Academic Quad

Commencement Weekend, 1928

This post features videos of the 1928 commencement weekend, including the Alumni parade, the Class of 1928's procession, and shots of the exterior and interior of the Alumni Gymnasium, which was in the process of being built. Some of the clips in this video, such as those showing the location of...

Commencement Weekend, 1929

This post features video clips from Dickinson College's 1929 Commencement Weekend, including the Alumni parade on West High Street, academic processions for Baccalaureate and Commencement, as well as clips from the first Commencement held inside the Alumni Gymnasium on June 10, 1929 .

Dickinson Doings: Corson Inauguration, Commencement, Snowball Fight, 1935

The Dickinson Alumnus magazine produced this film, which includes footage of Fred Pierce Corson's presidential inauguration on May 4, 1935, the 1935 Commencement on June 10, a football game against Gettysburg in fall 1934, different views of campus, the Law School's Trickett Hall, a...

32nd College Training (Air Crew) Marching, 1943

View as members from the Thirty-Second College Training (Air Crew) Detachment hold an event on the academic quad in 1943 during World War II. This clip also includes footage of the soldiers marching out of the academic quad and onto West High Street in Carlisle, heading towards downtown.

John Dickinson, His College, 1948

"John Dickinson, His College" is a video filmed during the 1947-1948 academic year for prospective students as well as part of the celebration for Dickinson's 175th Anniversary. It shows footage of various campus buildings, downtown Carlisle, faculty and administration, students, classroom...

Campus Scenes, c.1970

This video includes clips of various campus building exteriors at Dickinson College, as well as the interior of Allison United Methodist Church (now Allison Hall) and the college bookstore. 

The Old Stone Steps, 1985 (Clip)

This post features a clip from The Old Stone Steps, a promotional video that Admissions sends to prospective Dickinson College students. This clip includes shots of various aspects of life on campus.

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