Audio/Visual Collection

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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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Campus Scenes, c.1970
circa 1970

This video includes clips of various campus building exteriors at Dickinson College, as well as the interior of Allison United Methodist Church (now Allison Hall) and the college bookstore. 

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Dickinsonian, February 12, 1971
February 7, 1971

This is a clip from Ralph Nader's address at Dickinson College's Public Affairs Symposium on February 7, 1971. In this clip, Nader talks about the importance of the computer in regards to its impact on peoples' lives and the collection of...

Type: Audio
Original Format: Cassette
Men's Basketball Game vs. Elizabethtown College, 1974
February 26, 1974

This video includes clips of a men's basketball game between Dickinson College and Elizabethtown College on February 26, 1974. This game, which Dickinson wins 92-85 in overtime, is held at Dickinson's Alumni Gymnasium.

Type: Video
Original Format: 8mm Film
Men's Basketball Game vs. Franklin & Marshall College, 1977
February 12, 1977

This video includes clips of a men's basketball game between Dickinson College and Franklin and Marshall College on February 12, 1977. This game, which Franklin and Marshall wins 80 to 61, is held at Dickinson's Alumni Gymnasium.

Type: Video
Original Format: 8mm Film
Women's Basketball Game vs. Gettysburg College, 1977
February 17, 1977

This video includes clips of a women's basketball game between Dickinson College and Gettysburg College on February 17, 1977. This game, which Dickinson wins 50 to 47, is held at Dickinson's Alumni Gymnasium.

Type: Video
Original Format: 8mm Film
Cheerleaders at Football Game vs. Franklin & Marshall College, 1979
October 13, 1979

The first part of this video features clips of Dickinson's cheerleaders at a football game against Franklin & Marshall College. The second part switches between clips of players and personnel on the sidelines, the crowd on the sidelines, as...

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Women's Basketball Game vs. Moravian College, 1982
December 1982

This video includes clips of Dickinson's first home women's basketball game of the 1982-1983 season against Moravian College. This game, which Dickinson wins 72-54, is held at Dickinson's Kline Center in early December 1982.

Type: Video
Original Format: 1/2 in. EIAJ I and II
Academic procession at commencement, c.1983
May 22, 1983

In this clip from the start of the 1983 Commencement address, Sir Richard Attenborough makes several jokes and refers to his recent film Gandhi. Attenborough, a British actor and director, also receives an honorary degree during...

Type: Audio
Original Format: Cassette
The Old Stone Steps, 1985 (Clip)
June 25, 1985

This post features a clip from The Old Stone Steps, a promotional video that Admissions sends to prospective Dickinson College students. This clip includes shots of various aspects of life on campus.

Type: Video
Original Format: 16mm Film
Leon Golub, Arts Award, 1992
March 3, 1992

American painter Leon Golub receives the Arts Award on March 3, 1992 in recognition of his paintings that explore state-sponsored violence. This short clip is from the start of Golub's address.

Type: Audio
Original Format: Cassette
John Glover Award Medal from 1959
November 11, 1992

In this clip from the 1992 Glover Memorial Lecture, Dr. Peter Brancazio describes the issues with trying to play sports on the moon. Dr. Brancazio, a physics professor at Brooklyn College, receives the Glover Award on November 11, 1992 in...

Type: Audio
Original Format: Cassette
Priestley Award Lecture by Edward O. Wilson, 2000 (Clip)
October 19, 2000

This post features a clip of a speech by Edward O. Wilson, the recipient of the 2000 Joseph Priestley Award. Dickinson College presents this award every academic year in recognition of an individual's contribution to the scientific world. Dr....

Type: Video
Original Format: VHS

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