1920-1939

    Entries drawn from collection & document descriptions

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Wilda Shope
June 6, 1921

Wilda Smith Shope receives her Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 6, 1921.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

"whole story, either, although…" clipping from unknown newspaper
1922

This partial newspaper clipping offers a brief biography of singer Alice Miriam.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F15

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1920-1939

Catalogue of Dickinson College, Annual Session, 1921-22
1922

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1921-1922 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 courses offered, requirements for enrollment,...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1920-1939

"Miss Alice Miriam, Opera Singer, Dies" clipping from unknown newspaper
March 23, 1922

This is an obituary for Alice Miriam of the Metropolitan Opera.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F22

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1920-1939

"Opera Singer Dies After Operations" clipping from unknown newspaper
July 1922

This is an obituary for Alice Miriam, Metropolitan Opera soprano.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F15

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1920-1939

Letter from Edwin Willoughby to Mrs. Spears
July 13, 1922

Edwin Elliot Willoughby (Class of 1922) writes to Mrs. Spears, his former instructor, in which he discusses his time at Dickinson, his career at the Newberry Library afterwards, and his future goals of continuing his education at the University of Chicago. Transcript included. 

Alice Miriam obituary clipping from unknown newspaper
July 24, 1922

This is a brief obituary, with photo, of soprano Alice Miriam.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F15

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1920-1939

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

"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 also penned.

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 courses offered, requirements for enrollment,...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1920-1939

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

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

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

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 courses offered, requirements for enrollment,...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1920-1939

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

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

Extracts from the Laws and Regulations of Dickinson College, 1928
1928

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

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 courses offered, requirements for enrollment,...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1920-1939

"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

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.

Location: I-Original-1929-1

Subject: Dickinson College Administration, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

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."

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 old letters in my return to the Farm this Summer."...

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 courses offered, requirements for enrollment,...

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Academic Affairs, Dickinson College Administration, Education

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1920-1939

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

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.

Location: I-Original-1929-1

Subject: Dickinson College Administration, Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1920-1939

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