John Mitchell Mason Miniature Portrait

Miniature portrait in watercolor set in a gold frame, of Dickinson College President John Mitchell Mason.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00284

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Joseph Priestley Commemorative Plate

White Wedgwood plate with profile of Joseph Priestley in center in black.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00438

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00439)

Subject: Commemorative Plates, Wedgwood

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Lacrosse Stick

Lacrosse stick labeled as "D106." 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00241

Location: Shelf 8

Subject: Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment

Leather Case and Pins

One gold pin with Dickinson College seal, one gold pin in shape of treble clef, one silver pin for Taylor School Award, one pin with gemstone, in a navy blue leather storage case.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00188

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181-AC 00187, etc.)

Subject: Wallet, College Seal

Format: Pins/Buttons

Letter Opener

A bronze dagger-like letter opener with the Korea University emblem enameled on top with red tassels attached on the end of the sword.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00300

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

Subject: Letter Opener

Format: Miscellaneous

Library Embosser with College Seal

A small blue and silver metal library embosser of the Dickinson College seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00772

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with AC 00670-672)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

License Plate

A Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dickinson College license plate. Number 00055 in navy blue and yellow.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00352

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00353)

Subject: license plate

Format: Miscellaneous

License Plate Frame

A cream colored metal license plate frame with the college seal and "Dickinson College" in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00555

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00352, 353, 474)

Subject: license plate frame

Format: Miscellaneous

Machete and Sheath

A short sword with a carved gray-green bone handle and a light brown embossed leather sheath.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00245

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00246-00247)

Subject: Sword, Machete

Format: Weapons

Masland Mug and Magnet

White ceramic mug with "Masland for the 199th" in blue, and blue magnet with white lettering of identical design.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00264

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00254 and AC 00263)

Subject: Magnet, Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics, Miscellaneous

Masonic pin

Gold Masonic symbol pin which belonged to Mervin Grant Filler.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00162

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Mermaid Players Banner

Canvas banner with a colored felt design for the Mermaid Players.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00598

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 000248, AC 00249, AC 00412, AC 00758)

Subject: Banner

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Metzger Institute pin

Gold pennant-shaped pin painted in white enamel with name “Metzger” for the Metzger Institute.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00172

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00161 - AC 00180)

Subject: Education, Carlisle, Cumberland County

Format: Pins/Buttons

Mt. Holly Springs plate

Ceramic plate with gilded edge with engraved image of Mt. Holly Springs park in black, produced by Charles F. Himes.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00252

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Commemorative Plates, Cumberland County

Format: Glassware/Ceramics


A wide-bottom mug with a platinum trim and Dickinson text. The mug belonged to Ellis Stern who was a member of the class of 1949.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00139

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00140)

Subject: Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Naval Reserve Medal

A gold medal attached to a red, yellow and blue ribbon pin. On the front there is an image of an eagle spreading its wings. On the reverse side there is engraved text that reads "FAITHFUL SERVICE UNITED STATE NAVAL RESERVE". This object was owned by Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_2

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Award Medals, Military

Format: Currency/Medallions

Nazi Flag

A Nazi Germany flag reportedly taken from Adolf Hitler's private yacht and given to Colonel William Addlemen Ganoe. The flag features a black, white and yellow swastika in the center of red fabric framed by yellow fringe. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00274

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with AC 00272-00273)

Subject: Flag, World War II

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

New Testament Bible

A small, green-black leather bible that belonged to David Stone, class of 1859. On the inside of the front cover there is an inscription in pencil.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00307

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with 00297-00308)

Subject: Bible, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Miscellaneous

Old East door knob

Brass door knob from the west entrance to East College.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00592

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00517)

Subject: East College, Campus Buildings

Format: Building Materials

Old West Keys

Five metal keys of various shapes and sizes that were used in Old West, from the early to mid-twentieth century.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00673

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181- AC 00187)

Subject: Key, Campus Buildings, West College (Old West)

Format: Miscellaneous

Old West Pin

The Dickinson College Old West Pin is gold in color in the center with an image of Old West in the center.  Surrounding the image is  a red circle with "Old West Dickinson College".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00869

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, and AC 00868)

Subject: West College (Old West), Pins

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Omicron Delta Kappa pin

Gold circular pin with fraternity letters in gold against black enamel.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00187

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181-AC 00186, etc.)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Optician's Apparatus

An optician's apparatus, including a a pair of fitting glasses, 24 lenses in storage boxes and two spectrum aparatuses. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00393

Location: Shelf 39

Subject: Scientific Equipment

Format: Scientific Equipment

Order of St. George Pin

Round green and blue pin with a figure on a house bearing a shield. Perhaps an proponent of the Order of St. George. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00235

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00223 - AC 00237)

Subject: Military, Honors and Awards

Format: Pins/Buttons

Order of the Crown of Italy Medal

A gold metal and white enamel medallion in the shape of a cross attached to a red and white stripped ribbon. In the center there is a dark blue circle with gold crown, representing the Order of the Crown of Italy. This medallion purportedly belonged to Flint Kellogg.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00233

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00234-00237)

Subject: Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions


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