'As Far As Possible from Forgetfulness': The Trinity College Historical Society

Miscellany

Undated. Provenance unknown.

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Pewter Wig Spray

Undated. Provenance unknown.

Undated. Piece of saucer from Ballast Point, near Roanoke Island, N.C. Found among the ballasts which explorers Amadas and Barlowe are said to have thrown overboard in 1584. Donated by G.B. Crisp, former Trinity College student.

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Saucer

Undated. Piece of saucer from Ballast Point, near Roanoke Island, N.C. Found among the ballasts which explorers Amadas and Barlowe are said to have thrown overboard in 1584. Donated by G.B. Crisp, former Trinity College student.

Undated. Ear trumpets were created as an early attempt to cope with hearing problems.

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Ear Trumpet

Undated. Ear trumpets were created as an early attempt to cope with hearing problems.

Undated. Multiple pieces of wood, including tree branches, were donated throughout the early years of the Society.  According to printed sources, some were associated with historical events, places or people. The significance of this piece of wood is unknown.

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Piece of Wood

Undated. Multiple pieces of wood, including tree branches, were donated throughout the early years of the Society. According to printed sources, some were associated with historical events, places or people. The significance of this piece of wood is unknown.

Undated. Used in Masonic ceremonies at the laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Duke Building in 1890. Originally donated with wine and oil.  Donated by M. H. Jones, popular jeweler of Durham.

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Silver Goblet

Undated. Used in Masonic ceremonies at the laying of the cornerstone of the Washington Duke Building in 1890. Originally donated with wine and oil. Donated by M. H. Jones, popular jeweler of Durham.

Given to society in 1895

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White Beaver Hat

Given to society in 1895; worn by president.