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Letter from William Rose Benét to Laura Benét
August 8, 1949

William Rose Benét writes to his sister, Laura Benét, with a clipping about the family from the Cape Ann Summer Sun.

Location: I-Friends-1982-4

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

View Item: Letter from William Rose Benét to Laura Benét

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 03, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 04, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 05, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 06, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 07, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 08, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 09, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 10, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 11, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"Bulwark of Liberty: Early Years at Dickinson" (Spahr Lectures Vol. 1)
1950

Publisher: New York: Fleming H. Revell Company

Volume 1 of the Boyd Lee Spahr Lectures in Americana series includes essays from scholars that focus on various aspects of Dickinson College's history.

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Location: SC 378.748 D553b

Subject: Dickinson College History, Education, Politics and Government

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1940-1959

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"The Spirit of Britain" Section 12, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 13, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"The Spirit of Britain" Section 01, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. 

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"The Spirit of Britain" Section 02, by Montagu F. Modder
circa 1950

In this unfinished draft, Montagu Frank Modder traces the history of Great Britain from the fifteenth century up through the mid-nineteenth century. Elaborate illustrations, often in full color, accompany the text on every page. This section is...

"Corridor of Genius" by Allen Tanner
September 1950

In this essay, Allen Tanner describes living in New York City and meeting famous musicians of the early 20th century including Paul Kochanski, Arthur Rubenstein, Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Nina Pavlovna, Alfredo Casella, Marguerite d'Alvarez,...

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F38

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Essays and Dissertations

Time Period: 1940-1959

View Item: "Corridor of Genius" by Allen Tanner

Letter from Zatae Longsdorff Straw to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Selby
April 20, 1951

Zatae Longsdorff Straw (Class of 1887) writes to Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Selby, accepting an invitation and explaining her (and her family's) connections to Dickinson College. Howard Selby was a member of Dickinson's class of 1913 and his wife,...

"John Dickinson and the Federal Constitution," by J.M. Tunnell, Jr.
September 17, 1952

James M. Tunnell, Jr., an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware, delivers an address entitled "John Dickinson and the Federal Constitution" to several "patriotic groups" such as the Colonial Dames and Sons of the American Revolution...

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - James Pritchard
June 7, 1953

James Lewis Pritchard receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 7, 1953.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1940-1959

View Item: Bachelor of Arts Diploma - James Pritchard

Dickinson College Bulletin, Annual Session, 1954-55
April 1954

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1954-1955 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: 1940-1959

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Address at the Ceremonies Honoring the Chief Justice Taney by Earl Warren
October 24, 1954

United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren delivers a speech at the ceremonies held in Frederick, Maryland that honored former Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney (Class of 1795). Warren, who offers a brief overview Taney's legal and...

"John and Mary's College" (Spahr Lectures Vol. 2)
1956

Publisher: New York: Fleming H. Revell Company

Volume 2 of the Boyd Lee Spahr Lectures in Americana series includes essays from scholars that focus on various aspects of Dickinson College's history.

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Letter from Allen Tanner to Kirk Askew
circa 1957

In this letter Allen Tanner writes to Kirk Askew, owner of Durlacher Bros. art gallery, after Tchelitchew's death. Tanner recalls Tchelitchew's life and work, and expresses sadness over his passing.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F7

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

View Item: Letter from Allen Tanner to Kirk Askew

Letter from Allen Tanner to Morris Fish
September 29, 1957

Allen Tanner writes to Morris Fish regarding obtaining his Pavel Tchelitchew paintings from Europe.

Location: MC 2013.3, B1, F30

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

View Item: Letter from Allen Tanner to Morris Fish

The Daily Senator (Spring 1958)
Spring 1958

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

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