John Dickinson Cigar Box

A brown, wooden cigar box wrapped in paper with images and name of John Dickinson.  The text on the bottom is the stamped information of the manufacturing company and health notice. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00522

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with 00523-00527)

Subject: Cigar Box

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight

A plastic block with beveled edges containing a piece of limestone. An engraved plate with the text "The John Dickinson Society 1984" is on the top of the block.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00296

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with AC 00291-00295)

Subject: Paperweight

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Paperweight

A plastic block with beveled edges containing a piece of limestone. An engraved plate with the text "The John Dickinson Society 1984" is situated on the top of the block.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00295

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00291-94, 00296)

Subject: Paperweight

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson Society Pocket Notebook

Black leather pocket notebook with "John Dickinson Society" embossed on the cover, given to members of the society. Inside the "3 P's of Public Speaking" and "Speaker's First Aid Kit" cards can be found. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00747

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00746- AC 00750)

Subject: Donor Relations

Format: Miscellaneous

John Dickinson's Mansion Plate

Ceramic plate with gold border and center view of the John Dickinson mansion in blue.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00255

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00263, AC 00264)

Subject: Plate

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

John Drew Medallion

A gold metal medallion featuring the profile of a  bust of a man embossed in the center. Around the bust is the embossed text that reads "JOHN DREW MAR-XXII MDCCCLXXIII-MCMXXIII". 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.12_4

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Medallion

Format: Currency/Medallions

John Mitchell Mason Miniature Portrait

Miniature portrait in watercolor set in a gold frame, of Dickinson College President John Mitchell Mason.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00284

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

Joseph Priestley Commemorative Plate

White Wedgwood plate with profile of Joseph Priestley in center in black.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00438

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00439)

Subject: Commemorative Plates, Wedgwood

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Kappa Sigma Paddle

Dark brown, 3.5 foot long, wooden Kappa Sigma fraternity paddle. On the front a Dickinson flag, Dickinson Seal, and Devil sitting on a "D" can be found. "What M[image of a hat]E worry?" can be seen across the top. On the back "Al 1963, "KΣ", and "Joe 1964" are shown around the fraternity seal. This paddle was given to Joe Icenhower when he pledged Kappa Sigma.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00758

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 000248, AC 00249, AC 00412, AC 00598)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Paddle

Format: Ephemera

Lacrosse Stick

Lacrosse stick labeled as "D106." 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00241

Location: Shelf 8

Subject: Athletics

Format: Athletic Equipment


A brass medical instrument used by Benjamin Rush to bleed his patients for medical treatments.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00283

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: medical equipment

Format: Miscellaneous

Leather Case and Pins

One gold pin with Dickinson College seal, one gold pin in shape of treble clef, one silver pin for Taylor School Award, one pin with gemstone, in a navy blue leather storage case.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00188

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

Subject: Wallet, College Seal

Format: Pins/Buttons

Letter Opener

A bronze dagger-like letter opener with the Korea University emblem enameled on top with red tassels attached on the end of the sword.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00300

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00297-00308)

Subject: Letter Opener

Format: Miscellaneous

Library Embosser with College Seal

A small blue and silver metal library embosser of the Dickinson College seal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00772

Location: Shelf 19 (housed with AC 00670-672)

Subject: Embosser

Format: Miscellaneous

License Plate

A Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dickinson College license plate. Number 00055 in navy blue and yellow.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00352

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00353)

Subject: license plate

Format: Miscellaneous

License Plate Frame

A cream colored metal license plate frame with the college seal and "Dickinson College" in red.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00555

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00352, 353, 474)

Subject: license plate frame

Format: Miscellaneous

Machete and Sheath

A short sword with a carved gray-green bone handle and a light brown embossed leather sheath.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00245

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00246-00247)

Subject: Sword, Machete

Format: Weapons

Magic Lantern Slides

Multiple long glass plate slides painted with images to be used with a projector. A total of 18 slides are stored in two wooden boxes along with a black painted wood slide holder. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00403

Location: Shelf 39

Subject: Scientific Equipment, Photography

Format: Scientific Equipment

Masland Mug and Magnet

White ceramic mug with "Masland for the 199th" in blue, and blue magnet with white lettering of identical design.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00264

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00254 and AC 00263)

Subject: Magnet, Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics, Miscellaneous

Masonic pin

Gold Masonic symbol pin which belonged to Mervin Grant Filler.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00162

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

Subject: Masonic Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Mermaid Players Banner

Canvas banner with a colored felt design for the Mermaid Players.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00598

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 000248, AC 00249, AC 00412, AC 00758)

Subject: Banner

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Metzger Institute pin

Gold pennant-shaped pin painted in white enamel with name “Metzger” for the Metzger Institute.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00172

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

Subject: Education, Carlisle, Cumberland County

Format: Pins/Buttons

Mt. Holly Springs plate

Ceramic plate with gilded edge with engraved image of Mt. Holly Springs park in black, produced by Charles F. Himes.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00252

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Commemorative Plates

Format: Glassware/Ceramics


A wide-bottom mug with a platinum trim and Dickinson text. The mug belonged to Ellis Stern who was a member of the class of 1949.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00139

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00140)

Subject: Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Naval Reserve Medal

A gold medal attached to a red, yellow and blue ribbon pin. On the front there is an image of an eagle spreading its wings. On the reverse side there is engraved text that reads "FAITHFUL SERVICE UNITED STATE NAVAL RESERVE". This object was owned by Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2010.4_2

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Award Medals, Military

Format: Currency/Medallions


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