Greek Life

"Jerry" Sigma Chi Paddle, c.1965

Large, wooden Sigma Chi paddle with the name "Jerry" inscribed on the middle in colored in with black paint.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00815

Location: Shelf 11 (housed with AC 00813, AC 00814)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Paddle

Format: Ephemera

All-College Champions Intramural plaque, 1977-1988

Plaque from Dickinson College Intramural featuring the All-College Champions from various fraternities between the years 1977-1988.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00649

Location: Shelf 28 (housed with AC 00640, AC 00646, and AC 00648)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Alpha Chi Rho banner, c.1950

Maroon felt banner with "AXP" and a border in white felt, which belonged to Bob Keuch, class of 1953. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00702

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with 00703)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Alpha Chi Rho Beer Stein, 1959

Ceramic beer stein with Alpha Chi Rho fraternity's symbol on the front and 'Dickinson College' printed on the top. '1959' printed in the middle through the symbol.  Belonged to George Kessler Livezey III (Class of 1959). 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00837

Location: Shelf 14 (housed with AC 00829, AC 00830, AC 00831, AC 00832, AC 00833, AC 00836, AC 00838)

Subject: Greek Life, Sororities, Stein

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Alpha Chi Rho fraternity key, 1948

Alpha Chi Rho fraternity key. The text on the attached paper reads "AXP 'Monte Carlo' March 20, 1948."

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00471

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

Subject: Key, Greek Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Alpha Chi Rho Jacket, front

Alpha Chi Rho jacket worn by Lewis Gobrecht. Gobrecht was a member of the Class of 1955.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00715

Location: Shelf 22

Subject: Jacket, Greek Life

Format: Clothing

Alpha Chi Rho Jacket

Maroon canvas jacket with "AXP" and "Alpha Chi Rho" stitched in white on the left front breast, "Dickinson" stitched in white on the back.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00703

Location: Shelf 9 (housed with 00702)

Subject: Greek Life, Jacket

Format: Clothing

Alpha Chi Rho Wool Socks, c.1950

Burgundy knit wool socks with Alpha Chi Rho letters in white wool, made for Lewis Gobrecht, class of 1955.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00443

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00432-00436, 00443, 00459, 00470)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Clothing

Alpha Delta Epsilon Derby Week Plaque, 1977

Shield-shaped wooden plaque with a gold-tone placard inscribed with “Alpha Delta Epsilon, Derby Week, Spirit Award, 1977”. Alpha Delta Epsilon was a local sorority that left the national Phi Mu organization in 1967 and was active until 1980.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00536

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with AC 00533-00536, AC 00544)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Alpha Delta Epsilon Felt Plaque, c.1970

Cardboard and felt handmade pentagonal plaque with “ΑΔΕ” spelled out in a stylized manner in green cord. Alpha Delta Epsilon was a local sorority that left the national Phi Mu organization in 1967 and was active until 1980.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00533

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with AC 00533-00536, AC 00544)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Alpha Delta Epsilon Scholarship Award Plaque, 1967

Large wooden plaque with gold-tone placards inscribed with “Scholarship Award” and the names of the award winners from each semester between Fall, 1967 and Fall, 1969. Alpha Delta Epsilon was a local sorority that left the national Phi Mu organization in 1967 and was active until 1980.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00534

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00533-00536, 00544)

Subject: Greek Life, Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Beta Delta Plaque, c.1960

Silver platter with ornate trim inscribed with the recipients for the “Highest Scholarship on campus, Beta Delta, 1958-1960". This is possibly referring to the Beta Delta chapter of the Phi Mu sorority, which existed at Dickinson at that time.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00103

Location: Shelf 2

Subject: Greek Life, Honors and Awards

Format: Currency/Medallions

Beta Delta Platter, c.1960

Round, silver-toned platter with a floral design “100% Initiation, Beta Delta, 1958-1960” engraved in the center.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00538

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with AC 00113-00116, AC 00539)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Beta Delta Platter, c.1960

Round, silver platter with “Highest Scholarship, On Campus, Beta Delta” engraved in the center.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00539

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with AC 00113-00116, AC 00538)

Subject: Greek Life, Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Beta Theta Pi Beer Stein, 1959

Ceramic beer stein with Beta Theta Pi fraternity's symbol on the front and 'Dickinson College' printed on the top. '1959' printed in the middle through the symbol. Belonged to George Kessler Livezey III (Class of 1959). 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00841

Location: Shelf 14 (housed with AC 00834, AC 00835, AC 00839, AC 00840, AC 00842, AC 00843)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternities, Stein

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Beta Theta Pi Letter Shirt, 1992

A navy blue long sleeved Greek letter T-shirt. Beta Theta Pi letters in gold across the front of the chest. The initials "J. D." are stitched into the back of the shirt. This Russel Athletic shirt, size large, belonged to John Dunlap. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00742

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00738-00739, AC 00743)

Subject: T-shirt, Greek Life

Format: Clothing

Bracelet, c.1940

Gold linked band with black centerpiece bearing the Phi Kappa Sigma symbol in gold metal.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00446

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00445)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Jewelry

Chi Omega Beer Stein, 1959

Ceramic beer stein with Chi Omega sorority's symbol on the front and 'Dickinson College' printed on the top. '1959' printed in the middle through the symbol. Belonged to George Kessler Livezey III (Class of 1959).    

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00840

Location: Shelf 14 (housed with AC 00834, AC 00835, AC 00839, AC 00841, AC 00842, AC 00843)

Subject: Greek Life, Sororities, Stein

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

Chi Phi fraternity pin, 1904

Copper pin from Franklin and Marshall College’s chapter of Chi Phi featuring letters and a blue and red ribbon.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00161

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with AC 00162 - AC 00180)

Subject: Greek Life, Fraternity Pin

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

Gamma Phi Beta 1982 Pledge Class Plaque, 1982

Small shield-shaped plaque with a gold-toned placard and “With Love, the Pledge Class, of, 1982” engraved on it.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00532

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00529-00532)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Gamma Phi Beta Banner, 1980

Brown felt banner with “Gamma Phi Beta”, “1980” and stars sewn on in yellow felt. Sorority members' names are stitched on the stars.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00528

Location: Shelf 3 (housed with AC 00423)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Flags/Pennants/Banners

Gamma Phi Beta Philanthropic Certificate, 1984

Merit certificate in a gold-tone frame awarded to Gamma Phi Beta by the Panhellenic Executive in recognition of the sorority’s philanthropic projects, awarded on April 16, 1984.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00530

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with AC 00529-00532)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Gamma Phi Beta Plaque, 1980

Wooden plaque from the founding year of Gamma Phi Beta sorority, with “ΓΦΒ, Spring/Fall 1980, ΔΡ Chapter” hand painted in gold. Gamma Phi Beta was a sorority active on campus from 1980 to 1986.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00529

Location: Shelf 2 (housed with 00529-00532)

Subject: Greek Life

Format: Plaques/Trophies

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