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Allen Tanner passport
December 2, 1922

This item is pianist Allen Tanner's passport.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F55

Subject: Travel and Tourism

Format: Legal and Government Documents

Time Period: 1920-1939

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"A Pioneer College and its Background (Dickinson)," by Charles W. Super
1923

Publisher: Salem, MA: Newcomb & Gauss

Charles W. Super, a graduate of the class of 1866, authors a somewhat wandering history of Dickinson College while making comparisons to The Ohio University, a history of which he...

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1922-23
February 1923

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1922-1923 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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Bachelor of Arts Diploma - M. Filler
June 3, 1924

M. Elizabeth Filler receives her Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 3, 1924.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

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Allen Tanner Pianiste brochure
circa 1925

This brochure offers a brief biography of pianist Allen Tanner, and advertises his services as a piano teacher and singing coach.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F52

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Allen Tanner Pianiste brochure

Cours de Piano advertisement
circa 1925

This advertisement is for Allen Tanner's piano lessons.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F52

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

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Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1924-25
May 1925

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1924-1925 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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1925 Commencement Program
June 9, 1925

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 9, 1925 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.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon 1925 Commencement Program

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Velva Daihl
June 8, 1927

Velva Diven Daihl receives this Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 8, 1927.

Location: OC 2012.6, F3

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Velva Daihl

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1927-28
May 1928

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1927-1928 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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"Allen Tanner Pianiste"
April 26, 1929

This program is for one of Allen Tanner's piano concert performances.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F53

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

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Letter from Horace Carpenter to Edward Biddle
May 7, 1929

Painter Horace Thompson Carpenter writes to Dickinson College trustee Edward W. Biddle, announcing the completion of a portrait of Charles Nisbet commissioned by the College.

Letter from Edward W. Biddle to Cassandra Lee Arnold
May 11, 1929

Dickinson College trustee Edward W. Biddle writes to Cassandra Lee Arnold regarding Horace Carpenter's portrait of Charles Nisbet. Biddle asks that she go through her family papers and "send them to 'Old Dickinson' to preserved with its...

Letter from Cassandra Lee Arnold to Edward W. Biddle
May 21, 1929

Cassandra Lee Arnold writes to Dickinson College trustee Edward W. Biddle regarding Horace Carpenter's portrait of Charles Nisbet. Arnold thanks Biddle for the photograph of it that he sent her and promises "I will certainly go over all of the...

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1929-30
February 1930

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1929-1930 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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Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Harold Weigel
June 9, 1930

Harold Wildie Weigel receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 9, 1930.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Harold Weigel

Letter from Mary Logan to William White
December 1, 1930

Mary Logan writes to William White regarding Charles Wilson Peale's portrait of John Dickinson. Logan explains that her husband left the portrait to the Pennsylvania Historical Society in his will.

Letter from William White to Edward W. Biddle
December 2, 1930

Lawyer William White writes to Dickinson College Trustee Edward W. Biddle regarding Charles Wilson Peale's portrait of John Dickinson, housed at the Pennsylvania Historical Society. "The enclosed letter has sad news and I am very sorry that it...

Laurent Novikoff brochure
1931

This brochure advertises Russian ballet dancer Laurent Novikoff's services as a coach for classes and private lessons in ballet training, improvisation, rhythmics, and modern dance forms.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F4

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

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Diary of Hazelle Allen
1932

Hazelle Myra Allen's diary documents her experience with classes, student life, social events, and personal matters as an undergraduate at Dickinson College. Allen, a member of the class of 1934, is a sophomore in spring 1932 and a junior in fall...

Letter from William Rose Benet to "Albert"
February 3, 1932

William Rose Benet writes to an unspecified "Albert" concerning the publication details of a book of poems by an unspecified "Sara." Benet also discusses details of payment.

Location: I-Friends-1979 -2

Subject: Business and Industry, Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Letter from William Rose Benet to "Albert"

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1931-32
May 1932

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1931-1932 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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Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Elizabeth Clarke
June 6, 1932

Elizabeth Horn Clarke receives her Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1932.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Elizabeth Clarke

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Robert Waidner
June 23, 1932

Robert Allen Waidner receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 23, 1932.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

View Item: PDF icon Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Robert Waidner

Diary of Hazelle Allen
1933

Hazelle Myra Allen's diary documents her experience with classes, student life, social events, and personal matters as an undergraduate at Dickinson College. Allen, a member of the class of 1934, is a junior in spring 1933 and a senior in fall...

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