Durden, William Grady

Benjamin Rush tie, c.2013

Red necktie with Benjamin Rush print. Signed by President William Durden. Manufactured by Vineyard Vines.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00756

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Necktie, Tie

Format: Clothing

Bow Tie Tour T-shirt, 2012

A white T-shirt, size large, with "The Bow Tie Tour" in grey and red on the front and a caricature of President Bill Durden and his wife Elke on the back. Beneath the caricature on the back "Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Central Pennsylvania, Chicago, Denver, London, England, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Washington, D.C." appears in black lettering.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00743

Location: Shelf 17(housed with 00738-00739, 00742)

Subject: T-shirt

Format: Clothing

Durden Appreciation Day t-shirt, 2012

Red t-shirt with blue bow tie printed on front distributed by Student Senate and worn by students on Durden Appreciation Day in May 2012 in honor of President Durden's service to the college following the announcement of his retirement. William Durden was President from 1999 to 2013.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00709

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00691)

Subject: T-shirt

Format: Clothing

Folded American Flag Front

A folded American Flag accompanied by a United States Marine Corps certificate addressed to William G. Durden and a pamphlet with flag care instructions. The flag was given to President Bill Durden by ROTC after he delivered a speech during the commissioning ceremonies in 2011.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00780

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00025)

Subject: American flag, Commencement

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Freshman Beanie, Name Tag, and Student ID, 1967

President William Durden's Dickinson College Freshman red beanie (“dink”) with "71" on the back in white and "A-1" written in black marker on the front. A name tag with the college seal and "Dickinson College" in red and "William Durden" in black, and a red and white student ID with a student photo on the back, all from 1967.  

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00462

Location: Shelf 19

Subject: Dink, Nametag, Student ID, ID Card

Format: Clothing, Miscellaneous, Pins/Buttons

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