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Newsletter, 1980 (Box 1, folder 22)

The Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC) collection consists of the various papers, newsletters, court dockets, and publications which were housed by PIRC in an effort to organize all efforts against the restart of Three Mile Island, following the near-meltdown on March 28, 1979. The PIRC was...

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Letter, 1926 (Box 1, folder 6)

This collection contains the correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and other materials of Mary Lamb Riley. The bulk of the collection is correspondence sent to Mary Lamb Riley by her mother, Harriet Collins Lamb, and her daughter, Marjorie Lamb Riley. The collection also contains some...

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Letter, 1954 (Box 1, folder 1)

The Sarah L. Rowe Collection is composed of books authored by Pearl S. Buck, as well as correspondence to and from both Buck and Sarah Rowe. This collection was acquired through a bequest of Rowe. The books are individually cataloged and accessible through the online library catalog; a list of...

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Photograph, c.1910 (Photographs, folder 3)

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...

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Poster, 1979 (Box 1, folder 13)

Robert Swift was a Pennsylvania statehouse reporter during the accident at Three Mile Island. As such, he not only covered the numerous press conferences held to discuss the incident, but also reported from TMI the first night of the accident. The Robert Swift collection consists primarily of...

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OC 2013.3, Folder 16

Allen C. Tanner (1898-1987) was an Illinois-born pianist. At fifteen he was awarded a scholarship to study music in Chicago. There he met Margaret Anderson, editor of the Little Review. Tanner then moved to New York City where he performed in musical salons and accompanied many musical...

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Newsletter, 1979 (folder

Three Mile Island Alert (TMIA) collection consists of the various papers, government documents, legal documents, transcripts, and publications collected and maintained by Three Mile Island Alert, a not-for-profit citizens' organization dedicated to promotion of safe-energy alternatives to...

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Image of Tiley Family Collection
1819-1979; bulk 1880-1945

This collection documents several members of the Dum family of Carlisle, PA, particularly Annie Spotts Dum, Blanche L. Dum (Class of 1910), George B. Dum, Miriam Dum Frey (Class of 1913), and ...

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Photograph, c1945 (Photographs, folder 52)

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...

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Letter, 1983 (Box 2, folder 11)

Morris King Udall served as a Congressman from Arizona for thirty years. From 1977 to 1991, he chaired the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs where he was instrumental in launching the investigation into the March 1979 accident at Three Mile Island. The Morris King Udall collection...

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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...

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The Uses of Bibliography, Lecture II: “The Bibliographer and the Makers of the Book” (typescript), 1953

The Willoughby collection is divided into three series and housed in four document boxes. It is comprised mostly of drafts of literary works, contained in the Literary Productions series, as well as correspondence, mostly relating to his librarian work, and miscellaneous other materials. The...

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Page from Barbara Stevens Wishmeyer scrapbook

Barbara Stevens Wishmeyer served as Dean of Women at Dickinson College from 1959-1967. She created this scrapbook that documents the lives of the first-year female students living in Metzger Hall during the 1962-1963 academic year.  That was the last year...

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Dickinson College Bulletin, Annual Catalogue Issue, 1959-60
April 1959

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1959-1960 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: 1940-1959, 1960-1979

The Daily Senator (Spring 1960)
Spring 1960

The Daily Senator newsletter covers Student Senate news, sports, social events and club meetings, and announces upcoming events to the student body.

Pi Gamma Mu Certificate - Charles Kellogg
March 15, 1960

History Professor Charles Flint Kellogg receives this certificate after joining the Pennsylvania Upsilon chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the National Social Science Honor Society, on March 15, 1960.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1960-1979

Letter from Allen Tanner to Morris Fish
April 22, 1960

Allen Tanner writes to Morris Fish asking for his advice regarding obtaining his artwork by Pavel Tchelitchew from Europe.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F30

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

Testimonial from the General Alumni Association Certificate - Herbert Wing
June 4, 1960

Herbert Wing Jr. receives his Testimonial from the General Alumni Association Certificate from Dickinson College on June 4, 1960.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1960-1979

1960 Commencement Program
June 5, 1960

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 5, 1960 shows the order of exercises and lists the members of the graduating class from the college.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1960-1979

The Daily Senator (Fall 1960)
Fall 1960

The Daily Senator newsletter covers Student Senate news, sports, social events and club meetings, and announces upcoming events to the student body.

"Early Dickinsoniana" (Spahr Lectures Vol. 3)

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA: The Telegraph Press

Volume 3 of the Boyd Lee Spahr Lectures in Americana series includes essays from scholars that focus on various aspects of Dickinson College's history.

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The Daily Senator (Spring 1961)
Spring 1961

The Daily Senator newsletter covers Student Senate news, sports, social events and club meetings, and announces upcoming events to the student body.

The Daily Senator (Fall 1961)
Fall 1961

The Daily Senator newsletter covers Student Senate news, sports, social events and club meetings, and announces upcoming events to the student body.

Metzger Hall Freshmen Scrapbook

The Barbara Wishmeyer Scrapbook dates from 1962-1963, during the period in which Wishmeyer serves as Dean of Women for Dickinson College. The scrapbook contains primarily photographs, as well as some newspaper clippings and event programs, documenting the lives of first-year female students in...

Location: MC 2013.1, B1

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

Format: Scrapbooks

Time Period: 1960-1979


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