1920-1939

    Entries drawn from collection & document descriptions

Dickinson College Bulletin, Annual Session, 1936-37
March 1937

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1936-1937 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

Letter from Marianne Moore to James Watson
March 12, 1937

Marianne Moore writes James S. Watson about his review of "Nightwood" by Djuna Barnes. "I read your review with great interest, heartily approving until I came to the part where you make 'Nightwood' a companion piece to 'The Waste Land,'" as Moore explains. In addition, Moore mentions Watson's...

Location: I-Friends-2002-2

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1920-1939

Honorary Doctor of Science Diploma - Zatae Straw
June 7, 1937

Zatae Longsdorff Straw (Class of 1887) receives her Honorary Doctor of Science Diploma from Dickinson College on June 7, 1937.

Location: OC 2002.2, F1

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

Mrs. McAllister’s First Musical Morning program
November 4, 1937

This program is for Mrs. McAllister's First Musical Morning at the Copley Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts. Allen Tanner is listed as Marguerite d'Alvarez's accompanist. On the reverse side news clippings are attached that report on Tanner's accompaniment of baritone Howard Gartner.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F57

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

Dickinson vs Gettysburg Football Program (Nov. 1937)
November 6, 1937

The program for Dickinson's football game against Gettysburg College at Biddle field on November 6, 1937.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Social Reform and Advocacy

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

Letter from Carrie Cobb to Bradford McIntire
November 31, 1937

Carrie A. W. Cobb writes to Professor Bradford Oliver McIntire, updating him in her life. Cobb discusses how members of the Class of 1881 became ministers, including "my husband Charles H. Rorer being one of the number, who received the medal for oratory from the Belles Letters Society." Cobb...

Location: I-Original-1937-2

Subject: Dickinson College Alumni Affairs, Religion and Spirituality

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1920-1939

"An Open Letter to the Chinese People" by Pearl Buck
1938

This is a working manuscript by Nobel Prizewinning author Pearl S. Buck, including ink and pencil corrections, written during the Japanese invasion of China and the war that ensued.

Howard Gartner, Baritone brochure
circa 1938

This brochure offers a brief biography and reviews of Allen Tanner's student Howard Gartner. Contact information for performance booking purposes is included.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F2

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

Columbia Damen Club program
April 7, 1938

This program is for a recital by Howard Gaertner, with Allen Tanner as accompanist, at the Columbia Damen Club.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F55

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

Dickinson vs Susquehanna Football Program (Nov. 1938)
November 12, 1938

The program for Dickinson's football game against Susquehanna University at Biddle field on November 12, 1938.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Sport and Recreation

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

St. Francis ballet program
circa 1939

This program is for the St. Francis ballet. Pavel Tchelitchew is listed as the set and costume designer.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F62

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

"In the Federal ballet program…" Chicago Sunday Tribune newspaper clipping
March 19, 1939

This news clipping describes a costume owned by Allen Tanner, and worn by Bentley Stone in the Federal ballet program at the Blackstone theater.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F23

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1920-1939

Letter from Stephan Vincent Benet to Frances Benet
November 17, 1939

Stephen Vincent Benet asks his mother, Frances Rose Benet, to come to Thanksgiving.

Location: I-Friends-1991-1

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1920-1939

Dickinson College Bulletin, Annual Session, 1939-40
March 1940

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1939-1940 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, 1940-1959

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