1900-1919

    Entries drawn from collection & document descriptions

Letter from "Tissie" to Esther Windust
June 15, 1903

"Tissie" writes to Esther Windust and describes Esther's godson, work, and the impending visit of Willie Hawkswolte.

Location: I-Friends-1973-13

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1900-1919

Year Book of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1904-05
1904

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1904-1905 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of courses offered, requirements for enrollment,...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Should Woman Vote?," by Harry M. Showalter
May 1904

Harry M. Showalter writes this essay, entitled "Should Woman Vote?," as a student at Dickinson in May 1904. Showalter is a member of the Class of 1904.

Location: Essays-General-1904-S559s

Subject: Politics and Government, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

Address on the History of West College by Robert McAlarney
June 6, 1904

Robert McAlarney deliverers an address on the history of West College (Old West) at the 100th anniversary of the rebuilding and re-dedication of the building. McAlarney is a 1893 graduate who works at the New York Evening Post. The text of McAlarney's speech as well as a program from...

"Alumni Record: Dickinson College," edited by George Reed
1905

Publisher: Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College

George L. Reed, a member of the Class of 1904, compiles this directory of alumni from the Class of 1787 to the Class of 1908. 

Location: DC 378.748 DT3 1905

Subject: Dickinson College Alumni Affairs, Dickinson College History, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Dickinson’s New Era," by Florence H. Bursk
1905

Florence Hensel Bursk writes this essay, entitled "Dickinson's New Era," as a student at Dickinson. Bursk is a member of the Class of 1905. Transcript included.

"Poem," by Horatio Collins King
1905

Medal of Honor Recipient Horatio Collins King (Class of 1858) writes this "Poem" on the history of Dickinson College.

"Poets in Embryo," by Laura Benét
circa 1905

Laura Benét writes this essay, titled "Poets in Embryo," on growing up in a literary household and how it influenced her and her brothers' interests in writing.

Location: I-Friends-1982-1

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

"The Mermaid of Old West," by Charles F. Himes
circa 1905

Professor Emeritus Charles F. Himes (Class of 1855) discusses the history of "the so-called 'Mermaid' that surmounts [Old West's] beautiful belfry as a weather vane."

Location: MC 2000.1, B25, F12

Subject: Dickinson College Events, Dickinson College History

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Reminiscences of Dickinson College," by Richard Chaney
1906

Richard Gassaway Chaney, a member of the Class of 1849, uses these notes to write "Reminiscences of Dickinson College" for the New York Christian Advocate. Chaney uses his school diary as his primary source. Transcript included.

Location: I-Christian-1960-1

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Notes and Notebooks

Time Period: 1900-1919

Bachelor of Philosophy Diploma - Helen Smith
June 6, 1906

Helen May Smith receives her Bachelor of Philosophy Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1906.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

Master of Arts Diploma - James Steese
June 6, 1906

James Gordon Steese (Class of 1902) receives his Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1906.

Location: OC 2002.4, B1, F4

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

Woman’s Christian Temperance Union program
1907

This Woman’s Christian Temperance Union program from Mt. Vernon, Illinois contains psalms, a schedule of meetings, and a roster of the organization's officers and members.

Location: MC 2013.3, B6, F26

Subject: Religion and Spirituality, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Dickinson Preparatory School Diploma - Bessie McCullough
May 29, 1907

Bessie McCullough receives her diploma from Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School, on May 29, 1907.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Charles Derick
June 5, 1907

Charles Bruce Derick receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 5, 1907.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Jay Jameson
June 5, 1907

Jay Paul Jameson receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 5, 1907.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

Master of Arts Diploma - Helen Smith
June 5, 1907

Helen May Smith (Class of 1906) receives her Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 5, 1907.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Charles Nisbet: First President of Dickinson College," by Sarah Parkinson
1908

Sarah Woods Parkinson publishes this short profile on Dr. Charles Nisbet in 1908.

"The Civic Movement Among Women," by Alice M. Clarkson
1908

Alice May Clarkson writes this essay, entitled "The Civic Movement Among Women," as a student at Dickinson. Clarkson is a member of the Class of 1908.

Location: Essays-General-1908-C613c

Subject: Education, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1907-08
1907-1908

The Logbook is the yearbook of Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School. This issue includes a tribute to Moncure D. Conway (class of 1849) on his death. 

This yearbook includes a fold-out photograph of the academic quad between pages 50 and 51, which you can ...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Organizations, Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Letter from Horatio Collins King to Mrs. Albert Smith
May 25, 1908

Horatio Collins King writes from Brooklyn to Mrs. Albert M. Smith in Middletown, Connecticut, and agrees to send autographs from General Daniel Sickles and General Grenville M. Dodge, the latter a Corps Commander in the Western Army.

Location: I-Purchase-1958-6

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1900-1919

Honorary Doctor of Science Diploma - George Chenoweth
June 10, 1908

George Durbin Chenoweth, a member of the Class of 1868, receives his honorary Doctor of Science Diploma from Dickinson College on June 10, 1908.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Mary Garden as Salome" clipping from unknown publication
1909

This is a reproduced image of opera singer Mary Garden as Salome.

Location: MC 2013.3, B6, F12

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Woman and the Home,” by Ella P. Davis
1909

Ella P. Davis writes this essay, entitled "Woman and the Home," as a student at Dickinson. Davis is a member of the Class of 1909.

Location: Essays-General-1909-D261w

Subject: Education, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1908-09
1908-1909

The Logbook is the yearbook of Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School.

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Organizations, Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

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