1890-1899

'97 Pennant

Large red and gray triangle pennant with "97" sown on.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00268

Location: RR 03 (housed with AC 00269 - AC 00271)

Subject: Pennants

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Army of the Potomac Pin, 1890

Army of the Potomac Pin given to Horatio Collins King in 1890, recognizing his service in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00441

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00415, AC 00416)

Subject: Military, Civil War, Honors and Awards

Format: Pins/Buttons

Beaded Leather Bands (4), c.1890

Four bands tan leather wrapped with various color strands of beads. On the ends of the bands are thin strips of leather. These objects are from the Shoshone Indians at Fort Hall, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: Ac 2002.2_14

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: bead work

Format: Miscellaneous

Beaded Sheath with Bells, c.1890

A Shoshone leather knife sheath from Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, decorated with leather tassels with bells and intricate bead work in red, green, light blue, yellow, white and dark blue beads. This object was owned by Zatae Longsdorff.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_6

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: sheath, bead work

Format: Miscellaneous

Beaded Sheath, c.1890

A tan leather knife sheath decorated with leather tassels with metal clasps and intricate pink, black, yellow, green, white and blue beadwork. This object bleonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_5

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: sheath, bead work

Format: Miscellaneous

Belles Lettres Prize for Oratory medal, 1891

Small gold medal for the Belles Lettres Society Sophomore Prize for Oratory won by Montgomery Porter Sellers in 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00167

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

Subject: Literary Societies, Oratorical Contests, Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Belles Lettres Prize for Oratory medal, 1895

A Belles Lettres gold medal engraved with the society's symbol and motto, hung from a black crepe ribbon. This medal was awarded to Edgar Rohrer Heckman for winning the Sophomore Oratorical contest in 1895. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00189

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00190-00193)

Subject: Award Medals, Oratorical Contests, Literary Societies

Format: Currency/Medallions

Blue and Red Beaded Moccasins, c.1890

A pair of tan leather moccasins that are beaded with light blue, blue, red and white beads. These moccasins are from the Shoshone Indians of Fort Hill Reservation, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_2

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: moccasins, bead work

Format: Clothing

Bone Bracelet, c.1890

A bracelet made of small bones strung onto a hemp rope. This object is from the Shoshone at Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_13

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: Bracelet

Format: Jewelry

Drawing of a Man and Woman, c.1890

A framed drawing of a man and a woman walking down the street in Old Philadelphia. The text underneath the drawing reads "In Old Philadelphia". This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_16

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: drawing

Format: Artwork/Photography

Elizabeth Low Teacups and Book

A tea set and book owned by Elizabeth Anna Low, Class of 1891. The white china tea cup and saucer are hand painted by Sarah Yocum with cherubs and gold stars, with gilt on the edges and tea cup handle. The tea cup and saucer are accompanied by the book with a ripped and yellowing cover titled "Tea Cup - Fortune Telling". The text on the cover reads 'No end of strange things are discussed over a cup of tea and not infrequently a talk about divination. In this book will be found more than is usually known about the art of "Tea Cup Fortune Telling."' On the back of the cover is a listing for similar publications in black text. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 2)

Subject: China, book

Format: Glassware/Ceramics, Miscellaneous

Feather Quill Pen Holder, c.1890

A gold feather quill-shaped pen holder with intricate detailed metal work seen in the feathers and stem of the quill. This object was owned by Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_11

Location: Shelf 33 Box 3

Subject: Pens

Format: Miscellaneous

Floral Design Beaded Moccasins, c.1890

A pair of Shoshone tan leather moccasins from the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho. The pair of moccasins are decorated with an intricate beaded floral design with pink, yellow, gold, blue, black, green and white beads. One of the flaps of fabric around the ankle is trimmed with dark blue and red fabric. This pair of moccasins belonged to Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_4

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: moccasins, bead work

Format: Clothing

Green and White Soap Dish with Lid, c.1890

A small rectangular soap dish with a lid. The bottom piece is a light green color and the lid is white with blue, green and gilt floral designs. This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_1

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 1)

Subject: soap dish

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

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

Format: Miscellaneous

Miniature portrait on Ivory, c.1890

A miniture portrait of a woman painted on ivory placed in a small gold frame. This object was owned by Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_12

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 3)

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Multicolored Beaded Moccasins, c.1890

A pair of tan leather moccasins from the Fort Hall Reservation for Shoshone Indians. The moccasins are decorated with intricate beaded designs in pink, yellow, light blue, green, red, white and dark blue. This pair was owned by Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_3

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: moccasins, bead work

Format: Clothing

Painting of a Young Girl, c.1890

A small painting on fabric of a young girl in 19th century that and dress holding an umbrella, a doll, a basket of kittens, and a dog on a leash. The text written above her head reads "I've come to stay awhile." This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_15

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: Painting

Format: Artwork/Photography

Painting of Angel on Marble, c.1890

A small painting  on marble of a female angel sitting in a budding tree with black hand painted text at the bottom that reads "Spring Blossoms.". The painting is frames in a white and gilt decorative frame. This object belonged to Elizabeth Anna Low, class of 1891.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.8_17

Location: Shelf 33 (Box 4)

Subject: Painting

Format: Artwork/Photography

Pair of Large Shell Earrings, c.1890

A pair of large shell earrings from the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho. A braided piece of brown metal in looped through each of the pink and white circular shell pieces. On each earring is an etching of a male deer. The edges of the shells are scalloped and one of the earrings is damaged. These earrings belonged Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_1

Location: Shelf 32 Box 4

Subject: earrings

Format: Jewelry

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1893

Copper key inscribed with name of Mervin Grant Filler as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1893.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00149

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Miscellaneous

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1895

Copper key and pin inscribed with name of Amy Fisher as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1895.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00142

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1897

Copper key inscribed with name of Edgar Rohrer Heckman as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, 1897.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00148

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1898

Copper key inscribed with name of Walter Wesley Rice as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1898.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00152

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Miscellaneous

Phi Beta Kappa key, 1898

Copper key inscribed with name of Montgomery Porter Sellers as a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 1898.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00147

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00141 - AC 00160)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

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