2000-2019

    Entries drawn from collection & document descriptions

Arts Award program - John Cage, 1969-70
1959-present

The Arts Award was established by Dickinson College in order to recognize achievements in the Arts and Humanities. Honoring Dr. William Wilcox Edel, alumnus and former president of the college, the Arts Award is bestowed upon an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in the...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon RG 9/3 - Arts Award papers

Scrapbook page, c.1928 (Box 1, folder 12)
1912-2009

The collection documents the education and early teaching career of Velva Diven Daihl, class of 1927, and her husband, Sam Daihl. The bulk of the materials pertain to Velva's experiences as a Dickinson student and alumna. Some other items of note include photographs, a scrapbook, and a Daihl...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2012.06.pdf

Newsletter, 1991 (Folder 3.5.3.2)
1968-present

This international society was founded in Europe in 1961 and a North American chapter followed ten years later. Dedicated to the study of civilizations, the ISCSC holds annual meetings, usually in an American university setting, in which papers are read, books are discussed, and theories are...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon ISCSC Finding Aid

Kerry Shawn Keys
1963-2012

This collection consists of correspondence, journals, photographs, and other personal papers of Kerry Shawn Keys, poet, editor, translator, and cultural liaison. He has authored more than 40 books of poetry and prose and translated more than a dozen other works from Portuguese, Czech, and...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon Keys Collection Inventory 2019

Magazine cover, 1966 (Box 2, folder 10)
1913-2000

The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts of Marianne Moore (1887-1972), the famous American poet. The letters generally discuss her literary work, but some personal business is included as well. Manuscript copies of several of her poems comprise a part of the collection as well...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2001.20.pdf

The Eagle, or, Carlisle Herald - March 3, 1802
1769-2001

The Carlisle and Local Newspaper Collection consists of various newspapers that were produced in south central Pennsylvania, or feature articles which concern local events. The newspapers are arranged alphabetically by title and then chronologically; a description of the contents and donor...

Allegheny Democrat - September 30, 1834
1785-2002

The Dickinsoniana Newspaper Collection consists of various newspapers acquired by the Library over the years. These items feature articles which concern mainly Dickinson College: happenings on campus, curriculum offerings, and doings of famous alumni such as James Buchanan and Roger Brooke Taney...

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Collection Inventory: PDF icon Dickinsoniana - Subject Index

Joseph Priestley
1952-present

The Priestley Award was established by Dickinson College in honor and memory of Joseph Priestley, the eighteenth century scientist and theologian best known as the discoverer of oxygen. Every year the award is presented to a distinguished scientist for his or her discoveries or contributions to...

Newsclipping, 2002 (Box 1, folder 33)
1980-2002

Daniel K. Richter taught history and American studies at Dickinson College from 1985 to 1998. This collection includes papers presented by Richter at conferences, as well as book reviews and title pages of scholarly articles written by him. In addition, the collection contains reviews of books...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2012.08.pdf

Photograph, c1945 (Photographs, folder 52)
1860-2003

Ruth Agnes Trout graduated from Dickinson College with the class of 1936. In 1983, she and her sister, Helen Elizabeth Trout, established the Trout Gallery at the college in honor of their parents, Brook and Mary Agnes Cook Trout. This collection of papers documents Trout's relationship with the...

Collection Inventory: PDF icon mc2005.01.pdf

Opening of the Women's Center - RG 9/8  4-2-1
1983-2008

These records document the activity and organization of the Zatae Longsdorff's Women's Center, a feminist organization at Dickinson that included student and faculty members. 

Collection Inventory: PDF icon RG 9/8 - Women's Center records

Dickinson College Bulletin, Annual Issue, 1999-00
1999

The Dickinson College catalog for the 1999-2000 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: 1980-1999, 2000-2019

The Senatorial
October 15, 2001

The Senatorial newsletter covers Student Senate news, sports, social events and club meetings, and announces upcoming events to the student body.

SS Dickinson Victory Commemorative Envelope
January 13, 2005

A commemorative envelope for the S.S. Dickinson Victory, which was a "Victory" ship built in California during World War II. The ship launched on February 9, 1945.

Location: I-Friends-2005-2

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 2000-2019

Bachelor of Arts Diplomas (Samples)
August 1, 2010

Two sample diplomas from 2010, which is the last year that Dickinson College's diplomas were in Latin. The first diploma is for female students while the second one is for male students.

Location: Diploma Collection

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 2000-2019

Dickinson Basketball vs. Georgetown - 1973, by Jeff Thompson
2020

Jeff Thompson (class of 1973) recounts Dickinson's basketball game against Georgetown University, held on February 10, 1973 in the Alumni Gymnasium. The game, which Georgetown won 66-65, is part of the celebration of Dickinson's 200th Anniversary.

Memoir of John Steigleman, Physics and Astronomy Technician, 1960-2000
2020

John W. Steigleman Jr. shares his experiences and personal memories, having worked at Dickinson College for forty years as the technician for the Physics and Astronomy Department.

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