Sport and Recreation

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Postcard of the Carlisle Indian School

This collection contains a number of items purchased as a group from Robert Rowe in 2014, and features the business papers of Milton I. Zeigler, postcards, ephemera, and publications from the Carlisle Indian School. Zeigler served as the industrial instructor for the shoe and harness department...

Collection Inventory: CIS-MC-002.pdf

Carlisle Indian School Individual Photographs

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

Image of Carlyle Reede Earp Scrapbook

Carlyle Reede Earp attended Conway Hall from 1908 to 1910 and graduated from Dickinson College in 1914. While at Dickinson, he was a member of the Union Philosophical Society, the YMCA, the track team, and the student volunteer band.  Earp served as an officer in World War I and World War II. ...

Collection Inventory: sb2018.01.pdf

Diary, 1805-1809 (Box 1, folder 1)

The collection consists of the diaries of Zenanah Gilbert and Dora Gilbert Tompkins; very little else is known about either woman. Gilbert was born in Rome, New York on January 31, 1782; her family ran a guest house in town. Tompkins was born in Knoxville, Illinois, and was a schoolteacher....

Collection Inventory: mc1998.09.pdf

Account book, 1911-1915 (Box 1, folder 5)

The bulk of the diaries is a day by day account of Harnish's life in Carlisle - what he did, whom he saw, etc. Four diaries contain accounts of his years at Dickinson College: accounts of the social life, (Theta Chi fraternity), and academic information - not greatly detailed. Also included are...

LGBT-010 documents

These materials document several gay bars that operated in the Harrisburg, PA area, namely The Archives Nightclub and Restaurant (1983), La Rose Rouge,(1978-1992), Neptune’s Lounge (1972), Paper Moon, and the Shadows bar (1980-1984).  These items take the form of bar memorabilia, photographs,...

Collection Inventory: LGBT-010 Collection Inventory

LGBT-032 documents

This collection contains materials related to STUDS Magazine: Handsomely Beautiful Women, a Harrisburg, PA area magazine that was published, written, and designed by Lindsay Snowden and Shaashawn Dial-Snowden, with contributions from others.  In addition to containing issues of the...

Collection Inventory: LGBT-032 Collection Inventory

Death certificate, 1902 (Box 2, folder 17)

The collection documents the lives of the members of the Potter, Guererro, James, and Lord families from the 1850s to the 1940s, beginning with Henry Cardwell Potter (1822-1902), a Philadelphia businessman who through his business dealings became Consul of Nicaragua for the city. Potter's...

Collection Inventory: mc1998.08.pdf

Journal, 1950 (Box 10, folder 5)

Paul Walker (1896-1985) was a 1921 graduate of Dickinson College and a longtime contributing editor and columnist with the Harrisburg Patriot-News; his column "Roundabout" appeared for over ten years. This collection is comprised of diaries, commonplace books, newspaper articles and...

Collection Inventory: mc2003.10.pdf

Letter from Leonard Blakey to Jane Perkins (Draft)

Professor Leonard Blakey writes to Jane Perkins regarding Dickinson's commencement, the political stir behind selecting Professor James Henry Morgan as President Eugene Allen Noble's successor. "So many petty men are busy having their interests pushed by their little groups of friends," as...

Southern Illinois Interscholastic Athletic Contest program
May 7, 1915

This brochure contains the roster of participants and the order of track and field events for the seventh Southern Illinois Interscholastic athletic contest held in Carbondale, Illinois.

Location: MC 2013.3, B6, F14

Subject: Sport and Recreation

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1900-1919

"The History of Football at Dickinson College 1885-1969," by Wilbur Gobrecht

Coach Wilbur J. Gobrecht's history of football at Dickinson College from 1885 to 1969. Gobrecht is a member of the Class of 1952.

Location: DC 1952 G575f

Subject: Dickinson College History, Sport and Recreation

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1960-1979

"A History of Red Devil Basketball 1899-1985," by Wilbur Gobrecht

Coach Wilbur J. Gobrecht's history of basketball at Dickinson between 1899 and 1985. Gobrecht is a member of the Class of 1952.

Location: DC 1952 G575ba

Subject: Dickinson College History, Sport and Recreation

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1980-1999

"125 Years of Dickinson Baseball History," by Wilbur Gobrecht

Coach Wilber J. Gobrecht's history of baseball at Dickinson College.

Location: DC 1952 G575b

Subject: Dickinson College History, Sport and Recreation

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1980-1999

LGBT History Project Logo
March 22, 2015

Lindsay Snowden was born in Pittsburgh on March 15, 1976. Lindsay worked a bunch of odd jobs and has had an entrepreneurial spirit since a young age. Lindsay joined the military when sirb was 17. Lindsay realized after moving to Harrisburg that sirb would not be welcome in the military due to...

Location: LGBT oral history - Snowden, Lindsay - 110

Subject: LGBT History, Military Affairs and Conflict, Sport and Recreation, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Interviews and Oral Histories

Time Period:

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