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" and "DICKINSON COLLEGE" typed in black. This object belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.6_3

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Nametag, Golden Alumni, Reunion, Alumni Weekend

Format: Miscellaneous

Grocery tote, 2009

Red grocery tote distributed at June 2009 Alumni Weekend. Printed with white seal and “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00588

Location: Shelf 22 (housed with AC 00583 and AC 00587)

Subject: Tote Bag, Alumni Weekend

Format: Miscellaneous

Hurwitz Green Excavation Finds, 2000

A spoon, pottery sherds, and a button that were found during an excavation of Hurwitz Green (between Stern Center and East College) in 2000.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00464

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00478)

Subject: Archeological Artifacts, Campus Buildings, Silverware

Format: Glassware/Ceramics, Miscellaneous

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

Insulated Bag, 2004

A red and black insulated lunch bag with a black shoulder strap. The college compass seal and “Class of 1994” are printed in black on the front pocket.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00494

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Insulated Bag, Reunion, Alumni Weekend

Format: Miscellaneous

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

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 Foam Lion, 2007

A foam brown and yellow lion toy distributed at Homecoming/Family Weekend in 2007 in celebration of John Dickinson's 275th birthday. "Happy 275th Birthday John Dickinson" is printed in white on the back of the lion's brown mane. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC00564

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00542-3, 00562-3, 00566)

Subject: foam lion toy

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Keychain, c.2000

Pewter-toned keychain with the Dickinson family crest distributed to donors who qualified to be members of the John Dickinson Society.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00694

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-422)

Subject: Keychain, Donor Relations

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight, 1984

A plastic block with beveled edges containing a piece of limestone. An engraved plate with the text "The John Dickinson Society 1984" is situated on the top of the block.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00295

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00291-94, AC 00296)

Subject: Paperweight

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight, 1984

A plastic block with beveled edges containing a piece of limestone. An engraved plate with the text "The John Dickinson Society 1984" is on the top of the block.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00296

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00291-00295)

Subject: Paperweight

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight, 1984

A prism of glass with a rock in it and a panel on the front with the words "The John Dickinson Society Paperweight, 1984" on the front. It was given to Philip Capice (Class of 1952).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2016.4_11

Location: Shelf 40 (Box 3)

Subject: Paperweight

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 Society post-it notes holder, 2001

A chrome-finished metal box with an insert for post-it notes. The notes have the words "John Dickinson Society 2000-2001" on them and the box has "Dickinson College" on it. It was given to Philip Capice (Class of 1952).

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2016.4_15

Location: Shelf 40 (Box 4)

Subject: Office Supplies

Format: Miscellaneous

Keychain with Dickinson College Seal, 2006

A gold-tone metallic, rectangular keychain featuring “Dickinson College” and the college’s seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00526

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with 00522-00527)

Subject: Keychain

Format: Miscellaneous

King Solomon Signet Ring, 1952

A replica of King Solomon’s ring worn by Rev. Canon Lewis Douglas Gottschall, Class of 1922. A gold ring fitted with 10 various precious stones and weighing about a half a pound.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00711

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Ring

Format: Miscellaneous


A brass medical instrument believed to have been used by Benjamin Rush to bleed his patients for medical treatments.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00283

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Medical Equipment

Format: Miscellaneous

Large Green, White and Red Pouch with Handle, c.1890

A large pouch made of tan leather with a handle, leather tassels and intricate bead work using red, green, white, blue, black and pink beads. The handle is dyed blue and attached with twine and leather bands to the top of the pouch. This object is from the Shoshone Indians at the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_16

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: pouch, bead work, Native Americans

Format: Miscellaneous

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

Lewis Gobrecht's Academic Tassel, 1955

Academic tassel of black braided cord worn by Lewis Gobrecht, class of 1955. Gobrecht majored in Political Science and History at Dickinson and was an active member of the College Choir, Glee Club, and the Dickinson Follies theater group. Gobrecht went on to have a long career teaching middle-school history in Carlisle.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00432

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00433-00436, 00443, 00459, 00470)

Subject: Academic Regalia

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

Lose Military Ribbons, c.1920

Six lose military ribbons of various colors and sizes. These objects belonged to Charles M. Steese, ex-class of 1907. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4_5

Location: Shelf 32 Box 1

Subject: Military, Ribbons, World War I

Format: Miscellaneous

Makra Idol, c.1960

A wooden Makra idol representing the reconciliation of opposites. This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Bucke Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_36

Location: Shelf 31 Box 2

Subject: Nepal

Format: Artwork/Photography, Miscellaneous


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