"D" Felt Letter, 1963

A large Dickinson “D” made of red and white felt material with a small felt baseball sewed onto the bottom of the “D”. On the back “Dave Chapin 1963 Captain” is written in black marker next to the manufacturer’s sticker.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00791

Location: Reading Room Shelf 4 (housed with AC 00768-69, AC 00781-85, AC 00788-89)

Subject: Athletics

Format: Textiles

200th Anniversary Patches, 1973

Three shield shaped black and white patches featuring the devil mascot and banner reading "Dickinson College 200th Anniversary."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00434

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00432-00436, 00443, 00459, 00470)

Subject: Anniversaries, Patches

Format: Textiles

200th Anniversary Patches, 1973

Eleven shield shaped black and white patches featuring the devil mascot and banner reading "Dickinson College 200th Anniversary."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00459

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with AC 00432-00436, AC 00443, AC 00470)

Subject: Anniversaries, Patches, Red Devil

Format: Textiles

Academic Hood Lining

Red satin academic hood lining used by Isaac Franklin Russell to represent his honorary degree from Dickinson College. Russell was granted an honorary Doctor of Laws in 1893.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00008

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Academic Regalia

Format: Textiles

Alpha Chi Rho Baseball Cap, c.1955

James Lewis Pritchard's (Class of 1953) Alpha Chi Rho hat is made of white polyester in the front with "AXP" in maroon lettering.  There is white mesh surrounding the white polyester.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00860

Location: Reading Room 1 (housed with AC 00851, AC 00858, and AC 00859)

Subject: hat, Greek Life

Format: Hats, Textiles


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

Cheerleading Letter, c.1950

Made out of red and white felt-like material.  The overall shape of the cheerleading letter is the shape of a "D" with a megaphone through it.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00861

Location: Shelf 22

Subject: Athletics

Format: Clothing, Textiles

Class of 1948 Friendship Quilt, 1993

A large rectangular red and white quilt made by Regina Vath Smythe from cloth patches signed by the attendees of the 50th Reunion for the Class of 1948. Across the center of the quilt reads “DICKINSON CLASS OF ‘48” in red letters. Around the center there is a border made up of the signed patches.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00798

Location: RR 08 (housed with AC 00518-519, AC 00676, AC 00800, AC 00797)

Subject: Quilt, Reunion

Format: Textiles

Clothing from Cameroon

A four piece set of clothing and textiles given to President A. Lee Fritschler in Cameroon. Two textiles are white with red and blue stripes with a thick strip of navy cloth running through the center. The other textiles include a hat and a large shirt.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00346

Location: Shelf 16

Subject: Cameroon

Format: Clothing, Textiles

College Seal Rug, c.1955

A red and white circular rug featuring the Dickinson college seal in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00787

Location: Reading Room Shelf 4

Subject: College Seal, Rug

Format: Miscellaneous, Textiles

Department of Public Safety patches

Six patches used by the Department of Public Safety on uniforms. One patch uses Dickinson's compass rose logo while the others incorporate the college seal. The patches range from 1964 to 2013. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00750

Location: Shelf 22 (housed with AC 00752 and AC 00753)

Subject: Patches, Uniform

Format: Textiles

Dickinson Blanket

Dark blue-gray wool blanket with a large red "D" centered on a white diamond.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00270

Location: RR 03 (housed with AC 00268 - AC 00271)

Subject: Blanket

Format: Textiles

Dickinson College 45th Reunion Hat, 1999

The hat, which is made out of red polyester, is for the Class of 1954's 45th Reunion in June 1999.  In the first row on the front of the hat is "Dickinson College" embroidered, in the next line is "1954 D 1999", and in the final row are the words "45th Reunion, June 11 - 13".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00870

Location: Reading Room Shelf 1 (housed with AC 00851, AC 00858, AC 00859, and AC 00860)

Subject: 45th Class Reunion, Alumni Weekend, Reunion

Format: Clothing, Hats, Textiles

Dickinson College patch

Patch with the college seal in red on white shield.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00444

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 0022-00225, etc.)

Subject: Patches

Format: Textiles

Dickinson College patch

Round red felt patch with white border and intertwined “DC” in center.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00223

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00222-00225, etc.)

Subject: Patches

Format: Textiles

Dickinson College Seal patch

Round red patch with a red border and the seal in white. History Professor and soccer coach John Osborne designed the patch for the men’s team.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00225

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 0022-00225, etc.)

Subject: College Seal, Athletics, Patches

Format: Textiles

Dink and Freshman Pin, c.1949

The dink is made out of red felt with a white button on top.  The button is made out of metal which has "Dickinson College Freshman", along with the old college seal and on a piece of paper in the middle "Jim Pritchard" is written.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00858

Location: Reading Room 1 (housed with AC 00851, AC 00859, and AC 00860)

Subject: Student Life, Freshman Beanies, Dink, Nametag

Format: Clothing, Hats, Pins/Buttons, Textiles

Fabric Letters and Numbers, 1965

Six red and white fabric "D"'s and four numbers (1, 5, 6 and 9) worn on athletic apparel. Two of the "D"'s feature the lacrosse symbol, two feature the symbol for track, and the last two have "Squash" embroidered in white. These items belonged to Jim Hatch.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00812

Location: RR 02 (housed with AC 00465-466, AC 00811)

Subject: Athletics, Uniform

Format: Textiles

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

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

Nepalese Fabric, c.1960

A piece of Nepalese fabric with an orange, gold, black, and white design.  This artifact was brought back from Nepal by Drs. Edgar and Elizabeth Miller, Class of 1920 and 1923 respectively.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 1999.3_59

Location: Shelf 31 Box 3

Subject: Nepal

Format: Textiles

Pennant Quilt, c.1909

Hand-sewn quilt made from felt pennants representing colleges, schools, and student organizations.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00584

Location: RR 02

Subject: Quilt, Greek Life

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners, Textiles

Quilt of Dickinson Buildings, 2010

A hand-crafted and cross-stitched quilt by members of the Class of 1961 for their 50th Class Reunion in June, 2011. The quilt features eight campus buildings and the college seal surrounded by two red borders.On the back the text "Designed and Created by Members of the Class of '61" is embroidered in black.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00603

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Quilt, Campus Buildings

Format: Textiles

Red "D" Varsity Letter Blanket, 1960

Red wool blanket with white trim and white D in center.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00919

Location: Reading Room 7

Subject: Athletics, Blanket

Format: Textiles

Reserve Officer Training Corps Patches, 1973

Two rectangular patches embroidered with the figure of a mermaid on a red ground with "Dickinson College" in red text on a white background above and below the figure. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00452

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00451, AC 00453)

Subject: Patches, Military

Format: Textiles


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