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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
1962-1963

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,...

The Daily Senator (Spring 1962)
Spring 1962

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

Dickinson Data and Dormitory Life, 1962-63
1962-1963

The Presidents Council of the Women’s Student Government at Dickinson College publishes Dickinson Data and Dormitory Life for the 1962-63 academic year. This guidebook, which is compiled for the “welfare of all Dickinson women,” contains...

The Daily Senator (Fall 1962)
Fall 1962

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

"The Early Tchelitchew" by Allen Tanner
1963

In this draft for an exhibit brochure, Allen Tanner describes Pavel Tchelitchew's early career in painting and theatrical design, in the 1920s and 1930s, from his time in Berlin to his departure for the United States.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F42

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: "The Early Tchelitchew" by Allen Tanner

Red Tape, 1963-64
1963-1964

Red Tape is produced by the Women’s Student Government at Dickinson College. The guidebook contains a general summary of dormitory and campus procedures for female students. Such as guidelines and laws for the women’s student government...

Location: RG 8/122, B1, F26

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1960-1979

View Item: Red Tape, 1963-64

Letter from Allen Tanner to Parker Tyler
1964

In this draft letter, Allen Tanner writes to author Parker Tyler, promising to provide him with information and photos of Pavel Tchelitchew and their friends for Tyler's book The Divine Comedy of Pavel Tchelitchew.

Letter from Josephine Meredith to Josephine Davis
February 26, 1964

Josephine Meredith writes to Josephine Davis about a recent visit to Dickinson, her extended family, her life and activities in Iowa, and comments on health issues. Meredith, a member of the Class of 1901 and who later worked at Dickinson as Dean...

Consignment between Allen Tanner and Brentano’s of New York City
March 10, 1964

Allen Tanner records the Pavel Tchelitchew artwork he is consigning to Bretano's of New York City for exhibition and sale. Each entry includes an item description and price.

Supplementary Consignment between Allen Tanner and Brentano’s of New York City
April 3, 1964

Allen Tanner records the additional Pavel Tchelitchew artwork he is consigning to Brentano's of New York City for sale. Each entry includes an item description and price.

A Pocketful of Rules, 1964-65
1964-1965

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’...

A Pocketful of Rules, 1965-66
1965-1966

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 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

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

View Item: Postcard from Marianne Moore to “Don”

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’...

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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"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

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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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.

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.

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