Dickinson College Student Life

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Letter from Charles Himes to Daniel Gilman
May 30, 1876

Professor Charles F. Himes writes Daniel Gilman, President of Johns Hopkins University, in order to recommend S. Homer Dosh, a senior at Dickinson, for a program at that institution. Himes discusses Dosh's thesis, "Some Experiments in Taking Transparencies," and assures Gilman that the thesis is...

Location: I-BaconJ-2001-1

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1860-1879

Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College, 1879
1879

The Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College lists important information and guidelines regarding admissions, instruction, student behavior, the academic calendar, commencement, religious duties, student bills, literary societies, and student records.

Charles F. Himes Photograph Album #1 (c.1890)
circa 1890

Professor Charles F. Himes' photograph album from around 1890.

Location: MC 2000.1, B26, F1

Subject: Carlisle and Cumberland County, Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Photographs

Time Period: 1880-1899

Charles F. Himes Photograph Album #2 (c.1890)
circa 1890

Professor Charles F. Himes' photograph album from around  1890.

Location: MC 2000.1, B26, F1

Subject: Carlisle and Cumberland County, Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Photographs

Time Period: 1880-1899

Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College, 1891
1891

The Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College lists important information and guidelines regarding the administration of the college, faculty, admissions, instruction, student behavior, the academic calendar, commencement, religious duties, student bills, literary...

Charles F. Himes Photograph Album (1893)
1893

Professor Charles F. Himes' photograph album from 1893.

Location: MC 2000.1, B26, F2

Subject: Carlisle and Cumberland County, Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Photographs

Time Period: 1880-1899

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...

Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College, 1896
1896

The Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College lists important information and guidelines regarding the administration of the college, faculty, admissions, instruction, student behavior, the academic calendar, commencement, religious duties, student bills, literary...

"Some Views of College Life," by Judson T. Strickler
June 10, 1896

Judson T. Strickler prepared this oration, entitled “Some Views of College Life," for the commencement ceremonies held June 10, 1896. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time. Transcript included.

Location: Orations-1896-S917s

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Speeches and Sermons

Time Period: 1880-1899

"Songs of Dickinson," edited by Horatio Collins King
1900

Horatio Collins King, a member of the Class of 1858, edited this collection of songs related to Dickinson College.

Location: DC 784.622 D553s

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College, 1900
1900

The Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College lists important information and guidelines regarding the administration of the college, faculty, admissions, instruction, student behavior, the academic calendar, commencement, religious duties, student bills, literary...

Josephine Brunyate Meredith Scrapbook
1901-1903

Josephine Brunyate (Class of 1901) presents this scrapbook to Jessie C. Bowers upon her graduation from Dickinson College in 1903. The scrapbook consists mostly of photographs of campus buildings and students as well as a few Commencement programs. Meredith later returns to work at Dickinson as...

"Secret Societies in American Colleges," by Thomas L. Jones
June 5, 1901

Thomas L. Jones prepared this oration, entitled “Secret Societies in American Colleges," for the commencement ceremonies held June 5, 1901. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time. Transcript included.

Location: Orations-1901-J793s

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Speeches and Sermons

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Dickinson’s New Era," by Florence H. Bursk
1905

Florence Hensel Bursk writes this essay, entitled "Dickinson's New Era," as a student at Dickinson. Bursk is a member of the Class of 1905. Transcript included.

Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College, 1905
1905

The Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College lists important information and guidelines regarding the administration of the college, faculty, admissions, instruction, student behavior, the academic calendar, commencement, religious duties, student bills, literary...

"Reminiscences of Dickinson College," by Richard Chaney
1906

Richard Gassaway Chaney, a member of the Class of 1849, uses these notes to write "Reminiscences of Dickinson College" for the New York Christian Advocate. Chaney uses his school diary as his primary source. Transcript included.

Location: I-Christian-1960-1

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Notes and Notebooks

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1907-08
1907-1908

The Logbook is the yearbook of Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School. This issue includes a tribute to Moncure D. Conway (class of 1849) on his death. 

This yearbook includes a fold-out photograph of the academic quad between pages 50 and 51, which you can ...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1908-09
1908-1909

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

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1909-10
1909-1910

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

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

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...

Logbook, 1910-11
1910-1911

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

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1911-12
1911-1912

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

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

Logbook, 1912-13
1912-1913

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

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

The Conwayan (Jun. 1914)
June 4, 1914

This issue of The Conwayan replaced the Logbook as the yearbook for the 1913-1914 academic year of Conway Hall, Dickinson College's Preparatory School.

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

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

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1900-1919

"Reminiscences," by Horatio Collins King
1915

Medal of Honor recipient Horatio Collins King (Class of 1858) writes a five-page composition entitled "Reminiscences" in pencil. He discusses his Dickinson College experience and includes notes of planned citations from his journal.

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