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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’...

The Daily Senator (Spring 1965)
Spring 1965

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

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”

The Daily Senator (Fall 1965)
Fall 1965

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

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’...

The Senator (Fall 1966)
Fall 1966

The Daily Senator, which becomes The Senator during this semester, is a weekly newsletter that covers Student Senate news, sports, social events and club meetings, and announces upcoming events to the student body.

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.

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

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 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

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

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...

Dickinson College Catalog, 1968-69
October 1968

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1968-1969 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: 1960-1979

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"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 Senator (Fall 1969)
Fall 1969

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

"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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The Senator (Fall 1970)
Fall 1970

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

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...
The Senator (Spring 1971)
Spring 1971

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

The Senator (Spoof Issue)
March 4, 1971

This spoof edition of The Senator offers a satirical look at college groups and individuals.

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

The Senator (Fall 1971)
Fall 1971

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

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...

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