Dickinson College Events

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1865 Commencement Program
June 29, 1865

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 29, 1865 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

1866 Commencement Program
June 28, 1866

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 28, 1866 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

1867 Commencement Program
June 27, 1867

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 27, 1867 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

1869 Commencement Program
June 24, 1869

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 24, 1869 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

1870 Commencement Program
June 9, 1870

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 9, 1870 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

1872 Commencement Program
June 27, 1872

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 27, 1872 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

1873 Commencement Program
June 26, 1873

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 26, 1873 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1860-1879

Carlisle Herald, "Telephonic Entertainment"
June 20, 1878

The Carlisle Herald describes Dickinson College Professor Charles F. Himes' lecture on the telephone, held the previous week on June 13, 1878, in this report. 

1882 Commencement Program
June 29, 1882

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 29, 1882 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1880-1899

"Jacob Tome Scientific Building," by Charles F. Himes
June 24, 1885

Natural Science Professor Charles F. Himes (Class of 1855) delievers this address at the opening of the Jacob Tome Scientific Building at Dickinson College on June 24, 1885.

1890 Commencement Program
June 19, 1890

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 19, 1890 shows the members of the graduating class and the speeches that they were scheduled to deliver.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1880-1899

"Twenty-Five Years After: Quarto-Centennial of the Class of '70,"  by Charles Biggs
June 1895

Charles Granville Biggs recounts the Quarto-Centennial reunion of the Class of 1870 after commencement in June 1895. "Although we graduated only sixteen members," Biggs notes that "thirteen were present on this auspicious occasion." Biggs explains their shared comradery and describes the events...

Dickinson Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1)
December 18, 1895

The Dickinson Quarterly, an anonymous satirical single-page broadside, discusses the students' rejection of an honor system favored by the professors. The students propose an Exemption system as an alternative solution. This post also includes a clipping from the November 1, 1895...

1898 Commencement Program
June 8, 1898

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 6, 1900 shows the order of exercises and lists the members of the graduating class from the college.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1880-1899

1900 Commencement Program
June 6, 1900

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 6, 1900 shows the order of exercises and lists the members of the graduating class from the college.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1900-1919

Address on the History of West College by Robert McAlarney
June 6, 1904

Robert McAlarney deliverers an address on the history of West College (Old West) at the 100th anniversary of the rebuilding and re-dedication of the building. McAlarney is a 1893 graduate who works at the New York Evening Post. The text of McAlarney's speech as well as a program from...

"The Mermaid of Old West," by Charles F. Himes
circa 1905

Professor Emeritus Charles F. Himes (Class of 1855) discusses the history of "the so-called 'Mermaid' that surmounts [Old West's] beautiful belfry as a weather vane."

Location: MC 2000.1, B25, F12

Subject: Dickinson College Events, Dickinson College History

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Reunion Address Class of 1870," by Edward Byrn
June 7, 1910

Edward Wright Byrn delivers this reunion address in 1910 for the Class of 1870. Byrn discusses the importance of reunions at which former students "meet every five years after graduation and renew the old associations of college days." Byrn also describes the events that took place during the...

1910 Commencement Program
June 8, 1910

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 8, 1910 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: 1900-1919

1913 Commencement Program
June 11, 1913

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 11, 1913 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: 1900-1919

"Moncure D. Conway and Conway Hall," by Edward W. Biddle
1919

A description of this document is not currently available.

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 memorial at the end of the program lists those...

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1900-1919

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

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 collection of historical and personal data."

1935 Commencement Program
June 10, 1935

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 10, 1935 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

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