Nazi Flag

A Nazi Germany flag reportedly taken from Adolf Hitler's private yacht and given to Colonel William Addlemen Ganoe. The flag features a black, white and yellow swastika in the center of red fabric framed by yellow fringe. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00274

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with AC 00272-00273)

Subject: Flag, World War II

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

New Testament Bible

A small, green-black leather bible that belonged to David Stone, class of 1859. On the inside of the front cover there is an inscription in pencil.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00307

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with 00297-00308)

Subject: Bible, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Miscellaneous

Old East door knob

Brass door knob from the west entrance to East College.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00592

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00517)

Subject: East College

Format: Building Materials

Old West Keys

Five metal keys of various shapes and sizes that were used in Old West, from the early to mid-twentieth century.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00673

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

Subject: Key, Campus Buildings, West College (Old West)

Format: Miscellaneous

Old West Pin

The Dickinson College Old West Pin is gold in color in the center with an image of Old West in the center.  Surrounding the image is  a red circle with "Old West Dickinson College".

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00869

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00863, AC 00864, AC 00865, AC 00866, AC 00867, and AC 00868)

Subject: West College (Old West), Pin

Format: Clothing, Jewelry, Pins/Buttons

Omicron Delta Kappa pin

Gold circular pin with fraternity letters in gold against black enamel.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00187

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00181-AC 00186, etc.)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

Format: Pins/Buttons

Optician's Apparatus

An optician's apparatus, including a a pair of fitting glasses, 24 lenses in storage boxes and two spectrum aparatuses. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00393

Location: Shelf 39

Subject: Scientific Equipment

Format: Scientific Equipment

Order of St. George Pin

Round green and blue pin with a figure on a house bearing a shield. Perhaps an proponent of the Order of St. George. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00235

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00223 - AC 00237)

Subject: Military, Honors and Awards

Format: Pins/Buttons

Order of the Crown of Italy Medal

A gold metal and white enamel medallion in the shape of a cross attached to a red and white stripped ribbon. In the center there is a dark blue circle with gold crown, representing the Order of the Crown of Italy. This medallion purportedly belonged to Flint Kellogg.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00233

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00234-00237)

Subject: Award Medals

Format: Currency/Medallions

Peking University Plaque

A golden metal plaque featuring the raised emblem of Peking University in bronze and a gold plate with Chinese letters in red. The plaque is stored in a cloth covered box.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00297

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00298-00308)

Subject: Plaque, Study Abroad

Format: Plaques/Trophies


A red felt pennant with "Dickinson" and the college seal in white lettering. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00474

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00352-353)

Subject: Pennants

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Pennant Stickers

Six red adhesive paper pennant stickers with "Dickinson" and the college insignia in white. Five large and one small. Donated by Wilbur Gobrecht of the class of 1952. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00712

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00189-00193)

Subject: Pennants

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Pewter West College Ornament

Pewter Christmas Ornament depicting the front of West College.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00731

Location: Shelf 10 (housed with 00729-00732)

Subject: West College (Old West)

Format: Ornaments

Phi Alpha Pi Sorority Pin

Phi Alpha Pi sorority pin awarded to Mabel B. Kirk.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00419

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Beta Kappa Key Award

Phi Beta Kappa key awarded to Mabel B. Kirk.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00420

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00418-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Honor Societies, Key

Format: Pins/Buttons

Phi Kappa Psi Paddle, front

Paddle of light stained wood with leather strap and Phi Kappa Psi letters on front, "Grievance Committee" on reverse.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00239

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00238, AC 00242)

Subject: Fraternity Paddle, Greek Life

Format: Ephemera

Phi Kappa Sigma Plaque

A bronze shield featuring Phi Kappa Sigma insignias and motto “Stellis Aequus Durando.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00118

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with 00119, 00120)

Subject: Plaque

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Pi Beta Phi Arrow Pin

Pi Beta Phi sorority pin awarded to Mabel B. Kirk.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00418

Location: Shelf 25 (housed with AC 00419-00422, AC 00448-00449, AC 00484, AC 00488, AC 00541)

Subject: Sorority Pin, Greek Life

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pi Beta Phi Black Key Wallet

A small black leather wallet with a gold zipper and the greeks letters of Pi Beta Phi embossed in gold on the lower right hand corner on the front of the wallet. Inside the wallet is a gold metal piece with six metal loop hooks for keys. This object  belonged to Ruth Trout, class of 1936.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.1_6

Location: Shelf 34 Box 1

Subject: Wallet

Format: Miscellaneous

Pin and Ribbon Sets

Two pin and ribbon sets of silver pendants with black silk ribbons, and a set of cufflinks from the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. These sets belonged to Flint Kellogg.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00234

Location: Shelf 24 (housed with AC 00233-00237)

Subject: Pins

Format: Pins/Buttons

Pistols and Bullets

Two small four barreled pistols, each of a different design and color of the handle, with a box containing five bullets.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00334

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: pistols, Bullets

Format: Weapons

Pitcher Shard

A fragment of a white ironstone pitcher painted with Asian scenes and style. It was found in an excavation of the ground for Anita Tuvin Schlechter Auditorium. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00267

Location: Shelf 18

Subject: Pitcher, Construction

Format: Glassware/Ceramics


A plaster rectangle imprint of the Rough Riders commemorative. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00306

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with 00297-00308)

Subject: Plaster imprint

Format: Miscellaneous


Silver plate with ornate borders and inscription "Dr. Prinz/A Dedicated Man/Respectfully Economics 74/Dickinson 7-26-63."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00251

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Commemorative Plates

Format: Miscellaneous

Pocket Watch

White gold pocket watch engraved with initials of Mervin Grant Filler, which was a gift from Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00232

Location: Shelf 26

Subject: Greek Life, Watch

Format: Miscellaneous


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