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Bachelor of Philosophy Diploma - Leon Prince
June 6, 1898

Leon Cushing Prince receives his Bachelor of Philosophy Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1898.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Bachelor of Philosophy Diploma - Leon Prince

Master of Arts Diploma - Edgar Heckman
June 8, 1898

Edgar Rohrer Heckman (Class of 1897) receives his Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 8, 1898.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Master of Arts Diploma - Edgar Heckman

"The Influence of Woman in History," by Charles S. Davison
June 8, 1898

Charles Stewart Davison prepared this oration, entitled “The Influence of Women in History," for the commencement ceremonies held June 8, 1898. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at...

Master of Arts Diploma - Anna Geiger
June 8, 1898

Anna Mabel Geiger, a member of the Class of 1897, receives her Master of Arts from Dickinson College on June 8, 1898.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Master of Arts Diploma - Anna Geiger

Letter from Horatio Collins King to Luther Marsh
September 12, 1898

Horatio Collins King writes to Hon. Luther R. Marsh, sharing his appreciation for Marsh's work and to sort out an issue referred to as "Niagara."

Annual Catalogue of Dickinson College for the Academic Year, 1899-00
1899

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1899-1900 academic year. Through the years, the annual catalog was variously titled "The Bulletin," "Catalogue and Register," "Course Catalog," and similar variants. The catalog typically includes the list of...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1880-1899

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Letter from Laura Windust to "Piet"
March 30, 1899

Laura Windust instructs Piet to take care of herself and hopes that she recovers soon. Windust also notes that George Mead has overworked himself and is leaving for a vacation.

Location: I-Friends-1973-11

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Letter from Laura Windust to "Piet"

Letter from Laura Windust to Esther Windust
May 12, 1899

Laura Windust writes Esther Windust and asks her to contradict rumors that Annie and Col. Olcott had any differences. Laura also mentions Piet's malaria and shares the news of Mr. Oakley's death.

Location: I-Friends-1973-12

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Letter from Laura Windust to Esther Windust

Dickinson Preparatory School Diploma - James Steese
June 2, 1899

James Gordon Steese (Class of 1902) receives this diploma from Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School, on June 2, 1899.

Location: OC 2002.4, B1, F4

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Dickinson Preparatory School Diploma - James Steese

Letter from Laura Windust to "Piet"
June 2, 1899

Laura Windust informs Piet that the section will be taking over the house in order to free Annie Besant entirely from monetary responsibilities. In addition, Laura adds that she will be marry George Mead in order to prevent ill-natured tongues...

Location: I-Friends-1973-11

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1880-1899

View Item: Letter from Laura Windust to "Piet"

“The Emancipation of Literature in New England,” by Emma L. Vandewater
June 7, 1899

Emma L. Vandewater prepared this oration, entitled "The Emancipation of Literature in New England," for the commencement ceremonies held June 7, 1899. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College...

Bachelor of Law Diploma - Leon Prince
1900

Leon Cushing Prince receives his Bachelor of Law Diploma from the Dickinson School of Law in 1900.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education, Legal Affairs

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: Bachelor of Law Diploma - Leon Prince

Letter from Horatio Collins King to Luther Marsh
January 20, 1900

Horatio Collins King (Class of 1858) shares a poem with Luther R. Marsh to celebrate his 88th birthday.

Location: I-SpahrB-1962-4

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: Letter from Horatio Collins King to Luther Marsh

"The Income Tax," by Weldon Brubaker
June 6, 1900

Weldon Brubaker prepared this oration, entitled “The Income Tax," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time. Transcript...

Location: Orations-1900-B886i

Subject: Economics and Finance, Politics and Government

Format: Speeches and Sermons

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: "The Income Tax," by Weldon Brubaker

"Evolution vs Special Creation," by Caleb E. Burchenal
June 6, 1900

Caleb E. Burchenal prepared this oration, entitled “Evolution vs Special Creation," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time....

"The Value of International Expositions in the Culture of Art," by Jessie W. Hargis
June 6, 1900

Jessie Woodward Hargis prepared this oration, entitled “The Value of International Expositions in the Culture of Art," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for...

"The Open Door Policy in China," by George V. Metzel
June 6, 1900

George V. Metzel prepared this oration, entitled “The Open Door Policy in China," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time....

"The Need of Forest Reservations in Pennsylvania," by Henry W. Mulholan
June 6, 1900

Henry W. Mulhollan prepared this oration, entitled “The Need of Forest Reservations in Pennsylvania," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College...

"The Protestant Sisterhood," by Olive C. Taylor
June 6, 1900

Olive C. Taylor prepared this oration, entitled “The Protestant Sisterhood," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time....

Location: Orations-1900-T244p

Subject: Religion and Spirituality

Format: Speeches and Sermons

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: "The Protestant Sisterhood," by Olive C. Taylor

"The Free Coinage of Silver," by James M. Brennan
June 6, 1900

James M. Brennan prepared this oration, entitled “The Free Coinage of Silver," for the commencement ceremonies held June 6, 1900. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time....

Master of Arts Diploma - Leon Prince
June 8, 1900

Leon Cushing Prince (Class of 1898) receives his Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 8, 1900.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: Master of Arts Diploma - Leon Prince

Letter from Horatio Collins King to Luther Marsh
August 14, 1900

Horatio Collins King (Class of 1858) shares with Luther R. Marsh thoughts on aging.

Letter from Constance Wachtmeister to Esther Windust
November 18, [1900?]

Countess Constance Wachtmeister writes Mrs. Esther Windust and discuses photos of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky and describes a successful speaking engagement in Edinburgh.

Location: I-Friends-1973-10

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: Letter from Constance Wachtmeister to Esther Windust

Josephine Brunyate Meredith Scrapbook
1901-1903

Josephine Brunyate (Class of 1901) presents this scrapbook to Jessie C. Bowers upon her graduation from Dickinson College in 1903. The scrapbook consists mostly of photographs of campus buildings and students as well as a few Commencement...

Master of Arts Diploma - Ira McNeal
June 5, 1901

Ira Bennett McNeal (Class of 1898) receives this Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 5, 1901.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: Master of Arts Diploma - Ira McNeal

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