A black iron embosser featuring a stamp of the Metzger Institute seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00316

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00314-00315)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous


A black iron embosser featuring a stamp of an owl, "Dickinson College" and a caduceus.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00314

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00315-00316)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous


A black iron embosser with red and yellow painted designs featuring a stamp of the college seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00315

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00314, AC 00316)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

Engraving Block

Metal engraving block of the poem "The Dreamer" by Professor Leon C. Prince (Class of 1898).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00318

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00317, AC 00319)

Subject: Engraving Blocks

Format: Artwork/Photography

Engraving Block

Metal engraving block of the Scientific Society seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00317

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00318, AC 00319)

Subject: Printing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Fabric Swatch

A reproduction by Scalamandre of an 18th century red and white printed fabric featuring the profile of John Dickinson.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00022

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Fabric

Format: Textiles


A collapsible wooden fan with the slats connected by white fabric. On each slat there is a signature from a member of the Class of 1870.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00302

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

Subject: Folding Fans

Format: Miscellaneous

Flint Kellogg Academic Hood

Black and white hood worn by Flint Kellogg, professor and marshal of Dickinson College. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00006

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood

Format: Clothing


The football from the Dickinson v. Penn State game, October 17, 1931.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00280

Location: RR 08 (housed with AC 00276-00282)

Subject: Football

Format: Athletic Equipment

Glass Ashtray with the College Seal

A square glass ash tray featuring the college's seal in red and white on the bottom of the tray. Velva Diven Daihl was a member of the class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.6_9

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Ashtray

Format: Miscellaneous

Gold Compass Magnet

Magnet depicting the Compass Rose logo in gold with embossed lettering.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00754

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00746, AC 00750)

Subject: Magnet, Compass Rose

Format: Miscellaneous

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. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_5

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Green Silk Tapestry

Green silk tapestry with interwoven pattern and fringed edges.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00273

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with 000272-00274)

Subject: Tapestry

Format: Textiles

Harry S. Truman commemorative medal

Bronze medal with President Harry S. Truman on obverse and the White House on the reverse.  Produced by the U.S. Mint in honor of his presidency. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00071

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

ID Holder

Red vinyl ID holder with red lettering given out during student orientation.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00748

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00746-AC 00750)

Subject: Orientation, ID Card, Wallet, Student Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Initial Pin

Gold circle pin with black center with gold entwining letters.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00237

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00233 - AC 00236)

Subject: Initials

Format: Pins/Buttons

James Buchanan Coins

Two gold coins commemorating President James Buchanan's birth place. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00735

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00607)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

James Buchanan Commemorative Medal

Silver commemorative medal featuring the profile of James Buchanan on the obverse side and Wheatland, Buchanan's house, on the reverse.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00059

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with 00058-00088, 00507, 00590, 00607, 00735)

Subject: Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

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.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00549

Location: Shelf 20

Subject: Tea Set

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).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00248

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00249, AC 00412, AC 00598, AC 00758)

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous

Japanese Footwear

Two pairs of red painted wooden Japanese traditional footwear. One pair has a pair of plastic red and white polka dotted toe covers. There are a total of seven pairs of shoes in the collection. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00275

Location: Shelf 21

Subject: footwear

Format: Clothing

John Dickinson Cigar Box

A brown, wooden cigar box wrapped in paper with images and name of John Dickinson.  The text on the bottom is the stamped information of the manufacturing company and health notice. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00522

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with 00523-00527)

Subject: Cigar Box

Format: Miscellaneous

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. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00747

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00746- AC 00750)

Subject: Donor Relations

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson's Mansion Plate

Ceramic plate with gold border and center view of the John Dickinson mansion in blue.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00255

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00263, AC 00264)

Subject: Plate

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

John Drew Medallion

A gold metal medallion featuring the profile of a  bust of a man embossed in the center. Around the bust is the embossed text that reads "JOHN DREW MAR-XXII MDCCCLXXIII-MCMXXIII". 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.12_4

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Medallion

Format: Currency/Medallions


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