1970-1979

Back of Springfest, 1977 T-shirt

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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00612

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with AC 00556 and AC 00596)

Subject: T-shirt, SpringFest, Student Life

Format: Clothing

Theta Chi Pledge Paddle, 1970

Pledge paddle used by Guy Brunt, Class of 1973, when he was pledging Theta Chi.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00599

Location: Shelf 14 (housed with AC 00245 - AC 00247)

Subject: Greek Life, Paddle

Format: Ephemera

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".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00559

Location: Shelf 22 (housed with AC 00557)

Subject: T-shirt, Three Mile Island

Format: Clothing

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.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00029

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: T-shirt, Three Mile Island

Format: Clothing

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. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00690

Location: Shelf 2

Subject: Games, Three Mile Island

Format: Miscellaneous

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 20 years.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00113

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00113-00117, 00538-00539)

Subject: Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Two Dickinson Dining Services Tea cups, c.1970

White tea cups/small mugs from Dining Services. The Dickinson seal is on the front.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00912

Location: Shelf 24

Subject: Dining Services, Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Vinyl Athletics Banner, c.1970

Large, red, vinyl banner from the Athletics Department with the words "Dickinson College, Carlisle Penna" on it. There is a picture of the Red Devil mascot in the center. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00900

Location: Shelf 0

Subject: Athletics, College Banners, Banner, Red Devil

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

West College plate

China plate with gilt trim, manufactured by Lenox. It features the college seal in gold at the top, and West College in black in the center. On the back, the plate notes the 200th anniversary of the college (1773-1973), with a date of September 1972. This plate is numbered 436.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00823

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: West College (Old West), Commemorative Plates

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

West College plate

China plate with gilt trim, manufactured by Lenox. It features the college seal in gold at the top, and West College in black in the center. On the back, the plate notes the 200th anniversary of the college (1773-1973), with a date of September 1952. The plate appears to be the first issued of this special design, with a gold "1" appearing below the Lenox logo.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00253

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: West College (Old West), Commemorative Plates

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Wheel & Chain Ribbon Pin, 1976

A blue and yellow ribbon pin for a tapped Wheel and Chain member.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00928

Location: Rehousing

Subject: Honor Societies

Format: Pins/Buttons

Wheel and Chain Hat, 1971

Wheel and Chain hat belonging to Dr. Mary Moser, Class of 1972.  Dr. Moser would wear this hat to symbolize her affiliation with the Wheel and Chain honorary Society.  Wheel and Chain is an honor society that consists of women from Dickinson's senior class. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00606

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00601, AC 00708, AC 00675)

Subject: Honor Societies

Format: Hats

Wheel and Chain Hat, 1973

A navy blue sailor hat with a leather band and embroidery of a wheel and chain. It was worn by an honorary member Marge Brubaker who was tapped in 1973. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00925

Location: Reading Room Shelf 1 (housed with AC 00936-8)

Subject: Honor Societies, hat

Format: Hats

Wheel and Chain Pin, 1976

Small gold pin given to member Roberta Ann Zmuda (Class of 1977) in spring 1976 during her induction into Wheel and Chain, a senior women's honor society.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00591

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422)

Subject: Honor Societies, Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

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.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00125

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Athletics, Athletic plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Wooden Alpha Delta Epsilon Sign, c.1970

Wooden sign with “ΑΔΕ” spelled out in raised wooden letters. Alpha Delta Epsilon was a local sorority that left the national Phi Mu organization in 1967 and was active until 1980.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00535

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00533-00536, 00544)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Woven Placemats, 1976

Three white placemats depicting Paul Revere's ride, Independence Hall, and the signing of the Declaration of Independence in celebration of the United States' Bicentennial. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00021

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Placemats, American History, American Revolution, Bicentennial

Format: Textiles

Wrestling Warm-up Jacket, c.1970

Dickinson College Wrestling Team warm-up jacket.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00465

Location: RR 02 (housed with AC 00466)

Subject: Athletics, Jacket

Format: Clothing

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