Audio/Visual Collection

About Audio/Visual Collection

Film footage, reel-to-reel audio, vinyl records, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, and other older formats of audio/visual material found among our collections have been selectively digitized for easier use and preservation.

 

Items that are available for browsing here are presented in chronological order. Each item features a brief description and a representative image, with some entries including more detailed information as an attached PDF file.

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Commencement Weekend, 1928
June 1928

This post features videos of the 1928 commencement weekend, including the Alumni parade, the Class of 1928's procession, and shots of the exterior and interior of the Alumni Gymnasium, which was in the process of being built. Some of the clips in...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Commencement Weekend, 1929
1929

This post features video clips from Dickinson College's 1929 Commencement Weekend, including the Alumni parade on West High Street, academic processions for Baccalaureate and Commencement, as well as clips from the first Commencement held inside...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Phi Delta Theta House Construction, 1931
1931

This post features video clips relating to the construction of the Phi Delta Theta House, now known as the Stuart House, which is located on N. West Street across from East College. It includes a groundbreaking ceremony on May 1, 1931 that...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Juniata College, 1931
October 3, 1931

This video includes clips of Dickinson's first game of the 1931 season against Juniata College. This game, which Juniata wins 6-0, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field on October 3, 1931.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Allegheny College, 1934
October 20, 1934

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Allegheny College on October 20, 1934. This game, which Dickinson wins 21-0, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field. It also features a short clip of a parade, possibly...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Dickinson Doings: Corson Inauguration, Commencement, Snowball Fight, 1935
June 1935

The Dickinson Alumnus magazine produced this film, which includes footage of Fred Pierce Corson's presidential inauguration on May 4, 1935, the 1935 Commencement on June 10, a football game against Gettysburg in fall 1934, different...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Ursinus College, 1936
October 10, 1936

This video includes clips of Dickinson's first conference game of the 1936 season against Ursinus College. This game, which Ursinus wins 7-0, is held at Ursinus on October 10, 1936.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Lafayette College, 1936
October 17, 1936

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Lafayette College on October 17, 1936. This game, which Lafayette wins 7-0, is held at Lafayette in Easton, PA.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Haverford College, 1936
October 31, 1936

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Haverford College on October 31, 1936. This game, which Dickinson wins 31-0, is held at Haverford College in Haverford, PA.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game in the Snow, c.1937
circa 1937

This video includes clips of Dickinson's football team playing a game in the snow at Biddle field around 1937. The opposing team may have been Gettysburg College.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Washington and Jefferson College, 1938
October 22, 1938

This video includes clips of Dickinson's 1938 Homecoming football game of the 1938 season against Washington and Jefferson College. This game, which Washington and Jefferson College wins 14-6, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field on October 22,...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Albright College, 1939
November 11, 1939

This video includes clips of Dickinson's 1939 Homecoming football game against Albright College. This game, which Albright wins 46-14, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field on on Armistice Day (November 11, 1939).

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Gettysburg College, 1939
November 23, 1939

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Gettysburg College on Thanksgiving Day (November 23, 1939). This game, which Gettysburg wins 49-7, is held at the Hershey Stadium in Hershey, PA.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
32nd College Training (Air Crew) Marching, 1943
1943

View as members from the Thirty-Second College Training (Air Crew) Detachment hold an event on the academic quad in 1943 during World War II. This clip also includes footage of the soldiers marching out of the academic quad and onto West High...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
John Dickinson, His College, 1948
1947-1948

"John Dickinson, His College" is a video filmed during the 1947-1948 academic year for prospective students as well as part of the celebration for Dickinson's 175th Anniversary. It shows footage of various campus buildings, downtown Carlisle,...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Allegheny College, 1947
October 11, 1947

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Allegheny College on October 11, 1947. This game, which Dickinson ties 14-14, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field. While the first few clips are in color, the rest are...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Football Game vs. Drexel University, 1947
November 8, 1947

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Drexel University on November 8, 1947. This game, which Dickinson wins 25-13, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Dean Meredith talks to Female Students, 1948
1948

This post features a short video as Dean of Women and English Professor Josephine Brunyate Meredith talks to female students in front of Metzger Hall, a women's dormitory located on North Hanover Street. Dean Meredith, a member of the Class of...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Female Students leaving Metzger Hall, 1948
1948

This post features a video clip of several female students walking out of Metzger Hall. Metzger Hall, a women's dormitory, was located on North Hanover Street. 

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Construction of Drayer Hall, 1952
1952

This post features clips of the construction of Drayer Hall and the Sadler Curtilage at Dickinson Law School in 1952. Drayer Hall, which opened in 1952, was the first dormitory built at Dickinson College exclusively for women. The Baird Biology...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Men's Glee Club - College Songs, 1953
1953

This post features an album by Dickinson College's Men's Glee Club. The album was released on two discs, each with two sides, for a total of 11 songs. To listen to a specific song, please use the Timestamps sheet below.

Phil Anderson wrote...

Type: Audio
Original Format: Vinyl
Men's Glee Club - College Songs, 1953 #2
1953

This post features an album by Dickinson College's Men's Glee Club. The album was released on two discs, each with two sides, for a total of 11 songs. To listen to a specific song, please use the Timestamps sheet below.

Phil Anderson wrote...

Type: Audio
Original Format: Vinyl
Football Game vs. Lycoming College, 1956
November 3, 1956

This video includes clips of a football game between Dickinson College and Lycoming College on November 3, 1956. This game, which Lycoming wins 13-0, is held at Dickinson's Biddle field.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Dr. Edward Teller (second from left) receives the Priestley Award from President Edel (far left) on March 28, 1957
March 28, 1957

This post features a speech by Edward Teller, the recipient of the 1957 Joseph Priestley Award. The award is given out every academic year in recognition of a person's contribution to the scientific world. Dr. Teller received the award for his...

Type: Audio
Original Format: 7 in. Reel
Homecoming Queen and Spirit Displays, 1958
November 8, 1958

This video includes clips from Dickinson's Homecoming Weekend on November 8, 1958. The first part features footage of Homecoming Queen Joan Spire receiving her honors from Bill Smith, Interfraternity Council President, on Biddle Field. The second...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
College Bowl #1, 1965 (Clip)
September 19, 1965

This post features a clip of the General Electric College Bowl episode in which Dickinson College competes against Saint Francis College on September 19, 1965. In this clip, Dickinson's team goes on a win streak, answering multiple questions...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
College Bowl #2, 1965 (Clip)
September 26, 1965

This post features a clip from the General Electric College Bowl in which Dickinson College competes against Loyola University on September 26, 1965. In this clip, the contestants introduce themselves, and the contest is explained.

The...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
College Bowl #3, 1965 (Clip)
October 3, 1965

This post features a clip from the General Electric College Bowl in which Dickinson College competes against Mississippi College on October 3, 1965. In this clip, Dickinson's students win the contest, and the host awards them their prize money....

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
College Bowl #4, 1965 (Clip)
October 17, 1965

This post features a clip from the General Electric College Bowl in which Dickinson College competes against the University of Redlands. In this clip, Dickinson's contestants provide a background of their families and viewers learn that George H...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
College Bowl #5, 1965 (Clip)
October 24, 1965

This post features a clip from the General Electric College Bowl in which Dickinson College competes against Adelphi University on October 24, 1965. In this clip, Dickinson's contestants discuss what they do in their spare time, and team captain...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film

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