1910-1919

Academic Hood and Cap, 1917

A black cap and a red and black hood worn by Edgar Rohrer Heckman (Class of 1897) upon receiving an honorary degree from Dickinson College in 1917.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00004

Location: Shelf 20

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood, Cap

Format: Clothing

Basketball medal, 1917

Round, sterling silver medal on black ribbon engraved with image of basketball player and “Dickinson College Champions 1917.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00561

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

Subject: Athletics, Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions

Carlisle souvenir plate, c.1910

Blue and white plate featuring “New Denny Hall” and images of other Carlisle landmarks.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00580

Location: Shelf 28

Subject: Commemorative Plates

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Chi Omega sorority ring, c.1915

Gold ring with sorority letters in black setting which belonged to Beatrice Carmitchell and her daughter, Nan Stover.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00179

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

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Jewelry

Class of 1911 pin

White cardboard pin for the Class of 1911's 50th reunion.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00215

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00209-00215, etc.)

Subject: Cardboard Pin, Reunion, Nametag

Format: Pins/Buttons

Class Ring, 1919

A gold metal class ring with the college seal and the text “19” and “DC” engraved on either side of the seal. The initials “B.E.C.” are engraved on the inside of the band. Given by donor’s mother (Beatrice Earle Carmitchell) to donor (her daughter) at her graduation from Dickinson in 1951.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00771

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00770, 00776 and 00794-795)

Subject: Class Ring

Format: Jewelry

Conway Hall banner, 1914

Reddish-orange felt banner, which hung in Conway Hall from 1914 to 1917, made by the class of 1917.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00026

Location: Shelf 16

Subject: Conway Hall, Banner, Preparatory School

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Conway Hall Inter-Class Track trophy

9.5” copper cup with 3 handles and inscribed with title and the winning class years for track, 1909-1913.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00130

Location: Shelf 15

Subject: Conway Hall Inter-Class Track

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Conway Hall Plaque, 1914

Brass letters "C" and "H" and "1914" mounted on a dark wooden shield, made for Conway Hall. Donated by Florence Hutchison Baker in 1971.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00101

Location: Shelf 2

Subject: Residence Halls, Campus Buildings, Commemorative Plaque, Conway Hall

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Croix Noir Award

A silver tarnished star shaped medallion with white, blue, and green enamel attached to a faded blue ribbon. Awarded to James Gordon Steese for his service in the aftermath of World War I.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

Dickinson College button, 1910

White button with red lettering, “Dickinson College 1910.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00199

Location: Shelf 16 (housed with AC 00209-00215, etc.)

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Dickinson College Contemporary Club wallet exterior

Brown leather wallet with club symbol, created for 5th annual banquet of the Contemporary Club in 1912.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00226

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00227 - AC 00229)

Subject: Wallet, Greek Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Dickinson Stein, c.1910

A cream ceramic stein with a handle and a silver metal lid. The Dickinson College seal is printed in read on the front and a pennant is printed in red and white on the back.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00720

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with 00722)

Subject: Stein

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Football Helmet, 1914

A brown leather football helmet worn by Frank E. Masland during the 1914 and 1915 football seasons.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00057

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00054-00056)

Subject: Helmet, Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment

Frank Masland Freshman Beanie, 1914

White cotton "dink" with gold button and "18."  Worn by Frank Masland (Class of 1918) as a freshman in 1914.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00046

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with 00046-00048)

Subject: Freshman Beanies

Format: Hats

Identification bracelet, c.1917

Silver chain bracelet with name and rank of Donald Beitzel Filler as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00176

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

Subject: World War I, Military, Bracelet, Dog Tags

Format: Jewelry

Inter-Collegiate Debating Trophy, 1911

A silver tarnished trophy cup with two handles and engraving on the front that reads "Inter Collegiate Debating League of Pennsylvania". On the back the engraving reads "RECORD 1911 Dickinson aff. from State College Dickinson Neg. from Franklin & Marshall".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00450

Location: Shelf 15

Subject: Trophy

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Interscholastic Relay Race Trophy, c.1910

A tarnished metal cup trophy with three handles and engraving on the front that reads "DICKINSON COLLEGE INTERSCHOLASTIC RELAY RACES FIRST PRIZE". The trophy belonged to Franklin Mt. Pleasant from the Class of 1910.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00454

Location: Shelf 15

Subject: Trophy

Format: Plaques/Trophies

James Henry Morgan Hood

Black hood, gown, and cap worn by James Henry Morgan as president of Dickinson College in the early twentieth century.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00002

Location: RR 02

Subject: Academic Regalia, Presidents, Hood, Gown, Cap

Format: Clothing, Hats

Phi Beta Kappa Key, 1919

A small gold metal necklace charm of a Phi Beta Kappa key with “Beatrice Carmitchel, Dickinson ’19, December 5, 1776” engraved on the back. Given by donor’s mother (Beatrice Earle Carmitchell) to donor (her daughter) at her graduation from Dickinson in 1951.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00770

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00771, 00776 and 00794-795)

Subject: necklace charm

Format: Jewelry

Preparatory School Class of 1908 Hat, c.1910

Cloth hat with “08” stitched to rim. Probably worn by Ray Dum, Dickinson College Class of 1921, Preparatory School Class of 1911.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00578

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00456, AC 00548, AC 00578)

Subject: Preparatory School

Format: Hats

Purple Heart Award, c.1910

A gold metal and purple enamel heart shaped medallion attached to a purple and white striped ribbon. In the center features the profile of a male bust. James Gordon Steese, a member of the Class of 1902, received this award during World War I. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.4

Location: Shelf 32

Subject: Award Medals, Military, World War I

Format: Currency/Medallions

Sigma Kappa pin, 1913

Sterling silver shield with fraternity letters and date painted in blue enamel.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00186

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181-AC 00187, etc.)

Subject: Greek Life, Sorority Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Tobacco Silk Pillowcase, c.1910

Red felt pillow case, handmade, decorated with “Dickinson” in white felt and silk patches from packages of tobacco featuring pennants of other colleges.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00676

Location: RR 08 (housed with AC 00518, AC 00519)

Subject: Tobacco Souvenir, Pillow Case

Format: Textiles

Red Felt Pi Beta Phi Pennant

One maroon felt double pointed pennant with Pi Beta Phi letters in turquoise and one turquoise felt pennant with letters in maroon. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00133

Location: Shelf 10

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

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