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"The Story of Joseph Priestley House," by Mabel Abbott
c.1970

Mabel Abbott provides an overview of Joseph Priestley and his house in central Pennsylvania in "The Story of Joseph Priestley House" by Mabel Abbott.

Location: I-ShentonJ-1970-1

Subject: Personal and Family Life, Religion and Spirituality, Science and Technology

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1960-1979

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Kol Hillel (Sep. 1970)
September 1970

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • The recently renovated Durbin Oratory in Old West will be...
Letter from Gerald Ford to Paul Walker
August 3, 1971

United States House of Representatives Minority Leader Gerald Ford writes to Paul R. Walker (Class of 1921), a longtime contributing editor and columnist for the Harrisburg Patriot-News. Ford thanks Walker for lunch during a recent visit...

Location: I-Friends-1982-6

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Letter from Gerald Ford to Paul Walker

Kol Hillel (Fall 1971)
Fall 1971

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • The start of the Judaic Studies Program at Dickinson College...
"Dickinson College: A History," by Charles C. Sellers
1973

Publisher: Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press

Charles C. Sellers, retired librarian and curator of special collections, authors a history of Dickinson College in celebration of its bicentennial.

Black Arts Festival 1973
March 29-April 1, 1973

This flier for Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' "A Black Arts Festival" announces the festival's schedule, which includes film screenings and a lecture by Jeffrey Holder. 

Kol Hillel (Summer 1973)
Summer 1973

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Danny Siegel, a Jewish poet, visits the Hillel Council....
Dickinson Woman's Newsletter (Fall 1973)
Fall 1973

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs and provides details on upcoming events, including Dr. Barbara Varchol’s talk on human sexuality and a workshop on career exploration...

Catalog for "Leonard Baskin in Massachusetts"
1974

Catalog for "Leonard Baskin in Massachusetts," an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Springfield, Massachusetts. Baskin received the Dickinson College Arts Award in 1963.

Location: I-Friends-1979-1

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Catalog for "Leonard Baskin in Massachusetts"

Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Jan. 1974)
January 1974

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "W.O.W.EE: What Do After Graduation," by Karen Kenahan and Karen...
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Apr. 1974)
April 1974

The Dickinson Women's Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Having Options as a Women: H. O....
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (May 1974)
May 1974

The Dickinson Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Article on a panel hosted by the women's...
Kol Hillel (Summer 1974)
Summer 1974

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Hillel is named Dickinson's organization of the year....
Dickinson Women's Newsletter (c.1975)
circa 1975

The Dickinson College Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Getting to Know: Pamelee...
Black Arts Festival 1975
April 6-13, 1975

The 5th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "the Black Light of Truth,” as the schedule includes a film screening of Claudine,...

Letter from Allen Tanner to Dick Fletcher
April 8, 1975

In this letter to Dick Fletcher, Allen Tanner writes about opera singer Mary Garden for a biography project. He describes meeting Garden in Chicago after watching her perform in "Pelleas" around 1916-1917.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F31

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Letter from Allen Tanner to Dick Fletcher

Dickinson College Women's Newsletter (Oct. 1975)
October 1975

The Dickinson College Women’s Newsletter is produced by the Advisory and Planning Committee on Women's Programs.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Fact sheet on women’s...
Black Arts Festival: 360° of Blackness
March 9, 1976

This program is for “360° of Blackness,” a performance event by members of Dickinson College's Congress of African Students and members of the community, as part of the Sixth Annual Black Arts Festival.

Letter from Allen Tanner to Janet Figler
June 13, 1976

In this letter to Janet Figler, mother of donor Liz Hamill Howard, Allen Tanner writes that he no longer gives piano lessons due to ongoing health problems. He also offers musical training advice for Hamill Howard.

Dickinson Women's Newsletter (Oct. 1976)
October 15, 1976

The Dickinson Women's Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "What's the Women's Resource Center?," by Margy Little.
  • "...
Kol Hillel (Jun. 1977)
June 1, 1977

The Kol Hillel newsletter is produced by Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Dr. Richard Rubenstein, author of...
Letter from Allen Tanner to Elizabeth Hamill
July 25, 1977

In this letter to Liz Hamill Howard, Allen Tanner describes where he purchased an Alexander Scriabin album, and offers advice to Hamilll Howard on her piano playing technique.

"Oxygen - The Good and Bad Performer in Welding," by Clarence Jackson
September 1977

Dr. Clarence E. Jackson presents this paper, "Oxygen- The Good and Bad Performer in Welding," at the 1st BOC Priestley Conference in Leeds, England in September 1977. The paper includes 20 illustrations. Jackson is a Professor in the Department...

Location: I-JacksonC-1977-1

Subject: Science and Technology

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1960-1979

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Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Oct. 1977)
October 11, 1977

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Protecting Ourselves from Rape," by Jocelyn Daniels. 
  • ...
Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Nov. 1977)
November 1977

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Sexuality and Creating an...

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