"Natural Highs" cup

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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00263

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00254 and AC 00264)

Subject: Cup

Format: Miscellaneous

Air Gun Pellets

Sixteen small heavy metal balls each about a quarter inch in diameter.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00341

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00340, AC 00337)

Subject: Bullets

Format: Weapons


A black tin case containing an alchometer apparatus, with instructions, consisting of a glass graduated cylinder, a metal tube and clip, a small candle, a small glass orb and a glass flask. This apparatus was developed by Chemistry Professor Ernest Vuilleumier as a way to test liquids for alcohol, which could be used by law enforcement during the years of Prohibition. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00354

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Scientific Equipment

Format: Scientific Equipment

Allison Memorial Church plate

China plate with oil-lamp and flower pattern, black engraving of Allison Memorial Church in center.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00257

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Commemorative Plates, Methodist Church, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Alpha Chi Rho Tie Clip

The tie clip is gold in color and has the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity Crest.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00864

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, AC 00868, and AC 00869)

Subject: Tie, Greek Life, Fraternities

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons


A brass metal mechanism with an exposed needle, raised half-circle meter and two current knobs mounted on a wooden base. A small silver metal plaque on the front of the instrument reads "CURRENT INDICATOR No. 122 CAPACITY 34 AMPERES PATENT APPLIED FOR MANUFACTURED BY THOMSON HOUSTON ELECTRIC CO. LYNN, MASS. U.S.A.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00402

Location: Shelf 37

Subject: Scientific Equipment

Format: Scientific Equipment


A green and blue ceramic ashtray of an abstract shape with a raised college seal in metal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00304

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00297-00308)

Subject: Ashtray

Format: Glassware/Ceramics


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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00265

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00001, AC 00045, AC 00266, AC 00600, AC 00683)

Subject: Ashtray

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Band Uniform Jacket

Red wool jacket with white trim and epaulets, silver buttons, and a college seal patch on the left shoulder.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00424

Location: RR 02 (housed with AC 00425-00429)

Subject: Jacket, Uniform

Format: Clothing


A large silver metal bell with a black handle.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00292

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00291, AC 00293 - AC 00296)

Subject: Bell

Format: Miscellaneous


A brass bell with a pink ribbon tied around the wooden handle. It was used at Metzger Hall.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00291

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00292 - AC 00296)

Subject: Bell

Format: Miscellaneous

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 "High Score". Not dated.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00641

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00650-651)

Subject: Plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

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.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00246

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00245 - AC 00247)

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous


Brown wool blanket with brown paisley trim.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00271

Location: RR 03 (housed with AC 00268 - AC 00270)

Subject: Blanket

Format: Textiles

Bookplate Engraving Block

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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00310

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00309 - AC 00311)

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

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 charred oak barrels and has been personally selected and bottled for your enjoyment." along with a list of ingredients and the maker's information.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00554

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00568)

Subject: Bottle

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Bowl and Plate

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

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00266

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00001, AC 00045, AC 00265, AC 00600, AC 00683)

Subject: Dishes, Plate, Bowl

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Bronze Mermaid Pin

A small bronze mermaid pin. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00930

Location: Rehousing

Subject: Pins, Mermaid

Format: Pins/Buttons

Butter Dishes

Two sets of cut glass butter dishes with flower shaped handles, deep bowls, accompanying plates, and glass drains to separate ice from butter.  This set reportedly belonged to Joseph Priestley.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00342

Location: Shelf 19

Subject: dish set

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Buttons and Canvas Bag

Four gold tone buttons with the navy emblem in a small canvas drawstring bag with "547138 Navy" printed in black ink.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00308

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00297-00307)

Subject: Buttons, Military

Format: Miscellaneous, Pins/Buttons

C.O.T.E. cards

Playing Cards with the C.O.T.E. logo and "Commission on the Environment at Dickinson College" printed in black on a white background.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00508

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00221, AC 00485, AC 00489, AC 00508-00510, AC 00516)

Subject: Playing Cards, Sustainability

Format: Miscellaneous

Calvert S. Foote Plaque

Gold-tone plaque inscribed to the memory of Calvert S. Foote, a member of the class of 1944, who served and died in World War II.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00335

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Commemorative Plaque, Military, World War II

Format: Plaques/Trophies


A brown wooden cane with a carved white ivory handle. On the handle the inscription reads "M. Mengel. Jan 13,  1883". The cane is said to have belonged to James Buchanan.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00249

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00248, 00412, 00598, and 00758)

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous

Carlisle, Pennsylvania Button

A round white metal button with "I love (red heart symbol) Carlisle" in black lettering.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00206

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00207-00208, 00216)

Subject: Button, Carlisle

Format: Pins/Buttons

Ceramic Model of West College

Large 3D painted ceramic model of Old West. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00728

Location: Shelf 10 (housed with AC 00729 - AC 00732)

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Glassware/Ceramics


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