"Natural Highs" cup

White plastic cup with "Natural Highs" listed on each side.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00263

Location: Shelf 27 (housed with AC 00254 and AC 00264)

Subject: Cup

Format: Miscellaneous

Alpha Chi Rho Formal Fans, 1952 and 1957

Two black wood folding fans, with black cloth featuring red flowers and the text "Alpha Chi Rho" in red and white. Small explanation booklets are attached to the fans reading "AXP, A Chinese Garden Spring Formal May 17, 1952" or "AXP, Dickinson Spring Formal, April 27, 1957". These were given out by the Alpha Chi Rho fraternity during the Formal dances of 1952 and 1957.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00523

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with 00522-00527)

Subject: Folding Fans

Format: Miscellaneous

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

Alumni decals

Clear, rectangular decals with compass seal and “ALUMNI” printed in red and white.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00458

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with 00221, 00485, 00489, 00508-00510, 00516)

Subject: bumper sticker

Format: Miscellaneous

Alumni Weekend Magnet, 1999

A flat white magnet with a black window design, printed with "Dickinson Alumni Weekend, June 11-13, 1999, 1-800-543-3809" in red. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00700

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with 00206-00208)

Subject: Magnet, Alumni Weekend, Reunion

Format: Miscellaneous

Appointment Book, 1990

A Black-bound appointment book, gold-embossed with college seal and text “Metropolitan Diary 1990, The John Dickinson Society, Dickinson College.”

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00514

Location: Shelf 18 (housed with AC 00483, AC 00515, AC 00537)

Subject: appointment book

Format: Miscellaneous

Atari Lab Computer Start-up Kit, c.1980

An Atari Lab starter kit developed by Priscilla Laws at Dickinson College in the early 1980's. The box set includes a catalogue and various lab equipement for young learners. What is shown includes the catalogue, an introduction information sheet, and the packaging box. Other items in the kit are currently on display and are not shown here.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00351

Location: Shelf 17

Subject: computer starter kit, Science

Format: Miscellaneous, Scientific Equipment

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


A brass bell with a pink ribbon tied around the wooden handle. It was used at Metzger Hall.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00291

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00292-00296)

Subject: Bell

Format: Miscellaneous


A large silver metal bell with a black handle.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00292

Location: Shelf 21 (housed with 00291, 00293-00296)

Subject: Bell

Format: Miscellaneous

Belles Lettres Society Rose, 1861

Red silk roses and ribbon given to William Halbert (Class of 1865) upon his election to Belles Lettres Society in October 1861.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00134

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Literary Societies, Student Life

Format: Miscellaneous

Bible, 1888

A Holy Bible with a well worn dark leather cover. On the spine is the text "Holy Bible" embossed in gold. Inside the front cover is a gift inscription to the owner. This object was owned by Zatae Longsdorff, class of 1887. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2002.2_4

Location: Shelf 32 Box 2

Subject: Bible, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Miscellaneous

Bishop Beverly Waugh cane

Dark wooden cane with plain crook carved with the letter "W" and a small metal cap on bottom, owned by Bishop Beverly Waugh, a trustee from 1839 to 1858.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00246

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00245 - AC 00247)

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous

Buttons and Canvas Bag

Four gold tone buttons with the navy emblem in a small canvas drawstring bag with "547138 Navy" printed in black ink.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00308

Location: Shelf 20 (housed with AC 00297-00307)

Subject: Buttons, Military

Format: Miscellaneous, Pins/Buttons

C.O.T.E. cards

Playing Cards with the C.O.T.E. logo and "Commission on the Environment at Dickinson College" printed in black on a white background.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00508

Location: Shelf 26 (housed with 00221, 00485, 00489, 00508-00510, 00516)

Subject: Playing Cards

Format: Miscellaneous

Calling Card Box, 1889

A silver rectangular box with a hinge top, meant to hold calling cards. On one side is a replica of a melted wax seal featuring the profile portrait of Teddy Roosevelt and the text "MAY-7-MCMIX" engraved towards the bottom. On the reverse side is the text at the top that reads "COMMITTEE" and below are a list of names engraved into the metal. This object belonged to Robert Bridges.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.12_3

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: card case

Format: Miscellaneous


A brown wooden cane with a carved white ivory handle. On the handle the inscription reads "M. Mengel. Jan 13,  1883". The cane is  said to have belonged to James Buchanan.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00249

Location: RR 01 (housed with AC 00248, 00412, 00598, and 00758

Subject: Cane

Format: Miscellaneous

Carlisle Bi-Centennial Bowl, 1951

A white bowl with scalloped edges and a gold trim. In the center of the bowl is an illustration in red of the gate that leads across the academic quad to Old West. On the reverse side there is text in red on the bottom of the bowl that reads "Cumberland-Carlisle Bi-Centenial 1751 1951 made expressly for Carlisle.  Penna Musical Arts Club first edition". This object belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.6_8

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Bowl

Format: Miscellaneous

Carlisle Bi-Centennial Commemorative Plate, 1951

A white plate with scalloped edges and a gold trim. In the center of the plate is a collage of illustrations in red of important sites in Carlisle, including (clockwise from the top) the Cumberland County Courthouse, Dickinson School of Law's Trickett Hall, County Jail, the Doorway of Old West, the Molly Pitcher Monument, and Hoff Hall, the USAF Information School on the Carlisle Barracks. This object belonged to Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927. 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2012.6_1

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: Commemorative Plates

Format: Miscellaneous

Certificate and World War II Medals, 1945

A certificate mounted in a gold frame listing the date, medals and position awarded to Thomas Edward Munce, Jr. for his service in World War II. Under the crest printed in orange, the text reads "The Under-Secretary of State for War presents his compliments and by Command of the Army Council has the honour to transmit the enclosed Awards granted for service during the war of 1939-45. 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, with 8th Army Clasp, Italy Star, War Medal, 1939-1945." This item belonged to Thomas Edward Munce, Jr., class of 1939.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 2005.5_2

Location: Shelf 34

Subject: certificate, Award Medals

Format: Miscellaneous

Chess Pieces

Four wooden chess pieces - Two black pawns, one yellow bishop, and one smaller red knight - which purportedly belonged to Moncure Conway.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00230

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

Subject: Games

Format: Miscellaneous

Christmas Decorations

Four trees from the holiday decorations of Karl Tinsley Waugh, and two choir members from Marie Ferré.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00287

Location: Shelf 24

Subject: Christmas Decorations

Format: Miscellaneous

Cigarette Collector's Card

A collector's card distributed by Murad Cigarette company as a part of the College Series still in its original plastic packaging. The front of the card features a colored drawing of a Dickinson male athlete along with a white pennant banner with "Dickinson" in red and the college's insignia in red and white and gold details. A border with "Murad" printed in red and gold goes around the drawing. On the back is a list of all the colleges featured in the College Series with a title of 'Murad Cigarettes, "The Metropolitan Standard", College Series 26-50 2nd Edition' printed in black. "S. Anargyros. A corporation factory No. 7. 3rd Dist. N. Y." is printed in black on the bottom.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00566

Location: Shelf 17 (housed with AC 00542-3, AC 00562-4)

Subject: collector card

Format: Miscellaneous


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