Archives Department Projects

    Entries drawn from our online projects

Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center

The Carlisle Indian School Project is a database built by Dickinson College with resources related to the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and the students that were enrolled there. The school, which was founded by Richard Henry Pratt and operated between 1879 and 1918, was the first of its...

Date of Launch: 2013

Project Creator: Archives & Special Collections

Type: Archives Department Projects

The Dickinsonian, sample front page

The Dickinsonian, student newspaper of Dickinson College, began publication in 1872. This digital collection includes images of the newspaper from 1872 up through 2011. While the text of the papers is not keyword searchable, blog-style entries have been written that summarize each individual...

Date of Launch: 2010

Project Creator: Archives and Special Collections

Type: Archives Department Projects

Women's Experiences at Dickinson College home page

Dickinson College was founded in 1783 as an exclusively male institution.  Just over a hundred years later, in 1884, women were permitted to enroll at the college for the first time.  In recognition of the 125th anniversary of that landmark event, this blog aims to document the...

Date of Launch: 2009

Project Creator: Archives and Special Collections

Type: Archives Department Projects

Slavery and Abolition Resource Center home page

Slavery and Abolition in the US: Select Publications of the 1800s is a digital collection of books and pamphlets that demonstrate the varying ideas and beliefs about slavery in the United States as expressed by Americans throughout the nineteenth century. The works in this collection reflect...

Date of Launch: 2008

Project Creator: Dickinson College Archives & Millersville University Archives

Type: Archives Department Projects

Photograph from Himes Family Trip to Europe, 1890

Selected photographs from our collections of personal papers. Featured photograph collections include Carlisle Indian School (1879-1918), Maps and Atlases (1850-1900), Rebuilding Europe after World War I (c.1920), Panama Canal Construction (1907-1912), Alaska Highway Construction (c.1922), and...

Date of Launch: 2007

Project Creator: Archives and Special Collections

Type: Archives Department Projects

James Buchanan Resource Center

Developed for educational use by teachers, students, and other researchers, the James Buchanan Resource Center offers a wealth of information regarding this Pennsylvania politician, international statesman, and 15th President of the United States. Collected here are several books on the life of...

Date of Launch: 2004

Project Creator: Archives & Special Collections

Type: Archives Department Projects

Isaac Norris bookplate

An article appearing in the Pennsylvania Gazette in October 1784 reported various announcements from Carlisle regarding Dickinson College, formally chartered a year earlier. Among them: "We have the pleasure to inform the public, that a foundation has already been laid for a library in...

Date of Launch: 2004

Project Creator: Michele Tourney, Class of 1998

Type: Archives Department Projects

Illustration, undated (Box 1, folder 17)

Montagu Frank Modder enjoyed a long and fruitful career as a professor of English. But outside of the classroom, he managed to combine the subject of his vocation with a passion for illustration. Through this website, we are pleased to make available his detailed work, "The Spirit of Britain,"...

Date of Launch: 2004

Project Creator: Robert K. Reeves, Class of 2002

Type: Archives Department Projects

Their Own Words

Their Own Words is a digital collection of books, pamphlets, letters, and diaries, dating from the latter eighteenth through the early twentieth century, that reflects the history of the United States. This collection currently contains more than 34,500 individual pages of text and corresponding...

Date of Launch: 2003

Project Creator: Archives & Special Collections

Type: Archives Department Projects

Bosler Cartouche

The building now known as Bosler Hall is the home of Dickinson's language and education departments, as well as instructional media resources. For many years, however, this building was the James W. Bosler Memorial Library Hall. In fact, if you look at the entrance to the building which faces...

Date of Launch: 2002

Project Creator: Paul Dempsey

Type: Archives Department Projects

In Remembrance

A memorial to Dickinsonians who did not return.

Date of Launch: 2000

Project Creator: John Osborne

Type: Archives Department Projects

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