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100th Anniversary of Women at Dickinson
Fall 1984

This flier announces upcoming events for the 100th Anniversary of Women at Dickinson, including lectures like "A History of Women at Dickinson," seminars like "American Understandings of College Reunions As Seen In Literature and Film," panel...

Letter from Robert Tanner to Allen Tanner
November 9, 1984

In this letter to his Uncle Allen Tanner, Robert Tanner describes his genealogical research and reconnection with distant family members. Transcript included.

Notebook for Black Arts Festival 1985
1985

This notebook details the process of scheduling and planning the 1985 Black Arts Festival, including information on budget allocations, questions for lecturers, and the formulation of an advertising campaign.

"A Cultural Celebration": Black Arts Festival 1985
March 3-9, 1985

The 1985 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "A Cultural Celebration,” as the schedule includes numerous lectures and performance from...

Black Arts Festival: Ain't Misbehavin'
March 8, 1985

A program for a the Tony Award winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin’, which is performed in Mathers Theatre as part of the 1985 Black Arts Festival.

Report on Activities of the Women’s Center, 1984-85
May 30, 1985

The Women's Center Executive Committee writes President Samuel A. Banks and reports on the activities of the Women's Center during the 1984-85 academic year. This report highlights the discussions on the role of Women's Studies in the liberal...

Women's Center Newsletter (Sep.  1985)
September 6, 1985

The Women's Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Center of Dickinson College, this short issue welcomes new students, calls for student feminists for a feminist support group on campus, and informs the student body to watch for...

Hillel Newsletter (Oct. 1985)
October 30, 1985

The Hillel Newsletter is produced by the Hillel Council of Dickinson College:

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • Updates on a summer study abroad opportunity in "Study in...
"A History of Red Devil Basketball 1899-1985," by Wilbur Gobrecht
1986

Coach Wilbur J. Gobrecht's history of basketball at Dickinson between 1899 and 1985. Gobrecht is a member of the Class of 1952.

Location: DC 1952 G575ba

Subject: Dickinson College History, Sport and Recreation

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1980-1999

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Black Arts Festival 1986
March 3-March 9, 1986

This brochure outlines the schedule for the Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' 18th Black Arts Festival. Events include lectures and workshops by three artists, a jazz ensemble, a disc jockey show, and a “program of gospel music...

"Black Artists Living in the Mid-Atlantic States": Black Arts Festival 1986
March 3- April 10, 1986

The 18th Annual Black Artists Festival program highlights the the three artists - Willie Birch, Vincent Smith, and Gilberto Wilson - whose work is on display in the Emil R. Weiss Center of the Arts as part of the “Black Artists Living in the Mid...

"Red Devil Football Update: 1970-1986," by Wilbur Gobrecht
1987

Coach Wilber J. Gobrecht's history of football at Dickinson College from 1970 to 1986.

Location: DC 1952 G575f2

Subject: Dickinson College History, Sport and Recreation

Format: Books and Pamphlets

Time Period: 1980-1999

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Black Arts Festival 1987
March 5-March 8, 1987

This brochure outlines the schedule for the Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' 19th Black Arts Festival. Events include a comedy show, a film festival, a production of the musical One Mo’ Time, and a Catholic mass.

Cover of “Form and Content: The Art of the Book in Pioneer Valley”
March 17, 1987

The cover of a keepsake book produced for "Form and Content: The Art of the Book in the Pioneer Valley," an exhibition at the Northampton Center for the Arts including works by Weiss Prize recipient Leonard Baskin.

"Joyce Obscenity Trial" by Allen Tanner
Undated

Allen Tanner describes Margaret Anderson's reaction to being fingerprinted after her conviction for publishing obscene material in the Little Review, James Joyce's Ulysses.

Notes on Gay Life in Chicago during the 1910s by Allen Tanner
Undated

Allen Tanner recalls his impressions of gay life (camp) in Chicago during the 1910s including the origin of the use of the word "drag." Transcript included.

Leaving Europe for the United States by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this essay, pianist Allen Tanner recalls the end of his relationship with his partner of 12 years, Russian artist Pavel Tchelitchew. Tanner writes: "The parting--at the station--was dreafully tragic--for his face bore the quiet, withdrawn...

"Some Reflections upon my Early Life" by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this essay draft, Allen Tanner writes about growing up in a musical family in rural Illinois, and his disappointment regarding Edith Sitwell's depiction of Pavel Tchelitchew in her autobiography. Transcript included.

"Women in Tschelitcheff’s Life: Reverences, Infatuations, Admirations," by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft essay, Allen Tanner writes about the women with whom Pavel Tchelitchew associated, including Hadley Hemingway, Russian ballerina Catherine Devilliers, and artist Stella Bowen....

Tchelitchew and Neo-Romantics by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft essay, Allen Tanner describes Pavel Tchelitchew's artistic style, comparing his style with neo-romanticism and surrealism. Transcript included.

"Les Ballet Russes-'Ode'" by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this brief essay draft, Allen Tanner describes the ballet "Ode," which Pavel Tchelitchew designed the sets for. Transcript included.

Trip to Tunisia in 1926 by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft Allen Tanner describes his trip to Tunisia with Pavel Tchelitchew in 1926. Transcript included.

Trip to Algeria in 1927 by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft Allen Tanner describes his trip to Algeria with Pavel Tchelitchew in 1927. Transcript included.

Life with Tchelitchew by Allen Tanner
Undated

In this draft, Allen Tanner describes in great detail his relationship with his partner of 12 years, Russian artist Pavel Tchelitchew. Tanner also discusses Tchelitchew's relationship with English poet Edith Sitwell. Transcript included.

Score by Allen Tanner
Undated

Pianist Allen Tanner wrote this score by hand.

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