Certificates and Diplomas

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RG 1/2 - 10.1.12 The Statutes of Dickinson College, 1853
1833-1902

The papers of the Board of Trustees of Dickinson College, 1833-1879, include correspondence, reports, financial statements, printed materials, and legal documents, and have been arranged into thirteen series.

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Collection Inventory: RG 1-002.pdf

Carlisle Indian School Individual Artifacts and Oversized Items
1884-1979

These artifacts and oversized items about the Carlisle Indian School were acquired by the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections individually and are not part of any larger collection.

Diary, 1855-1872 (Box 2, folder 2)
1831-1890

Charles Collins (1813-1875) was a native of Maine and a graduate of Wesleyan University (1837); he served as president of Emory and Henry College (1838-1852), of Dickinson College (1852-1860) and as proprietor and President of State Female College in Memphis, Tenn. (1860-1875). The collection...

Collection Inventory: mc2003.06.pdf

Scrapbook images, c.1920 (PC, folder 5)
1896-1964

Albert L. Demaree (1894-1964) graduated from Dickinson College in 1923. This collection contains materials from his service in the U.S. Navy during both World Wars, including certificates, medals, and photographs. The collection also includes materials pertaining to his academic credentials as a...

Collection Inventory: mc2010.04.pdf

Scrapbook page, c.1928 (Box 1, folder 12)
1912-2009

The collection documents the education and early teaching career of Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927, and her husband, Sam Daihl. The bulk of the materials pertain to Velva's experiences as a Dickinson student and alumna. Some other items of note include photographs, a scrapbook, and a Daihl...

Collection Inventory: mc2012.06.pdf

German notebook, undated (Box 1, folder 4)
1906-1970

The collection includes various materials gathered by Blanche, Ray, and Miriam Dum, graduates of Dickinson College in 1910, 1911, and 1913, respectively. Examples of the materials include college bills and report cards from the early part of the century, scholastic materials from Carlisle High...

Collection Inventory: mc2007.05.pdf

Speech, undated (Box 1, folder 7)
1854-1918

Thomas Miller Griffith (1834-1898) graduated from Dickinson College in 1858 and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the college in 1891. He was a member of the Philadelphia conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church and served Pennsylvania congregations in Carlisle, Chestnut...

Collection Inventory: mc2005.04.pdf

Photograph, undated (Photographs, folder 73)
1797-1934

This collection primarily provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Charles Francis Himes, student, photographer, scientist, teacher, administrator, amateur historian and father. Also found in this collection is evidence of the lives of family members including, most notably, C...

Collection Inventory: mc2000.01.pdf

Photograph, 1887 (Photographs, folder 17)
circa 1860-1952

Zatae Longsdorff Straw (1866-1955) was the first woman graduate of Dickinson College as a member of the class of 1887; she went on to a successful career as a doctor and politician. The collection of her papers includes correspondence, printed and manuscript materials, scrapbooks and scrapbook...

Collection Inventory: mc2002.02.pdf

Photograph, c.1910 (Photographs, folder 3)
1906-1961

William Howard Sharp (1891-1958) graduated from Dickinson College in 1913. After graduation he worked as an insurance agent, was admitted to the New Jersey bar, and was elected to the New Jersey State Senate. This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs that...

Collection Inventory: mc2009.02.pdf

Passport, 1925 (Box 3, folder 13)
1882-1958

James Gordon Steese (1882-1958) was a member of the Dickinson College class of 1902. Among his many activities, Steese served as president of the Board of Road Commissioners for Alaska; the Steese Highway in Alaska is named for him. He later was involved with the development of railroads in both...

Collection Inventory: mc2002.04.pdf

Photograph, c1945 (Photographs, folder 52)
1860-2003

Ruth Agnes Trout graduated from Dickinson College with the class of 1936. In 1983, she and her sister, Helen Elizabeth Trout, established the Trout Gallery at the college in honor of their parents, Brook and Mary Agnes Cook Trout. This collection of papers documents Trout's relationship with the...

Collection Inventory: mc2005.01.pdf

Speech, 1837 (Box 1, folder 12)
1836-1842

The collection includes correspondence, speeches, essays, notebooks, bills, printed materials, and notes on debates and other such topics as the Light Street Institute and the Washington Temperance Society. The collection spans three main time periods in Zug's life: his enrollment at Dickinson...

Collection Inventory: mc2000.10.pdf

Belles Lettres Society Diploma - Charles Ross
1792

Charles Ross, a member of the Class of 1792, receives this diploma as a member of the Belles Lettres Society in 1792.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1780-1799

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - John Wilson
May 5, 1792

John Wilson receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on May 5, 1792.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1780-1799

Master of Arts Diploma - John Wilson
September 30, 1795

John Wilson (Class of 1792) receives his Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on September 30, 1795.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1780-1799

Union Philosophical Society Diploma - Robert Laverty
1809

Robert Laverty, a member of the Class of 1809, receives this diploma as a member of the Union Philosophical Society in 1809.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1800-1819

Belles Lettres Society Diploma - Henry Slaymaker
May 29, 1809

Henry F. Slaymaker, a member of the Class of 1810, receives this diploma as a member of the Belles Lettres Society on May 29, 1809.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1800-1819

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Robert Laverty
September 29, 1809

Robert Laverty receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on September 29, 1809.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1800-1819

Bellles Lettres Society Diploma - William Brown
August 6, 1811

William Brown, a member of the Class of 1812, receives this diploma as a member of the Belles Lettres Society on August 6, 1811.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1800-1819

Belles Lettres Society Diploma – George Martin
August 12, 1815

George Thomas Martin, a member of the Class of 1815, receives this diploma as a member of the Belles Lettres Society on August 12, 1815.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1800-1819

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - George Martin
September 28, 1815

George Thomas Martin receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on September 28, 1815.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1800-1819

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Samuel Maclay
July 30, 1825

Samuel Maclay receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on July 30, 1825.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1820-1839

Union Philosophical Society Diploma - Alexander Macbeth
July 31, 1825

Alexander Macbeth, a member of the Class of 1825, receives this diploma as a member of the Union Philosophical Society on July 31, 1825.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1820-1839

Union Philosophical Society Diploma - Samuel Maclay
July 31, 1825

Samuel Maclay, a member of the Class of 1825, receives this diploma as a member of the Union Philosophical Society on July 31, 1825.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1820-1839

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