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Wheaton College Memorabilia

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Jonathan Blanchard era

Charles Blanchard era

J. Oliver Buswell, III era

V. Raymond Edman era

Hudson T. Armerding era

J. Richard Chase era

A. Duane Litfin era

Philip G. Ryken era

Accession 2011-0241

Items Available for Temporary Loan (on-campus Wheaton College staff ONLY)



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Wheaton College Memorabilia, 1830-2010 | Special Collections, Buswell Library

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Title: Wheaton College Memorabilia, 1830-2010Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:1910-2000

ID: RG/11/003

Extent: 116.0 Boxes

Forms of Material: Memorabilia


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[Series 1: Jonathan Blanchard era, 1830-1882],
[Series 2: Charles Blanchard era, 1882-1925],
[Series 3: J. Oliver Buswell, III era, 1925-1940],
[Series 4: V. Raymond Edman era, 1940-1967],
[Series 5: Hudson T. Armerding era, 1965-1982],
[Series 6: J. Richard Chase era, 1982-1993],
[Series 7: A. Duane Litfin era, 1993-2010],
[Series 8: Philip G. Ryken era, 2010-],
[Series 9: Accession 2011-0241],
[Series 10: Items Available for Temporary Loan (on-campus Wheaton College staff ONLY)],
[All]

Series 2: Charles Blanchard era, 1882-1925Add to your cart.
Memorabilia that was Charles Blanchard's or from the era of his presidency of Wheaton College.
Box 11: Charles Blanchard's Straw HatAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
The Atwood Store, Anderson Brothers
Physical Description: 33L x 28.5W x 12H
Box 12Add to your cart.
Item 1: Charles Blanchard's Calling CardAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
small
Physical Description: 8L x 4.9W
Item 2: Charles Blanchard's Calling CardAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
9 big
Physical Description: 12.9L x 5.5W
Item 3: Wheaton College Honor Society PinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Julia Blanchard's Honor Society Pin, J.E.B.
Physical Description: 3.1L x 1.1W
Item 4: Literary Society PinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Julia Blanchard's Literary Society Pin: ? ? ?
Physical Description: 5.8L x 1.2W
Item 5: College Seal PendantAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Julia Blanchard's College Seal Pendant
Physical Description: 3.7L x 2.4W
Item 6: Class RingAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Julia Blanchard's Class Ring
Physical Description: 1.2L x 1.2W x 2H
Item 7: Letter OpenerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
wood,color painted
Physical Description: 27L x 4W
Item 8: Letter OpenerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
White, Plastic, Fish
Physical Description: 18.1L x 2.5W
Item 9: Letter OpenerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brown wooden
Physical Description: 11L x 2.9W
Item 10: Letter OpenerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Bird Chinese wooden
Physical Description: 22L x 1.2W
Item 11: Letter OpenerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Lotus Chinese wooden
Physical Description: 20.7L x 1.2W
Item 12: Letter OpenerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brown wooden big sword-shaped
Physical Description: 30.2L x 5W
Item 13: WalletAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brown Leather Wallet, Owned by Dr. Blanchard
Physical Description: 17.6L x 11.6W
Item 14: World War I Victory Medal, 1920 March 27Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
One Victory Medal Complete Without Clasp, The Art Metal Works, Inc. Newark, N.J., Contract No. 9089-N, The Great War for Civilization
Physical Description: 7.5L x 3.5W
Item 15: Wheaton College Jubilee PinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 2.2L x 2.2W
Box 13: Ear TrumpetAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ear trumpet from Rose Field home (large cloth)
Physical Description: 13L x 11.5W x 44H
Box 14Add to your cart.
Item 1: Dr. Blanchard NameplateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
"Dr. Blanchard" [Charles] nameplate
Physical Description: 26.5L x 3W x 6.5H
Item 2: Pointer for LecturesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 48L
Item 3: Pointer for LecturesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 38.5L
Item 4: Class Tree PlaqueAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Class Tree Plaques, 1877
Physical Description: 14L x 8.5W
Item 5: Class Tree PlaqueAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Class Tree Plaques, 1895
Physical Description: 14L x 8.5W
Item 6: Drawing, 1898Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Drawing "Winter On the North Campus" by Churchill
Physical Description: 30.8L x 25.3W
Item 7: Excelsior Associate William Wheaton Morrison Memorial Plaque, 1898 November 18Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Memorial Plaque
Physical Description: 25.4L x 20.1W
Item 8: Halloween CardAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Hand-drawn Halloween Card
Physical Description: 13.2L x 8.2W
Item 9: Nose RingAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Hindu fashion dictates the nose ornament for the side
Physical Description: 4.5L
Item 10: Metal Letter/File HolderAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 12.7L x 5.7W x 9.5H
Item 11: Book EndAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Book end
Physical Description: 12.7L x 9W x 14H
Item 12: Book EndAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Book end
Physical Description: 12.7L x 9W x 14H
Box 15Add to your cart.
Item 1: Brass candlestickAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
dish type bottom, flower pattern
Physical Description: 12.5L x 10.5W x 14H
Item 2: Carved Cantonese BoxAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
wood carved box with hinged lid
Physical Description: 20.5L x 11W x 7.6H
Item 3: copper plateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with peacock design
Physical Description: 14.3L x 14.3W
Item 4: copper plateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with floral design
Physical Description: 16.5L x 16.5W
Box 16: Peacock fanAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Frances Carothers Blanchard
Physical Description: 38L x 30W
Box 17Add to your cart.
Item 1: bronze/brass cobra candlesticksAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
cobra shaped
Physical Description: 13.5L x 9W x 16L
Item 2: bronze/brass cobra candlesticksAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
cobra shaped
Physical Description: 13.5L x 9W x 16L
Item 3: Bronze MenorahAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with one broken arm missing
Physical Description: 16L x 11W x 17.5H
Item 4: Bronze MenorahAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with one broken arm
Physical Description: 16L x 11W x 17.5H
Box 18Add to your cart.
box missing
Item 1: Black tileAdd to your cart.

(with mother-of pearl inlay)

missing

Item 2: Brass candlestickAdd to your cart.

(dish type bottom)

missing

Item 3: Broken copper candlestickAdd to your cart.

(contains broken piece)

missing

Item 4: Metal Chinese figureAdd to your cart.
missing
Item 5: 13 stone pigsAdd to your cart.
missing
Box 19Add to your cart.
Item 1: Chinese coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
With a hole and abrasive Chinese Character
Physical Description: 2.4L x 2.4W
Item 2: Chinese coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with a hole and clear chinese character
Physical Description: 2.4L x 2.4W
Item 3: Indian coin, 1909Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ceylon, Half cent, with Edwar VII King & Emperor
Physical Description: 1.8L x 1.8W
Item 4: Indian coin, 1890Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ceylon, Five Cents, Victoria Queen
Physical Description: 3.4L x 3.4W
Item 5: Arabic coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
2 small brass
Physical Description: 1.7L x 1.7W
Item 6: Arabic coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
1 bigger brass
Physical Description: 2L x 2W
Item 7: Arabic coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
2 silver
Physical Description: 1.4L x 1.4W
Item 8: Arabic coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with a hole
Physical Description: 2L x 2W
Item 9: American coin, 1909Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
One Cent, E. Pluribus UNUM
Physical Description: 1.8L x 1.8W
Item 10: Roman Egyptian coinAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Bronze Didrachm of Maximianus I, Obverse: Bust of Emperor facing right, Reverse: Nike Flying to right, no
Physical Description: 1.8L x 1.5W
Item 11: Wooden RingAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 2.5L x 2.5W
Item 12: Glass Photo of the rock of GibraltarAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Glass photo
Physical Description: 5L x 7.5W
Item 13: Brass Pedestal BowlAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Small Brass Pedestal Bowl (3 legs) with gloral design
Physical Description: 6L x 6W x 11.8H
Item 14: Korean Brass Pedestal PlatterAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Small Korean brass pedestal platter, Made in Seoul Korea
Physical Description: 11.3L x 11.3W x 5.5H
Item 15: Chinese bowlAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
copper/bronze, with Chinese character at bottom
Physical Description: 12.5L x 12.5W x 6.3H
Item 16: SpoonAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Carved coconut spoon from Mexico, wooden
Physical Description: 16.5L x 2.7W x 1.7H
Item 17: Candlestick BowlAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
bowl-shaped copper candlesticks with floral cutouts
Physical Description: 12.5L x 9W x 3.5H
Item 18: Candlestick BowlAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
bowl-shaped copper candlesticks with floral cutouts, broken
Physical Description: 12.5L x 9W x 3.5H
Item 19: Brass Pot with LidAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brass, Arabic
Physical Description: 9L x 9W x 11.5H
Item 20: Finger bowlAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Arabic finger bowl, multi-color
Physical Description: 11.8L x 11.8Wx 5.2H
Item 21: Brass CenserAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Arabic, multi-color
Physical Description: 8.5L x 8.5W x 23H
Item 22: Brass coffee cupAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Arabic
Physical Description: 5.2L x 5.2W x 5H
Item 23: Brass Coffee PotAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Ornate Arabic Coffee Pot
Physical Description: 16L x 10.5W x 21H
Item 24: Boys with water jugAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Porcelain
Physical Description: 4.5L x 3W x 9.5H
Item 25: PegsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
3 Ceramics pegs
Physical Description: 0.8L x 0.8L x 1.5H
Box 20Add to your cart.
Item 1: Brass VaseAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brass vase with ornate decorations (Persian/Indian?)
Physical Description: 12.1L x 12.1W x 30.5H
Item 2: Brass ewerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Brass ewer with carved birds on the handle and ornate decorations (Persian/Indian?)
Physical Description: 15.5L x 12W x 25H
Item 3: Peoria Potter Fruit JarAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 11.5L x 11.5W x 17.8H
Item 4: Water/Oil CanAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Water/Oil can found under Blanchard Hall floor
Physical Description: 20L x 12.2W x 20H
Item 5: Remains of LampAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Remains of lamps was found with the can by workmen remodeling first floor of Blanchard Hall in the summer of 1959. They were found under flooring at tower entrance.
Physical Description: 8.5L x 8.5W x 17H
Box 21Add to your cart.
Item 1: Painting by Frederick Richard ChisnallAdd to your cart.
Frederick Richard Chisnall (1887-1965), Known as a desert painter, he was born in England and immigrated to Canada as a young man. He worked as an engraver for Eatons. In 1920, he moved to Los Angeles and continued as an engraver for the "Times." During this period, he studied at the Art Institute of California. In the 1930s, he settled in Rancho Mirage and established a gallery in his home. He often summered in Wyoming and by the 1930s was painting landscapes in Arizona and Nevada.
Physical Description: 34.1L x 28.9W x 2H
Item 2: Painting by Katharine Van Dyke HarkerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Katharine Van Dyke Harker (1872-1966), From a well-established San Francisco family, Katherine Harker had the very financial independence essential to the productivity of women artists in the early part of this century. She was a student of Julie Heyneman, a California Impressionist, the Italian tonalist Gotardo Piazzoni, and Frank Morley Fletcher, who is also represented in this tour. Harker is in many ways the prototypical California landscape artist.
Physical Description: 32.5L x 27.3W x 3.5H
Box 22: S. Sternau Co. Copper TeapotAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
copper teapot with warming base
Physical Description: 23L x 20.5W x 30L
Box 23Add to your cart.
Item 1: CapAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Herman A. Fischer cap, Cox Sors & Viring, Academic Robe Makers, 262 Fourth Aveneue, New York
Physical Description: 24L x 24W x 5.5H
Item 2: HoodAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Herman A. Fischer hood
Physical Description: 121L x 63.5W
Box 24: Chinese lanternAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Chinese lantern, wood & silk, bird&flower design
Physical Description: 15.7L x 15.7W x 15.5H
Box 25Add to your cart.
Item 1: Glass BottleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
From Blanchard Hall, McAvoy Brew Co. Chicago, IL: Malt Marrow, brown glass
Physical Description: 7.7L x 7.7W x 21H
Item 2: Glass BottleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
From Blanchard Hall, Dr. Jhostetter's Stomach Bitters, brown glass
Physical Description: 6.5L x 6W x 22.2H
Item 3: Glass BottleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
From Blanchard Home, Hostetter
Physical Description: 8L x 3.5W x 15.5H
Item 4: Glass BottleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
From Blanchard Home, Hostetter
Physical Description: 9L x 9W x 24H
Item 5: Cast-iron PotAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Black Iron
Physical Description: 25.5L x 22.5W x 21H
Box 26Add to your cart.
Item 1: Carved CartAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 12.2L x 6.5W x 5H
Item 2: Carved Ox With PlowAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 8.3L x 3.6W x 4.4H
Item 3: Carving of 2 Individuals Sawing WoodAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 8.5L x 2.4W x 4.7H
Item 4: Carved Chinese GateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 11.3L x 3.7W x 13.9H
Item 5: Carved Fisherman "Herding" FishAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 5.9L x 3.7W x 6.1H
Item 6: Carved Chinese PagodaAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 5L x 4W x 9.5H
Item 7: Carving of Man Using Shoulder Pole to Carry ItemsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 7L x 2.2W x 6.7H
Item 8: Carving of 2 People In A CanoeAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 9L x 4W x 4.6H
Item 9: Carving of Cloth Merchant with CustomerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden with colorful cloth on table
Physical Description: 4.5L x 4.1W x 3.9H
Item 10: Carving of Farmer Tending BirdsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden, with 4 ravens
Physical Description: 9.7L x 3W x 6H
Item 11: Carved RickshawAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden, small
Physical Description: 11L x 3.3W x 6H
Item 12: Carved RickshawAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden, medium
Physical Description: 12L x 4W x 8.7H
Item 13: Carving of 4 Camels and a PersonAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden, colorful, expandable by scissor action
Physical Description: 15L x 7W x 5.5H
Item 14: Chinese "Lotus" ShoesAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Gong xie, used on bound feet (4'')
Physical Description: 10L x 4W x 9.7H
Item 15: Carved Horse-Drawn WagonAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden, colorful, composite material
Physical Description: 8.8L x 3.5W x 4.5H
Item 16: Japanese AbacusAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooden
Physical Description: 12L x 7.5W x 1.7H
Item 17: Steer HornAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 14L x 6W x 15.5H
Item 18: Powder HornAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 25L x 6W x 19H
Item 19: Parchment Scroll Of The Book Of EstherAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Megillat Ester, read during the Festival of Purim
Physical Description: 4.5L x 4.5W x 30H
Box 27: Turkish Oil LampAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Tall Brass Turkish Oil Lamp
Physical Description: 13L x 13W x 56H
Box 28: Turkish LanternAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Copper, Electrified, with accessories
Physical Description: 26L x 26W x 88.5H
Box 29: Charles Blanchard's Top HatAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
A. Bishop & Co. Chicago 156 State Street, Hatters & Furriers
Physical Description: 30.6L x 26W x 19H
Box 30Add to your cart.
Item 1: Wedding blouse of Julia E. CookAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
in original Marshall Field box, lacy
Physical Description: 99L x 51W
Item 2: Wedding dress of Julia E. CookAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
in original Marshall Field box
Physical Description: 120L x 188W
Item 3: Wedding dress of Julia E. CookAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
in original Marshall field box
Physical Description: 170L x 50W
Item 4: Wedding shoes of Julia E. CookAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
in original Marshall Field box
Physical Description: 27.5L x 7W
Box 41: Blouse, circa 1900Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Clarabelle Hiney's black/gold blouse
Physical Description: 122L x 47W
Box 51Add to your cart.
Item 5: Certificate of Preliminary Honors of University of Illinois, 1921 October 3Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 23L x 19W x 1.5H
Box 113Add to your cart.
Item 1: Commemorative plateAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Plate by Wheelock "Made in Germany for L.C. Brown, Wheaton, ILL." Blanchard Hall (in color), n.d.
Physical Description: 19L x 19W
Loose 1Add to your cart.
Item 5: Stained glass windowAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
from Charles Blanchard home, site of Traber dorm
Physical Description: 41.5L x 4W x 118H
Item 14: Travel OrganAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Physical Description: 67L x 35W x 82H
Item 16: caneAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
curved handle, 6 holes
Physical Description: 13.5L x 3W x 84H
Item 18: stickAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
with round-shaped knob at the top,half dark brown and half light brown, with orange and purple ribbons
Physical Description: 4.5L x 4.5LW x 90H

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Jonathan Blanchard era, 1830-1882],
[Series 2: Charles Blanchard era, 1882-1925],
[Series 3: J. Oliver Buswell, III era, 1925-1940],
[Series 4: V. Raymond Edman era, 1940-1967],
[Series 5: Hudson T. Armerding era, 1965-1982],
[Series 6: J. Richard Chase era, 1982-1993],
[Series 7: A. Duane Litfin era, 1993-2010],
[Series 8: Philip G. Ryken era, 2010-],
[Series 9: Accession 2011-0241],
[Series 10: Items Available for Temporary Loan (on-campus Wheaton College staff ONLY)],
[All]


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