1940-1959

    Entries drawn from collection & document descriptions

The Uses of Bibliography, Lecture II: “The Bibliographer and the Makers of the Book” (typescript), 1953
1928-1965

The Willoughby collection is divided into three series and housed in four document boxes. It is comprised mostly of drafts of literary works, contained in the Literary Productions series, as well as correspondence, mostly relating to his librarian work, and miscellaneous other materials. The...

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Ephemera, 1901 (Box 1, folder 71)
1880-c.1950

This collection consists of nine scrapbooks relating to John Perry Wood (1879-1959), Dickinson College class of 1901 and Yale University School of Law class of 1902, and his family. Most of the scrapbooks deal with aspects of family life: correspondence between family members, and memorials to...

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Letter from William Benet to Mr. Roberts
circa 1940

William Rose Benet, the contributing editor of The Saturday Review of Literature, asks Mr. Roberts to "send the book."

Location: I-Friends-1974-1

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Stephan Vincent Benét to Frances Rose Benét
January 9, 1940

Writer and poet Stephan Vincent Benét writes to his mother, Frances. He discusses a recent speaking engagement at Saybrook College, the cold weather, and his daughter Rachel's pet canary. Envelope included.

Location: I-Friends-1983-1

Subject: Personal and Family Life

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

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

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Paul Austin
June 10, 1940

Paul Leighty Austin receives his Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 10, 1940.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1940-1959

"Flag Salute," by Esther Popel Shaw
November 1940

Esther Popel Shaw's poem "Flag Salute" on the cover of Crisis Magazine.

Location: I-Friends-2012-2

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1940-1959

"Front Views and Profiles" by June Provines, Chicago Tribune newspaper clipping
January 4, 1941

This news clipping from the Chicago Tribune highlights American pianist Allen Tanner and Austrian composer Ernst Krenek.

This clipping appears on page 13.

Location: MC 2013.3, B5, F25

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Marianne Moore to Professor Wells
January 3, 1942

Poet Marianne Moore writes to an unspecified "Professor Wells," discussing the poems she plans to read at an event on January 19.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-27

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

Letter from Marianne Moore to Professor Wells
January 16, 1942

Poet Marianne Moore writes to an unspecified "Professor Wells," finalizing the poems she plans to read at an event on January 19. Moore also declines an invitation to lunch, but suggests visiting a museum after the reading as an alternative.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-27

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

Dickinson College Bulletin, Annual Session, 1941-42
April 1942

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1941-1942 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: 1940-1959

Letter from Whitfield Bell Jr. to Brooks Kleber
June 16, 1942

Whitfield Bell Jr. writes Brooks Kleber to catch up and discuss a number of different subjects. Bell congratulates Kleber on being selected for Officer Training School (OCS) and describes where their former classmates at Dickinson are serving in the United States military. Bell, a member of the...

Flight Log - Sixth Quintile
April-August 1943

The Flight Log magazine provides an overview of the 32nd College Training Detachment's activities while at Dickinson College during World War II.

Location: I-Original-1943-1

Subject: Dickinson College History, Education, Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1940-1959

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 1)
May 14, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 2)
May 22, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 3)
May 29, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 4)
June 4, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 5)
June 11, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 6)
June 18, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Bachelor of Arts Diploma - Betty Gipple
June 22, 1943

Betty Louise Gipple receives her Bachelor of Arts Diploma from Dickinson College on June 22, 1943.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1940-1959

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 7)
June 25, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 8)
July 2, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 9)
July 9, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Eager Eagle (Vol. 1, No. 10)
July 17, 1943

Army Air Corps Cadets from the 32nd College Training Detachment published the Eager Eagle while stationed at Dickinson College in 1943.

Letter from Marianne Moore to Joseph Shipley
July 18, 1943

Poet Marianne Moore writes to editor Joseph T. Shipley, thanking him for publishing her work in American Bookman.

Location: I-AsbellY-2002-26

Subject: Literary Pursuits

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1940-1959

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