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Postcard from Marianne Moore to “Don”
circa 1965

Poet Marianne Moore writes to an unspecified "kind, kind Don." Moore thanks Don for "taking [his] time to help [her], and send for a taxi;" she is also grateful for his gift of "The Adoration of the Magi, the one true message for the days."...

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-34

Subject: Literary Pursuits, Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

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Letter from Marianne Moore to John Hunt
circa 1965

Poet Marianne Moore writes to editor John Hunt to "hazard a specimen or two;" she includes a variety of poetic fragments.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-73

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Poetry and Lyrics

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Letter from Marianne Moore to John Hunt

A Pocketful of Rules, 1966-67
1966-1967

A Pocketful of Rules is produced by the Women’s Inter-Dormitory Council of Dickinson College. The guidebook contains a general summary of dormitory and campus procedures for female students. It includes guidelines and laws for the women’...

"About the Pianist" by Allen Tanner
1967

Allen Tanner writes a brief autobiography for the liner notes of his 1967 album Allen Tanner Plays Bach, Debussy, Scriabin, Granados, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, and Steinert.

Location: MC 2013.13 B4, F39

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: "About the Pianist" by Allen Tanner

Postcard advertisement for Allen Tanner Plays Bach, Debussy, Scriabin, Granados, Rachmaninoff, Steinert
1967

This postcard is an advertisement for Allen Tanner's 1967 album Allen Tanner Plays Bach, Debussy, Scriabin, Granados, Rachmaninoff, Steinert.

1967

This is a clip of pianist Allen Tanner's rendition of Alexander Scriabin's Deux Poemes, Op. 32, no. 2 from his album.

Location: MC2013.3

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Music

Time Period: 1960-1979

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1967

This clip is from pianist Allen Tanner's rendition of Alexander Scriabin's Deux Poemes, Op. 32, no. 1 from his 1967 album. 

Location: MC2013.3

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Music

Time Period: 1960-1979

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A Pocketful of Rules, 1967-68
1967-1968

A Pocketful of Rules is produced by the Women’s Inter-Dormitory Council of Dickinson College. The guidebook contains a general summary of dormitory and campus procedures for female students. It includes guidelines and laws for the women’...

Letter from Roy Wilkins to John Bailey
May 16, 1968

Roy Wilkins writes to John M. Bailey, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, asking how the Convention intends to implement the 1964 commitment to fully representative delegations. Wilkins includes a copy of a letter to Chairman Ray Bliss...

Location: I-Friends-1986-11

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Letter from Roy Wilkins to John Bailey

Letter from Roy Wilkins to Ray Bliss
May 16, 1968

This is a carbon copy of a letter from Roy Wilkins to Democratic National Committee Chairman Ray C. Bliss, in which Wilkins implores the Party to ensure integrated delegations. Wilkins writes to Chairman John M. Bailey on the same subject (posted...

Location: I-Friends-1986-11

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Letter from Roy Wilkins to Ray Bliss

Project Africa
Summer 1968

A program for Project Africa, an organization that provides vital experience living and working with African counterparts in an African nation. This program promotes various activities associated with the program, such as discussions concerning...

"Moncure Conway and German Philosophy," by Loyd D. Easton
April 24, 1969

Typescript of "Moncure Conway and German Philosophy," a speech given by Loyd D. Easton of Ohio Wesleyan University for the Boyd Lee Spahr Lecture at Dickinson College on April 24, 1969.

"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....

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