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Letter from William Benét to Lawton Mackall
February 4, 1916

Writer and poet William Rose Benét writes to Lawton Mackall, asking him to contribute to a one-off literary magazine called The Chimaera.

Master of Arts Diploma - Jay Jameson
June 7, 1916

Jay Paul Jameson (Class of 1907) receives his Master of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 7, 1916.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: PDF icon Master of Arts Diploma - Jay Jameson

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1916-17
1917

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1914-1915 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: 1900-1919

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Logbook, 1916-17
1916-1917

The Logbook is the yearbook of Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School.

This yearbook includes a fold-out photograph between pages 76 and 77 of students and faculty outside of Conway Hall, which you can...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: PDF icon Logbook, 1916-17

Honorary Doctor of Divinity Diploma - Edgar Heckman
June 6, 1917

Edgar Rohrer Heckman (Class of 1897) receives this Honorary Doctor of Divinity Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1917.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: PDF icon Honorary Doctor of Divinity Diploma - Edgar Heckman

Two Letters from William Benét to Lawton Mackall
August 15, 1917

William Rose Benét writes two letters to Lawton Mackall: the first promises poems and includes a drawing; the second explains Benét's plans to travel for ten days.

Mt. Vernon, Illinois First Methodist Episcopal Church bulletin
December 1918

This bulletin for the Mt. Vernon First Methodist Episcopal Church advertises prayer meetings and worship services at the church, including the congregation's Christmas Sunday service on December 22, 1918.

Concert for the benefit of the Permanent Blind Relief War Fund program
March 23, 1919

This is a concert program for a performance Marguerite Namara and Allen Tanner gave to raise money for the Permanent Blind Relief War Fund for the Soldiers and Sailors of the Allies.

Permanent Blind Relief War Fund program
March 23, 1919

This is the cover of a program for a concert to support the Permanent Blind Relief War Fund for the Soldiers and Sailors of the Allies.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F50

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: PDF icon Permanent Blind Relief War Fund program

Letter from Esther King to Whitelaw Saunders
March 29, 1919

Esther H. King writes to Whitelaw Saunders regarding her late husband, Horatio Collins King.

Location: I-SpahrB-1958-36

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: PDF icon Letter from Esther King to Whitelaw Saunders

1919 Commencement Program
June 23, 1919

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 23, 1919 shows the order of exercises, lists the members of the graduating class from the college, and also lists graduates from the Dickinson School of Law. A separate...

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1900-1919

View Item: PDF icon 1919 Commencement Program

"The Old College Lot," by Edward W. Biddle
1920

Publisher: Carlisle: Hamilton Library Association

Edward W. Biddle, President of the Board of Trustees of Dickinson College and a graduate of the class of 1870, delivers a talk on the first grammar school and college...

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1919-20
February 1920

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1919-1920 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: 1900-1919

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Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1920-1939

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Provincetown Players’ Theatre-Club program
February 2 [c.1920]

This program is for Allen Tanner and Harold Barton's joint recital at the Provincetown Players' Theatre-Club on February 2nd. The year is unknown, but approximated.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F58

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Provincetown Players’ Theatre-Club program

Grand Ballet program
March 18 [c.1920]

This program is for the Grand Ballet on March 18th. The year is unknown, but approximated. Pavel Tchelitchew is listed as the decor and costume designer.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F60

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Grand Ballet program

Provincetown Theatre recital program
March 28 [c.1920]

This program is for a song recital by Marguerite d'Alvarez, accompanied by Allen Tanner, at the Provincetown Theatre on March 28th. The year is unknown, but approximated.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F59

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Provincetown Theatre recital program

Globe Music Club concert program
June 20, 1920

This program is for a concert in which Allen Tanner, Marguerite Namara, and others performed at the Globe Music Club in New York City.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F51

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Globe Music Club concert program

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Wilda Shope
June 6, 1921

Wilda Smith Shope receives her Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1921.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Wilda Shope

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1921-22
1922

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1921-1922 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: 1920-1939

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"whole story, either, although…" clipping from unknown newspaper
1922

This partial newspaper clipping offers a brief biography of singer Alice Miriam.

"Miss Alice Miriam, Opera Singer, Dies" clipping from unknown newspaper
March 23, 1922

This is an obituary for Alice Miriam of the Metropolitan Opera.

"Opera Singer Dies After Operations" clipping from unknown newspaper
July 1922

This is an obituary for Alice Miriam, Metropolitan Opera soprano.

Letter from Edwin Willoughby to Mrs. Spears
July 13, 1922

Edwin Elliot Willoughby (Class of 1922) writes to Mrs. Spears, his former instructor, in which he discusses his time at Dickinson, his career at the Newberry Library afterwards, and his future goals of continuing his education at the University...

Alice Miriam obituary clipping from unknown newspaper
July 24, 1922

This is a brief obituary, with photo, of soprano Alice Miriam.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F15

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Alice Miriam obituary clipping from unknown newspaper

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