Autographed Sam Rayburn Gavel, c.1952

A wooden gavel previously owned by Sam Rayburn, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives. Rayburn signed the gavel. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2001.18_1

Location: Shelf 28 (Box 1)

Subject: Politics, Gavel

Format: Miscellaneous

James Buchanan Doré Coin, 1856

Bronze coin featuring James Buchanan bust and “No Sectionalism” on obverse and symbol for 31 states on reverse, issued for the 1856 presidential campaign. Donated by Boyd Lee Spahr, class of 1900, in 1960.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00061

Location: Shelf 3

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Political Campaign, Politics

Format: Currency/Medallions

Pennsylvania State Senate pins (4), c.1929-1936

Four member pins belonging to Leon Cushing Prince as a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1929 to 1936. Three of the pins are gold with blue enamel and the state seal from 1930-1931, 1933-1934, and 1935-1936. The last pin is a gold keystone-shaped pin in red and white enamel from 1929. The pins from 1929 and 1930-31 are marked "W & H CO." on the back. The 1933-34 pin is marked "ROBBINS CO.  ATTLEBORO." The 1934-35 pin is marked "S. E. EBY CO.  PHILA."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00174

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

Subject: Pins, Politics

Format: Pins/Buttons

Presidential Election Buttons, 2004

Two rectangular buttons from the 2004 presidential election campaign. "Rush the Vote, Dickinson College 2004" is printed in white around the picture of the statue of Benjamin Rush. "Your Vote Counts" is printed in red in a circle on the lower left corner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00487

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00194, 00206-00208, 00216)

Subject: Buttons, Politics, Political Campaign, Elections, Student Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

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