the Devils…” and football schedule on front and “Explode” and list of opponents’ names on back.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: T-shirt, Athletics

Format: Clothing

University of Bologna Commemorative Medal, 1988

Bronze medal with vignettes of the University of Bologna and Latin inscription on reverse. Given to Dickinson by the University.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Study Abroad

Format: Currency/Medallions

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